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July 23rd, 2014
REYNOLDSVILLE â DuBois-based Pennsylvania State Police reported an incident of sexual abuse against children that occurred between 12:04 a.m. and 12:50 a.m. on Tuesday.
Police said that the incident occurred as unknown individuals engaged in electronic communication via Twitterâs website, distributing inappropriate pictures to a 14-year-old Reynoldsville female.
BIG RUN â Big Run Borough Council planted a new ordinance in the code
book and mowed down an old one at the same time at Monday's meeting.
Council voted to approve Ordinance No. 226, which repealed Ordinance No. 205 for junk.
Nick Lantz, council president, said the new ordinance adds in lawn clippings, grass, sticks and leaves from being placed in the street.
"If these items are not removed from the roads after mowing is completed, there are fines to be assessed from $50 up to $1,000," Lantz said.
The women of the SS.C.D. Martha and Mary Ministry are hard at work making prayer shawls, comfort pillowcases and cancer caps for shut-ins, those in nursing homes and cancer patients. Pictured (from left) are Pat Verostic, Barbara Cackowski, Mary McSteen, Marianne Hampton, Mary Lou Brown, Mary Grace Simmons and Vickie Snyder.
Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
Carlisle, Pa. â Following a recall by Wawona Packing Company, GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTINâS Food Markets announced it removed from sale its organic peaches and nectarines and certain Orchard Perfect peaches, nectarines and plums due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The following products are included in this recall:
â¢ Organic Nectarines, PLU 94378
â¢ Organic Peaches, PLU 94044
â¢ Orchard Perfect Nectarines, PLU 4378 and PLU 4036
â¢ Orchard Perfect Peaches, PLU 4044 and PLU 4038
â¢ Orchard Perfect White Peaches, PLU 4401
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The Mayor of Punxsutawney admitted to the members of Borough Council that he made a mistake when he prematurely hired two people as part-time dispatchers at the Punxsutawney Borough Police Department.
Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
It was a beautiful day in Barclay Square for last year's Church In the Park (CITP).
Organizers are hoping for more of the same for this year's CITP, which will take place throughout the course of the weekend.
For schedule details, pick up Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
The Lindsey Fire Company recently made Kevin Wachob of Big Run an honorary member of the fire company.
Pete Pape, president of Lindsey Fire Company, thanked Wachob for his work on installing new LED lights on Lindsey's Rescue 40.
Pictured (from left) are Ken Bishop, Lindsey Fire Company vice president; Josh Wachob, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief; Kevin Wachob; Pape; and Joe Defelice, Lindsey Fire Company chief.
The Luminaria Ceremony is one of the most powerful parts of the Relay for Life, which was held over the weekend in Barclay Square.
As the light faded on the day, attendees gathered for a time to remember those who have been lost to cancer, to support people who are currently battling cancer and to honor those who have fought it in the past.
Pictured here are participants watching the names of loved ones lost to the disease scroll on the screen with the glow of the luminaria bringing light to the foreground.
For more from the Relay for Life, see Monday's edition of The Spirit.
Progress continues on the $3,771,853 bridge replacement project on Route
3007 State Street that travels over the Summerville Bridge.
Pictured are the new piers that have been poured, with the old bridge in the background.
For details on when State Street is scheduled to be closed and project's expected completion date, pick up Monday's edition of The Spirit.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
August 1, 1888
Excursion to Kinzua Bridge
An excursion will be given over the B. R. & P, railroad to Kinzua bridge on Sunday, August 5th. The train will leave Punxsutawney at 8:30 a.m., arriving at the bridge at 4 p.m.
Fare round trip, $1.50. Fill your lunch baskets and take your family for a dayâs outing on the mountain top.