Archive - Mar 27, 2012 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” It was perhaps difficult to realize with 40-some degree temperatures Tuesday, but yet another sign that spring is here bloomed this week at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center.
In December, five Punxsutawney Area Middle School fifth-graders â€” John Buffington, Guy Heckler, Bailey Jones, Megan Ray and Liam Storms, advised by Jeff Kuntz â€” began their participation in Journey Northâ€™s Tulip Garden and Climate Change study, during which they planted Red Emperor tulips and tracked the approach of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.
Members of the PAHS Class of 2012 practice the first number of this yearâ€™s Variety Show, which begins Thursday night. What will you see during the rest of the show, this year themed â€śHold On to the Memories?â€ť Youâ€™ll have to find out for yourself, when the 2012 Variety Show kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday and also continues Friday and Saturday in the PAHS auditorium.
REYNOLDSVILLE â€” Monday, supporters of the Jeff Tech lumbering program presented their case as to why the program should not be discontinued due to high expenses.
â€śLumbering is one of the most dangerous professions, and thanks to the Jeff Tech program, students have learned how to be safe in the woods while logging,â€ť Harry Bressler, a lumbering class advocate, said during the Jeff Tech Joint Operating Committeeâ€™s (JOC) meeting Monday.
Bressler said some of the lumbering equipment was donated to the program.