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Local families to receive scholarship assistance through the EITC Program

November 24, 2013

$71,500 in scholarships will be made available to area students through the Bridge Educational Foundation and its donors.

Pictured (from left) at the announcement are: Jason Klipa, Walmart; Randy Cheetham, CSX Transportation; EJ Heckert, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of PA; State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati; State Rep. and Speaker of the House Sam Smith; and Jennifer Kessler, board member of the Bridge Educational Foundation.

Read the full story in Monday's Spirit.

FOCUSING ON THE COMMUNITY

November 24, 2013

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday came an act of goodwill that will help out many in the community.

Thursday evening, Jeff Kuntz, chairman of the Community Focus Committee, presented checks to four individuals accepting on behalf of the organizations they represent.

Checks are distributed throughout the year through the Punxsutawney Education System to give money to organizations from which students benefit.

Way Back When

November 24, 2013

(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)

Local Intelligence
November 10, 1897

Pennsylvania at Chickamauga

Baby Greyson Michael Adams

November 24, 2013

Baby Greyson Michael Adams passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at DRMC.

He is the son of Heather Rena Burkett and Michael Lee Adams, of Nu Mine, Pa., both of whom survive.

Greyson is also survived by his sister, Aubrey R. Meholick, maternal grandparents Robert and Vicki Burkett of Punxsutawney and Michelle Baker of Warren, Pa.; great-grandparents Pat and Nancy Duke of Florida; paternal grandparents Russell, Jr., and Lois E. Adams, and great-grandpa Russell Adams, Sr., all of Punxsy.

Friends will be received from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Cloe United Methodist Church.

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