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Mahoning Valley Milling to host 2nd Amendment rally Saturday

May 9, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A local gun dealer will hold a rally Saturday in support of Second Amendment rights.

"We're holding a rally for the Second Amendment at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mahoning Valley Milling on Old Indiana Street to show people in the area that there's a lot of people out here who support the Second Amendment," said John Keeley, gun shop manager at Mahoning Valley Milling.

He said that they will also demonstrate the importance of the Second Amendment in regards to the other amendments.

Weather Discovery Center welcomes new director of education and programming

May 9, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — There is a new director of education and programming at the local Weather Discovery Center, and those who know her best will tell you that she always wears a cheery smile.

The new director, Punxsy native Amanda Hornack, is a 1998 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.

She graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2002, where she earned a bachelor’s of science degree in education.

Hornack assumed her new position on March 1, but had been involved with the center for years.

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

21st Annual NALC Food Drive this Saturday

May 9, 2013

The 21st Annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive will be held this Saturday.

Post offices in Anita, Brockway, Brookville, Falls Creek, Hamilton, Punxsutawney and Summerville are participating.

Residents can leave a bag filled with donated food — such as peanut butter, canned soups, meats and fish, canned juices, fruits, veggies and boxed goods — at their mailboxes for pickup.

Helen E. Dinger, 70

May 9, 2013

Helen E. Dinger, 70, of Grove City,previously of Harrisville, Pa., died Wednesday May 8, 2013, at Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler, Pa.

She was born on May 12, 1942, in Knox, Pa., a daughter of Warren C.
Shaffer and Emma A. (Reed) Shaffer.

She was a 1960 graduate of Keystone High School in Knox, Pa.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of West Unity Community Church in Harrisville, Pa.

Helen was a member of the Ladies’ Missionary Society of the church.

She enjoyed fishing with her husband, crossword puzzles, reading, bingo and playing cards.

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