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Don't forget to vote!

May 20, 2013

Tuesday, May 21, is Election Day.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Traffic Tip: Work to start today on Warsaw Bridge on Route 28 in Jefferson County

May 20, 2013

INDIANA — PennDOT has announced that the Warsaw Bridge on Route 28 in Warsaw Township will be replaced, with work to start today.

Lane restrictions using temporary traffic signals will be in place on Route 28, between Route 473 (Carberry Road) South and Route 473 (Carberry Road) North.

These restrictions will be in place until mid-September.

PennDOT reminds motorists to be alert to changing conditions and to pay attention to flaggers in the work zone.

The project is expected to be completed in May 2014.

Spirit names PAHS, PAMS Teachers of the Year

May 20, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Monday, Spirit representatives visited the Punxsutawney Area High School and the middle school to award the Teachers of the Year.

Pick up Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit to find out who the honorees are.

Mayor declares Friday, Saturday Poppy Days

May 20, 2013

Punxsutawney Mayor Jim Wehrle (left) has proclaimed Friday and Saturday to be American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Days in Punxsutawney.

Members of the John Jacob Fisher American Legion Auxiliary will be distributing poppies at Walmart and County Market from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Proceeds from the Poppy Program are used for veterans’ projects and a scholarship for a daughter or granddaughter of a veteran who needs financial assistance to further her education.

Junior Varsity Chucks rally for season-ending victory over Bison

May 20, 2013

CLEARFIELD — In an unusual scenario to end the season, the Punxsy junior varsity baseball squad found itself in a considerable deficit Friday.

Trailing 7-3, the JV Chucks showcased the stellar offense they have shown all season for what would be a game-deciding five-run sixth inning, before holding the Bison scoreless in the final two frames for an 8-7 season finale victory.

“What a great game; back-and-forth lead changes,” pointed out Punxsy JV head coach Rodney Thompson.

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