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Quick response cools Walnut St. mulch fire

August 15, 2013

Punxsutawney firefighters are pictured extinguishing a fire beneath the porch of a house at 105 Walnut St. in Punxsy on Thursday afternoon.

Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

Familiar Faces Friday! Heather Hicks

August 15, 2013

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” 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. Today’s familiar face is Heather Hicks.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you pass by Fezell’s County Market or pay a visit to the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, you might just recognize this week’s familiar face — Heather Hicks.

Give us some ‘Moore’ Music in the Park

August 15, 2013

Once again, the weather “played nice” for Music in the Park, as The Moore Brothers took the stage in Barclay Square Thursday night.

The group (top photo) played a variety of music, including a little bluegrass.

A special Legislature Farewell Breakfast was held in honor of PA State Representative Sam Smith early Friday morning....
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On Friday night, the Chucks football team defeated the Union Knights in a shootout, 54-36, after...
On Thursday, the girls' volleyball team at PAHS earned its first win over Altoona since starting...
Punxsy's boys' cross country (led by Eric Ingros, pictured here) led the Chucks and Lady Chucks in...

 

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