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Chucks weather the storm with crucial 28-12 win over C-L

October 4, 2013

STRATTANVILLE — Football and bad weather go together like peanut butter and jelly. Fortunately for the Punxsy Chucks, they have been able to avoid any poor weather so far this season. When Punxsy traveled to Clarion-Limestone Friday night, it experienced a 30-minute weather delay due to lightning. For the C-L Lions, it would just be the calm before the storm, as the Chucks ran their way to a 28-12 win to improve their record to 3-3 on the season.

A bird’s eye view: Airport Awareness Day flies by Sunday

October 4, 2013

BELL TOWNSHIP — Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It's a plane! Actually, it is a plane, as Punxsutawney Airport Awareness Day is back this Sunday.
Larry Straitiff, flight instructor for Centerline Aviation, said it's time for the annual event, which offers airplane rides on Sunday to check out the fall foliage.

For the full preview, see Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

Herbert R. McIntire, 84

October 4, 2013

Herbert R. McIntire, 84, of Kittanning (Wayne Twp.), passed away on Oct. 4, 2013, at the ACMH Hospital.

He was born on June 23, 1929, in Echo, Pa., to Clyde and Gladys (Farester) McIntire.

Herbert worked as a track foreman for the railroad.

He was a life member of the Woodmen of the World and enjoyed farming.
Herbert is survived by a son, Jerry McIntire of Kittanning; a daughter, Karen (James) Titus of Kittanning; a brother, Robert McIntire of Kittanning; a sister, Donna Kline of Dayton, Pa.; and granddaughters Katie Titus and Laura McIntire.

The Rev. Msgr. George J. Adams, 88

October 4, 2013

The Rev. Msgr. George J. Adams, 88, of Broad Street Brockway, died Oct. 2, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Born on Aug. 13, 1925, in Toronto, Ohio, he was the son of the late George J. and Anna Karaffa Adams.

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter...
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