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November 13th, 2014

Frank Roberts and Sons named Chamber’s 2014 Business of the Year

November 13, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It may have been cold outside, but inside the Punxsutawney Eagles, area business owners, borough council members and school board members all gathered to learn what business had been chosen as the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Business of the Year. This year’s recipient was Frank Roberts and Sons.

Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

November 12th

Lott and Hurd speak at Big Run VFW’s Veterans Day program

November 13, 2014

BIG RUN — "This is the day set aside each year to honor service members for what they have contributed to our nation’s defense, which, in turn, allow all of us life's freedoms in this great country," Post Commander Jim Pallone said.

No matter what branch of the military you or your loved ones have served in, Tuesday evening’s Veterans Day program, held at the Big Run War Memorial by the Big Run V.F.W. Post 9044, was to honor the service to our great country.

Read the full story in Thursday's edition of The Spirit.

November 11th

Punxsy VFW hosts Veterans Day program

November 11, 2014

Members of Punxsy’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post No. 2076 joined forces with local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and Brownies Troops to honor and recognize those who have served with a Veterans Day program on Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Punxsutawney. Pictured here are representatives of the groups that participated with Rep. Sam Smith, who gave the keynote message.

For more Veterans Day coverage, see Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.

November 10th

PAHS takes time to honor veterans

November 11, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A special Veterans Day program was held Monday morning at the Punxsutawney Area High School for local veterans.

Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.

In honor of Veterans Day, several local agencies will be hosting programs today:
• Punxsy will host an 11 a.m. ceremony at the Baptist Church;
• Big Run will be hosting a 7 p.m. ceremony at the Big Run War Memorial;
• Mulberry Square will host a program to honor the veterans at 10:15 a.m.;

November 6th

Mistletoe Madness 2014 is upon us!

November 6, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It may seem a bit early to think about Christmas, but area businesses downtown are getting ready for the hustle and bustle that comes with Christmas shopping.

A variety of stores will be participating and offering great deals, as Mistletoe Madness 2014 will be held this Saturday, Nov. 8, beginning at 9 a.m. downtown.

Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

November 5th

Richardson crowned 'King for a day'

November 5, 2014

The 2014 PAHS PowderPuff King and Prince, as voted by this year's senior class, were crowned during halftime of Wednesday night's annual PowderPuff game between the Sumo Seniors and Jacked-Up Juniors. This year's court (top photo) included (from left) Josh Volchko with escort Courtney Huffman; Luke Shiock with escort Brooke Stello; Marshall Richardson with escort Amber Ward; Connor Rees with escort Shaina Painter; Keegan Fischer with escort Hunter Shields; and Brandon Blose with escort Logan Brooks. Richardson was crowned King, and Blose was crowned Prince.

November 4th

VIDEO: Tom Wolf Acceptance Speech

November 4, 2014

VIDEO: Democrat Wolf Ousts Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett: NBC

November 4, 2014

Pennsylvania Democratic businessman Tom Wolf has unseated the state’s Republican governor. 65-year-old Wolf, poured his personal fortune into the race and hammered the governor over declining education spending. Corbett, also 65 and a blunt former prosecutor, trailed Wolf badly in most pre-election polls.

Dush wins 66th seat; Thompson retains in 5th

November 4, 2014

A lot of time and effort go into planning a campaign for a political office, and in the end, it all comes down to one night. Last night was that night in Pennsylvania, and on the ballot, there were three different elections that voters had to choose from. All three of those elections spanned an area larger than Jefferson County, as well.

The Midterm Election Races to Watch

November 4, 2014

The Midterm Election Races to Watch
Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."

Due to the ice storm that will be hitting our area the Punxsutawney Area School District/SS.C.D. will be having an...
SCANNER ALERT: Emergency responders are currently on-scene at what was reported as a working structure fire at 231...
The following meetings will be taking place in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas. Monday • Sykesville Borough...

 

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