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Chucks dominate Bobcats in small card affair

January 23, 2013

CLARION — On an extremely cold night outside the gymnasium, the wrestling action inside proved to have a quick turnover down the weight classes.

In a meeting of two squads with low numbers, Punxsy dominated host Clarion, 54-18, by claiming five victories in six wrestled matches in the small card affair.

“The guys on the mat tonight looked great,” noted Chucks head coach Eric Eddy. “Clarion has some holes in their lineup, but I thought we wrestled really good.”

Freshmen Eli Lambiotte (106) and Kaleb Young (126) pinned their opponents to highlight the Chucks’ individual victories.

Punxsy 7th-grade hoops outlasts Brookville

January 23, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Following two close defeats, the Punxsy seventh-grade boys' hoops squad found the win column Monday afternoon against Brookville.

The Chucks held a comfortable 28-9 advantage after three periods before taking away the 34-25 final over the Raiders.

Significant damage reported in overnight Ellsworth Ave. shed fire

January 23, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — All three Punxsutawney fire companies were called to a structure fire involving a shed located at 302 Ellsworth Ave. in Punxsutawney.

The shed sustained $3,000 to $4,000 in damage when it caught fire at 12:16 a.m. Tuesday.

"The fire was knocked down when I arrived on scene," said Bryan Smith, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief.

Smith said the fire burned a spot through the wall and a hole in the floor of the shed, which housed two four wheelers and numerous tools.

Some big things cooking at IUP Academy of Culinary arts

January 23, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — What are four first-year, first-semester culinary students doing entering a timed cooking competition that pitted them against some of the most recognizable industry names in the nation?

Bringing home a bronze medal, that's what.

Jan. 10 and 11, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts students Bradley Drake, 31, John Mink, 26, J'aime Abramowitz, 28, and Megan Kauffman, 21 — a Punxsy native — competed in the Skidmore College ACF Sanctioned Culinary Competition at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Pictured here are members of the Catholic Daughters of America — a group celebrating its 95th anniversary this year.
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