PUNXSUTAWNEY â A word from Borough Manager Ben White to busy motorists and pedestrians as the boroughâs summer construction season draws near: âPatience ... lots and lots of patience this summer.â
During Punxsutawney Borough Councilâs Public Works Committee meeting Tuesday, Chairman Roger Steele said the Torrence Street widening project is going as planned, and crews hope to pave the soon-to-be two-way street this week â weather-permitting, of course.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The 60th-annual observance of the National Day of Prayer will take place Thursday, with the local observance to be held with a community prayer breakfast at 8 a.m., with a prayer service to follow from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Punxsutawney Alliance Church Family Life Center, Route 436, Young Township.
This yearâs theme is âA Mighty Fortress is Our God.â
BROOKVILLE â Candidates for the Jefferson County Commission participated in a forum â sponsored by the Brookville and Punxsutawney Area and the Greater DuBois Area Chambers of Commerce, TURN (Taxpayers United for Representation) and the Pennsylvania Freedom Fighters â Tuesday at the Jefferson County courthouse.
Each candidate was given time to answer several questions read by moderator Randy Bartley.
These are answers to the first question posed to candidates:
How can county government be more transparent so people can be better informed as to what is going on?