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Familiar Faces Friday!

August 28, 2014

Joe Buterbaugh

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Today’s familiar face is Joe Buterbaugh.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

BIG RUN — Joe Buterbaugh is a familiar face. He is best known as the mayor of Big Run, a position he has held for 32 years. Or perhaps you have seen him throughout the community, where he is known to many as “The Candyman.”

Buterbaugh was born and raised in Big Run. He is a 1955 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.

Read all about Buterbaugh in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

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