Archive - Nov 4, 2010 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” According to PAHS Principal David London, West Shamokin has forfeited its football game â€” scheduled for Friday in Rural Valley â€” against the Punxsy Chucks due to lack of players.
London said Thursday afternoon, West Shamokin Athletic Director Tom McClain notified him and Punxsy Athletic Director John Knopick that the Wolves are unable to field enough eligible players for the game.
London said the forfeit moves Punxsy's record to 10-0, and playoff points will be awarded to Punxsy for the win.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Havenâ€™t raked your leaves for collection yet? Thatâ€™s OK; borough residents have until next Friday, when the collection ends.
Roger Steele, chairman of the Public Works Committee, announced at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting that the collection continues on schedule at this time, and Borough Manager Ben White said crews hope to have all leaves collected by Friday, Nov. 12.
â€śThose frosty nights weâ€™ve been experiencing knocked most of the leaves onto the ground this past week,â€ť White said.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Kathleen Dodds isnâ€™t riding her two Appaloosas across the United States for a political cause, a social movement or to bring attention to a common or uncommon medical phenomena.
If sheâ€™s riding for any cause, itâ€™s to encourage people to follow their dreams.
BROOKVILLE â€” Republican candidates did very well in Jefferson County, collectively gaining more than 70 percent of the vote.
One U.S. Senate seat and five U.S. House of Repre-sentative seats from Penns-ylvania switched from Democrat to Repub-lican, and every Republican candidate â€” Pat Toomey, Tom Corbett, Glenn Thompson and Sam Smith â€” carried Jefferson County.