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May 25th, 2011

Donald John Monoskey, 69

May 26, 2011

Donald John Monoskey, 69, Marion Center, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Crystal Waters.

He was born May 18, 1942, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Joseph Charles and Anna (DeBeck) Monoskey.

Mr. Monoskey was a coal auger operator.

Pisano tosses one-hitter, Chucks advance to another district final

May 26, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsy starting pitcher Joe Pisano is flourishing at the right time.

The senior, who had a 10.70 ERA through his first 20 innings before he allowed three runs over his last 14 1/3-innings this season, was dominant Wednesday in the District IX Class AAA Semifinals against Bradford at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field in Punxsutawney.

Pisano delivered a one-hit gem during the Chucks' 10-1 victory over the Owls (5-13) to put Punxsy in position to win its eighth consecutive district title.

PART ONE OF THREE

May 26, 2011

The first project of three is nearly complete with the demolition of this house Monday, located at the corner of Route 310 (Elk Run Avenue) and Route 119 (Ridge Avenue). According to PennDOT, the property was purchased from Brian Horner, who was using the former store and house to store tires. The demolition of the structure is a sight and distance improvement project, which is a portion of two other projects: The replacement of the bridge on Route 119 that travels over Elk Run Creek, and a third project which involves construction of a turning lane at the intersection.

May is Older Americans Month in county

May 26, 2011

BROOKVILLE — Tuesday, the Jefferson County Commissioners proclaimed the month of May as Older Americans Month.

More than 4,000 people aged 60 and older live in Jefferson County, and this proclamation is designed to recognize their involvement in the lives of the county’s residents.

Mikki Oakes, director of the Area Agency on Aging’s Development and Community Relations, thanked the commissioners for their efforts in connecting to the community.

“We appreciate the commissioners’ support of our seniors here in Jefferson County,” she said.

District eyes hiking lunch prices

May 26, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Like everything else, the price of lunch will probably rise once again in all cafeterias in the Punxsutawney Area School District due to federal guidelines.

Lesa Conner, board member and chairperson for the cafeteria committee, said at Wednesday’s board committee meeting that the board is looking at raising the price of school lunches by $0.05 for the 2011-12 school year.

May 24th

Dickey: Chucks focused, ready to go

May 25, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Focused was a word Punxsy first-year manager Mike Dickey constantly used Tuesday to describe the Chucks as they enter the District IX Class AAA Playoffs against Bradford.

The top-seeded Chucks have an ultimate goal of winning their eighth title in a row, but before they do that, they'll have to get past No. 4 Bradford at 4:30 p.m. today at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field in Punxsutawney.

Donald J. Monoskey, 69

May 25, 2011

Donald J. Monoskey, 69, Marion Center, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Crystal Waters in Home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

Joseph Lellock Jr., 90

May 25, 2011

Joseph Lellock Jr., 90, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born May 29, 1920, in Sykesville, a son of the late Joseph and Veronica (Paholsky) Lellock.

He was married to Ethel Irene (Sivanich) Lellock, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Lellock was a carpenter and an honorary retiree with 50 years in the Carpenters' Union.

He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II and received the Purple Heart, the Silver Star and three Bronze Stars.
He was a member of SS.C.D.

Travis J. Hemm, 20

May 25, 2011

Travis J. Hemm, 20, Mayport, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, as a result of a motorcycle accident.

He was born June 20, 1990, in Meriden, Conn., the son of Joseph and Doreen (Lyman) Hemm.

He was employed by Rosebud Mining.

In addition to his parents, surviving relatives include a sister, Danielle Lyman of Mayport; a brother, Jarrod Hemm of Punxsutawney; his maternal grandmother, Gail Lyman of Mayport; and his paternal grandparents, Frank and Josephine Hemm of Tucson, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, William Lyman.

Katherine L. (Raybuck) Fetterman, 85

May 25, 2011

Katherine L. (Raybuck) Fetterman, 85, Punxsutawney, died Monday, May 23, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 17, 1925, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Carl A. Raybuck and Florence Raybuck-Gourley.

She was married to Harry A. Fetterman, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Fetterman attended Flowing Waters Outreach Church.

A loving mother and grandmother, she was dedicated to her Lord and Savior. She and her husband were involved with the church for many years. After his passing, Mrs. Fetterman continued her duties at the church.

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