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January 14th, 2015

Edna Keller, 100

January 14, 2015

Edna Keller, 100, of Albion, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Jefferson Manor.

She was born July 21, 1914, in Coolspring, a daughter of the late Albert and Sara (Himes) Glontz.

Edna always said her longevity in life is living a good Christian life.

January 13th

Chucks use 'community effort' to sneak past Dutch

January 13, 2015

The Punxsy Chucks boys' basketball team held on for a victory in a close contest against District IX rival St. Marys on Tuesday night at PAHS.

Punxsy's Dylan Huey (pictured here) powered his way to a game-high 20 points to lead Punxsy to a 61-57 win.

For a full recap from Tuesday's game, see Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.

Today's PAHS athletics schedule includes just one contest:

• JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball at St. Marys, 6/7:30 p.m.

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit at busy intersection identified

January 13, 2015

On Wednesday, Punxsutawney Borough Police released the identity of a man struck by a car at the intersection of S. Gilpin and W. Mahoning streets at 1:43 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police said that a 2006 Aerio driven by Andreana Bump of Meadville was traveling west on W. Mahoning Street, then turned left onto S. Gilpin Street behind an unknown vehicle.

Bump failed to see William Stiles Sr. of Punxsutawney, who was in the roadway, and her car struck Stiles on the right front portion.

January 12th

School board accepts Nichol’s resignation

January 12, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Monday night, members of the Punxsutawney Area School Board officially accepted the resignation of Alan Nichol from the position of head coach of the Chucks’ football squad after six seasons.

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

1/10/15
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

SPORTS CANCELLATION

January 12, 2015

The JV and varsity girls' basketball games at Clarion today have been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, February 11.

VIDEO: Dick LeBeau resigns as Steelers defensive coordinator

January 12, 2015

January 11th

Firefighters assist with waterline break at Mulberry Square

January 12, 2015

Members of the Punxsutawney Fire Department were called to assist with flooding that occurred at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center at 411 West Mahoning St., Punxsutawney, at 9:14 p.m. on Sunday. Firefighters assisted the staff with shutting off the water mains when pipes burst, flooding the one wing. All of the patients in that wing were evacuated to other parts of the facility. No further details were available at Spirit press time. Pictured is Matt Strouse, Punxsutawney Fire Department, helping with moving the large plastic tubs filled with water.

Wilma F. Jones, 86

January 11, 2015

Wilma F. Jones, 86, of Punxsutawney, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She was born June 21, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Olive (Lott) and Henry Wolfe.

On Dec. 24, 1949, she married the late Joseph H. Jones.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, being outside on her deck, baking cookies and doing crossword puzzles.

Clara V. “Viv” Lewis Cornman, 84

January 11, 2015

Clara V. “Viv” Lewis Cornman, 84, of Erie, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Saint Vincent Hospital.

She was born in Michigan Heights, Michigan, on Oct. 1, 1930, a daughter of the late Phillip and Nettie C. Manners Lewis.

Viv was a loving and devoted homemaker who loved spending time caring for her family.

She had previously been employed by the former Marx Toy Co. She enjoyed shopping, playing bingo and going to yard sales.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Albert H. “Bert” Cornman; and her 12 brothers and sisters.

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