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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.

Courtney Cole, president of the Punxsutawney Rotary Club, is pictured presenting the IUP Rotaract Club with its charter...
The students at Mapleview Elementary School made the most of the sunny weather and the approaching holiday this week by...
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW Post No. 2076) presented the top three winners of the SS.C.D. School essay contest...
While it may be spring, the winter weather isn't ready to leave. Because of a mix of snow, cold...
The Chucks will take on the Uniontown Red Raiders tonight at DuBois Area Middle School for its...
After having its Senior Night delayed multiple times, the Punxsy wrestling team will hit the mat...

 

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