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Familiar Faces Friday! Gloria Kerr

May 29, 2014

(Editor’s note: This piece is onein 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 Gloria Kerr.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Gloria Kerr is a familiar face. You may recognize her as the president of the Garden Club. Or perhaps you have seen her and the rest of the Garden Club working hard around the community, planting and doing beautification projects.

Punxsy area elementary schools receive accolades

May 29, 2014

At Wednesday night's school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Keith Wolfe said that two elementary schools in the Punxsy District have received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics — Bell Township and Longview.

Both schools scored over 90 percent for the 2012-2013 school profile.

Each building received a proclamation from the governor.

Pictured (from left) are Board President Bob Pascuzzo; Travis Monroe, principal at Longview Elementary; Wolfe; and Francis Molinaro, board vice-president.

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

Past to Present Machinery Association holds Farm Show

May 29, 2014

The Past to Present Machinery Association held its annual show over the weekend at the Sykesville Fairgrounds.

Over three days, tractors and equipment both old and new were out on the grounds, alongside a number of other farm-related displays.

Activities included tractor pulls for farm tractors, garden tractors and antique tractors, a pedal tractor pull, tractor games and a parade of tractors, as well as music by The Moore Brothers.

Pictured here are members of the Catholic Daughters of America — a group celebrating its 95th anniversary this year.
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