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Pennington's talents power Miners to 1-0 shutout over Denny's

July 19, 2013

The Miners' Braedon Pennington's (pictured) talents at the mound and plate powered Rossiter to a 1-0 shutout over Denny's Beer Barrel Pub Thursday night at Clearfield High School. In addition to throwing all seven innings for a shutout, Pennington blasted a solo home run to notch the only run scored on the night. Pete Meterko, Kyle Neal, Rick Bishop, Garrett Zimmerman and Jordan Mesoraco each recorded a hit for the winning squad, as well. With the win, the Miners took a 1-0 lead over Denny's in the best-of-seven Federation League semi-finals.

OPEN ACOUSTIC JAM SESSIONS!

July 19, 2013

The members of the Mahoning Hills Social Center, located at 19298 Route 119 Highway North beside Longview Elementary School, are inviting you to come jam with them!

Mahoning Hills holds open acoustic jam sessions at least once a month on a Monday morning from 10 a.m. until noon, and they are open to the public.

There is no admission charge to come and enjoy the music.

This might be just the gig for anyone who likes to sing, enjoys music or just wants to get out of the house.

Congratulations to Tom Dunkel for earning July Garden of the Month honors

July 19, 2013

When it comes to the artistic creativity of gardening, Tom Dunkel is ahead of the game.

Recently chosen as Garden of the Month recipient for July by the Punxsutawney Garden Club, Dunkel has not only a vast variety of flowers, but also a great deal of builders’ design invested in his garden.

He has built an entire deck, put in an inground pool and built a pool house and a shade deck to accent the plant life, as well.

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

Brookville man charged with arson, other counts

July 19, 2013

BROOKVILLE — Brookville Borough Police are filing charges of arson, criminal mischief, recklessly endangering another person and criminal trespass against Scott E. Bennett, 46, Brookville, following an investigation into a July 18 fire at an apartment building at 182 Jefferson St. in the borough.

The Brookville Volunteer Fire Co., along with other departments, was called to the scene at 1:42 a.m. July 18 for a reported working structure fire at the building owned by a Walston man.

The fire was extinguished with minor smoke and water damage.

Rose Ella Smith, 84

July 19, 2013

Rose Ella Smith, 84, of Glen Campbell, Pa., died Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born Jan. 5, 1929, in Penn Mary, Pa., the daughter of the late Ralph and Juanita (Fuller) Lucas.

She was married to Stanley Smith, who survives, of Glen Campbell.

She worked as a machine operator for General Electric and later as a hairdresser.

She attended the Smithport Wesleyan Methodist Church.

Raymond L. Spencer, Sr., 63

July 19, 2013

Raymond L. Spencer, Sr., 63, of Mayport, died suddenly on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on March 8, 1950, in Pittsburgh, the son of Samuel C. and Margaret E. (Walters) Spencer, Sr.

He married Barbara J. (Bowman) on Oct. 30, 1976, and she survives.

Raymond worked for Crawford Furniture in Fairmount City.

Louis A. Dickey, 77

July 19, 2013

Louis A. Dickey, 77, of Oliveburg, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, at UPMC Shadyside.

Mr. Dickey was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Reynoldsville, the son of the late Roy and Marguerite (McClincy) Dickey.

He was preceded in death by his wife, M. Sue Dickey, on June 5, 2009.

Mr. Dickey was a member of the Oliveburg Presbyterian Church, a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge in Punxsutawney and was retired from the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau after 25 years.

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