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Familiar Faces Friday!

March 6, 2014

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” 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. Today’s familiar face is Dick Magolis.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Dick Magolis is a recognizable face.

You may recognize him for his volunteer work throughout the community, or perhaps you have seen him helping out at First Church of God.

Chamber kicking off campaign to brighten the town’s snowflakes

March 6, 2014

The Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations to replace the bulbs and wiring on the winter snowflake lights with new, brighter LED bulbs.

The current lights around town (pictured here) have a dimmer, warm white LED bulb that doesn't show up as well as the brighter bulbs would.

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

Boys' basketball set for state playoff game

March 6, 2014

The Chucks will take on the Uniontown Red Raiders tonight at DuBois Area Middle School for its first-round game of the PIAA state playoffs. Grab a copy of The Spirit today for a full preview of the game.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Wednesday evening, the Punxsutawney Area School Board met and discussed a variety of topics. Included...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — One vehicle was towed from the scene in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 5:21 p.m. on Monday at...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Saturday evening, members of the 2015 class of the Punxsutawney Sports Hall of Fame — joined by their...
On Saturday, April 18, the Susquehanna Valley Derby Vixens (SVDV) traveled to Clearfield to take on...
On Tuesday, the Chucks and Lady Chucks were the road warriors, with the junior high track team...

 

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