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Schedule of Local Memorial Day observances

May 23, 2013

Punxsutawney American Legion
The Memorial Day Parade is set for Monday, May 27, and will begin around 10:30 a.m. at Mitchell Avenue in Punxsy. The service will be held at Barclay Square following the parade, at about 11 a.m.

Big Run VFW

Big Run VFW Post 9044 will hold its annual Memorial Day Program on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in Big Run, or, in the case of inclement weather, the Big Run War Memorial Building. The keynote speaker will be First Sergeant Bill Foster. The Reynoldsville Theater Group will perform special music. The public is invited.

PAHS holds Class Night, honors scholars, awards Class Hearts

May 23, 2013

As the school year winds down, Thursday was a very special day for the Class of 2013 at PAHS — Class Night.

Scholarships and awards were announced, and among those receiving recognition were (top photo) top honors students (front, from left) Alannah Malia, salutatorian; Jerod White, third honor student; and Alexa Shaffer, valedictorian; along with (back) Emily Cassidy, PAHS
guidance counselor; William and Sheila Malia; Butch White; Douglas Shaffer; Dr. Keith Wolfe, PASD superintendent; and David London, PAHS principal.

Conrad: Board must ‘get serious’ about budget

May 23, 2013

By Larry McGuire
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Following Wednesday's committee meeting, Punxsutawney Area School Board President Gary Con-rad said that the board needs to "get serious" about budget cuts.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition of The Spirit

Belisky honored by district for service as student board member

May 23, 2013

Dr. Keith Wolfe (right), Punxsutawney Area School District superintendent, presented Renee Belisky, student board member, with a certificate for her
service on the board over the last two years at Wednesday’s meeting of the Punxsutawney Area School Board.

Marilyn Louise (Yeaney) Himes, 72

May 23, 2013

Marilyn Louise (Yeaney) Himes, 72, Huntingdon, Oneida Township, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Mrs. Himes was born in Punxsutawney, a daughter of Howard W. and Helen M. (Kromer) Yeaney.

She was united in marriage to Peter G. Himes on April 19, 1957, at the Ringgold United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gorman officiating.

Her husband preceded her in death on April 5, 2012, after 55 years of marriage.

She attended Punxsutawney Area High School.

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