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October 20th, 2014
YOUNG TOWNSHIP â Almost everyone has heard of "Where's Waldo?" The same could be applied to the First Church of God's "Free Clothing Days," as Shelley Rowan, coordinator, appears to be overwhelmed with the amount of clothing that has been donated again this year.
âFree Clothing Days" will be held this Friday and Saturday at the First Church of God gymnasium on Skyview Drive, Young Township.
Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The Punxsutawney Concert Association will begin its 2014-2015 season on Tuesday, Oct. 21, with William Florian, former lead singer of the Grammy-winning folk supergroup of the 1960s, The New Christy Minstrels. In his show âThose Were the Days,â he will celebrate the spirit of the 1960s at the Punxsutawney Area High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Spirit.
Halloweenfest, sponsored by Punxsy Dental, is an afternoon of fun set for noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 in Barclay Square. Even bigger and better than last's year debut, the event promises to overflow with plenty of attractions, as well as tricks (of the magic kind, that is) and treats of all sorts for area youngsters and their families to enjoy.
Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list. She's joined by a few of her Frozen castmates, and a whole slew of familiar faces in the pop culture world. So, while that Guardian's of the Galaxy costume may seem like a really awesome idea, thousands of others are planning to wear the same thing.
CLOE â Cancer is a disease that no one likes to think about. A silent killer that has taken the lives of millions, there are many forms of cancer, but one form is one that not many truly understand.
It was a beautiful summer day when Susan Evans learned she had cancer. That beautiful day turned into a day filled with fear.
At their department meeting on Thursday night, members of the Punxsutawney Fire Department voted to not hold the Halloween Parade this year after Borough Council rejected the department's request to hold trick-or-treat and the parade together in the borough on Oct. 30.
For more from the topic, see Saturday's print edition of The Spirit.
A special indoor carnival fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday at the Punxsy CMA Church. Tickets will be available for carnival games, balloon animals, popcorn, cotton candy, entertainment, the concession stand and prizes. All proceeds go to benefit Maddox Hyde and his fight against cancer. The fundraiser is being put together by Emily Schall, who wants to help Maddox out. Pictured here are Schall (left) and Hyde.
BROOKVILLE â At their most recent meeting on Tuesday, the Jefferson County commissioners issued proclamations related to domestic violence, disability employment and drug and alcohol abuse and also heard from members of the community on humane control and the future of the coal industry.
Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The Punxsutawney Central Fire Department recently presented one of the most important lessons that students needed to hear â one that could ultimately save their lives â on fire prevention and safety for the students at West End Elementary School during Fire Prevention Week on Friday.
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