Archive - 2013
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PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsutawney Concert Association will present its second concert of the 2013-2014 season this Thursday evening, Oct. 17, at the Punxsutawney Area High School.
The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the stage of the high school auditorium.
Two young brothers from Maine will present an entertaining performance titled AudioBody.
Read a preview of the show in Monday's edition of The Spirit.
The Punxsutawney Career Women's Club will be hosting a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the cafeteria at SS.C.D.
Pictured here (from left) are Career Women's Club member Lena VanDyke, Corresponding Secretary Mary Molinari and member Lois Vanderpool inviting folks to come join them at the drive.
For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org (enter the code Punxy).
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
October 6, 1897
AUSTIN WIPED OUT
The Village of Austin, Potter County Devoured by Flames
At Friday nightâ€™s football game, Punxsutawney Area High School honored the Homecoming Court and crowned Searra Wasicki as Homecoming Queen. Isabella Gallina was named Homecoming Princess.
Pictured is the entire court (from left): Elizabeth Depp-Hutchinson with escort Garrett Hoffman, Emily Reitz with escort Joe Roberts, Wasicki with escort Tyler Baer, Ashley Reitz with escort Tommy Renwick, Gallina with escort Evan Martin and Emily Horner with escort Greg Wasicki.
At Friday nightâ€™s football game, Punxsutawney Area High School honored the Homecoming Court and crowned Searra Wasicki (second from left) as Homecoming Queen. Isabella Gallina (second from right) was named Homecoming Princess.
The Punxsutawney Fire Department and Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police respond to the scene of this 2000 Toyota Celica rollover over on Route 310 in Young Township on Friday.
Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
William G. â€śGurnâ€ť Satterlee, 83, Mahaffey, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at home.
He was born Oct. 6, 1930, in Marion Center, the son of the late William F. and Esther C. (Good) Satterlee.
On March 21, 1997, he married Beverly K. Campbell, who survives.
He was a member of the Mahaffey United Methodist Church.
He was a graduate of the Marion Center Class of 1950.
He served two years in the U.S. Navy in the early 1950s.
He was a member of the Masons and the Shriners.
On May 15, 1959, he started his own business, William G. Satterlee and Sons.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsutawney Lady Chucks' fortune had to change sooner rather than later.
The last time the Lady Chucks appeared on their home court, the Bradford Lady Owls walked out victorious to the tune of a 3-0 sweep.
On Monday, after leading two games to zero, the Lady Rovers of Brockway fought back to take a 3-2 win on their home court.
On Thursday night, the Lady Chucks looked like a brand new team, as they defeated the Lady Beavers of DuBois 25-14, 25-12, 25-14 for the 3-0 win.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” After improving to 3-3 last Friday against the Clarion-Limestone Lions, the Punxsy Chucks are ready to come back home for tonight's game against Karns City.
The Chucks can't afford to look ahead to next week's game againt the powerhouse that is Clarion, as Punxsy knows that Karns City isn't a team that can be overlooked.