Archive - Mar 30, 2011 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Seniors taking the stage for their Variety Show tonight will bring something to the annual show that has been missing for some time: The singing of the alma mater.
â€śI went in just to direct the alma mater,â€ť said James Colonna, who taught music theory, band and worked with the Variety Show in one way or another every year he taught at PAHS, â€śand then I got really into it.â€ť
The return of the historic alma mater to the Variety Show program is indeed warranted, as this year marks the 60th anniversary of the annual show.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Those who attended the Marcellus Shale gas drilling presentation Wednesday at the IUP-Fairman Centre learned that there are numerous opportunities for business owners to service the gas well drilling industry.
Marlene Lellock, executive director of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce, said the program was not about the pros and cons of Marcellus drilling, but how businesspeople and entrepreneurs can take advantage of the large natural gas formation located in the Jefferson County area and throughout Pennsylvania.
JOHNSTOWN â€” Miss Elizabeth, she isnâ€™t.
While Brandy Way â€” a professional wrestler known on several independent circuits as Brittany Force â€” grew up watching and admiring Miss Elizabeth â€” the gorgeous valet of WWF star Randy â€śMacho Manâ€ť Savage â€” her tough side told her that if she ever broke into the business, she wouldnâ€™t just be standing at the side of the ring, all dolled-up and fragile.