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Day at the Knob set for Saturday

June 8, 2014

The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club is inviting everyone to the ribbon cutting and opening of the Gobbler's Knob Trail from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this
Saturday, June 14.

Pictured (from left) are Bob Roberts, His Protector; Jon Johnston, Chief Healthman; Jason Grusky, Big Chill; and Katie Donald, executive director.

For details, see Monday's spirit.

SEEKING DONATIONS FOR LIBRARY BOOK SALE

June 8, 2014

With the Groundhog Festival just a few weeks away, Friends of the Punxsutawney Memorial Library are already getting ready for their used book sale, which will take place in the banquet room of the Punxsutawney Eagles.

The event will be held from 10 a.m to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, and Wednesday, July 2.

Members of the Friends of the Library will be able to shop from 9 to 10 a.m. on July 1.

Books lovers will be able to find a variety of books, such as best-sellers, historical novels, nonfiction and children’s books.

There will also be DVDs and puzzles.

Way Back When

June 8, 2014

(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)

Local Intelligence
June 6, 1888

Burgoon's Manifesto
"Dr. Burgoon is coming."

The storm is over, the quacks are sick, the curs are tired, and they say the cinnamon has turned to a polar. I have cured hundreds and will cure thousands more. Come and see me.

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