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Archive - Apr 18, 2013

Dale hits first homer of the season Thursday for Chucks

April 18, 2013

Clayton Dale (11) is congratulated by Punxsy head coach Mike Dickey as he rounds third base, after his second-inning solo home run, which put his team ahead by a run.

To see if Dale's home run was enough insurance to give Punxsy the win, see Friday's print edition of The Spirit.

PAH hosts chamber mixer: Attendees meet new providers, learn about services offered

April 18, 2013

A Chamber of Commerce Mixer was held Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

The event gave members of the Chamber a chance to mingle with the medical and senior administrative team of the hospital.

It was also an opportunity for the general public to meet some new healthcare providers and to learn about the services that are currently offered.

Matt Kengersky, chairman of the hospital board (left), chats with John “Butch” Prushnok (middle) and Daniel D. Blough, CEO.

Rails-to-Trails to clean ‘house’ on Saturday

April 18, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — With spring finally here, the Punxsutawney Area Rails-to-Trails Association, Inc. is looking for volunteers to come out this Saturday to help clean up the trail.

"We hope to see every trail user come out to help," said Matt Taladay, president of the Rails-to-Trails Association, adding that the trail would not exist without volunteer help.

The Mahoning Shadow Trail is a 15.2-mile trail that stretches from Valier to Hudson.

Individuals can access the trail at a variety of spots, including the Indiana Street location, Sportsburg, Cloe, Fordham Trailhead and others.

CREATE BROOKVILLE FEATURING PUNXSY ARTIST THROUGH END OF MONTH

April 18, 2013

CREATE Brookville has opened a new exhibit at the CREATE Cafe on Main Street in Brookville.

The exhibit highlights the artwork of Brandi Elkin, who is from the Punxsutawney area.

The exhibit will be on display throughout the month of April.

Stuchell to be named to Punxsy Sports Hall of Fame

April 18, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Saturday, Punxsutawney Area High School's Athletic Department will host its Punxsutawney Sports Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony at the Punxsutawney Area High School.

In anticipation of the event, The Spirit will feature the biography of one member of the Hall of Fame Class of 2013 each day.

Today's featured athlete is John (Jack) Stuchell.

Stuchell is a 1953 graduate, and he lettered two years in both football and track and field.

He was an All-District guard and played in the All-Star game in DuBois.

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