Archive - Jun 10, 2014
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Following several attempts, Punxsutawney Borough Council finally voted to approve the new borough sign ordinance.
Read the additions and restrictions in the new ordinance in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
The Punxsutawney Beta Sorority presented a donation of $1,000 to Western PA CARES for Kids to assist with their new medical and therapy addition.
Pictured (from left) are Linda Bittle, secretary of the Beta Sorority; Pat Berger, executive director and forensic interviewer of Western PA CARES for Kids; Marlene Shaffer, president of Punxsutawney Betas; and Barbara Burkett, vice president of the Beta Sorority.
Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
Robert W. Mayes, 69, passed away on May 30, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice from his battle with cancer.
Born in Punxsutawney in 1944, he moved to Lakeland in 1986, where he worked as a heavy machinery mechanic and retired from FME.
After retiring, he took up gardening and created a beautiful landscape paradise where many have gathered to enjoy its beauty.
His other love was golf. He enjoyed playing with his buddies at Cleveland Heights Golf Course.
He was of the Baptist faith.