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September 10th

Mary Catherine Fleming

September 10, 2014

Mary Catherine Fleming, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Punxsutawney, she was the daughter of the late Joseph U. Rowbottom and E. Bonita (Ackerd) Rowbottom.

On Aug. 27, 1950, she married Robert B. Fleming. He preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1997.

Mary was an excellent cook and baker. Her biggest enjoyment was her family and children.

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September 10, 2014

September 9th

Pack 245 sign-ups today!

September 9, 2014

Would your son like to throw a pie into a Cub Scout leader’s face? It may not sound all that nice, but it’s all in good fun, as any boy in 1st through 5th grades could have that chance. Those interested in scouting can find out how by coming to Grace United Methodist Church, located below the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Punxsy Cub Scout Pack 245 will be having its sign-ups. Those unable to attend can contact Cub Scoutmaster Greg Kunselman at 952-3400. Pack 245 will be accepting sign-ups until Oct. 1.

Volleyball thriller among action Tuesday night

September 9, 2014

Punxsy's volleyball squad was one of seven sports in action on Tuesday for PAHS.

The Lady Chucks won a thriller over the Lady Beavers of DuBois.

For the full recap, plus more from sports action, check out Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.

The Wednesday schedule includes:

• Boys' Golf vs. Indiana, 3 p.m.

• Girls' Golf at Ridgway, 3 p.m.

• JH Soccer at Karns City, 4 p.m.

John Francis Orsich, 47

September 9, 2014

John Francis Orsich, 47, of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at his home.

John was born Aug. 8, 1967, in Punxsutawney, a son of Alice (Kaza) Orsich of Punxsutawney, who survives, and the late Frank Orsich.

He was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Church in Punxsutawney.

John was employed by Goodwill Industries in the Punxsy retail store.

VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6

September 9, 2014

In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

September 8th

Look who joined in on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

September 8, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge trend has been sweeping the nation to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig's Disease.

The faculty at Jenks Hill Elementary took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday afternoon. The faculty was challenged by PAHS Principal Dave London. They are challenging all the elementary school principals and the athletic committee staff. Participants included Deidre Martino, Kelly Fisher, Holly McCausland, Roberta Fetterman, Andrea Caylor, Judy Fetterman, Julie Baun, Cody Wells, Chris Fallat, Deana Myers, Shannon White, and Stefanie Neal.

VIDEO: NCAA Lifts Penn State's Postseason Ban (Yahoo Sports)

September 8, 2014

The NCAA has lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships. Penn State was halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down during the summer of 2012. The NCAA rescinded some of the scholarship sanctions last year. In a news release Monday, the NCAA says that in addition to the postseason ban being lifted, Penn State will be allowed to have the full complement of football scholarships in 2015.

Punter Kicked in Face During NFL Game

September 8, 2014

Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning had his face run over by Pittsburgh Steelers return-man, Antonio Brown.

September 7th

Theresa V. Garzoni, 91

September 7, 2014

Theresa V. Garzoni, 91, formerly of 119 Garzoni Road, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.

She was born May 29, 1923, in Anita, a daughter of the late Theodore and
Angelina (Pellegrino) Maruca.

On Nov. 22, 1947, she married Richard A. Garzoni, who preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 2012.

She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anita, Pa.

She was formerly employed by Maruca’s Grocery Store, the Jefferson County Courthouse and Rola Jensen.

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