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Local crews respond to vehicle vs. pedestrian call

January 27, 2014

A pedestrian was injured when she was struck by a vehicle in the Punxsutawney Post Office parking lot off East Mahoning Street in Punxsutawney at 4:35 p.m. on Monday.

Members of the Punxsutawney Fire Department assisted Jefferson County EMS and Punxsutawney Borough Police at the scene.

The victim was treated at the scene and transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

No further details were available at Spirit press time.

Beta Sorority to keep a tradition going with Groundhog Weekend Food Fest

January 27, 2014

The Punxsy Beta Sorority will be holding its annual Food Fest on Groundhog Day weekend, beginning at 11 a.m on both Friday and Saturday at the Jefferson Social Hall, located across from the Punxsutawney Area Community Center.

Pictured here are two members of the Beta Sorority, Leila Smith and Lois Guilfoyle.

Turn up the heat! Chili, wing cook-off set for Feb. 1

January 27, 2014

Pictured is Gene Roberts, organizer of the Annual Groundhog Day Chili and Hot Wing Cook-Off, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Punxsy Elks No. 301, located at 205 North Findley St. in Punxsutawney.

For more information or to enter the contest, call Roberts at 814-249-1086 or check out the event on Facebook at Annual Groundhog Day Chili Cook-off.

Proceeds will benefit

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