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Get ‘em while they’re hot! Hot Dog Days return to town next week

August 2, 2013

Members of the Punxsutawney Memorial Library Board of Trustees would like to remind everyone that Library Hot Dog Days will be held once again this year, beginning Monday and running through Friday at Fezell's County Market.

A lunch of a hot dog, a bag of chips and a soft drink will be available for $2, with all proceeds going to the library.

Pictured (from left) are Barbara Burkett, board vice president; Amanda Hornak, board secretary; and Cindy Depp-Hutchinson, board member.

State Rep. Sam Smith discusses effects of flooding in Reynoldsville

August 2, 2013

REYNOLDSVILLE — A full month has passed since the last of late June's floodwaters subsided, but many parts of Jefferson County and the surrounding area are still struggling with the aftereffects: particularly Reynoldsville, which was one of the boroughs hit especially hard during the incident.

On Friday, State Rep. and Speaker of the House Sam Smith met with public officials and community members from the Borough of Reynoldsville to answer questions and address concerns.

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

A magical night at SS.C.D.

August 2, 2013

It was the perfect night for some magic, and those who attended the SS.C.D. Lawn Festival Friday were treated to just that by magician Little Richard Quick.

Before starting his act, Quick made balloon animals for those in the audience.

Pictured (from left) are Ally Yeakle, Mady Matthews, Delane Yeakle and Claire Skardek.

The festival runs through Sunday evening.

Thomas McCune, 79

August 2, 2013

Thomas McCune, 79, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

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