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PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you’ve been hanging in there, waiting for the leaves to turn colorful here in western Pennsylvania, more specifically in the Punxsutawney area, it’s not likely to happen this year.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Have you ever wanted to visit Narnia? What about see an honest to goodness sailing ship? Maybe you fancy seeing a dragon? Well, over on Dinsmore Avenue, Jim Lenze has you covered this Halloween, transforming his front porch into The Dawn Treader, the eponymous ship from C.S. L…

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The Punxsutawney Career Women’s Club will hold a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Mahoning Valley VFW Post 2076 social hall on Maple Avenue in Punxsutawney. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-733-2767 or vi…

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YOUNG TWP. — The Young Township supervisors discussed the proposed rate increase for the township that was passed by Punxsutawney Borough Council, to take effect Jan 1, 2022.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Punxsutawney Borough Council member alleged that he was unfairly treated and was singled out to be censured by council for incidents that occurred on a Facebook Live broadcast last year.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor and current candidate for U.S. Senate, John Fetterman, was the keynote speaker for the Jefferson County Democratic Party’s fall dinner at the Punxsutawney Eagles Club on Tuesday.

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The 16th annual Mahoning Shadow Shuffle was held on Saturday. Despite a wet start to the day, participants from near and far came to compete in one of the three events, the half-marathon, 10K and 5K. The Mahoning Shadow Shuffle is held on the second Saturday in October with the goal of incre…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough Council voted to increase sewer rates across the board, including for the townships connected to the borough’s system, at Monday’s meeting.

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The Punxsutawney Area High School volleyball team participated in the annual Dig Pink event Monday evening, raising money for Lisa’s Ladybugs, a local patient care fund that supports families affected by cancer. Preliminary reports showed over $2,000 raised for the night.

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The Punxsutawney Area High School volleyball team participated in the annual Dig Pink event Monday evening, raising money for Lisa’s Ladybugs, a local patient care fund that supports families affected by cancer. Players presented carnations in memory or honor of people in their lives who hav…

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The Punxsutawney Area High School crowned the Homecoming queen and princess on Friday at halftime of the Punxsy Chucks football game against the Bradford Owls, naming Amy Poole as queen and Abbey Stello as princess.

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Summer has ended, and here’s the proof, as Dan Wallace of Wallace Audio took the canopy down with some help this week at the bandstand in Barclay Square. The canopy is sure to make a grand return next summer for another season of fun.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Jefferson County District Attorney Jeff Burkett, Western PA CARES for Kids and the Pennsylvania State Police held a seminar on Thursday night at the Punxsutawney Area Community Center to educate residents on cyber safety for children and teens. 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School Board listened to more public comments regarding the mask mandate enacted by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, and once again, none of the remarks were in favor.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The 2021 Punxsutawney Area High School Homecoming Queen’s Court will be honored tonight at Jack LaMarca Stadium. The queen and princess will be crowned during halftime of the football game. 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The fourth honoree of Career Women’s Week 2021 is Katie James, fourth-grade teacher at the Punxsutawney Area Elementary School and volunteer firefighter at the Rossiter Volunteer Fire Company.

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BROCKWAY — District 9 cross country favorite DuBois took the first two places on the way to a convincing 23-35 win over the Punxsutawney boys cross country team on Brockway's difficult new course at the Scottish Heights Country

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Our third honoree for Career Women’s Week 2021 is Mary Ann Jacobson, who manages the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce’s souvenir shop.

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MARION CENTER –– In an effort to raise awareness of the economic impact attributable to Pennsylvania motorsports, state Rep. Brian Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana) had the privilege of competing in a side-by-side race at Marion Center Raceway on Saturday evening, Oct. 2. 

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If you looked skyward mid-afternoon Tuesday, you might have noticed the Goodyear blimp passing over the Punxsutawney area. An anonymous resident snapped this photo near the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

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DUBOIS — Punxsy’s AJ Parise Youth Football program saw its varsity team’s season come to an end on Saturday in DuBois, but the Chucks didn’t go down without a fight, as they battled a Renegades team that had beaten them earlier in the year right down to the final horn.

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INDIANA — Tucked away on Gompers Avenue in Indiana is a series of murals created by traveling artists in a collaboration between art organizations Spruce Arts and Dripped on the Road. 

DUBOIS — For Punxsutawney's AJ Parise Youth Football program and the other teams in the Central Pennsylvania Youth Football League, Saturday marked the beginning of the playoffs. And for Punxsy's JVs and their counterparts from DuBois, the Renegades, it also marked a return to some old-fashi…

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(Editor’s Note: Every year, the Punxsutawney Career Women’s Club recognizes five women for their professional contributions in the area. This is the first of a five-part series introducing this year’s honorees.) 

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Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all 10 to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by.