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Archive - Aug 28, 2013

Parents to board: Football players need more food

August 28, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School Board at Wednesday’s meeting heard objections from parents of Punxsutawney Area High School (PAHS) football players concerning not receiving enough food during the summer practice sessions.

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

Sen. Pat Toomey pays visit to Jefferson County

August 28, 2013

BROOKVILLE — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey stopped by Jefferson County on Wednesday as part of a statewide effort to update his constituents on the situation in Washington, D.C., and to talk with them about their own needs and concerns.

Read his thoughts on the economy and more in Thursday's edition of The Spirit.

PennDOT: Route 119 bridge set to open by end of today

August 28, 2013

In these two pictures, workers from Francis J. Palo, Inc., of Clarion, work on the bridge carrying Route 119 over Elk Run in Punxsutawney.

Motorists should be able to view the work up close today, as PennDOT said the bridge is scheduled to open by the end of the day.

Travel Advisory: Bridge on Route 28 open to traffic in Jefferson County

August 28, 2013

WARSAW TOWNSHIP — The bridge carrying Route 28 over Seneca Run in Warsaw Township opened to traffic last week after a bridge replacement project in Jefferson County.

Temporary traffic signals had been in place on Route 28 since May to replace the bridge with box culverts.

The signals have been removed and Route 28 is open to unrestricted traffic.

This $1,138,283 bridge replacement project was constructed by C. H. & D. Enterprises, Inc., of New Stanton.

Punxsutawney Mayor Richard Alexander proclaimed the week of Sept. 17 through Sept. 23 as "National Constitution Week"...
The Punxsutawney Chucks re-claimed the Route 36 Rivalry trophy on Friday night with a 47-6 victory over the Brookville...
Punxsy's boys' cross country (led by Eric Ingros, pictured here) led the Chucks and Lady Chucks in...
Thursday was a busy day in PAHS sports action, with the volleyball team hosting the Curwensville...
Punxsy's boys' golf squad fell to a tough opponent in Indiana on Wednesday, while the girls took to...

 

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