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August 7th, 2014

Familiar Faces Friday!

August 7, 2014

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” 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.

Today’s familiar face is Lynne Stello.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Lynne Stello is a familiar face. You may recognize her as a teacher’s aide for the Life Skills class at Punxsutawney Area High School. Or perhaps you have seen her throughout the community.

August 6th

Music in the Park Tonight!

August 6, 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 she’s accompanied by Jared Thomas. They will be playing a set with a blended acoustic rock sound.

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August 6, 2014

Cherry Street Fire

August 6, 2014

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.

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August 6, 2014

August 5th

Rathmel Blvd. fire damages inside of house

August 5, 2014

RATHMEL — 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.

CITP Offering proceeds go to We Care Pregnancy Center

August 5, 2014

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 year’s CITP.

In total, more than $3,200 was donated from the event to the center.

VIDEO: Penn State starts training camp

August 5, 2014

Penn State starts training camp

August 4th

Congratulations to the top 'Tween Group reader!

August 4, 2014

The Punxsutawney Memorial Library's top reader for the ‘Tween Group, Rachel Sharp, read 25 books for a total of 4,542 pages during the Summer Reading Program.

Congratulations, Rachel!

Library’s summer reading programs wrapping up with plenty of parties!

August 4, 2014

As summer is finally winding down, the Punxsutawney Memorial Library’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.

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