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JOC commends Gooden for his solid performance at national criminal justice competition

September 3, 2013

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP — The Jeff Tech Operating Committee (JOC), at its most recent meeting, congratulated one of its Criminal Justice students who
competed in the district competition for criminal justice students.

Jamie Rhed, a Jeff Tech advisor, said that Justin Gooden, a Jeff Tech sophomore, attended the national competition and did very well as the lone local student in the national criminal justice competition.

Gooden thanked the administration and JOC for allowing him to attend.

"It was the opportunity of a lifetime," Gooden said.

Pasquale's Deli offering reward for break-in information

September 3, 2013

YOUNG TOWNSHIP — Pasquale's Deli is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects involved in a burglary that occurred at the deli at 11:20 p.m. last Tuesday, according to PSP-Punxsy.

Police said unknown actor(s) removed various items from the deli, which is located along Route 119 in Young Township.

The investigation continues.

Girls' volleyball wins first home match

September 3, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Fresh off its opening tournament, the Lady Chucks of Punxsutawney Area High School opened up their regular season at home against Ridgway on Tuesday evening.

The Lady Chucks played a tough Knoch opponent Saturday, but like one of their warmup songs said, it was "On to the next one."
Unfortunately for Ridgway, they were the next ones.

Punxsy took the match in three straight games (25-18, 25-21, 25-8) to start the regular season 1-0.

Robert Wayne Dinger, 68

September 3, 2013

Robert Wayne Dinger, 68, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Punxsutawney, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 31, 2013, in Sarasota, following a lengthy illness.

Wayne, as he was known to all, was born in Punxsutawney on March 28, 1945, the son of Ervin and Mary Dinger.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Toale Brothers Funeral Home of Sarasota.

A full military burial will take place at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Sarasota National Cemetery, located at 9810 State Highway 72, Sarasota, Fla.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Wednesday evening, the Punxsutawney Area School Board met and discussed a variety of topics. Included...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — One vehicle was towed from the scene in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 5:21 p.m. on Monday at...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Saturday evening, members of the 2015 class of the Punxsutawney Sports Hall of Fame — joined by their...
On Saturday, April 18, the Susquehanna Valley Derby Vixens (SVDV) traveled to Clearfield to take on...
On Tuesday, the Chucks and Lady Chucks were the road warriors, with the junior high track team...

 

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