Archive - Jul 18, 2012
BROOKVILLE â€” The Rossiter Miners could not keep the Brookville Grays off the bags in their 11-4 loss Wednesday night in Brookville. In a game that saw 10 hits and three home runs from Brookville, there was little Rossiter could do to cool down the Grays' hot bats.
"They (Brookville) just hit the ball tonight, what can I say, the better team won; could be all different tomorrow," said Jim Dunlap, Miners manager.
This time of year, my focus has usually turned to football season, as my beloved Pittsburgh Pirates have usually been statistically eliminated from the playoffs. And while this year is much different, and the battlin' Buccos are still dancing atop the National League Central standings, I'm starting to feel a little bit of the football itch.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police fire marshal is investigating a fire that heavily damaged the second floor of a Ridge Avenue home at 6:34 a.m. Wednesday.
The three-story house is owned by Eugene McCorle, and had heavy smoke showing from the second floor when firefighters arrived on scene, said Bryan Smith, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief.
Smith said the house was rented by Phil and Nicole Morrow, two adults and three children, and there were family members at home when the fire broke out.
HARRISBURG â€” A long-time trooper and Punxsutawney native has been promoted among the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Police.
Monday, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan reported the promotion of Bernard J. Petrovsky, of Indiana, to captain.
Petrovsky has now been assigned to serve as commanding officer of Troop C, Punxsutawney.
Petr-ovsky, 52, most recently served as the criminal investigation section comm-ander for Troop C.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” A new Punxsutawney-based publishing company, Unknown Authors LLC, will host its first-ever book launching event to honor one of its own, Dee Lyle, on the first printing of her childrenâ€™s book, â€śRunning With Miles.â€ť
The book launching will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Walston Club, where state Rep. Sam Smith will honor Lyle on her noteworthy accomplishment.