Archive - Nov 7, 2011 - News Article
The Savage Seniors defeated the Jaw-Dropping Juniors 24-8 in Monday nightâ€™s Powderpuff game at Jack LaMarca Stadium. At halftime, Matt Rowland (second from right) â€” escorted by Adrienne Hess â€” was crowned king of the Kingâ€™s Court, and Kendall Neal (second from left) â€” escorted by Abigail Wright â€” was crowned prince.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The holiday season will not begin and end with the annual Home for the Holidays parade, the Circle of Trees illumination and the arrival of Santa Claus.
The Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce and PRIDE seek groups, businesses and organization to host current and ongoing holiday activities for Punxsyâ€™s month-long Christmas celebration: From the start of special events Saturday, Nov. 26, through Christmas Day.
BROOKVILLE â€” Tuesday is Election Day, when voters go to the polls to decide several important local races, including Jefferson County Commissioner, Punxsutawney Borough Council and Punxsutawney Area School Board of Directors.
The candidates for Jefferson County Commissioner include Republican incumbents Paul Corbin and James P. McIntyre; Jeffrey Pisarcik, Democratic incumbent; and Democratic challenger Patrick J. McFall. Voters will not be able to vote for more than three.
DUBOIS â€” Domestic violence does not discriminate.
It occurs in the big cities and in the rural country.
Over her 18-year career as the director for Community Action Inc.'s Crossroads Project, Susan McLaughlin has tried to maintain a high level of service for domestic violence victims in the rural setting of Jefferson and Clearfield counties.
But with the surprising news she recently received â€” the DuBois shelter is closing â€” McLaughlin is worried that the service may be threatened.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
(April 1, 1896)
A SPINNING WHEEL IN COURT