Archive - Mar 2, 2014 - News Article
(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.)
March 8, 1888
Fearful Tragedy at Bradford
About eleven o'clock yesterday forenoon a man named Kimball entered the First National Bank in Bradford, sprang over the counter and shot the cashier. He then ran out and started down the street, followed by a crowd of excited citizens. A butcher who attempted to head him off was shot and instantly killed.
YOUNG TOWNSHIP â€” Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred around 6 p.m. Friday at a residence in Young Township.
At the time of the incident, police said the victim noticed a gray Hyundai Accent in her driveway and attempted to locate the driver by looking out windows around the entire house.
When she could not locate the driver, she returned to the window overlooking the driveway and yelled out to whoever was there.
UPDATE: Jablonski was discovered alive and well Saturday at a residence in the Punxsutawney Borough, according to a release issued by state police.
Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Jablonski.
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DAYTON â€” Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a missing 15-year-old Dayton teen.
Daniel Frank Jablonski was last seen Tuesday in the Punxsutawney Borough.
Jablonski is described as a white male, 5-feet-9-inches tall, 130 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.
BURNSIDE TOWNSHIP â€” A 48-year-old Westover man died following an accidental drowning in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River after his kayak overturned in the freezing water around 11 a.m. Saturday, according to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police.
Police said Edward Aaron Heberling Jr. was pronounced dead at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown.
PSP-Punxsy were summoned to the area of State Route 219 and Kantz Road in Burnside Township, Clearfield County for a report of a water rescue in process.