PUNXSUTAWNEY â If youâre looking for a location to hold your summer family picnic close to home instead of driving a long distance, did you ever think about holding your event at one of the parks operated by the Borough of Punxsutawney?
There are five parks that may be reserved free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, said Mary Neal, borough secretary.
The parks that are operated by the borough are Barclay Square, Harmon Field, Patsyâs Park, the Thomas Barletta Skate Park and the Carter Avenue (Chris Mills) Playground.
PUNXSUTAWNEY âÂ The balmy, humid temperatures as of late have taken tolls on all things connected to nature, causing the regionâs gardeners to take extra care in watering their work.
It was during this period of time that Michele Lorenzo and Jan Zamperini learned that their work â including taking an hour each evening to water, due to the lack of rain âÂ has earned them the title of âGarden of the Monthâ for July from the Punxsutawney Garden Club.
âWe were horrified,â since the weather had been so cruel, Zamperini joked.