Archive - Sep 4, 2012 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Students look forward to many specific days during their student careers â€” the last day of school before summer vacation, the first day of deer hunting season, the first day of school each new year and, now, computer distribution day.
Students in grades 9-12 all have their own laptop computers through the 21st Century Learning Initiative at Punxsutawney Area High School (PAHS).
The program has been quite successful since the implementation of One to One Computing, said PAHS Principal Dave London.
Members of the Groundhog Clubâ€™s Inner Circle, including President Bill Deeley (left) and Jason â€śBig Chillâ€ť Grusky â€” seen doing some chain saw cleanup â€” were hard at work Tuesday evening preparing for this weekendâ€™s Phil Phest. The event will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, and along with the regular activities of hanging out, watching college football and enjoying the company of others, this yearâ€™s attendees can expect some extra fun with a pair of bands â€” Pure Cane Sugar and Lucky You â€” set to perform.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Like the movie "Groundhog Day" could it happen that people will not be able to leave Punxsutawney?
If you've been following the PennDOT bridge construction schedule for 2013, two areas of town will have major bridge reconstruction work done next summer complete with detours, according to Ben White, Punxsutawney Borough manager, who spoke at Tuesday's Public Works Committee meeting.