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January 29th, 2015

PAHS Sports Cancellations

January 29, 2015

Due to weather inclement the following games have been cancelled for tonight: JH/VAR Wrestling against St. Mary's, 7th/8th/9th grade basketball against Ridgeway. Keep watching our site for more cancellations.

SS.C.D. Movie Night Postponed to Friday Night

January 29, 2015

The SS.C.D. Movie Night has been postponed until Friday Night due to weather inclement. Keep checking our website for more cancellations throughout the day.

Punxsutwney Area School District Early Dismissal

January 29, 2015

The Punxsutawney Area School District will be dismissing children two hours early today due to inclement weather.

January 27th

County takes 'first step' on construction on business park

January 27, 2015

BROOKVILLE — The county has taken its "first step" toward the construction of the Jefferson County Business Park, Commission Chairman Paul Corbin said at Tuesday's meeting of the county commissioners, where a bid was accepted to begin work.

The commissioners unanimously approved a motion to award the construction contract for the water/sewer project — which will extend both services along SR 28 for the purpose of establishing infrastructure at the site of the park — to the low bidder, Wilson Excavating and Grading, Inc., in the amount of $556,079.10.

January 26th

Mesoraco signs extension with Reds

January 26, 2015

Punxsy's own Devin Mesoraco reportedly signed a four-year extension with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, avoiding arbitration with the team.

For more on this story, see Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.

January 25th

Annual Chili and Wing Cook Off to spice up Groundhog festivities

January 25, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — During this season of cold and sometimes freezing weather, if you're looking for a way to warm up, then you'll want to head to the 11th annual Groundhog Day Chili and Hot Wing Cook Off to be held Saturday, Jan. 31.

This year, it will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at a new location this year — the Gobbler’s Knob building.

Gene Roberts, director of the cook off, said the event is usually held the evening prior to Groundhog Day. However, with the Super Bowl falling on Feb. 1 this year, organizers felt that there would be better attendance on Jan. 31.

January 23rd

Vince Gill to come calling in Punxsy with concert at PACC

January 23, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Our little town recently saw the arrival of country Star Wynonna Judd, and now, to help the country fans out there brave through the winter weather, it's been announced that country legend Vince Gill will be performing on Friday, May 15 at the Punxsutawney Area Community Center.

Gill achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with "When I Call Your Name," winning the Country Music Association's Single and Song of the Year awards and earning a Grammy.

Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars

January 23, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars

The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.

PSP issues attempt to locate notice

January 23, 2015

Troopers from the Clarion Station of the Pennsylvania State Police are attempting to locate Chaundra L. Alderette, said a release issued to The Spirit by PSP Trooper Jamie LeVier on Friday.

Alderette is a white female, 53 years of age, 5’2” tall, 155 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. Her last known address is 419 South 5th Ave. Clarion Township Clarion County PA.

Alderette is known to operate a dark blue, 2002 VW Beatle with a PA registration: JRZ6520.

January 22nd

PAHS defends against cancer

January 22, 2015

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It was a full house Thursday evening, as the Lady Chucks held their second annual Defend Against Cancer basketball fundraiser.

The girls and those in the stands donned purple shirts, a color the Lady Chucks chose because it represents all forms of cancer.

"I'm very proud of all the girls. They all contributed in some way or another," said Jeanine DiPietro, mother of PAHS senior Lady Chucks player Nicole DiPietro.

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