BROOKVILLE â€” The Jefferson County Solid Waste Authority Wednesday released a report that documented the authority's positive effect on the environment.
According to the report, which was issued by the North East Recycling Council, the authority's recycling programs collected 17,086.2 tons of waste, such as paper, glass, metals, plastics, wood and computers that were used during production of new items.
Jason Fallara (second from left) was crowned the King, and Joe Neal (far right) was named Prince during halftime of the Powderpuff football game Thursday night at Jack LaMarca Memorial Stadium. Fallaraâ€™s escort was Corri Snyder (far left) and Nealâ€™s was Lauren McGarvey. The Seniors won, 34-8. (Photo by Dan Walk/The Punxsutawney Spirit)
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” As tourism continues to grow throughout Jefferson County, several entities have gathered to place new â€śWelcome To Jefferson Countyâ€ť signs at key entry points to increase the countyâ€™s visibility.
Marlene Lellock, executive director of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Jefferson County Hotel Tax Committee, said the committee and several other organizations paid for the new signs.