Archive - Jan 22, 2013 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” All three Punxsutawney fire companies were called to a structure fire involving a shed located at 302 Ellsworth Ave. in Punxsutawney.
The shed sustained $3,000 to $4,000 in damage when it caught fire at 12:16 a.m. Tuesday.
"The fire was knocked down when I arrived on scene," said Bryan Smith, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief.
Smith said the fire burned a spot through the wall and a hole in the floor of the shed, which housed two four wheelers and numerous tools.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” What are four first-year, first-semester culinary students doing entering a timed cooking competition that pitted them against some of the most recognizable industry names in the nation?
Bringing home a bronze medal, that's what.
Jan. 10 and 11, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts students Bradley Drake, 31, John Mink, 26, J'aime Abramowitz, 28, and Megan Kauffman, 21 â€” a Punxsy native â€” competed in the Skidmore College ACF Sanctioned Culinary Competition at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Inner Circleâ€™s Groundhog Ball is quickly approaching, and the Groundhog Club would like to remind patrons that tickets are still on sale.
The dance is scheduled for Saturday, with doors opening at 8:30 p.m. and live entertainment by Rudy and the Professionals kicking off at 9 p.m. and running through 1 a.m.
Tickets are available for this formal event at The Groundhog Club, 102 W. Mahoning St., or online at www.grounghog.org.
Tickets cost $30 and include hors dâ€™oeuvres.
A cash bar will also be available.