January 15th, 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.
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:
â€˘ JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball at St. Marys, 6/7:30 p.m.
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.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” 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 Chucksâ€™ football squad after six seasons.
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs Carolina 17 (8-9-1)
The JV and varsity girls' basketball games at Clarion today have been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, February 11.
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, 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.