The Daily Press http://punxsutawneyspirit.com http://punxsutawneyspirit.com/apfeed.xml--1 Punxsutawney Spirit | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-26T23:17:49-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10127Motor short leads to fire scare at Aldi2015-03-26T23:17:49-04:002015-03-26T23:17:49-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PALarry McGuireMotor short leads to fire scare at AldiPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10127Change0Usable2015-03-26T23:17:49-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10122This year's Run/Walk for Someone Special to be a tribute to a man who loved the event2015-03-25T22:57:31-04:002015-03-25T22:57:31-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritA man whose life touched others and who gladly helped those in need, John Orsich was very passionate about the Run or Walk for Someone Special. This year, Run or Walk celebrates its 36th event, but it won't just be an ordinary run or walk. It will be one held in memory of a very special man. Punxsutawney, PANo author availableThis year's Run/Walk for Someone Special to be a tribute to a man who loved the eventPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10122Change0Usable2015-03-25T22:57:31-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10120Punxsy gets its new police chief; Chenoga retains presidency2015-03-24T23:42:47-04:002015-03-24T23:42:47-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritJames Borza, of Benezette, Pennsylvania, was hired as the new borough police chief following a public comment section period during which many people spoke in favor of hiring a candidate, Matt Conrad, who already works for the department.Before the public comment section began, Punxsutawney Borough Council President Larry Chenoga outlined the public comment policy. He said that speakers would be limited to two minutes.Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.Punxsutawney, PALarry McGuirePunxsy gets its new police chief; Chenoga retains presidencyPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10120Change0Usable2015-03-24T23:42:47-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10118VIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard2015-03-24T12:02:28-04:002015-03-24T12:02:28-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PANo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People OnboardPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10118Change0Usable2015-03-24T12:02:28-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10117Youngsters experiment with science at PAHS2015-03-24T00:19:57-04:002015-03-24T00:19:57-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PANo author availableYoungsters experiment with science at PAHSPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10117Change0Usable2015-03-24T00:19:57-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10114Annual Peeper Banquet features Van Steenberg as speaker; Welsh receives Citizen of the Year honors2015-03-23T00:04:08-04:002015-03-23T00:03:06-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritThe banquet was held Sunday night at the Big Run War Memorial building, with Big Run Mayor Joe Buterbaugh hosting the event.Punxsutawney, PADestiny PiferAnnual Peeper Banquet features Van Steenberg as speaker; Welsh receives Citizen of the Year honorsPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10114Change0Usable2015-03-23T00:03:06-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10111VIDEO OF THE DAY: A Kid-Friendly 'Good Morning' Juice2015-03-20T15:08:26-04:002015-03-20T15:08:26-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritChef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.<script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Punxsutawney, PANo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: A Kid-Friendly 'Good Morning' JuicePunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10111Change0Usable2015-03-20T15:08:26-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10109Annual Run or Walk for Someone Special quickly approaching2015-03-19T23:34:40-04:002015-03-19T23:34:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritThis year, the Run or Walk is being held in memory of John Orsich, the primary collector for 30 years, who sadly passed away this past year."This is a huge loss for our organization, and we are hoping to have a nice turnout in John's memory," said Erin Cameron, co-chair of Run or Walk for Someone Special.Punxsutawney, PADestiny PiferAnnual Run or Walk for Someone Special quickly approachingPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10109Change0Usable2015-03-19T23:34:40-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10106Spirit Reporter Destiny Pifer reflects on the role of women in Punxsy’s history2015-03-18T23:46:49-04:002015-03-18T23:46:49-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney, PANo author availableSpirit Reporter Destiny Pifer reflects on the role of women in Punxsy’s historyPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10106Change0Usable2015-03-18T23:46:49-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10102Two charged in separate narcotics investigations2015-03-17T23:25:32-04:002015-03-17T23:25:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Punxsutawney SpiritPunxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported an incident that occurred on Sunday, when the Brookville Borough Police Department made a traffic stop on Timothy J. Kramer, 35, Brookville, on South White Street. During the course of the stop, the report said that the officer observed several items that are used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.An interview was conducted with Kramer, and a search warrant was then prepared and approved for his vehicle and residence. As a result of the search warrant, several items were seized that are related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine. The Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab team conducted the search of the residence and vehicle.Charges were filed against Kramer by an officer of the Jefferson County Drug Task Force and the Pennsylvania State Police. He was placed in the Jefferson County Jail.The investigation is ongoing.In the second incident, Jefferson County District Attorney Jeffrey D. Burkett reported the arrest of Breana Nicole Adams, 23, of Brookville, after a cooperative effort between the Jefferson County Drug Task Force and the Jefferson County Probation Office.The release issued by Burkett stated that members of the Probation Department were conducting a visit of a probationer at an apartment at 405 Main St. in Brookville, when Adams was allegedly discovered to be in possession of numerous bags of heroin and drug paraphernalia.Members of the Drug Task Force were summoned, and the subject was arrested for possession of heroin, possession with the intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.She was placed in the Jefferson County Jail pending arraignment.Punxsutawney, PANo author availableTwo charged in separate narcotics investigationsPunxsutawney Spiriturn:publicid:dailypress.com:10102Change0Usable2015-03-17T23:25:32-04:00