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New chief Wachob fired up to run department

January 19, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — When someone asks you what you want to be when you grow up, it can be a tough question to answer.

But that question was an easy one for Josh Wachob, the new Punxsutawney Fire department chief who doubles as an electrician and a firefighter.

Read all about Wachob in Monday's edition of The Spirit.

Way Back When

January 19, 2014

(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.)

Local Intelligence
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