Archive - 2013 - News Article
It's not open yet, but it's getting closer, as the paving has been completed on the Sawmill Run bridge reconstruction.
The bridge is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Oct. 21.
The project was discussed at Monday's Borough Council meeting. Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
Missy Grose, director of the Pine Street Senior Center, presented a check in the amount of $191.36 to Music in the Park.
During the Music in the Park series, held during the summer, Grose and assistant Joan Fredrick, a senior at the center, made popcorn. Popcorn was made available for donations, but the donations weren't mandatory.
Money raised through those donations was given back to Music in the Park, which Grose said a lot of senior citizens attend.
Pictured (from left) are Grose, Fredrick and Sue Walker, accepting on behalf of Music in the Park.
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PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsutawney Concert Association will present its second concert of the 2013-2014 season this Thursday evening, Oct. 17, at the Punxsutawney Area High School.
The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the stage of the high school auditorium.
Two young brothers from Maine will present an entertaining performance titled AudioBody.
Read a preview of the show in Monday's edition of The Spirit.
The Punxsutawney Career Women's Club will be hosting a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the cafeteria at SS.C.D.
Pictured here (from left) are Career Women's Club member Lena VanDyke, Corresponding Secretary Mary Molinari and member Lois Vanderpool inviting folks to come join them at the drive.
For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org (enter the code Punxy).
(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.)
October 6, 1897
AUSTIN WIPED OUT
The Village of Austin, Potter County Devoured by Flames
At Friday nightâ€™s football game, Punxsutawney Area High School honored the Homecoming Court and crowned Searra Wasicki as Homecoming Queen. Isabella Gallina was named Homecoming Princess.
Pictured is the entire court (from left): Elizabeth Depp-Hutchinson with escort Garrett Hoffman, Emily Reitz with escort Joe Roberts, Wasicki with escort Tyler Baer, Ashley Reitz with escort Tommy Renwick, Gallina with escort Evan Martin and Emily Horner with escort Greg Wasicki.
At Friday nightâ€™s football game, Punxsutawney Area High School honored the Homecoming Court and crowned Searra Wasicki (second from left) as Homecoming Queen. Isabella Gallina (second from right) was named Homecoming Princess.
The Punxsutawney Fire Department and Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police respond to the scene of this 2000 Toyota Celica rollover over on Route 310 in Young Township on Friday.
Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
A benefit dinner will be held for John Raniowski from 4 to 8 p.m. this Saturday at the Rossiter American Legion.
This summer, Raniowski suffered head trauma and then had a stroke in August, which left him paralyzed on his right side.
To help with medical expenses and other expenses related to his care, friends will be hosting the benefit.
Pictured are a few members of the Church of the Resurrection Youth Group of Rossiter, who Raniowski often helped out (from left): Lexie Holeva, Ashley Holeva and Lucy Hawk holding Ty Behrendt.