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Archive - Mar 7, 2013

Congrats to Punxsy's PJW Area V Qualifiers

March 7, 2013

While their varsity counterparts are competing at the state championships, Punxsy's next wrestling generation prepares for the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Area V Tournament. The 13 Chucks qualifying for the PJW Area V will test their mettle on March 16 at Clarion University.

Young rebounds for victory, Bowers wrestles well but bows out of PIAA first day

March 7, 2013

HERSHEY — The wrestling competition does not come at any higher scholastic level than at the Pennsylvania state championships.

Punxsy’s state qualifying duo proved it belonged on the first day of the PIAA AAA Championships at Hershey.

On Thursday, Kaleb Young (126) rebounded from down a point with 40 seconds left for five points to pull out a 10-6 win over Boyertown’s Eddie Kriczky.

Young's elder teammate, Joel Bowers, produced a pair of solid efforts but came up just short in his run at states.

A Comical Finale

March 7, 2013

The antics of the rustics from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" serve as the bookend scenes in "Much Ado About Will," the two-act celebration of the words of William Shakespeare.

The Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild's current show will have its final two performances at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the auditorium of the Punxsutawney Area Middle School.

Tickets are sold at the door.

In themed segments, the play serves up a generous sample of the comedy and drama that have made the Bard the most famous playwright in the world.

Solid waste authority creates electronics recycling guide in wake of new law

March 7, 2013

BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Solid Waste Authority has created a brief electronics recycling guide specific to county residents in the wake of a disposal ban on certain electronic covered devices that went into effect in Pennsylvania on Jan. 24.

To find out where and how to recycle your electronics, pick up Friday's print edition of The Spirit.

Good, clean fun: Children’s Health Fair promises pleasant experience for the whole family

March 7, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — This weekend promises a good time, not only for the children but for the entire family, as taking place for the first time in this community will be the Children's Health Fair, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Punxsutawney Area Community Center.

The event is being hosted by Lifespan Family Services and AmeriHealth Mercy.

It is being funded through a special grant that is used to promote healthy children and family in communities through exercise, nutrition and behaviors.

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