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February 19th, 2015

Daylily fundraiser to feature Charlie Chen food

February 20, 2015

YOUNG TOWNSHIP — If you like Chinese food (more specifically, the original Charlie Chen's Chinese food), then you'll want to attend Saturday's fundraiser at the First Church of God gymnasium in Young Township.

Michelle Stahlman, director of the Daylily Learning Center at the First Church of God, said the original Charlie Chen will be cooking for everyone in the Punxsutawney area on Saturday.

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

Punxsy School District/SS.C.D. Schools cancelled for Friday

February 19, 2015

School has been cancelled for Friday for the Punxsutawney Area School District/SS.C.D. due to weather conditions.

February 18th

THINK WARM, SUNNY THOUGHTS!

February 18, 2015

As the sun sets, the temperatures fall, and on Wednesday night, Spirit Assistant Editor Eddie Armstrong reached for his camera — on his day off to boot! — to snap this shot of the setting sun. With highs in the single digits over the course of the next two days, we’ll all be searching for a little sunshine and beauty. Stay warm, Punxsy!

February 17th

PSP: Three charged with endangering welfare of children in DeLancey

February 17, 2015

DELANCEY — Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police have reported an incident of endangering the welfare of children and Act 64 violations that occurred at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday at 401 Adrian Rd. in Young Township.

Police said that they are investigating incidents involving three juveniles — 15 years old, six months old and one year old — all residents of DeLancey.

February 16th

Jeff Tech highlights offerings as part of CTR Month

February 16, 2015

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP — Students and faculty at Jeff Tech are joining others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate National Career and Technical Educational (CTE) Month.

Barry Fillman, new Jeff Tech director, said that the month is all about the opportunity that students have when they come through this type of setting.

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

February 15th

Skarbek proposes bandstand bench project at borough council meeting

February 16, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — An AmeriCorps teacher in the Punxsutawney Area School District, Jennifer Skarbek, presented a project proposal to Punxsutawney Borough Council called "Seats of Service" at a recent meeting that would allow for permanent seating to be installed around the bandstand in Barclay Square in Punxsutawney.

Skarbek said "Seats of Service" would be the installation of permanent seating in front of the bandstand in Barclay Square.

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

Two-hour delay for Punxsutawney Area Schools/SS.C.D.

February 15, 2015

There will be a two-hour delay for the Punxsutawney Area School District/ SS.C.D. on Monday, February 16, 2015.

Coming Up This Week in Punxsy

February 15, 2015

Here are some events coming up this week in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas:
• Monday: Big Run Council Meeting at 7 p.m.
• Monday: Sykesville Council Meeting at 7 p.m.
• Monday: Educational Achievement Meeting at 4 p.m.
• Tuesday: Ribbon Cutting at The Wind Crest Bed and Breakfast at 9 a.m.
• Tuesday: Gran Bon Rien Music at DuBois Penn State University at 7 p.m.
• Wednesday: Athletic Committee Meeting at 6 p.m.
• Thursday: Questions for Kids, Officer Phil Safety Program at SS.C.D. at 8:30 a.m.

February 13th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Cute & Quirky DIY Valentine's Day Cards

February 13, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Cute & Quirky DIY Valentine's Day Cards

February 12th

Punxsy man among two charged with arson in DuBois fire

February 13, 2015

DUBOIS — A 20-year-old Punxsutawney man and a 19-year-old Kersey man have been charged with arson and other related counts in connection with a DuBois fire that caused approximately $500,000 worth of damages to Gibby's Warehouse, according to a release on the Clearfield County District Attorney's website.

William A. Shaw Jr., the Clearfield County DA, identified the defendants as Zachary Thomas Coombs, 20, of Big Run Prescottville Road, Punxsutawney, and Timothy James Young, 19, of Kersey.

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