Archive - Jun 17, 2014
On Tuesday evening, the Punxsutawney Area High School held the dedication ceremony for the new fitness center and weight room facility.
Members of the Punxsutawney Athletic Foundation (PAF) and the Cook family were on hand as key contributors to the project, and students from Jeff Tech who helped draft the model for the facility were also in attendance.
Volunteers assist with the construction of the famous canopy that will take center stage in Barclay Square for the remainder of the summer.
For the full story - including the schedule of performers for the Groundhog Festival - pick up Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
Helen â€śLouiseâ€ť Oberlin, 99, formerly of Rochester Mills, Pa., died on Monday, June 16, 2014, at St. Andrews Village in Indiana.
The daughter of Clair and Ethel (Sebring) Burkett, she was born on Nov. 25, 1914, in Grant Township, Indiana County.
She graduated from Indiana High School in Indiana, in the Class of 1931.
Louise was a member of the Rockbridge Presbyterian Church in Rochester Mills, Pa., where she sang in the choir for many years.
During her younger years, she played the piano, the organ and the violin.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Captain Bernard J. Petrovsky, Commanding Officer, Pennsylvania State Police, Troop C, Punxsutawney, issued the following reminder to the public Tuesday:
â€śAlways be aware of criminals who are in a perpetual quest to defraud you of your hard-earned money and assets.
â€śTroopers are continually gathering intelligence in an attempt to identify current scams so, in turn, the public can be made award of those crimes.