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Archive - May 3, 2013

PAH’s Abby Kengersky more than just ‘the germ police’

May 3, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Her kids call her "The Germ Police," but Abby Kengersky's role as the infection preventionist at Punxsutawney Area Hospital (PAH) goes a bit beyond that description, as well.

DuBois police catch burglar in the act of snatching $22,000 worth of pills

May 3, 2013

DUBOIS — On Friday, at approximately 4:13 a.m., the DuBois City Police responded to a burglary in progress at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy on West Park Avenue in DuBois.

Upon arrival, officers reported that they discovered the glass on the front doors broken out and the actor still inside the business.

The actor was taken into custody and identified as Justin B. Smith, 31, from Treasure Lake, DuBois.

Smith was allegedly attempting to flee with approximately 9,000 pills valued at $22,000.

Various stations battle Bell Township barn blaze

May 3, 2013

Members of the McCalmont Township Volunteer Fire Company are shown Friday knocking down the flames at a barn fire located on Beagle Road in Bell Township.

Pictured (from left) are Kevin Toven, Critter Porada and Derek Toven working to extinguish the flames in what remained of the barn owned by Alvin Knarr.

PAHS students given sobering reminder of dangers of drunk driving on eve of prom

May 3, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The seniors at Punxsutawney Area High School (PAHS) who
want to keep it real received a large dose of reality in regard to the consequences you face when you drink and drive or text and drive at the Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) annual mock crash held Friday in the parking lot behind the school.

Trooper Matt Powell of the Punxsutawney—based Pennsylvania State Police spoke to the students once the very realistic portrayal had concluded for another year.

Punxsutawney man arrested on multiple charges, including indecent assault

May 3, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Friday afternoon, the Punxsutawney Police Department reported the arrest of Joseph M. McQuade, 35, of Punxsutawney.

McQuade was arrested on Friday and charged with four counts of aggravated indecent assault (without consent); four counts of aggravated indecent assault (less than 16 years old); four counts of indecent assault (without consent); four counts of indecent assault (less than 16); four counts of corruption of minors; and eight counts of unlawful contact with a minor.

Nancy Ruth McClure, 85

May 3, 2013

Nancy Ruth McClure, 85, of Punxsutawney, formerly of Gaskill Township, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Gaskill Township, a daughter of the late Otto and Kate (Kuntz) Ecelbarger.

She was a graduate of Big Run High School.

On Aug. 7, 1948, she married James Jeffrey McClure.

He preceded her in death on Sept. 26, 1983.

Ruth enjoyed being a mother and a homemaker.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Nancy J. Hoover and husband Don of DuBois.

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