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BAKED TO PREVENTION: Fox’s annual fire department fundraiser brings in $50,000

October 6, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — For the 12th year in a row, Fox's Pizza Den in Punxsutawney on Saturday set another record for pizza and coupon card sales for Pizza and Prevention, with the proceeds going to the Punxsutawney Fire Department.

Scott Anthony, owner of Fox's Den in Punxsutawney, said that they sold 5,392 pizzas — which calculates to a little over $50,000 and includes $9.11 charged for each pizza or pizza coupon sold, including tips for one day of sales from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

See Monday's edition of The Spirit for the full story.

CHEERING FOR AWARENESS

October 6, 2013

At Friday’s game against Clarion-Limestone, the Punxsutawney Area High School cheerleaders sported their pink T-shirts which read, "Let's tackle this together" as a part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Way Back When

October 6, 2013

(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)

Local Intelligence
September 29, 1897

Arm Broken and Leg Dislocated
Mrs. Elizabeth Chambers, of this place, went to an inclosure last Sunday evening to untie her cow, which was tethered by a long rope.

As she did so the cow started to run and her feet became entangled in the rope, throwing her violently to the ground.

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