Archive - Dec 15, 2012 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” In what has become a Christmas tradition for not only Punxsutawney but the surrounding area, The 2012 Make-A-Wish "Light up A Child's Life" Campaign concluded Friday in the lobby of the Pantall Hotel after another successful year.
Al Lockwood, Renda Radio Inc. program director, and Tiffany Bennett, a long time "Wish Kid" announced during the wrap-up on WPXZ 104.1 that this year's campaign raised $66,515.68.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€”There are numerous ways to show oneâ€™s holiday spirit, and this weekend, the churches of Punxsutawney are offering a variety of those expressions.
Two churches in particular â€” the First United Methodist Church and the Punxsutawney Alliance Church â€” are hosting their own programs to deliver the Christmas message this weekend.
For weeks, the First United Methodist Church Choir has been practicing, hard at work for its program, titled â€śCome, Let Us Worship the King.â€ť
Punxsutawney firefighters managed to knock down a fire before it got started in a building that was used for storage by Brian Horner's HPS Tire on South Gilpin Street extension, Punxsutawney, at 9:47 p.m. Friday.
When firefighters arrived on the scene, a small fire was discovered in back of the brick structure that is located across from Horner's business.
Foam was used by Elk Run's engine to smother the potential blaze.