Archive - Jun 27, 2014
DuBOIS â€“ A roster of five runners will make up the Penn State DuBois Men's and Women's Cross Country Team this year.
Runners are currently training for the fall season. Team members include Juliann Boddorf, Matthew Burke and Tamera Anthony, all from Punxsutawney; Micah Shaffer of DuBois, and Austin Hawkins of Philadelphia.
The team members bring a wide variety of athletic experiences and accomplishments to the table.
SUNDAY, JUNE 29
12:30-1:30 p.m. â€” Brenda Mishler
2-3 p.m. â€” 3-4-1
3:30-4:30 p.m. â€“ Pearls to Pigs
All afternoon gospel music sponsored by Miller Brothers Furniture
6:30-7:30 p.m. â€“ Glory Way Quartet, Gospel
8-9 p.m. â€“ Glory Way Quartet (2nd Show)
Food Vendors in Barclay Square; Arts and Crafts Vendors; Sponsor Vendors; Bring Lawn Chairs, No Seating Available; Rides and Games Provided by Fun Zone, 1 to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m. (Tentative schedule, subject to change); Bake Sales by Various Churches and Organizations; REACT First-Aid Booth
Wednesday afternoon, the Jefferson County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) welcomed a visit from Mary Bach, a consumer advocate who has gained national fame for her crusade for consumer rights.
The program "Are You Getting What You Paid For?" was held at the Jefferson Street Social Hall.
Pictured (from left) are Charlotte Fye, general coordinator; Bach; and Tom Curry, president of PASR.
To read Bach's tips, pick up Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Now that summer is officially here, it's time for the annual Punxsutawney Fire Department Old Home Week Parade, scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Punxsutawney.
Mahoning Street will be shut down at approximately 3:15 p.m., with the parade moving out at 4 p.m.
Josh Wachob, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief, said he was sorry to
Margie E. Liptak, 88, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown after a lengthy illness.
Margie was born in Walston, Pa., (Jefferson County) on March 16, 1926, to Steve and Anna (Fairman) Farcus.
Upon graduating from Saints Cosmas and Damian High School in Punxsutawney, Margie worked in the grocery business, eventually
becoming manager of stores in Punxsutawney and St. Marys.
Later, she joined Pure Carbon in St. Marys, where she worked until retirement in 1991.
Margie married George L. Liptak in June 1957, and the couple resided in Byrnedale.