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March 2nd, 2014

Police investigating burglary in Young Township

March 2, 2014

YOUNG TOWNSHIP — 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 — Breaking News: Dayton teen, 15, missing — UPDATE

March 2, 2014

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 — 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.

Breaking News: Westover man, 48, drowns in kayaking incident

March 2, 2014

BURNSIDE TOWNSHIP — 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.

February 28th

A banner year: Chucks earn D-IX title

March 1, 2014

On Friday evening, the members of the Punxsy Chucks boys’ basketball team took to the hardwood of Tippin Gymnasium at Clarion University for the District IX title game as the favorites over the Clearfield Bison.

Clearfield kept things interesting in the first half, but a strong second-half effort by the Chucks put things away, as they cruised to a 54-35 win to earn the title of District IX Champions. Members of the team and coaching staff are pictured here after the game with their medals and team trophy.

Celebrity designer Angelo Surmelis visits Miller Brothers to open new collection

March 1, 2014

FALLS CREEK — Miller Brothers Furniture in Falls Creek recently opened a new collection of furniture and home decor products belonging to the angelo:HOME line designed by Angelo Surmelis, and as part of the grand opening, Surmelis himself stopped by the store to meet with guests.

Surmelis is a celebrity designer known for starring in HGTV's "Rate My Space with Angelo Surmelis" and "24 Hour Design," as well as TLC's "Clean Sweep."

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

Breaking News: Dayton teen, 15, missing

February 28, 2014

Editor's Note: Please see the updated version of this story.

http://www.punxsutawneyspirit.com/content/update-%E2%80%94-breaking-news...

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DAYTON — 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.

He was wearing a blue-and-white striped shirt, blue jeans, a black hoodie and a green Philadelphia Eagles hat.

February 27th

Investigators file additional charges in Lees II case

February 28, 2014

(From left) PSP-Punxsy Trooper Jamie Levier, public information officer; District Attorney Jeff Burkett; and investigating officer Corporal Greg Raybuck held a press conference on Thursday announcing the filing of additional charges in the Kenneth Raymond Lees II case.

For the full story, pick up Friday's edition of The Spirit.

SS.C.D. hosting Bingo Blast

February 28, 2014

SS.C.D. School will be hosting its annual Bingo Blast event on Sunday, with doors opening for lunch at noon and Bingo beginning at 1 p.m.

There will be 16 vendors set up, and a $15 entry fee includes both lunch and Bingo.

All proceeds benefit the SS.C.D. School.

February 26th

And the ‘weight’ goes on: School board members see some progress in fitness center project

February 27, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The new fitness center being constructed at Punxsutawney Area High School has been a topic of discussion for some time now, and the Punxsutawney Area School Board learned at Wednesday's
committee meeting that the project is getting closer to completion.

Francis J. Molinaro, board vice president, asked what is left to be completed and said that he was tired of seeing the project on the board's agenda month after month.

Courtois showcases award-winning sculptures for JOC

February 27, 2014

Chris Courtois is pictured with sculptures that won two awards during the Punxsutawney Groundhog Day Metal Sculpture Competition in Barclay Square.

Courtois, along with students of the Jeff Tech Welding/Fabrication program and John Smelko, also created the sculptures.

Courtney Cole, president of the Punxsutawney Rotary Club, is pictured presenting the IUP Rotaract Club with its charter...
The students at Mapleview Elementary School made the most of the sunny weather and the approaching holiday this week by...
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW Post No. 2076) presented the top three winners of the SS.C.D. School essay contest...
While it may be spring, the winter weather isn't ready to leave. Because of a mix of snow, cold...
The Chucks will take on the Uniontown Red Raiders tonight at DuBois Area Middle School for its...
After having its Senior Night delayed multiple times, the Punxsy wrestling team will hit the mat...

 

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