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(Thankfully) this is only a drill

May 2, 2014

On Friday — the eve of prom — PAHS seniors took part in the annual SADD Club Mock Crash assembly.

Pictured is injured passenger Jordan Knox being transported by Paul Doughty (left), a Central Fire Department firefighter and a member of Jefferson County EMS, during Friday's mock crash.

Tpr. D. Matthew Powell, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police, spoke to the senior class at Punxsutawney Area High School regarding the dangers of drinking and driving.

Much-missed specialty returns to PAH with arrival of Dr. Khabbaz

May 2, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you're like me — or like most people we know — you don't know what otolaryngology is. But one face that's becoming more and more familiar in town — and in the hallways of Punxsutawney Area
Hospital (PAH) — is otolaryngologist

Dr. Eyad Khabbaz, MD. In layman's terms, that means he specializes in treating ears, noses and throats (ENT).

Ruth Helen Bloom, 93

May 2, 2014

Ruth Helen Bloom, 93, of Big Run, formerly of Troutville, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Grampian (Chestnut Grove), the daughter of the late Milard and Sophia Sheesley Bloom.

She was a homemaker and founding member of the Bible Fellowship Church in Chestnut Grove.

She was very active with the development of the church from the beginning.

She also loved spending time with her family.

Michael Joseph Dubensky, 83

May 2, 2014

Michael Joseph Dubensky, 83, of Punxsutawney, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Adrian Hospital, a son of the late Peter and Anna (Kostiak) Dubensky.

Mr. Dubensky was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Michael was a member of S.S. Peter and Paul Byzantine Church.

He was married to the former Elizabeth L. Williams. She preceded him in death in 1977.

Michael shared 30 years of his life with Doris June Ansinger. She survives and resides in Punxsutawney.

Location of prom procession changed

May 2, 2014

The location of Saturday's prom procession has been changed from Barclay Square to the high school auditorium.

The procession will be held from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

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