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Police contracts approved at special council meeting

December 16, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY— The Punxsutawney Borough Council held a special meeting on Monday evening, to discuss a few important items on the agenda.

Most notably, Borough Police Chief Tom Fedigan's contract was approved after much discussion. The contract will be presented to Fedigan as soon as possible.

In other business:

• The nomination of two new Civil Service Commission members. Steve Story and Bill Spencer were nominated, and the motion was approved.

Light Up a Child’s Life campaign kicks off

December 16, 2013

The Light Up a Child's Life Campaign to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation got started Monday on WPXZ 104.1 FM. Pictured are Lindsey Herzing (left), regional manager for Make-A-Wish, and Ivy Kiesling, a Wish Kid, broadcasting from Miller Brothers Furniture on Monday afternoon.

Tuesday’s Light Up a Child's Life activity will begin at 7 a.m. at Fox's Pizza Den on North Findley Street in Punxsutawney.

Saturday snow keeps county crews busy

December 16, 2013

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Persistent snow showers throughout the day on
Saturday appeared to be a contributing factor in at least one of a number of accidents that took place during the course of the day.

For a full report, see Monday's edition of The Spirit.

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