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August 6th, 2014
Music in the Park continues at 6:30 p.m. tonight with The Banned. The band leader, Samantha Sears, is a Punxsy native, and sheâ€™s accompanied by Jared Thomas. They will be playing a set with a blended acoustic rock sound.
Neighbors reported seeing smoke coming from a house at 182 Cherry St., Punxsutawney, at 6:06 a.m. When Punxsutawney firefighters arrived on scene there was heavy smoke and flames showing.
RATHMEL â€” A quickly spreading kitchen fire gutted a home located at 150 Rathmel Blvd. in the village of Rathmel, just outside of Reynoldsville, at approximately 3:53 p.m. on Tuesday.
Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
Church In The Park (CITP) representatives recently gathered at the We Care Pregnancy Center in Punxsutawney to make a contribution from offerings received at this yearâ€™s CITP.
In total, more than $3,200 was donated from the event to the center.
Penn State starts training camp
The Punxsutawney Memorial Library's top reader for the â€˜Tween Group, Rachel Sharp, read 25 books for a total of 4,542 pages during the Summer Reading Program.
As summer is finally winding down, the Punxsutawney Memorial Libraryâ€™s Summer Reading Program is marking its end by treating those who read at least 10 books to a pizza party.
The kids also got to pick out at least six books to keep and received a treat bag filled with some goodies.
Pictured are the kids in the It's Elementary program who attended on Mondays: (from left) Lydia Miller, Dartanyan Pifer, Dylan Sinan and Melody Shaffer.
Missing from the picture were Angel Conrad and Drew Runk.
The Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair is officially up and running, with Monday marking the beginning of a week full of activities.
One of the acts taking the community stage Monday was local talent M&M Magic, a pair of brothers â€” Bobby and Danny Mehok â€” who perform local shows.
The fun continues at the fair Tuesday night with a concert by The SharpTones, Enduro Auto Racing and the Rhinestone Roper all starting at 7 p.m.