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Today’s Groundhog Festival Schedule

July 4, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The schedule of events for today's Groundhog Festival includes the following:

• 10 a.m. to noon — Children's activities (ages 6-12) at the Lattimer House, sponsored by the Punxsutawney Historical & Genealogical Society;

• 11:30 a.m. to noon — M&M Magicians, sponsored by PNC Bank;

• Noon to 2 p.m. — Dennie Huber's Balloons;

• 2:30 to 3 p.m. — M&M Magicians;

• 3 to 5 p.m. — Dennie Huber's Balloons;

• 3:30 to 4 p.m. — M&M Magicians;

• 6 p.m. — Bingo at the Central Volunteer Fire Department;

• 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Cook & Belle (Country);

DuBois teen killed in UTV accident, one other severely injured

July 4, 2013

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP — Thursday afternoon, DuBois-based Pennsylvania State Police reported a fatal vehicle crash that had occurred at 2 a.m. Thursday on Sprague Road, one-half mile east of State Route 2031 in Winslow Township.

Read the full story in Friday's Spirit.

Burrow Thunder to roar through town Saturday

July 4, 2013

The Punxsutawney Eagle Riders No.1231 motorcycle club will be having its annual "Burrow Thunder" on Saturday at 9 a.m., to benefit the Special Olympics.

The event will be held at the Punxsy Eagles parking lot.

A bike show will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m., with rides being offered at $15 for a rider and $10 for a passenger.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Groundhog Festival, and riders will travel 135 miles, making four stops along the way.

There will be a silent auction, a meal and a dance featuring the band Against the Grain.

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