The Daily Press Punxsutawney Spirit | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-08-19T22:54:56-04:00, aim, fire! Barclay Square cannons refurbished by Eagle Scout Jim Carrier2014-08-19T22:54:56-04:002014-08-19T22:54:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPictured (from left) are Alexander, Carrier, Nevada Shaffer, Jarod Depp and S. Thomas Curry, Punxsutawney Area Historical Punxsutawney, PANo author availableReady, aim, fire! Barclay Square cannons refurbished by Eagle Scout Jim CarrierPunxsutawney flea market an ongoing affair2014-08-19T22:49:18-04:002014-08-19T22:49:18-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritThis year, the flea market was held at the Punxsy VFW, across from Joe's Drive In in Punxsutawney. The Punxsy Lions Club will hold two more flea markets this year, on Sept. 20 and Oct. 11. Punxsutawney, PANo author availableVFW/Lions flea market an ongoing affairPunxsutawney Brothers Big Sisters Headed to This Weekend’s Diamond Rio Show2014-08-18T23:14:52-04:002014-08-18T23:14:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritAs such, BBBS directors have selected two matches from Jefferson, Elk and McKean counties to attend the concert, where they will get to meet the band members and the kids will receive an autographed Diamond Rio banner.Pictured with one such banner are the Jefferson County matches who will be attending: (from left) Rick Tote and Khiler Constantino, and Estella Kay Hughes and Carol Schuckers. If you’d like to be in attendance as well, head to for information and tickets. However, if you’re not much of a concert-goer, there are still plenty of other events and activities going on at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for this year’s Community Days. Punxsutawney, PANo author availableBig Brothers Big Sisters Headed to This Weekend’s Diamond Rio ShowPunxsutawney native finds passion in music2014-08-18T22:58:46-04:002014-08-18T22:58:46-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritRead all about DelRosso in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.Punxsutawney, PANo author availablePunxsy native finds passion in musicPunxsutawney Today in History August 182014-08-18T09:29:09-04:002014-08-18T09:29:09-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney Spirit<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Punxsutawney, PANo author availableVIDEO: Today in History August 18Punxsutawney HOW the weather center's encouraging learning!2014-08-17T21:12:25-04:002014-08-17T21:12:25-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PANo author availableLook HOW the weather center's encouraging learning!Punxsutawney investigating attempted suicide2014-08-15T22:30:31-04:002014-08-15T22:30:31-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPolice said the victim — a 60-year-old Reynoldsville man — was discovered with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to Altoona Hospital for the treatment of his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.Punxsutawney, PANo author availablePSP-Punxsy investigating attempted suicidePunxsutawney business opens with ribbon cutting2014-08-15T22:27:00-04:002014-08-15T22:27:00-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritA group of Punxsutawney citizens, borough officials and legislators helped with the cutting of the ribbon at the Primary Health Network’s new facility, located on Prushnok Drive in Punxsutawney. Pictured is Don Perry, president of the board of directors of Primary Health Network, cutting the ribbon with help from the group members.Punxsutawney, PANo author availableLocal business opens with ribbon cuttingPunxsutawney issues Summervile Bridge closure details2014-08-15T15:02:07-04:002014-08-15T15:02:07-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritA posted detour will be in place using Route 3022 (Roller Coaster Road) to Route 3003 (Mount Pleasant Road) to Route 28. Work will be done on a 24-hour schedule during the detour. PennDOT reminds motorists to slow down, be alert for changing conditions, and drive responsibly in the work zone. Minimize distractions and obey flaggers for your safety and the safety of the workers. Congestion and delays are possible. Punxsutawney, PANo author availablePennDOT issues Summervile Bridge closure detailsPunxsutawney shoots bartender, kills self in Brockport incident2014-08-14T22:06:41-04:002014-08-14T22:06:41-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritAccording to the police report, Eric Carlson, 31, of Brockway became upset with a 20-year-old female bartender at the Brockport Army The bartender, whose name has not yet been released, attempted to get Carlson to leave the bar, and while he was standing near the open doorway, Carlson reportedly shot the bartender multiple times with a pistol.While the bartender was lying on the porch of the club, Carlson reportedly shot himself, according to Ridgway-based Pennsylvania State Police.The unidentified bartender from Brockport was flown to UPMC Altoona for treatment of her critical injuries. Her current condition has not been released. Carlson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Elk County Coroner. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.PSP-Ridgway also reported investigating a theft from a motor vehicle which occurred sometime between 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and 11:50 p.m., as a firearm was stolen out of a car belonging to a known 57-year-old Brockway man. This is reportedly the firearm that was recovered at the shooting scene.Punxsutawney, PANo author availableMan shoots bartender, kills self in Brockport incidentPunxsutawney