PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Punxsutawney Borough Council approved the hiring of a part-time Punxsutawney Borough Police Officer to full-time at Monday's Borough Council meeting.
Punxsutawney Borough Police Chief Tom Fedigan presented the Civil Service Vacancy eligibility list to council.
"I respectfully ask that council vote to approve an additional full-time officer to the department," Fedigan said.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Who was your mentor growing up, and what did you learn from that mentor?
Those were the questions asked at the Big Brothers Big Sisters event held Monday night at the Punxsutawney Country Club.
With January being National Mentor Month, the program was aimed at raising awareness by joining together members of the community, as well as Big Brothers, Big Sisters, "Littles" and children on the waiting list.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program is designed for kids five and older who reside in either Jefferson, Elk or McKean counties.
CLARION COUNTY â€” Clarion-based Pennsylvania State Police have reported that a 19-year-old woman reported missing over the weekend was found deceased inside her vehicle Tuesday morning at 7 a.m.
PSP report that the victim, Devan C. Knapp of Brookville, was discovered in the vehicle along Summerville Drive in Millcreek Township, Clarion County, by a passerby. Members of PSP-Clarion and PSP-Punxsy reported to the scene.