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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.

A two-vehicle accident was reported at 8:01 p.m. on Wednesday on Route 36 and Elderberry Hill Road, Fairview, Bell...
BROCKWAY — Jefferson County President Judge John Foradora officially announced his candidacy for Justice of the...
Due to weather conditions school has been cancelled for the Punxsutawney Area School District and SS.C.D.
Two members of the Chucks wrestling team made the trip to Hershey’s Giant Center to kick off the...
Punxsy's Kaleb Young (pictured here) and Perry Arrington traveled Wednesday to the PIAA State...
The Punxsy girls' basketball team will play its first-round state playoff game this Saturday, March...

 

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