Archive - Nov 3, 2011 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Yes, The Punxsutawney Spirit is a small-town American newspaper, and yes, unlike some other newspapers in small-town America, it prints its product for readers and business clients daily.
And in todayâ€™s edition â€” oddly enough â€” The Spiritâ€™s main story is itself, as Thursday, it was named the recipient of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerceâ€™s 2011 Business of the Year Award.
BROOKVILLE â€” The future of a $4 million business park for Jefferson County is more in reach than ever before.
The Jefferson County Development Council was recently awarded a $2 million state grant to oversee the construction of infrastructure needed for the development of a new business park.
â€śItâ€™s a really good economic development project for the county, Kristin Hullihen, planning director for the Department of Development, said.
Hullihenâ€™s office has been working on obtaining the needed funds for this project since Gov. Ed Rendell was in office.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Itâ€™s that time of year again. The early-bird senior projects were held Thursday at Punxsutawney Area High School for seniors who chose to take care of the required graduation projects in hopes of possibly providing a little more breathing room during the spring semester.
These are just a few of the projects presented to parents, advisors, mentors, faculty and the community Thursday night:
â€˘ Kayla Cameronâ€™s senior project was a Vacation Bible School held at the Valier United Methodist Church over the summer.