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Familiar Faces Friday
Duane Miller is a familiar face. You may recognize him as one of the former owners of Miller Brothers Furniture.
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DA plans to seek death sentence in Michael Shugars case
Jefferson County District Attorney Jeff Burkett has filed a notice of aggravating circumstances against Michael Christopher Shugars, Punxsutawney, the defendant in the case of the alleged murder of Chet Allen Haddow, Punxsutawney.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Borough Council to look at paving issues caused by extra winter plowing
Even with a short but much-deserved break from the harsh winter weather coming early this week, Punxsy Borough Council planned to begin the annual task of evaluating the condition of the borough's roads and alleys for paving.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Heartland Institute
Useless Myths: Daylight Savings Time and Groundhog Day
By long-standing tradition, Groundhog Day comes every February 2. On that date, tradition holds, Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, is wrested from his burrow and, if he sees his shadow, the people will have six more weeks of winter.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
PAHS students kick off Youth Art Month
On Saturday, members of the Punxsutawney Area High School Art Club kicked off Youth Art Month with a huge slate of festivities as PAHS.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
IUP students have raucous early St. Patrick's Day celebration
Dozens of state and local police converged on Indiana borough on Saturday to rein in hundreds of college students celebrating St. Patrick's Day early.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
PSP: Two additional arrests made in methamphetamine case
Last week, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police announced the arrest of Michael Paul Guthrie, 42, Brookville, in association with a narcotics investigation that discovered the alleged manufacturing of methamphetamine in Jefferson County after a search was executed at Guthrie's Manor Lane, Brookville residence.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
State Secretary of Health Michael Wolf pays visit to PAH
Michael Wolf, the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, recently stopped by Punxsutawney Area Hospital for a meet-and-greet session with employees who will be working most closely with the funding provided by a $200,000 grant through the Community-Based Health Care Subsidy Program.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Police investigating burglary in Young Township
Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred around 6 p.m. Friday at a residence in Young Township.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Albany Times Union
Casey Seiler: Seeing your shadow
The film critic Manny Farber wrote in 1962 about the divide between what he called "white elephant" art - lumbering, prone to grandiosity - and its "termite" counterpart, dedicated to smaller tasks "in a kind of squandering-beaverish endeavor that isn't anywhere or for anything."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
He let us all laugh together
Actor-director Harold Ramis died Monday. "Groundhog Day," which Ramis co-wrote and directed, has come to be considered a perfectly written film.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Police bust Brookville meth lab
A 42-year-old Brookville man is in custody and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine following a Tuesday search of his Manor Lane residence in Brookville, according to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Washington Post
Harold Ramis, a filmmaker who let us all laugh together
That's just one of the myriad oft-quoted lines from "Groundhog Day," by many lights the life's masterwork of Harold Ramis, who died Monday at 69. The 1993 film - which starred Bill Murray as a cynical newscaster who goes on a mysterious, fuguelike journey through the time-space continuum while covering the holiday in Punxsutawney, Penn.
Students Earn Undergraduate Degrees
Five Westminster College students have been added to the list of students who earned undergraduate degrees in December.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Punxsy Phil pays a visit to NSDAR
Punxsutawney Phil's co-handler Ron Ploucha explained how groundhogs actually live in the wild and gave behind-the-scenes insights of Groundhog Day at February's National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution meeting.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Wolfe: Snow (days) piling up in Punxsy district
Perhaps you've heard the sounds of children playing in the snow outside your windows on school days this year.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
None injured in one-vehicle rollover on Route 119
This Chevrolet pickup truck rolled over at 12:59 p.m. on Tuesday on Route 119 between Airport Road and Rock Run Road, when the driver swerved to avoid another vehicle and lost control, rolling the truck on to its side.
School cancellation messages go show-biz
In his first robocall of the school year announcing a snow day, Downingtown Area School District Superintendent Lawrence Mussoline stuck to the basics: A dozen messages later, the strain of the winter had clearly taken its toll, as Mussoline threatened to take a trip to Punxsutawney to have a chat with one of the nation's more celebrated ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Eagles, Ladies Auxiliary hosting blood drive Tuesday
The Punxsutawney Eagles 1231 Aerie and Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring a blood drive Tuesday from noon to 6 p.m. at the SS.C.D. auditorium.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Purchase agreements for CYS questioned at Mifflin County Commissioners meeting
Some routine purchase of service agreements for the Mifflin County Children & Youth Department came under scrutiny at Thursday's business meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners.