Archive - Dec 2013 - News Article
From The Spiritâs staff to your families, we want to wish you a Happy New Year! We hope you celebrate in a safe manner and have a wonderful
In observance of New Yearâs Eve, our offices will be closing today at 3 p.m.
The office will remain closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, and there will be no paper.
Regular office hours will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday.
The Spirit continues its wrap up of 2013 with the Year in Review.
Pick up Tuesday's print edition to look back on July, August and September.
CLOE â During the holiday season, many get caught up with buying gifts for family and friends. Some may never stop to think about those who may not have the means to buy gifts or even have a Christmas.
For one little boy and his disabled grandmother, such was the case â until one man made it his mission to reach out and help.
Duane Siple is a kindhearted man who has spent the last 10 years living with Lou Gehrigâs Disease.
Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
The Punxsutawney Moose Club No. 954 donated $2,500 on Friday toward the digital projector fund at the Punxsutawney Area Community Center (PACC).
Pictured (from left) are Rob McCoy, director of PACC; Joe Buterbaugh, Jr., Moose governor; and Dan Heitzenrater, Moose trustee.
PUNXSUTAWNEY âÂ With the new year rapidly approaching, many of us are taking the time to look back and reflect on the events of the past year.
Here at The Spirit, we're no different, as we take a look back over 2013 before moving ahead to 2014 with our annual "Year in Review."
For a look back on January, February and March, pick up Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
Both vehicles sustained disabling damage in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Friday afternoon.
For details, see Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
Spirit advertising representatives Erin Morrow (left) and Heather Kurtz (second from left) are pictured above presenting a check to Carla and Bob Adamson of the Gateway Humane Society.
The donation was made possible by the production of The Spiritâs annual pet calendar.
(Editorâs note: This piece is one in a series of âFamiliar Faces Fridayâ 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. Todayâs familiar face is Dr. Frank Bizousky.)
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Dr. Frank Bizousky is a familiar face. You may recognize him if you are a patient at Bizousky Family Practice. Or, perhaps you have seen him in the community.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Two students from Punxsutawney Area High School recently participated in a roundtable discussion involving schools in Jefferson County.
Richard Britten, Punxsutawney Area Middle School (PAMS) principal, told the Punxsutawney Area School Board at a recent meeting that all of the schools in the county participated, including Jeff Tech.
Britten said Blake Bizousky and Johnny Gigliotti were two of the students who represented the Punxsutawney Area School District.
For the full story, see Friday's edition of The Spirit.
The driver of a Chrysler Town & Country minivan struck three parked vehicles on Christmas Day on West Main Street (Route 119) in Big Run.
Read more details in Thursday's edition of The Spirit.