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Punxsy Borough leaf pick-up schedule

October 17, 2013

The borough's annual fall leaf collection program will begin this Monday, Oct. 21, and will continue through November.

The schedule will be as follows:
• Monday — East End;
• Tuesday — Elk Run and Park Avenue area;
• Wednesday — Middletown and Findley to Center Street;
• Thursday — Church Street and Indiana Street;
• Friday — West End and South Side.

Changes to this schedule could occur due to weather and/or the amount of leaves to be picked up.

Leaves should be raked to the curb next to the road, but not raked onto the roadway. Do not park on or near piles of raked leaves.

Take your Day in the Life photos today, Oct. 18!

October 17, 2013

Don’t forget to take and submit your photos for “Day in the Life” today!

Photos can be submitted by Oct. 31 to composing@punxsutawneyspirit.com

See the ad on page 8 in today's issue of the Spirit for details.

Familiar Faces Friday! Tom Chelgren

October 17, 2013

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Today’s familiar face is Tom Chelgren.)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Tom Chelgren is a recognizable face around town. He may be most recognizable as a former sergeant for the Pennsylvania State Police, or perhaps, you have seen him throughout the community involved in one of his many activities.

GUILD COMEDY VISITS TOWN OF ‘GREATER TUNA’

October 17, 2013

Seven actors will bring 22 characters to life in the uproariously funny satire, “Greater Tuna.”

Appearing in the Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild’s concluding play of the season are (front, from left) Laura Chelgren, Loretta Ball, Jennifer Soliday (director); (back) S. Thomas Curry, Terry A. Fye, Ilona Ball and Doug Fye.

The show will be staged at 7:30 nightly in the Punxsutawney Area Middle School auditorium on Oct. 25 and 26, and Nov. 1 and 2.

Lady Chucks take care of Lady Raiders on Senior Night

October 17, 2013

UNXSUTAWNEY — On Thursday night, the Lady Chucks' volleyball team hosted the Lady Raiders of Brookville for their Senior Night.

With their rival in town, and their seniors being honored, the best case scenario for the Lady Chucks would be a three-game shut out of the Lady Raiders.

While they were unable to complete that unreachable task, they did the next best thing.

Punxsy sent off its seniors with a three-game sweep, outscoring the Lady Raiders 75-21 (25-5, 25-10, 25-6) en route to victory.

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