Archive - Mar 13, 2014
If you ever wondered what a digital movie projector looks like, here's a sneak peek at the new NEC projector that was recently installed at the Jackson Theater in the Punxsutawney Area Community Center (PACC).
Pictured (from left) are Rob McCoy, PACC executive director; Teresa Neal, secretary, PACC Board of Directors; and John Test, PACC projector operator.
McCoy said they've shown two digital movies already, but this weekend is the actual grand opening.
BROOKVILLE â€” Jefferson County District Attorney Jeff Burkett has filed a notice of aggravating circumstances against Michael Christopher Shugars, Punxsutawney, the defendant in the case of the alleged murder of Chet
Allen Haddow, Punxsutawney.
The notice of aggravating circumstances means that, in the event that Shugars is found guilty of murder in the first-degree, the commonwealth intends to seek the death penalty.
The district attorneyâ€™s office confirmed on Thursday that it had filed the notice, a copy of which was submitted to The Spirit by the prothonotaryâ€™s office.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsutawney Rotary Club Radio Auction will be
broadcast live from 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, courtesy of Renda Radio and WPXZ 104.1 FM.
The Rotary Auction will be broadcast from BFG Manufacturing and, according to Rotary Club President Courtney Cole, this year, the club has grossed $54,000 in merchandise.
For more details about the auction, pick up Friday's edition of The Spirit.
(Editorâ€™s note: This piece is one in a series of â€śFamiliar Faces Fridayâ€ť 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. Todayâ€™s familiar face is Duane Miller.)
By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Duane Miller is a familiar face. You may recognize him as one of the former owners of Miller Brothers Furniture. Or perhaps you have seen him throughout the community.
Miller was born and raised in Rossiter.