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Spooky season is well underway, and Brookville Area High School art students undertook the “grave” task of painting the Main Street windows on Tuesday to get the community into the Halloween spirit. Amber McAnich and Gabby Santoriello painted the moth from “The Silence of the Lambs.” 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The passing of Olivia Newton-John recently left a lot of her fans wanting hear her songs again and see her in her most iconic role with John Travolta as Sandy in the movie “Grease.”

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BIG RUN — If you are looking for a new spooky season classic, a heart-warming tale in the vein of “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Hocus Pocus” and Dr. Seuss, then look no further than Big Run author Jonathan Christian Petty’s new children’s book, “Gourdy the Great.”

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Day four of Groundhog Festival closed with a performance by Velveeta, an tribute band committed to cheesy ‘80s tunes. Come out tomorrow for Magic Mike Inflatables from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sack Relay Races from noon to 1 p.m., the Ridiculous Nicholas circus show from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30…

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The Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival hit its second day Monday on the grounds of Yoder’s Antique Mall, 14342 Rt. 36, Punxsutawney. Billy Heh, a magician, appearing at the Groundhog Festival on Monday and will perform again today at 1: 30 p.m. Heh also created balloon animals for the kids at t…

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Barclay Square was host to another of this summer’s Music in the Park concerts on Thursday. This week’s band was the Vagabonds, who played a variety of musical styles. The 2022 Music in the Park series still has two weeks left to join in the fun. Thursday, Aug. 18, will feature Anything Goes…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Do you believe in Bigfoot and the paranormal like on the “X-Files?” If so, then you’ll be interested to attend the Jefferson County Bigfoot and Paranormal Expo that will be held in Punxsutawney in Barclay Square in September.

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The Sharptones entertained audiences at Music in the Park in Barclay Square with the hits of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s on Thursday. A few weeks still remain in 2022’s Music in the Park schedule. Next Thursday will feature the Vagabonds playing a variety of musical styles from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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A crowd turned out in Barclay Square Thursday evening to hear the classic country stylings of Killin’ Time, which marked the third week of Music in the Park. Next week, the Sharptones will come to Punxsutawney to play some classics from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. The show runs from 6:30 to 8:3…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Did you grow up with your favorite games in the 70s, such as “Pong,” “Asteroids,” “Lunar Lander,” “Space Invaders,” “Galaxian,” “Pac-Man,” “Sea Wolf” and “Phoenix”?

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This time of year, you don’t often have to wait long after one fair ends for another to begin, and that holds true this weekend, as the Clarion County Fair opens on Sunday, just one day after Jefferson County’s says farewell for the year.

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Country star Colt Ford was the headliner of the Jefferson County Fair’s schedule Wednesday evening. As the fair enters the back half of the week, there’s still plenty of fun to be had. Today’s agenda features all the daily shows, rides, food and attractions, plus a performance by Corey Monac…

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The Jefferson County Fair was still going strong Tuesday. The rides open at 5 p.m. through Friday, and at 1 p.m. Saturday. Pictured is three-year-old Jackson Triponey enjoying a buggy ride. Today is a big day at the fair, as it features a performance by country star Colt Ford at 7:30 p.m. Co…

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Music in the Park kicked off its summer season in Barclay Square with Almost Mulberry playing soft rock and classic oldies including The Monkees’ “I’m a Believer,” Huey Lewis and the News’ “I Want a New Drug” and Ray Parker Jr.’s “Ghostbusters.” Tune in next week for Felix & the Hurrican…

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Festival in the Park is still going strong as it nears the end of this year’s events. (Top photo) Friday evening saw Jesse Garron — “The Closest Thing to the King” — rocking Barclay Square. Today is the last day of Festival in the Park. There’s a full schedule of music: Alan Craigie from noo…

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Festival in the Park continued Tuesday with the annual Teddy Bear Picnic. Though the festivities did not actually take place in the park — rain moved the event indoors to the Punxsutawney Eagles Club — a good time was had by all. (Top photo) In a unique category, My Bear and I Dressed Alike,…

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As is tradition, the Fireman’s Parade marked the official start of Festival in the Park on Saturday. Among numerous prize winners was Jefferson Clarion Headstart, Inc., Best Non-Commercial Float.

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The cast of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” invites you to join them as the Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild presents the play by Christopher Durang today and Saturday, July 1 and 2. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. at the Punxsutawney Area Elementary School auditorium. Pictured (from left) ar…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — It’s that time of year again folks, as Festival in the Park rolls around once again next week. The festival will feature a variety of activities and bands, bringing fun for the whole family. 

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You only have one more day to check out what’s happening at the Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair. All the weeklong shows and activities are back, and the rides are open from noon to 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. to closing. In addition, today is the Kids Fair, from noon to 3 p.m., featuring a meet-and-gr…

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There’s still plenty to see and do as the 2022 Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair enters its final days. The rides open at 5 p.m. daily — except Saturday, when they will run from noon to 5 p.m. and reopen from 6 p.m. until closing time. Today’s activities include activities include a number of o…

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There was no shortage of attractions for those in search of high-octane thrills Wednesday at the Sykesville Fair. There were two feature events for fair-goers:  Tony Atlas’s Imagine Wrestling, which brought a little WWE-style action to the fair, and the annual demolition derby, which drew a …

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Country music superstar Lee Greenwood will be making the trek to Punxsutawney this summer as part of the annual Music in the Park, the organizing committee announced in a news release this week.

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Do you believe dreams can come true with hard work and dedication? Former Punxsy resident Matthew Jenkins certainly thinks so. He is currently out in California pursuing his dreams of a career in music and directing. 

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The Punxsutawney Area High School Band (top photo) and Jazz Band (bottom photo), pictured here during rehearsal, will appear in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight in the James A. Colonna Performance Hall at PAHS.

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Actor Johnny Depp concluded a grueling four days on the witness stand Monday, telling jurors in a calm voice that he filed his libel lawsuit against his ex-wife because it was his best chance to reclaim his reputation, just hours after they heard audio clips of him berati…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to repeal a law allowing Walt Disney World to operate a private government over its properties in the state, escalating a feud with the entertainment giant over its opposition to what critics call the “Don’t Say Gay” law.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A surprise awaited “black-ish” creator Kenya Barris and his family on a 2016 visit to the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington: An exhibit on the TV series was on display.