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August 12th, 2014

Kathy Jane Burkett, 53

August 12, 2014

Kathy Jane Burkett, “Kate,” formerly Kathy Kunselman, passed away peacefully in San Antonio, Texas, following a long illness on Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 2014, at the age of 53.

At the time of her death, Kathy resided in New Braunfels, Texas, where she and her husband, Kenneth Burkett, established their home upon his retirement from the United States Air Force in June 2014.

Additional charges filed in Pine Creek Twp. assault

August 12, 2014

PINE CREEK TOWNSHIP — Last Friday, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported that Donald Guy Shaffer, 64, Brookville, had been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly assaulting a female with a baseball bat at 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 7 in Pine Creek Township.

On Tuesday, police issued a report that, based upon a continuing investigation by police and consultation with the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, an additional charge of criminal attempt/homicide was filed on Monday.

August 11th

Bucktail Council’s Camp Mountain Run Accredited

August 11, 2014

Camp Mountain Run recently earned a 100-percent rating for its Cub Scout and Boy Scout program from a nationally accredited team that visited the Scouting facility located on Mountain Run Road in Penfield. The five members of the team evaluated Camp Mountain Run’s campsite, facility, program areas and opportunities for Scouts to have fun, according to Robert Powell, camp director. Camp officials received pennants and an accreditation certificate.

VIDEO: Robin Williams Dies at 63 of Apparent Suicide

August 11, 2014

Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams died Monday at 63 of an apparent suicide, the Marin County Sheriff's Office confirmed. This special report aired on KTLA 5 News on Aug. 11, 2014.

Robert Williams Rowland, 87

August 11, 2014

Robert Williams Rowland, 87, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on Aug. 2, 2014.

Robert was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served in the South Pacific.

He was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (associate’s degree) and earned a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science in Distributive Education from Richmond Professional Institute.

Bob spent a career in education and retired as the executive director of the Huntingdon County Area Vocational Technical School.

He was an active member of the American Legion.

Dorothy T. Perry, 99

August 11, 2014

Dorothy T. Perry, 99, of Reynoldsville, died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home in Reynoldsville.

William A. Caliguire, 86

August 11, 2014

William A. Caliguire, 86, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at home, surrounded by his family.

He was born June 12, 1928, in Covode, a son of the late August and Grace (Paola) Caliguire.

On Oct. 10, 1953, he married Delores R. (Rotolo) Caliguire, who survives.
He served in the U.S. Army as an MP during the Korean Conflict.

He was a member of Ss. Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney, where he sang in the choir and served as a Cantor.

He enjoyed gardening, singing and spending time with his grandchildren.

August 10th

VIDEO: Steelers At Giants Preseason Slideshow

August 10, 2014

Giants running back Rashad Jennings is the highlight of the game with his 73-yard touchdown run during the first quarter against the Steelers.

PSP-Punxsy: Three charged with drug possession

August 10, 2014

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported an incident of drug possession on Loree Drive in Rossiter in which three known individuals were charged.

The incident took place on August 7, 2014, at 10:13 p.m.

Police said a known 20-year-old male, a known 21-year-old female and a known 17-year-old male were charged.

Police said the actors were allegedly found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending.

William Caliguire, 86

August 10, 2014

William Caliguire, 86, Punxsutawney, died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at home.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

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