Archive - Jun 20, 2013 - News Article
A new, local non-profit organization called Lisaâ€™s Ladybugs Patient Care Fund is starting in Punxsutawney with the aim of helping families that are going through cancer treatments for one of their family members.
The group hopes to provide assistance and aid to these families, especially in the areas of service-based needs such as cleaning, cooking or providing childcare.
Pictured here are some of the organizers (from left) Lori Ebel, Christina Hibbard, Sherri McMahan, Mary Kay Fedigan and Jaime Sherry.
Upcoming events for Lisa's Ladybugs include:
The parish of Saints Cosmas and Damian Church recently celebrated a momentous occasion, as the Rev. David M. Renne, a Punxsy native, officially became an ordained priest on June 7, at St. Peter Cathedral in Erie.
He will be taking on the duties as a parochial vicar at Our Lady of Peace Parish in Erie.
Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.
A group of 14 visitors from the Alle-Kiski Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) came to Punxsutawney on Tuesday to learn more about the town and its legendary weather forecaster.
After their arrival at the Civic Center, the tourists heard some interesting stories of local history from Tom Curry.
Tour guides Terry and Charlotte Fye had arranged for Ron Ploucha, Phil's co-handler, to stop by and greet the guests.
Following Ploucha's lively and informative speech about Phil and Groundhog Day, everyone posed for a photo with the world's most famous