Archive - Jan 15, 2011 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY ‚ÄĒ When A.J. Dereume received a phone call from Inner Circle President Bill Deeley one day this past April, he thought he was offering him ice cream.
‚ÄúThe way that it happened, I was at my house, and Bill Deeley called and asked what size top hat I would like to have,‚ÄĚ Dereume said Thursday. ‚ÄúI thought he was at Joe‚Äôs Drive-In and was picking up ice cream. I said, ‚ÄėThey only have one size.‚Äô‚ÄĚ
As it turns out, Deeley was asking Dereume if he wanted more than just a spring-time treat.
PUNXSUTAWNEY ‚ÄĒ The Punxsutawney Emergency Management Agency committee continues to make headway in its effort to reorganize the often-ignored borough department.
Agency Coordinator Charlie Hoeh recently told Punxsutawney Borough Council about the progress that the committee has made in the last few months.
‚ÄúWe‚Äôve been meeting once a month as suggested by borough council, and we‚Äôre in the process of obtaining all of the emergency plans for all of the high rises and nursing homes in town,‚ÄĚ he said.
INDIANA ‚ÄĒ The Wildcat Regiment Band of Indiana County will participate in the inauguration of Gov.-elect Tom Corbett Tuesday, providing music for the ceremony to be held on the front steps of the state capitol.
The band is a re-creation of the regimental band of the 105th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, the Wildcat Regiment, formed in 1861 with volunteers from Indiana and surrounding counties, the area known as the Wildcat legislative district.