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Chucks bounce Bison to get back in win column

April 10, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — After two frustrating contests, Punxsy was able to take a second-inning lead and allow only two hits over the final frames on Tuesday afternoon.

Trailing 3-0, the Chucks plated six runs in the home second inning and added two more scores in the fourth to bounce the Clearfield Bison, 8-3.

“I like how we answered back when Clearfield took a 3-0 lead,” noted Punxsy head coach Mike Dickey. “We had just enough from our bats to win.”

Punxsy (3-2) recorded eight hits in the seven-inning contest, but did hold Clearfield to just four hits.

Crews battle two-alarm Crawfordtown Road fire in middle of thunderstorm

April 10, 2013

CRAWFORDTOWN — A quickly spreading structure fire caused heavy damage to a house located at 44 Crawfordtown Rd. in Crawford-town, Young Township, on Wednesday evening.

Elk Run, Central and Lindsey were called to the blaze at 8:40 p.m., with McCalmont Township Fire Company first on scene and reporting that the structure was fully involved with the orange flames showing bright in the night sky. Firefighters were able to knock the blaze down within a few minutes.

Curtain opens on 2013 PAHS Variety Show tonight!

April 10, 2013

After weeks and weeks of practice and hard work by numerous actors and
committees, tonight is the night ­— Opening Night for the 2013 PAHS Variety Show. The show will feature 19 performances over two acts, with an intermission to allow attendees an opportunity to purchase some of the ever-famous fudge. The show starts at 7 p.m. tonight and will continue on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available at the door for $5. Pictured here are emcees (from left) Alex Anderson, Caroline Dunkel and Maija Carol preparing for the show during a dress rehearsal earlier this week.

Demolition of dilapidated McCalmont Township structure set to begin soon

April 10, 2013

The Jefferson County Commissioners and members of the McCalmont Township Supervisors gathered Wednesday to commemorate the demolition of a dilapidated structure on Main Street in Anita.

For the full story, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

Matson D. Blose, Jr., 87

April 10, 2013

Matson D. Blose, Jr., 87, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at home.

He was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Matson D. Blose, Sr. and Carrie (Lewis) Blose.

On March 23, 1945, he married Anna Lou Wolfe, who survives.

They had just celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary.

He was a member of SS.C.D.

He was a sergeant in the Air Force and served during World War II.

He was the owner of M. Blose and Sons Scrap Yard in Walston, Pa.

Helen G. Brickell, 92

April 10, 2013

Helen G. Brickell, 92, of Smithport, Pa., died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.

The daughter of George Ray and Lillian (Williams) Brickell, she was born on Feb. 3, 1921, in Banks Twp., Indiana County.

Helen was a lifelong member of the Wilgus Wesleyan Methodist Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and church treasurer.

For 30 years, she was employed as a seamstress at Sportswear in Punxsu-
tawney, prior to her retirement in 1984.

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