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PAHS 2014 PROM KING AND QUEEN

May 4, 2014

Kevin Hughes Jr. and Alaina Martin were crowned the King and Queen of the Punxsutawney Area High School 2014 Prom at the Punxsutawney Country Club Saturday night.

For more pictures from the 2014 prom, check future editions of The Spirit, and check back for an online photo gallery.

PENNDOT URGES SAFETY IN WORK ZONES

May 4, 2014

With a busy work season approaching, PennDOT is reminding residents of the importance of driving safely around work zones.

To do so, the Jefferson County Maintenance Office in Punxsutawney recently hosted the PennDOT Worker Memorial, which pays tribute to the more than 84 PennDOT workers killed on the job since 1970.

It was created in 2001 by PennDOT employees in Bradford County both to honor the workers and to raise awareness among motorists of the potential consequences of driving inattentively in work zones.

Way Back When

May 4, 2014

(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.)

Local Intelligence
May 23, 1888

Director’s Meeting

Dr. Joseph Shields, president of the Agricultural and Driving Park Association, requests the directors of that institution to meeting in the office of John T. Bell, Esq,, on Thursday evening, May 24, to make arrangements for the annual fair.

May 30, 1888

Saw and Shingle Mill Burned

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