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Chalk on the Walk

May 3, 2011

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Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Taking third place in IUP's Chalk on the Walk May 2 were Speciale Morris (far right), of Uniontown, and Rainer Ryan (far left), of Philadelphia, here with Sarah Rebb (center) of Murrysville. The winners each received cash prizes for their work.

Chalk on the Walk

May 3, 2011

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Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Taking second place in IUP's Chalk on the Walk May 2 was Renee Renuart. Students were asked to use their creativity to illustrate their thoughts on social, health, academic and other issues.

Sticking it to underage drinking

April 25, 2011

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Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Haley Schepis place anti-underage drinking stickers on cases of beer at Sandy’s Beverage Tuesday, April 19.

Sticking it to underage drinking

April 25, 2011

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Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Erin Butler places anti-underage drinking stickers on cases of beer at Sandy’s Beverage Tuesday, April 19.

Sticking it to underage drinking

April 25, 2011

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Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit

SADD members taking part in Project Sticker Shock Tuesday at Sandy’s Beverage were (front, from left) Haley Schepis, Kelsey Burkett, Sara Neal, Taylor Hopkins; (back) advisor Brigette Trusal, Erin Butler, Hannah Smith, James Neal, Samantha Osikowicz, Luke Spack, Tige Woodson and Kody Young.

Oliver Township windstorm

April 25, 2011

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Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Eric Wingert, a member of the Oliver Township Volunteer Fire Company, helps clear tree limbs and branches from St. John Road, Oliver Township. A severe storm passed through Jefferson County at 2:57 p.m. Monday, April 25, causing minor home damage and numerous trees and power lines down in Oliver and Ringgold townships. Wingert, who witnessed the storm, said he saw a funnel cloud in the sky that attempted to form but never gained rotation.

Oliver Township windstorm

April 25, 2011

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Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Damage from what was first thought to be a tornado turned out to be a straight line wind that destroyed a storage building on Lightning Hollow Road, Oliver Township Monday, April 25. Tracy Zents, director of Emergency Services for Jefferson County, said there were reports of rotation within the sky; however, no touchdowns were reported.

Run/Walk for Someone Special

April 12, 2011

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Megan Reiter/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Jennifer Roberts, of Punxsutawney, hugs her friend Josh Golembiowski, 13, also of Punxsy, before Sunday's Run/Walk. Josh, as an individual, raised the most money for the 32nd annual Run/Walk for Someone Special, bringing in $4,688 in funding that benefits the ARC of Jefferson County. Jennifer was the fourth-highest fund-raiser this year, collecting $1,275.

Run/Walk for Someone Special

April 12, 2011

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Megan Reiter/The Punxsutawney Spirit

Who doesn't have fun after having their face painted? Allison States (back, from left), three; Bobbie States, of Punxsutawney; and Hailey States, 11, get ready for the Run/Walk. They are joined by cousin Carley Clarke (front left), seven, of Pittsburgh.

Run/Walk for Someone Special

April 12, 2011

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Megan Reiter/The Punxsutawney Spirit

The Cuba family of DuBois gathered a team of 50 to participate in Sunday's 32nd annual Run/Walk for Someone Special in Sykesville as part of "Will's Walkers." Pictured are Bill Cuba (from left); Emma Cuba, six; Will Cuba, two-and-a-half, and Keri Cuba.

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