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Ridin' Shotgun rocks in the rain

August 8, 2013

Members of the local country/rock-n-roll band Ridin’ Shotgun performed for fans at Music in the Park on Thursday evening. Despite a rainshower that moved through the area right around 6:30 p.m., the band played by the mantra that “the show must go on.” And it did.

Familiar Faces Friday: Bob Long

August 8, 2013

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Today’s familiar face is Bob Long.)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you’re familiar with the town of Punxsutawney, Bob Long may be a familiar face.

You may recognize him as one of the pizza delivery drivers from Fox’s Pizza, or perhaps as one of the managers.

He always greets the customers with a smile and is kind to everyone he meets.

PACC Flag Football League returns with new name, but same focus

August 8, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Monday morning, the Punxsutawney Chucks get back to practice for the 2013 season. Each Friday, fans of all ages make the trip to Jack F. LaMarca Stadium to cheer on their team. Some of the younger fans dream of the day they can put on the uniform and officially call themselves a "Chuck."

While there are tackle football youth league programs in the area, another league offers an alternative style of play, while still teaching the fundamentals of the game.

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