PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School District plans to distribute free meals through is summer food service program starting next month.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — During the bright and sunny times throughout this past week, youngsters in town were able to get out and enjoy some of the many outdoor activities at local parks.
Jeff Tech has announced that its May student of the month is Grace Askey.Askey is a junior in the engineering technologies program. She comes to Jeff Tech from the DuBois Area School District.At Jeff Tech, Askey is involved in the Math Club, Art Club and Aevidum (kind- ness for fellow studen…
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School Board listened to a presentation Thursday night regarding the district’s insurance coverage heading into the new fiscal year on July 1.
NORTH MAHONING TWP. — A tractor-trailer carrying hay bales caught fire while traveling on Route 119 at 4:26 p.m. on Thursday, closing the road in both directions for several hours.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Central Fire Department is holding a chicken barbecue to help Save Punxsy’s Local Area Swimming Hole at the fire company beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15.
Based on recent COVID-19 reports for the tri-county area, nothing surprising emerged on Thursday in the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s report.
- Punxsy school district to distribute free meals this summer
- Punxsutawney Beta Sorority back in business
- Penguins goalies Jarry, Smith out for finale vs. Sabres
- Pennsylvania switches to federal vaccine provider map
- Enjoying the upswings in seesawing weather
- Askey named Jeff Tech student of month
- Glenn Close on 8 Oscar nods with no wins: I am not a loser
- Punxsutawney school board reviews insurance coverage
- Truck hauling hay catches fire on Route 119
- Salvation Army leaders leaving, moving to Florida
- Summerville man faces charges after threatening firefighter at crash scene
- Fundraiser being held for teen with rare eye disease
- Tractor-trailer knocks down several power lines, causing fire
- Farmers market reopens at new location Friday
- PAHS classes hold prom at Big Run Event Center
- Brookville to investigate all residential parking in borough
- IUP to honor 3 Punxsutawmey graduates during ceremony
- ‘Meet the Candidates’ night held in Punxsy for those in May primary
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BROOKVILLE — A tractor-trailer struck a utility pole Wednesday and knocked down several power lines during a hit-and-run crash in the borough.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you’re an early riser and live near the woods, this is the time of year when you might be hearing an occasional gobble from the woods, as turkey hunting season is underway.
BROOKVILLE — Brookville will take its study of parking in residential areas borough-wide after residents at Tuesday’s council meeting raised new concerns and objected to some early recommendations of the public safety committee.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — A “Meet the Candidates” night was held Tuesday for those running for Punxsutawney Borough Council and Punxsutawney School Board in the May 18 primary.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration announced on Tuesday that the state will lift all its COVID-19 restrictions on Memorial Day, except for an order to wear a mask while in public.
INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold commencement ceremonies for 1,720 graduates this weekend at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
BIG RUN — Juniors and seniors at Punxsutawney Area High School celebrated an unusual prom Saturday evening, one organized by parents and students and relocated to the Big Run Event Center.
FALLS CREEK — The Child Evangelism Fellow- ship’s third annual golf scramble will be held Saturday, June 5, at Beechwoods Golf Course in Falls Creek.David Dunmire said registration for the scramble is at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 at the golf course at 1618 Airport Road.He said there a…
SUMMERVILLE — A Summerville man is facing charges after threatening bodily harm on a firefighter at a crash scene in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County had a slow weekend for COVID-19 reports, with two days of data adding only five cases to the cumulative total that now stands at 3,208. No more deaths were reported either, leaving that total at 95.
Last month, I wrote “The Benz Story” and mentioned how it would fit into CPM’s new project being the air blast injection building. We are certainly happy with its progress.
The COVID-19 pandemic correlated with an increase in fatal drug overdoses, according to information released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health this week.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Mayor Richard Alexander has proclaimed that Punxsutawney will join communities across the state in Bells Across Pennsylvania, ringing the bells in recognition of those on the front lines of COVID-19.
BROOKVILLE – Third-graders at Hickory Grove Elementary in Brookville recently completed a Native American unit that included researching customs, legends, shelters, dances, totem poles and other aspects of Native American culture.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area High School held its annual mock crash on Thursday to highlight the dangers of drunk and distracted driving ahead of prom season.
BROOKVILLE — A Brookville man was charged with burglary, assault and terroristic threats after allegedly attacking another person after 11 p.m. Wednesday on Mabon Street, the Brookville Borough Police Department said in a news release.
On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 report included some good news, as the state announced that 48.5 percent of its population has now received at least one dose of the vaccine.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — In an attempt to better serve the area, the Punxsutawney Area Community Foundation, Inc. reorganized and became a nonprofit organization at the start of the year.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Mahoning Valley VFW Post No. 2076 held a Buddy Poppy and Loyalty Day dinner at the post on Maple Avenue this week in advance of the Buddy Poppy Drive being held on Saturday at various locations throughout town.
BIG RUN — A former Big Run Borough Council member has confessed to stealing $5,000 connected to the Big Run War Memorial Fund, according to charging documents.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney borough has been approved for a $118,896 grant from the state to study the Mahoning Creek levee system.
HARRISBURG — The board of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education voted Wednesday to advance a plan to merge six of its 14 universities into two new institutions, as the system struggles with sinking enrollment and stagnant state aid.
WINSLOW TWP. — The Jeff Tech Joint Operating Committee received approval of the 2021-2022 budget from the four sending school districts, administration officials said at Monday’s meeting.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County Tuesday, only the second time that has happened in 2021 and the first in just over two months.
NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don't need to cover their faces anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — As we look forward to warmer temperatures, it’s time to hit the links and play a little golf for several nonprofit organizations.
Jefferson County had a slow day for COVID-19 reports Monday, with the Pennsylvania Department of Health identifying only one new case and no deaths.
YOUNG TWP. — St. Anthony Church of Padua will no longer be an official parish church and the Diocese of Erie will sell the building for “profane but not sordid use.”