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Pizza & Prevention to be held Saturday

October 3, 2013

Fox's Pizza Den in Punxsutawney will hold its annual Pizza and Prevention fundraiser on Saturday to benefit the Punxsutawney Fire Department.

Pictured in front of the Central Fire Department and its new utility truck are (from left) Matt Kengersky, Nationwide Insurance; Doug McAfoos, chief of the Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company; and Bob Long and Corey Lash, co-managers at Fox's Pizza Den.

Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

Familiar Faces Friday! JANE SPENCER

October 3, 2013

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Today’s familiar face is Jane Spencer.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Jane Spencer is a recognizable face around town. You may recognize her as the manager of Sycamore Apartments, or perhaps, you have seen her throughout the community.

Rose Cook named Senior Corps-RSVP’s Volunteer of the Year

October 3, 2013

Wednesday afternoon, Senior Corps-RSVP named Rose Cook as its Volunteer of the Year. Rose volunteers at the Punxsy Hospital and with the Warm Hearts/Warm Hands Project, as well as Toys for Tots.

Pictured here at the banquet where the award was issued are (from left) Chad Horner, representing State Rep. Sam Smith’s office; County Commissioners Jim McIntyre and Paul Corbin; Cook; Janeen Love, Senior Corps-RSVP project director; Barb Mohney, Punxsutawney Area Hospital; and County Commissioner Jeff Pisarcik.

Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

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