Archive - Jun 23, 2013 - News Article
The Punxsutawney Area High School Alumni Band held a free community concert Sunday afternoon in the PAHS auditorium.
The concert was held in memory of Elizabeth Glover, who taught instrumental music in the Punxsutawney Area School District for 25 years, between 1954 and 1979.
The concert capped off a reunion of sorts for the alumni, who met for rehearsal, followed by dinner, on Saturday.
For more about the PAHS Alumni Band, visit punxypa.com/Band/.
The Punxsutawney Beta Sorority is a group that is dedicated to helping others and making a difference.
On Saturday, July 6, the sorority will be holding its Annual Ethnic Food Fair Fundraiser at the Findley Street Festival, to be held on south Findley Street.
Vendors are invited to set up tables, and whatever money they make they can either keep or donate to a charity.
Money that the sorority raises will go to the Western PA Cares For Kids Child Advocacy Center in Brookville.
(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.)
June 23, 1897
Material Signs of Prosperity
Now that he tariff bill is nearing the President's desk and capitalists and corporations are satisfied that the bill will become a law, it is not to be wondered at, and in fact is a consequence, that they are beginning to prepare for a period of greatly increased activity.