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Council approves trail mowing request

August 13, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough Council approved a motion for Public Works to mow the Mahoning Shadow Trail, as requested by the Punxsutawney Area Rails-to-Trails Association.

Ben White, Punxsutawney borough manager, received a letter from Matthew B. Taladay, president of the Trail Association.

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

Fun runs all week at the Dayton Fair

August 13, 2013

Carley Berk (right) of Shelocta is pictured wearing a balloon hat
that was created by Toodles the clown at the Dayton Fair on Tues-
day.

Wednesday is Military/Veterans’ Appreciation Day at the fair, and all military personnel and veterans will be admitted free of charge.

Featured at the grandstand will be Power Pull Productions presenting Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League with limited pro/super farm tractors, super stock 4x4 trucks, 6300 open 4x4s and 7700 open 4x4s.

An old-fashioned quarterback battle

August 13, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Regardless of what level, one of the best parts of any training camp is to keep an eye on position battles. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, you have the battle between Le'Veon Bell, Jonathan Dwyer and Isaac Redman for the starting running back position. If you look at the local programs, both Penn State University and the University of Pittsburgh have a quarterback competition. High school is no different, as the Chucks have a quarterback battle of their own going on.

The following meetings and events will be taking place this week in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas: Monday: IUP...
With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough Police have arrested a juvenile in relation to a theft of a handgun that occurred...
The Chucks and Lady Chucks defended their home turf on Friday, with the girls' squad defeating...
The Lady Chucks fell short in a pitchers' duel on Thursday at Altoona, with the Lady Lions edging...
On Wednesday, the Chucks baseball team played host to the DuBois Beavers for the second game...

 

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