Archive - May 22, 2014 - News Article
(Editorâ€™s note: This piece is onein a series of â€śFamiliar Faces Fridayâ€ť features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Todayâ€™s familiar face is Jesse DeChurch.)
By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Jesse DeChurch is a familiar face. You may recognize him as the owner of Jesseâ€™s Salon. Or perhaps you have seen him performing in the community.
DeChurch was born in Punxsutawney and raised in Cloe.
The Punxsutawney Eagles and Auxiliary will be hosting Child Safety Day from noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday.
The event will be held in the Eaglesâ€™ parking lot and is open to the public.
The Pennsylvania State Police Troop C will check car seats to make sure they are properly installed.
Punxsutawney Borough Police will offer fingerprinting, and the Punxsutawney Fire Department will demonstrate fire prevention.
Children who attend will have the chance to check out the fire truck, which will be on display.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” It's a diagnosis that no one ever wants to hear, most certainly a young person â€” and that is cancer. For 23-year-old Stephanie Huey, it was the diagnosis that changed her life.
When one thinks of cancer, many of the obvious types may pop into the mind, such as breast cancer, lung cancer or pancreatic cancer.
However, what many don't realize is that there are other rare forms of cancer as well.
It was in July 2012, when Huey was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer