Archive - Jan 22, 2014 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The Punxsutawney School Board held its committee meeting Wednesday night, with many issues being discussed.
One issue discussed was that of IUP-Punxsy students using the middle school pool during open swim hours. IUP-Punxsy Assistant Dean of Students Theo Turner was on-hand to answer any questions that the board had.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Thanks to the assistance of the community, the Punxsutawney Area Community Center (PACC) has reached its goal of $70,000 to purchase a new digital projector for the Jackson Theater.
Teresa Neal, the Punxsutawney Community Center Boardâ€™s theater chair, said the center had set its goal at $70,000, with a hope that it could raise it by June, when 35mm films will no longer be produced.
As a community of faith, the students at SS.C.D. not only worship together, but they also learn, grow and build long-lasting relationships together that continue long after their schooling ends.
It is through these communities that the students find the strength to stay strong in their faith and to grow to be a productive part of their community.
Knowledge is just one part of that three-part community building.
Students at Saints Cosmas and Damian School get an advantage of small class sizes and todayâ€™s technology to prepare them for their future.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” There was a large turnout of people who learned more about healthy cooking and eating on Tuesday at the Jefferson Street Social Center.
Cindy Mallory, a retired dietitian, instructed the group on how to cook healthy foods and to adapt a healthier lifestyle.
Mallory presented three healthy recipes, including millet sticks with sunflower/pecan breading.
She also demonstrated the art of creating baked sweet potato falafel
and showed how to convert an oily salad dressing into an oil-free one.
Members of the audience were able to taste the healthy creations.