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Archive - Mar 12, 2014

Borough Council to look at paving issues caused by extra winter plowing

March 12, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Even with a short but much-deserved break from the
harsh winter weather coming early this week, Punxsy Borough Council planned to begin the annual task of evaluating the condition of the borough's roads and alleys for paving.

Ben White, Punxsutawney Borough manager, said that he and Dave Bofinger, Public Works working foreman, will be making the rounds during the next few weeks in order to assess which streets will require the most repair.

DuBois Country Club fire ruled accidental

March 12, 2014

DUBOIS — A release issued by DuBois-based Pennsylvania State Police on Wednesday said that a joint investigation was conducted between the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Pittsburgh Field Office, ruling the fire that destroyed the DuBois Country Club on Feb. 24 accidental in nature.

Thomas Frederick Redding, 77

March 12, 2014

Thomas Frederick Redding, 77, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 18, 1936, a son of the late Clark F. "Gags" and Clara V. (Hoover) Redding.

Mr. Redding served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.

On Feb. 7, 1959, he married the former Judith B. Spencer, who survives.

He had previously worked as a jet mechanic in New York and was a retired member of the Carpenters Union and B&O Railroad.

His enjoyments were his family, golfing, hunting and working in his garden.

James E. Adams, 65

March 12, 2014

James E. Adams, 65, of Punxsutawney, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Adams was born Oct. 23, 1948, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Mervin J. and Gertrude (Bush) Adams.

He is survived by his wife, Diana L. Adams of Punxsutawney.

He was a member of Pine Creek Independent Baptist Church in Kittanning.

James loved hunting, fishing, woodworking and just working with his hands, building or repairing anything that needed to be fixed.

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