Archive - May 12, 2013
CHEST TOWNSHIP â€” Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State police reported that 60 large trout â€” many of which were to be donated to a childrenâ€™s fishing derby â€” were stolen between May 4 and May 5 from the Susquehanna Valley Rod & Gun Club, at a fish hatchery on Holes Road in Clearfield County.
Police said the total loss is estimated at $1,800.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 938-0510.
Following a successful fundraiser event, Sherry Huber (left), shift manager at Punxsy McDonaldâ€™s, and Karen Love, Punxsy McDonaldâ€™s general manager, pack up donations of food and personal care items to send to troops stationed overseas.
A drawing for the winners of two freezers full of meat was held Wednesday at Lowmaster and Warden in Punxsutawney.
The winners are: Paul Lieberum of St. Petersburg, Pa., and Richard Grecco of Brockway (not pictured).
The proceeds benefit VFW No. 2076 in Punxsutawney.
Pictured are (front, from left) Chuck Allessie, former commander of the VFW; Chuck Lowmaster, owner of Lowmaster and Warden; Jim Dunlap, commander of VFW No. 2076; (back) and Tom Wise and Dick Magolis, VFW No. 2076.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
May 12, 1897
In the case of the commonwealth vs Oliver P. Nicola, at Clearfield last week the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. Mr. Nicola had been charged with removing lumber from Sykes Bros. mill at Newtonburg, illegally.