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February 23rd, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Joey Logano reflects on Daytona 500 win

February 23, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: NFL scouting combine: Winners and Losers

February 23, 2015

February 22nd

Punxsy firefighters respond to Marion Ave. apartment fire

February 22, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Friday night, a fire in a garage apartment at 113 Marion Ave., Punxsutawney, was quickly extinguished with minimal damage.

According to Josh Wachob, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief, the fire was extinguished quickly and the smoke was ventilated from the apartment.

The occupant and his dog escaped with minor smoke inhalation.

All three Punxsutawney Fire Department companies were on scene.

Wachob said the fire began from a backdraft inside a wood-burning stove and was extinguished with water.

February 21st

Chucks on top of things at Districts

February 21, 2015

With just two rounds left to unfold -- the consolation finals and the winners' bracket finals -- Punxsy's wrestlers are on top of things at the District IX Tournament. Eight wrestlers are already locked in to advancing, with two others in position to win a battle in the third-place round.

Six Punxsy wrestlers -- Elijah Lambiotte, Stone Smith, Kaleb Young, Perry Arrington, Keegan Fischer and Travis Perry -- won their opening matches to advance to tonight's finals.

Chucks on top of things at Districts

February 21, 2015

With just two rounds left to unfold -- the consolation finals and the winners' bracket finals -- Punxsy's wrestlers are on top of things at the District IX Tournament. Eight wrestlers are already locked in to advancing, with two others in position to win a battle in the third-place round.

Six Punxsy wrestlers -- Elijah Lambiotte, Stone Smith, Kaleb Young, Perry Arrington, Keegan Fischer and Travis Perry -- won their opening matches to advance to tonight's finals.

February 20th

Gallitzin man killed in Indiana County mining accident

February 20, 2015

INDIANA COUNTY — Late Friday evening, the Indiana County Coroner's Office reported the death of a 29-year-old Gallitzin man as a result of a mining accident at the Rosebud Heilwood Mine, 6314 Route 403 Highway North, Indiana County.

The first call came in to Indiana County 911 at 2:10 p.m. on Friday, the release said, and the decedent, Todd Trimble, was identified at the scene by Coroner Jerry L. Overman Jr.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

February 20, 2015

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February 19th

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.

Chucks head to Districts with three top seeds

February 19, 2015

CLARION — With the two-day District 9 Individual Wrestling Championships reduced to one day for the AAA classifications, the Chucks wrestlers, who would have been opening the tournament tonight had District 4 not removed itself from the tournament, will spend today making one final round of preparations.

For a full preview of the brackets, see Friday's print edition of The Spirit, and for results from the bout, check out Monday's edition.

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.

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