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Archive - Jun 17, 2013

One year and going strong: Greenawalt’s dream carries on through H.C.’s Last Stop

June 17, 2013

Out in the Punxsutawney countryside is a hidden little gem, just right off Route 36, called H.C.'s Last Stop.

A quaint little restaurant with a breathtaking view, it is owned and operated by 27-year-old Cassi Greenawalt. The restaurant celebrated its first anniversary on June 12.

Pictured here are Toni Greenawalt, Cassi's mother (left); Laken Raybuck, server (middle); and Cassi Greenawalt.

It’s time to shine: Punxsy All-Star season underway

June 17, 2013

The Groundhog Little League’s All-Star season got underway Monday evening in Punxsutawney, and Kylee Lingenfelter was on fire from the circle as the Punxsy 11- and 12-year-old Major League Softball All-Stars earned a 7-0 win over Brookville.

Lingenfelter struck out 11 batters in a row and had just one walk during Monday night's contest.

For a full recap, see Tuesday's issue of The Spirit.

OOPS! A BIG TRUCK GETS STUCK

June 17, 2013

An oversize load truck from Midland was traveling north hauling equipment on the Bells Mills/Cloe Road and tried to turn left onto Route 119, when the trailer ran out of clearance and got stuck, nearly blocking the entire road at 6:44 p.m. Monday in Bell Township.

Pennsylvania State Police were assisted at the scene by members of the Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company, who directed traffic until the scene was cleared.

No further information was available at Spirit press time.

Quite the project: Volunteers make canopy a fixture in Barclay Square once again

June 17, 2013

Members of the Groundhog Festival Committee and other volunteers assisted with the raising of the new canopy from start to finish on Monday evening in Barclay Square.

The canopy will be used for the festival, Music in the Park and many other events.

The work continues: Elk Run Bridge detour begins Tuesday

June 17, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — At last Monday's Punxsutawney Borough Council meeting, the Route 119 Elk Run Bridge Project was discussed, and PennDOT announced Monday that the project's largest detour will take effect this morning.

Beginning Tuesday, at 5:30 a.m., Route 119 will close to traffic between Jenks Avenue and Route 310, a release issued by Deborah Casadei, PennDOT District 10's public information and safety press officer said.

The release said the road closure will be in place until late September.

Sara Viva (Meckley) Griffith, 91

June 17, 2013

Sara Viva (Meckley) Griffith, 91, Punxsutawney, formerly of Cherry Tree, Pa., died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd., in Hillsdale, Pa., where a 1 p.m. funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013, with Pastor Tim Bash officiating.

Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery near New Washington, Pa.

A full obituary will be published Wednesday, June 19.

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