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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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The second week of Music in the Park featured Felix & the Hurricanes playing classic southern rock, country and blues on Thursday. Next week’s band is Killin’ Time with classic country songs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Barclay Square.

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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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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.

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PINE CREEK TWP. — The Jefferson County Fair keeps shaping up for this summer. Fresh off the announcement that this year’s festivities will feature a concert by Colt Ford, the fair authority released its plans for the annual general exhibits Thursday.

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The Scooby-Doo gang is appearing at the Punxsutawney Area High School Variety Show, “Own Every Second,” which will begin at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday in the James A. Colonna Performance Hall at PAHS. Playing the members of the Scooby gang are (from left) Zach Wymer (Fred), Hannah P…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The scripts have been written, the skits and musical performances have been rehearsed many times and now its time for the curtain to come up on the senior class Variety Show, “Own Every Second,” which will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 7 p.m. in the James A. Col…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area High School Variety Show, “Own Every Second,” is back, and bigger and better than ever, with the curtain going up on Thursday, April 7, at the PAHS auditorium.

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PINE CREEK TWP. — There may be snow on the ground right now, but plans for summer are underway — including the Jefferson County Fair, where this year’s festivities will include a concert by Colt Ford and special guest Dillon Carmichael, organizers announced at noon Monday.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even though only a small percentage of Walt Disney Co. workers participated in a walkout Tuesday, organizers felt they had won a moral victory with the company issuing a statement denouncing the anti-LGBTQ legislation that sparked employee outrage.

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to watch top Oscar nominees before the 94th Academy Awards air on March 27? There are many ways to get that done, and a trip to the theater isn't absolutely necessary. Here’s the way to find the top nominees online, though there are many myriad paths to digitally buy,…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Saturday is your chance to get in free to the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center. Admission, normally $8 per person, will be free that day from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

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DUBOIS — If you really want to see the “Eye of the Tiger” in someone’s eyes, you needn’t look any further than the talented young fighters of Team 814 at the WPAL Fitness Center in DuBois, who are all training their hardest because Saturday, March 19, is the moment of truth at the Western Pe…

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 Punxsutawney Area High School musical theater students will be performing “Seussical” in the PAHS auditorium on March 18 at 7 p.m. and on March 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased the week of at the high school and at the door.

Morgan Wallen won album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday night for “Dangerous: The Double Album,” a year after he was removed from the ACMs ballot after he was caught on camera using a racial slur.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild is proud to announce that it is back to the stage after the long pandemic halted major productions for the past two years.