The Daily Press Punxsutawney Spirit | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-08-29T23:00:03-04:00 & Prevention winning logo2014-08-29T23:00:03-04:002014-08-29T23:00:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPictured (from left) are Bryan Smith and Josh Manners, Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company/Punxsutawney Fire Department; Amy Smith, third-place winner of a $100 prize package; Jason Watt, first-place winner and recipient of a $500 prize package (logo pictured below); Troy Hicks, second-place winner of a $250 prize package; and Scott Anthony, owner of Punxsy Pizza.Punxsutawney, PANo author availablePizza Punxsutawney meeting of the ‘Corn Cob Club’ continues2014-08-29T22:54:16-04:002014-08-29T22:54:16-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritIn recent years, the annual event was held at the farm of Judge Edwin Snyder, who passed away last year. Pictured (front, from left) are Dr. Rusty Johnston, Matt Kengersky, Bud Dunkel, L. Eugene "Snuffy" Smith; (second row) Tom Brown, Doug Chambers, Bill Deeley, Butch Philliber; (third row) Rick Fairman, Wick Divelbiss, Max Neal; (fourth row) Sam Levy, Larry (GUB) Neal, Jim Gigliotti, Dick Eberhart; (fifth row) Mike Johnston, Bill Cooper, Barney Stockdale; (sixth row) A.J. Dereume, Jesse DeChurch and Mark Pete. Missing from the photo are Jeff Grube, Dick Smith and Fred Roberts. Punxsutawney, PANo author availableTraditional meeting of the ‘Corn Cob Club’ continuesPunxsutawney Faces Friday! 2014-08-28T23:41:53-04:002014-08-28T22:31:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritBy Destiny PiferOf The SpiritBIG RUN — Joe Buterbaugh is a familiar face. He is best known as the mayor of Big Run, a position he has held for 32 years. Or perhaps you have seen him throughout the community, where he is known to many as “The Candyman.” Buterbaugh was born and raised in Big Run. He is a 1955 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School. Punxsutawney, PANo author availableFamiliar Faces Friday! Punxsutawney "Ghost in the Head" Johnson brings Punxsutawney's native past back to life2014-08-28T23:41:53-04:002014-08-28T22:22:26-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritThe event was called "Native American Lifeways," and the speaker was Todd "Ghost in the Head" Johnson. His presentation was very intriguing, because it covered Native American life here in Punxsy and other places in the Eastern Woodlands area.Punxsutawney, PANo author availableTodd "Ghost in the Head" Johnson brings Punxsutawney's native past back to lifePunxsutawney American Legion Post No. 582 swears in its new officers2014-08-28T23:41:52-04:002014-08-28T22:16:34-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PANo author availableRossiter American Legion Post No. 582 swears in its new officersPunxsutawney Department gets boost from local group!2014-08-27T23:13:20-04:002014-08-27T23:13:20-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PANo author availableFire Department gets boost from local group!Punxsutawney district is back to school!2014-08-26T22:48:56-04:002014-08-26T22:48:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritStudents from West End Elementary School are pictured boarding the bus on their way home.Punxsutawney, PANo author availablePunxsy district is back to school!Punxsutawney welcomes new director2014-08-26T22:46:59-04:002014-08-26T22:46:59-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritRead all about Lasher in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.Punxsutawney, PANo author availableLibrary welcomes new directorPunxsutawney afternoon for local emergency responders2014-08-25T23:10:57-04:002014-08-25T23:10:57-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritRead the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit, and see more photos in our Photo Gallery Punxsutawney, PANo author availableBusy afternoon for local emergency respondersPunxsutawney (vacation) is over!2014-08-25T23:04:08-04:002014-08-25T23:04:08-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPictured are some of the students heading home after a long but eventful first day. Punxsutawney, PANo author availableSummer (vacation) is over!Punxsutawney