Punxsy Fire Dept. honors members with over 45 years

The Punxsutawney Fire Department is honoring firefighters who have served over 45 years: (front) Pete Smith, Central Fire Department, 50 years; Paul Hense, Lindsey Fire Company, 52 years; Charlie Hoeh, Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company, 48 years; (back) Joe Defelice, Lindsey Fire Company, 52 years; and J.R. Overly, 46 years. Not pictured are Jim Esposito, Central Fire Department, 45 years; Tom Gaffney, Lindsey Fire Company, 50 years; and Jim Murdock, 48 years.