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October 29th

Thompson, Smith gather for preview of new flags

October 30, 2010

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Friday at Gobbler’s Knob, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson and state Rep. Sam Smith previewed new national and state flags to be presented at a dedication to local veterans Nov. 7.

“I certainly wanted to support the local organizations as they prepare to do an outreach program for our veterans,” Smith said. “Any time we can support those efforts and recognize people who have served our country, it’s a worthwhile cause.”

What’s up, Jack?

October 30, 2010

Jack-o’-lanterns are the face of Halloween, and that face is very conspicuous in the Timblin area where a local farming family lines hundreds of them along the road. David and Mary Dunkle grow several acres of pumpkins each year, and the unsold pumpkins are carved by area residents. (Photo submitted)

Thompson, Smith gather for preview of new flags

October 30, 2010

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Friday at Gobbler’s Knob, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson and state Rep. Sam Smith previewed new national and state flags to be presented at a dedication to local veterans Nov. 7.

“I certainly wanted to support the local organizations as they prepare to do an outreach program for our veterans,” Smith said. “Any time we can support those efforts and recognize people who have served our country, it’s a worthwhile cause.”

Pine Street Senior Center

October 29, 2010

Folks at the Pine Street Center had a fun day with Halloween Bingo and
games. (Photo submitted)

Halloween hair

October 29, 2010

Halloween hair
Stylists at Alicia's Hair Cottage, dressed in costume, were feeling
festive, Friday. Pictured are (from left) Toni Blystone, Alicia
Burkett and Mya Hickok. (Photo by Holly Shok/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Stylists at Alicia's Hair Cottage, dressed in costume, were feeling
festive, Friday. Pictured are (from left) Toni Blystone, Alicia
Burkett and Mya Hickok. (Photo by Holly Shok/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

A spooky ride

October 29, 2010

A spooky ride
Employees of Krise Transportation showed their Halloween spirit to the
students of the Punxsutawney Area School District, Friday. Pictured
are (back, from left) Jeff Chunko, Judy Martin, Lisa Leavens, Denise
Fetterman and Justina Zambory. Pictured are (front) Wendy Leavens,
Charlene Himes and Wanda Forrest. (Photo by Holly Shok/The
Punxsutawney Spirit)

The winners for the Punxsy Pizza and Prevention logo contest were announced at Punxsy Pizza on Wednesday. Pictured (...
The Corn Cob Club held its annual retreat, this year at a new location at Bill Deeley's farm. In recent years, the...
(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter...
Thursday was a busy one on the links, as Punxsy's boys' and girls' golf teams were both in action,...
Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Brian Hamilton analyze the Big Ten entering the 2014 season.
Pitt Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd among ACC's Top 25 Players To Watch

 

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