Archive - May 15, 2014
(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 faces are Patti Fallara & Lou Ann Poole.)
By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Patti Fallara and Lou Ann Poole are familiar faces. You may recognize both of them as the secretaries at the Punxsutawney Area High School.
Fallara was born and raised in Punxsutawney. She is a 1979 graduate of PAHS.
BELL TOWNSHIP â€” So, you think you want to fly off into the wild blue yonder?
Well, Saturday you'll get the chance to try out that plan if you try attending Learn to Fly Day at the Punxsutawney Municipal Airport, located in Bell Township.
Larry Straitiff, owner/instructor at Center Line Aviation Ltd., said flight schools around the country will be participating in Learn to Fly Day this Saturday.
For details, pick up Friday's edition of The Spirit.
Anthony W. Augustino, 65, Wexford, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at UPMC Passavant, Pittsburgh.
He was born Nov. 1, 1948, in Camden, New Jersey, a son of John P. and Charlotte H. (Bramble) Augustino.
On Oct. 18, 1969, in Paulsboro, New Jersey, he married Barbara F. (Martz) Augustino, who survives.
He was a member of St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church in McCandless.
Anthony enjoyed woodworking, gardening, spending time with his grandchildren and coaching Little League.
He was a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps for 30 years.