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Just for Jesus looks to establish Kids Against Hunger satellite in Jefferson County

September 9, 2013

BROCKWAY — The Just for Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach Ministry, which operates facilities in Brockway and Brookville, has recently expanded its services with the addition of a few new programs designed for guests of the shelter to have the opportunity to give back to their communities, including plans to become the second satellite of Kids Against Hunger in Pennsylvania.

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

Council approves Wachob as future fire department chief

September 9, 2013

At Monday’s Borough Council meeting, Josh Wachob (pictured above) was approved to be the new chief of the Punxsutawney Fire Department beginning in 2014.

Council enacts anti-tobacco policy in parks, playgrounds

September 9, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Borough Council discussed a great number of topics at Monday night's meeting, with one sure to affect smokers.

After much discussion among the council members and the mayor, it was proposed that smoking and tobacco use should be banned in all public playgrounds and parks — including Barclay Square — throughout town.

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

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter...
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