Archive - Jun 16, 2014
The Punxsutawney Fire Department Dive Team launched its new inflatable boat that was purchased by the Punxsutawney Rotary Club.
Pictured here is the new boat and the new dive trailer.
Pictured (from left) are Tom Chelgren, George Powers, Bob Fischer and Erin Cameron, Punxsy Rotary Club; Joshua Wachob, Punxsy Fire Department chief; Doug McAfoos, Elk Run Volunteer Fire Department Chief; and Cody Craft, Josh McAfoos, Patrick Meckley and John Joseph of the Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company and Punxsutawney Fire Department Dive and Boat teams.
Big Run Mayor Joe Buterbaugh (right) is pictured swearing in Cliff Voss, the new Big Run Council member, at Monday's meeting.
Council also discussed a potential ordinance that would fine residents who blow their lawn waste into the streets, which clogs the storm drains.
Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
Lois C. Huffman, 80, of Juneau, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Huffman was born June 15, 1934, in Falls Creek, a daughter of the late Albert B. and Margaret (Jones) Chittester.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ben Lee Huffman, of Juneau.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Punxsutawney.
Lois worked as an operator for Bell Telephone before retirement, where she was a member of the Pioneers Club.
She was a member of the Pine Street Senior Center and Brockwayville Depot.