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June 14th

Don’t let ‘the one’ get away: Bass season now underway

June 14, 2013

Friday, these young anglers were fishing for trout at Cloe Lake in Bell Township and even caught one.

Today, they are now permitted to catch bass, as that particular season started at midnight.

Pictured (from left) are Harper Cameron (in front), Dylan Bender, Joey DiPietro and Aiden Cameron.

Read more about bass season in today's edition of The Spirit

PCS marks milestones for Class of 2013, Class of 2025

June 14, 2013

The Punxsutawney Christian School said “Congratulations” to the PCS Class of 2013 and Class of 2025 recently.

The graduating seniors and kindergarten students recently participated in ceremonies marking these major milestones in their lives and the start of their next chapters.

Those associated with PCS would like to give their best wishes and prayers to these students as they continue on their life journeys.

For information on enrolling a student (grades K-12) at PCS, call the school office at 938-2295 for more information.

June 13th

‘The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed’

June 13, 2013

The Second Amendment March was held Wednesday in Punxsy with a smaller-than-expected crowd of marchers.

Pictured are the marchers preparing to head down Mahoning Street demonstrating their right to bear arms.

Read more in Friday's edition of The Spirit

Locals impress, communication skills enhanced through 4-H Public Speaking & Presentation program

June 13, 2013

Jefferson and Clearfield counties’ 4-H recently held the 22nd Annual Bi-County 4-H Public Speaking & Presentation Contest at the DuBois campus of Penn State University.

June 12th

A community effort: Used book sale approaching, donations being accepted

June 12, 2013

A few members of The Friends of the Library gathered for a photo before they went to work preparing for the upcoming used book sale. They are (from left) Peggy Johnston, Coral Ellshoff, director of the Punxsy library; Connie O'Brien; Emily Cassidy; and Julie Baun, head of the book sale.

For more details on the sale, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

June 11th

Commissioners support multi-county Challenger Learning Center

June 11, 2013

(Pictured above, from left) Commissioner Jeff Pisarcik; Julia Trimarchi Cuccaro, Central Allegheny Challenger Learning Center chairman; Commission Chairman Paul Corbin; Walter Schroth, vice chairman of the Indiana Area School District; and Commissioner Jim McIntyre look over details on the planned multi-county regional Challenger Learning Center, for which the commissioners recently declared support.

Read more in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Grant to allow borough employees to participate in defensive driving course

June 11, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough employees are going to have the opportunity to take a defensive driving course, thanks to being the recipient of a 2013 PennPRIME liability grant.

"The purpose of the grant is to promote initiatives to help reduce the frequency and severity of claims related to general, auto, auto physical, property, public official and law enforcement liability," said Tom Fedigan, Punxsutawney Borough Police chief at Monday's council meeting.

Read more about the program, as well as more borough news, in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Rotarians introduced to new PAH staffers

June 11, 2013

The Punxsutawney Rotarian's recently had the honor of meeting several new healthcare providers who have joined the staff of Punxsutawney Area Hospital. The providers shared information about their practices and expressed their excitement in becoming members of the Punxsutawney community.

They look forward to providing the best possible healthcare to the members of Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas.

June 10th

Not so fast! Route 119 bridge work to be delayed by utility relocation

June 10, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Route 119 bridge replacement has run into a snag, which could possibly delay the start of the project, it was reported Monday night.

“The road closure, from our information, has been delayed due to the Verizon utility relocation,” said Ben White, Punxsutawney Borough manager, at Monday’s Punxsutawney Borough Council Meeting.

Read about the delay in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.

Kids take aim at safety at Youth Field Day

June 10, 2013

Jefferson County's Youth Field Day, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Northwest Sportsmen for Youth and County Youth Field Day Organizations, was held at Reynlow Park in Reynoldsville on Saturday.

Youth Field Days have taken place annually throughout Pennsylvania since 1991, when they were first held in Venango County.

Kellen Gibson (right) takes aim at a fake deer with help from instructor Tim Lecuyer at an archery station hosted by the Sigel Sportsmen's Club.

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