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Crosstown Ministries VBS kicks off Tuesday

June 2, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you are looking for something to keep your children busy the day after school lets out today, then think about sending them to the Crosstown Ministries Vacation Bible School, to be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday at Grace United Methodist Church located on Hillcrest Drive in Young Township, just below Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Shelley Bishop, Christian education leader at Grace United Methodist Church, said that Crosstown Ministries consists of Grace, Woodland Avenue and Mount Tabor United Methodist churches.

PAHS Alumni Band to reunite for free community concert June 23

June 2, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Organizers of last year’s first ever PAHS Alumni Band concert are finalizing plans to do it again this summer.

Last year’s strong alumni turnout and rousing musical results inspired dozens of former Punxsutawney Area High School band members to sign up for a repeat performance.

This year’s concert is once again free to the public and will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, at the Punxsutawney Area High School auditorium.

GASKILL AVENUE WRECK

June 2, 2013

Borough Police responded to a two-vehicle accident that occurred Saturday at the intersection of Gaskill Avenue and Indiana Street, Punxsutawney.

See Monday's Spirit for details.

Way Back When

June 2, 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
June 9, 1897

Right of Way for the Railroad
About two and ode-half years ago, Mr. C. F. Burnham of DuBois, in the interest of B. R. & P. Railroad, took up the right of way along the survey of the proposed road through this vicinity.

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