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PAHGS presentation reveals local ties in Civil War
Cassidy recently spoke to members of the Punxsutawney Area Historical & Genealogical Society about the soldiers from Jefferson County who had a huge effect on the outcome of Civil War.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Police probe how teen got keys before W. Pa. crash
State police have been trying to figure out how a 14-year-old boy got the keys to a car that he crashed into a western Pennsylvania house while driving with a 3-year-old passenger.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Free holiday parking in Punxsy
At a recent meeting, Punxsutawney Borough Council granted approval to a request from the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce for free parking in the downtown area during the holiday season.
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Man terrorizes Women driving on 219
A man terrorized two young women driving on route 219 Monday. Punxsutawney State Police said 20 year old Gunther Lee Botzman from Grampian followed the women as they were driving on route 219 between Mahaffey and Fire Tower Road in bell Township Clearfield County.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Punxsutawney man arrested, charged in stabbing, robbery
The Punxsutawney Borough Police Department reported on Monday that a Punxsutawney man was arrested and charged in a stabbing incident that recently took place in Punxsutawney.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Competition, warm hearts lead to a big number in annual PAMS food drive
Students at the Punxsutawney Area Middle School are pictured loading up a vehicle with canned food items for an area food pantry after collecting a large number of items for their canned food drive this year.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Pa. mayor nixes smoking ban, citing own 'research'
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. - A western Pennsylvania mayor has vetoed a measure to ban outdoor smoking in public places saying he believes outdoor smoking is a civil liberty, and saying his own "research" suggests the cancer risk for exposure to secondhand smoke outdoors is a "red herring."
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Mo-Valley paranormal investigators creep through Punxsy
Though Halloween is over, the subject of ghosts hit Facebook around the beginning of November, when the Mo-Valley Paranormal Investigation team visited a local establishment.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Tunes for Tots set to rock the town
The third annual Tunes for Tots and Auction will be taking place at 6 p.m. this Saturday at the Punxsutawney Eagles.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Way Back When
Jakey Levison, the pugulist, a former resident of this town, has a billiard room and cigar store in Shawmut, Elk County.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Thompson Shares Punxsutawney Constituents' Story of Cancelled Health Care Insurance Plan
On the House floor today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson shared one of the hundreds of stories he's heard from constituents across Pennsylvania's Fifth Congressional District who have been adversely impacted by the President's health care law, the Affordable Care Act .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Chamber of Commerce names 2013 Business of the Year
Members of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce on hand for the annual luncheon included Jack Lingenfelter, Jodi Presloid, Patty Schreckengost, Katie Laska, Debbie Parise, Aggie Ott; Rick Nesbitt, Michele Neal, Jim Cassidy and Jeff Curtis.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Nurses Fugate, Smith welcomed to Western Pa Cares for Kids team
The Western PA CARES for Kids Child Advocacy Center recently welcomed Punxsutawney Area Hospital registered nurses Kim Fugate and Valerie Smith to its team.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Blaze destroys Pine Street home
The residents of a house on Pine Street in Punxsutawney barely escaped with their lives when their house was completely destroyed by a quickly spreading structure fire at 7:28 a.m. on Saturday.
10 time travel films worth stopping for
In 1895 H.G. Wells penned what many consider the first modern-time travel story, The Time Machine .
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Daily Police Log
State police at Clearfield An incident of theft occured at a private residence owned by Darlene McGonigal, located at 18 Bills Road in Clearfield, Girard Township.
Firefighters Battle Pine Street Fire
Four fire companies battled a fully involved house fire at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday on Pine Street in Punxsutawney.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Mayor proclaims November Native American Heritage Month
Punxsutawney Mayor Jim Wehrle presents a proclamation recognizing the contributions of Native Americans throughout the history of Punxsutawney.
After 41-plus years of military service, Foster enjoying his retirement at home
Giving 41 years of one's life to anything these days stands out as a great achievement, and one local man - Punxsutawney's own Master Sgt.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Punxsy, meet your next mayor: Richard Alexander
There's soon to be a new mayor in town, as Republican Richard Alexander was elected mayor in Tuesday's general election.