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Archive - Mar 4, 2014

State Secretary of Health Michael Wolf pays visit to PAH

March 4, 2014

Michael Wolf, the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, recently stopped by Punxsutawney Area Hospital (PAH) for a meet-and-greet session with employees who will be working most closely with the funding provided by a $200,000 grant through the Community-Based Health Care Subsidy Program.

Curry treats teens to program on perspective drawing

March 4, 2014

The teen program at the Punxsutawney Memorial Library held a special Art Night Monday evening at the library, with retired art teacher Tom Curry in attendance. Curry taught the teens how to do perspective drawings. Pictured is Curry (right) showing Jesse Diven a new perspective on perspective drawing.

George E. Moore, 67

March 4, 2014

It is with sad hearts that we announce the death of George E. Moore, who passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the age of 67.

George died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer.

George was born in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, where he lived throughout his teen years.

He then attended Dartmouth College (B.A. 1968) and Temple Law School(J.D. 1976).

He has lived in the Philadelphia area since the early 1970s.

Since 1989, George served as University Counsel of Temple University and also as Secretary to the Board of Trustees since 1992.

Frances N. Mayo, 93

March 4, 2014

Frances N. Mayo, 93, died Monday, March 3, 2014, in Austin, Texas, after several years of declining health.

She was born in Sportsburg Jan. 13, 1921, and lived her life in Punxsutawney.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nick Mayo. They operated Mayo's Market on Ridge Avenue for many years.

She was a loving wife, mother and friend and was happiest when helping others.

She enjoyed reading, singing in the church choir and dancing.

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