Archive - 2013 - News Article
Congratulations to Kelly and Chris â€śCritterâ€ť Porada, whose McCalmont Township property was chosen as Mayâ€™s â€śGarden of the Monthâ€ť by the Punxsutawney Garden Club.
For more, see Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” It was an educational night for those who attended the "Exploring Marcellus Shale" presentation, at the Punxsutawney Memorial Library on Thursday evening.
Pictured here are educators Janine Surmick (left) and Dani Stump answering a series of questions from those in attendance.
To find out more info about Marcellus Shale, pick up Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP â€“ PennDOT Engineering District 10 is advising motorists that a bridge closure will begin on Route 1002 (Wayne Road) on Monday for a bridge replacement project.
The bridge carries Route 1002 over an unnamed tributary in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.
Beginning Monday at 7 a.m., Wayne Road will close between the intersections of Pancoast Road and Sand Spur Road (Clearfield County).
The closure will remain in place until mid-August.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Jefferson County resident Bob Lott recently ran in the Great Wall Marathon in China.
Read about Lott's participating on the fifth-toughest marathon in the world in Friday's edition of The Spirit.
Jason Grusky (right) receives a $250 Education Support Grant to introduce an innovative project in his geometry classes at Punxsutawney Area High School.
S. Thomas Curry, president of the Jefferson County chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR), made the presentation of the competitive award at the organization's recent spring luncheon at Mary's Place.
Read all about Grusky's plans in Friday's edition of The Spirit.
Wednesday night, the Reynoldsville Borough Council came to no further decision concerning the future of suspended officer Bruce Cramer.
Plenty of residents showed up to voice their support for Cramer. To read the comments, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.
Want to spot some familiar faces?
Be sure to click on our online photo galleries to see more photos from PAHS and Jeff Tech graduation.
REYNOLDSVILLE â€” It was a spring-like evening â€” fitting with the school colors of green and gold â€” as members of the Jeff Tech Class of 2013 walked through the gymnasium and up to the podium to accept their certifications. The traditional Jeff Tech colors are green for the boys and gold for the girls.
Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
Del Spafford (left), representing the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR), presents Gary Conrad with the distinguished Seven Seals Award, given to those who significantly advance the ESGR mission, at Tuesdayâ€™s school board meeting.
Read all about the meeting in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
The George C. Brown Community Pool opens Tuesday at noon for the season.
The pool is open every day, weather permitting, from noon to 6 p.m., and on Thursday, swimmers are granted an extra two hours, with the pool being open until 8 p.m.
Monday, pool staffers took a break from last-minute preparations to pose for a photo with Rotary representatives.