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August 7th, 2014
(Editorâs note: This piece is one in a series of âFamiliar Faces Fridayâ 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.
Todayâs familiar face is Lynne Stello.)
By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Lynne Stello is a familiar face. You may recognize her as a teacherâs aide for the Life Skills class at Punxsutawney Area High School. Or perhaps you have seen her throughout the community.
Music in the Park continues at 6:30 p.m. tonight with The Banned. The band leader, Samantha Sears, is a Punxsy native, and sheâs 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 yearâs 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 âTween 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 Libraryâs 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.