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School Board discusses budget

March 19, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — There probably won't be a tax increase, but the Punxsutawney Area School Board is looking at using some of its fund balance in order to balance the district budget for fiscal year 2013-2014.

The board held a budget workshop in the central office board room on Wednesday, and there was plenty for the members to discuss.

For the full recap from the meeting, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

DuBois woman killed in Route 255 rollover

March 19, 2014

HUSTON TOWNSHIP, CLEARFIELD COUNTY — DuBois-based Pennsylvania State Police have reported a fatal traffic accident that took place on Tuesday night on Bennetts Valley Highway (Route 255) in Huston Township, Clearfield County and claimed the life of a 42-year-old DuBois woman.

Police said Tammi L. Markievich was traveling south on Route 255 at a high rate of speed in her 2003 Jeep Liberty at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole.

PSP investigating weekend burglary at Gruda Metals

March 19, 2014

HENDERSON TOWNSHIP — Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania Police are asking for assistance from anyone with information on a burglary that took place at Gruda Metals in Henderson Township over the weekend.

Police said that on Sunday, between the hours of 1 and 2:30 a.m., unknown
actor(s) gained entry into the facility by breaking a side window into the scale house.

The actors then allegedly entered and removed numerous amounts of brass and copper, a welder, a socket set, a grease gun, a plasma cutter, a stereo system and a laptop.

Due to weather conditions school has been cancelled for the Punxsutawney Area School District and SS.C.D.
Several members of the youth group at the First Church of God in Punxsutawney were out helping the Salvation Army...
Crews from Punxsutawney Fire Department are among those responding to a reported structure fire in the area of 301 E....

 

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