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Just for Jesus looks to establish Kids Against Hunger satellite in Jefferson County

September 9, 2013

BROCKWAY — The Just for Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach Ministry, which operates facilities in Brockway and Brookville, has recently expanded its services with the addition of a few new programs designed for guests of the shelter to have the opportunity to give back to their communities, including plans to become the second satellite of Kids Against Hunger in Pennsylvania.

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

Council approves Wachob as future fire department chief

September 9, 2013

At Monday’s Borough Council meeting, Josh Wachob (pictured above) was approved to be the new chief of the Punxsutawney Fire Department beginning in 2014.

Boys' golf continues to win at Brockway

September 9, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY— The Punxsutawney Chucks continue to dominate the links.

No matter how hard you try, there is no other lede that can sum it up better.

With districts just 13 days away at Penn Hills Country Club, the Chucks wanted to continue that domination.
On Monday, the Chucks took on the Rovers of Brockway High School.

In a close match by the Chucks' standards, they were able to walk away with a 163-175 victory.

The Chucks had to battle adversity throughout the match, as Mother Nature didn't quite cooperate with the two schools.

Head coach Josh Conrad was proud of how his

Council enacts anti-tobacco policy in parks, playgrounds

September 9, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Borough Council discussed a great number of topics at Monday night's meeting, with one sure to affect smokers.

After much discussion among the council members and the mayor, it was proposed that smoking and tobacco use should be banned in all public playgrounds and parks — including Barclay Square — throughout town.

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

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The 2014 Punxsutawney Minor League Softball All-Stars defeated a tough Union City team, 1-0 on...
After fighting their way back through the bracket to the championships, Punxsy’s Minor League...

 

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