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Archive - Mar 28, 2013

Community Action, Inc. taking action in the fight against homelessness, seeking community’s help

March 28, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY —  What would you do if you or someone you loved suddenly became homeless? Where would you turn? Where would you go?
These are the questions that are often asked when someone becomes homeless.

The definition of an unsheltered homeless person is "one who resides in a place not meant for human habitation, such as parks, cars, sidewalks, abandoned buildings or on the street." When one thinks of someone who is homeless, he or she often pictures them as being dirty and dressed in rags. However, that isn't always the case.

Keith R. States, 86

March 28, 2013

Keith R. States, 86, passed away on March 27, 2013, in Thomaston Manor, in Thomaston, Ga.

He was born on Nov. 29, 1926, in Canoe Ridge, Pa., and was the son of John T. and Mayola Bartlebaugh States.

Keith grew up in Canoe Ridge attending Marion Center High School, where he received the Bausch & Lomb Science Award.

Upon graduation, he entered the Merchant Marines during World War II and served his country.

Honoring a Fallen Soldier

March 28, 2013

People line the streets of DuBois to honor fallen soldier Josh Martino today, March 28, 2013.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW Post No. 2076) presented the top three winners of the SS.C.D. School essay contest...
(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Area Hospital has welcomed a new face as its general surgeon to its Medical Arts Building...
While it may be spring, the winter weather isn't ready to leave. Because of a mix of snow, cold...
The Chucks will take on the Uniontown Red Raiders tonight at DuBois Area Middle School for its...
After having its Senior Night delayed multiple times, the Punxsy wrestling team will hit the mat...

 

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