Archive - May 14, 2012 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Punxsutawney Borough Council appointed Jaime Sherry of Highland Avenue, Punxsy, as the newest council member to succeed Robert Reesman, who was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Susan Glessner after her resignation earlier this year.
Reesman recently resigned because he was moving out of the borough.
Council President Larry Chenoga said Sherry was the first person to submit her application for the position, and that was the order in which council would vote on the candidates.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Monday, the Punxsutawney Area School Board approved its preliminary 2012-13 budget.
The preliminary budget calls for revenues of $34,361,096 in revenue â€” an increase of $1,498,602 over the 2011-12 budget â€” which includes funds that were taken away last year by the state but have since been restored.
The proposed spending plan also calls for $39,399,198 in expenses â€” an increase of $685,446, a 1.77 percent increase over last year.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Monday, foster parents throughout Jefferson County were recognized during the annual Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner at the Punxsutawney Country Club.
Foster parents, board members and local dignitaries all gathered to honor the dedication and care that foster parents provide to youngsters.
The event, hosted by the Jefferson County Children & Youth Services (CYS) Advisory Board, is held in May every year as part of Foster Parent Appreciation Month.