Archive - 2014
Firefighters from the Punxsutawney Fire Department are pictured here searching for hot spots from a fire on Altman Avenue Extension that did a significant amount of damage to the kitchen. (Photo by Larry McGuire of The Spirit)
William E. White, 87, of Punxsutawney, died on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
Born Oct. 31, 1926, in Kansas City, Missouri, he was the son of the late Benjamin E. White and Goldie M. Cross White.
After graduation from high school, William served from 1944 till 1946 in the U. S. Navy.
He was married to Rose Ann Lattanzia on May 17, 2001, in Independence, Missouri. She survives and lives in Punxsutawney.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Winifred G. Hysong Randall, age 90, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, a former resident of Punxsutawney, passed away on July 15, 2014, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born on Aug. 31, 1923, in Punxsutawney, to the late Lee Howard and Hazel (Dilts) Spangler.
Winifred was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist City Church.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Punxsutawney Borough Council continued the process of having this house located at 331 Pine St., Punxsutawney, demolished due to the unsafe condition from a fire that occurred on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.
Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
The 2014 Punxsutawney Minor League Softball All-Stars defeated a tough Union City team, 1-0 on Tuesday night. For a full recap of the game, check out Wednesday's edition of The Spirit
Jim Grant, secretary of the Jefferson County Fair Authority, has received this year's Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Outstanding Fair Ambassador of the Year Award.
Grant joined the Grange about 60 years ago and was involved with the fair in Sykesville from about 10 years after that.
He has been working with the Jefferson County Fair since its inception and became secretary of its authority in 1994.
William E. White, 87, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
A complete obituary will appear in Thursdayâ€™s edition of The Spirit.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Furlong Funeral Home in Summerville.
Thereâ€™s good news for PAH patients living downtown, as a new location at the Primary Health Network building at 200 Prushnok Drive will provide a second option for those who need to have their blood drawn.
The lab is on the second floor of the building in Suite 201 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday.
It will be open to any patient with a physicianâ€™s order, providing a convenient option for PAH patients on the East End of town.
PUNXSY â€” Despite much discussion at Monday nightâ€™s meeting, Punxsutawney Borough Council did not vote on the proposed resolution to place a traffic light at the five points intersection, as proposed by PennDOT District 10.0 as a part of the Margiotti Bridge reconstruction project.
Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
William W. Schlemmer, 67, North Huntingdon, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at his home.
He was born March 20, 1947, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Carl and Olwen James Schlemmer.
Prior to his retirement, Bill was employed by Penn State Tool & Die with more than 40 years of service.
He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Italian Miners and the American Legion.
His most favorite pastime was time he spent with his family.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Julie, in 1999.