Archive - Nov 2010 - News Article
Today at 10:45 a.m. Punxsutawney Fire Department was called to 211 Graffius Avenue for a fully involved structure fire. All occupants were out of the building. The American Red Cross was called in for assistance. See tomorrow's Spirit for more details.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The members of the Punxsutawney Civil Service Commission were unable to shed any new light on the appeal from former Punxsutawney Borough Police Officer Sean Weaver regarding his not being hired on a permanent basis by borough council due to the absence of the solicitor at Mondayâ€™s meeting.
Commission Chairman Bill Leiberton and members Mike Ruffner and Rich Alexander were in attendance for the meeting in which they were scheduled to vote on hearing Weaverâ€™s appeal from the Oct. 4 meeting.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the grand opening of Alternative Fuel Solutions of Pennsylvania located at 6162 Colonel Drake Highway in Mahaffey last Friday. Alternative Fuel offers compressed natural gas fuel conversion for vehicles and equipment. John Rensel, a partner in Alternative Fuel with Dennis Oâ€™Donnell, said that the shallow well natural gas formation can be taken right out of the ground and put through a filter or a dryer, and put right into your vehicle. Shown at the ribbon-cutting are (front, from left): State Rep.
Nothing goes better with french fries than an entire bottle of ketchup as Adem Kural (left) and Noah Johnson proved that Saturday when they won second place for the Funniest Costume category after Saturdayâ€™s Halloween parade in downtown Punxsy. (Photo by Frank Foreman/The Punxsutawney Spirit)