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Wednesday Aug 27 | Spirit

Fire Department gets boost from local group

Our small town is blessed with a number of charitable groups that raise funds for other local organizations that need them.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Spirit

County avoids major damage in Thursday storm

According to Jefferson Co. Emergency Services, there were no funnel clouds that touched down in the county during Thursday's storms.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Spirit

Guess who's coming for Christmas?

While Punxsutawney is known by many as a small town, you wouldn't know it to look at the list of musicians who have performed concerts here over the past few years.

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GantDaily.com

Game Commission to Host Aug. 28 Meeting on CWD in DuBois

Those who want to learn more about chronic wasting disease, and the rules that apply within areas of the state where the disease has been detected, can attend a public meeting to be held next week in DuBois.

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GantDaily.com

Man Accused of Setting Wildfires Waives Charges

A Cherry Tree man accused of setting two wildfires in Burnside Borough waived his right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

GantDaily.com

ExploreJefferson: Punxsutawney Man Allegedly Threatens to Stab Victim's 7-Year-Old Son, Then Victim

A Punxsutawney man is facing 85 counts relating to an alleged incident that began on Aug. 4 in which he threatened to stab the victim's son, her friend and then the victim "in the heart over and over again."

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Spirit

Ready, aim, fire! Barclay Square cannons refurbished by Eagle Scout Jim Carrier

Clear the deck; there's a cannonball coming now that the cannons in Barclay Square have been restored, thanks to Eagle Scout Jim Carrier at the suggestion of Punxsutawney Mayor Rich Alexander .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

GantDaily.com

Police Blotter

An incident of DUI occurred Saturday on the Rich Highway at Slab Run Road in Sandy Township.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Spirit

Look HOW the weather center's encouraging learning

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center has a new, colorful exhibit that is sure to catch the eye of the youngsters who visit.

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WTOV9

Penn. woman fighting Ohio rescue group over dog

A Pennsylvania woman's four-month fight to get her dog back from a central Ohio rescue group has turned into a full-fledged legal battle and Internet war.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Spirit

PSP-Punxsy investigating attempted suicide

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported that they are investigating an attempted suicide that took place at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Friday at a residence on Kramer Road in Henderson Township.

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Spirit

Local business opens with ribbon cutting

A group of Punxsutawney citizens, borough officials and legislators helped with the cutting of the ribbon at the Primary Health Network's new facility, located on Prushnok Drive in Punxsutawney.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Another Tack: Groundhog Day in Gaza

Like the unfortunate Phil, we too seem to be stuck in a repetitive pattern of re-enacting the same sickening scenario.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

GantDaily.com

ExploreJefferson: Brookville Man Charged with Attempted Homicide...

A Brookville man has been charged with criminal attempt/homicide along with previous charges stemming from an aggravated assault that occurred around 11:34 p.m. Aug. 7, at a residence along state Route 28, in Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County, according to state police at Punxsutawney.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

GantDaily.com

ExploreJefferson: Child Pornography Found in Punxsutawney Attic; Man Charged with 100 Felony Counts

Punxsutawney Borough Police Department arrested a 34-year-old man yesterday on a slew of charges related to child pornography.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Spirit

CITP Offering proceeds go to We Care Pregnancy Center

Church In The Park representatives recently gathered at the We Care Pregnancy Center in Punxsutawney to make a contribution from offerings received at this year's CITP.

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Spirit

VIDEO: Penn State starts training camp

The Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair is officially up and running, with Monday marking the beginning of a week full of... All property rights for the entire contents of this publication shall be the property of The Punxsutawney Spirit.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Spirit

Find out who won the car at the SS.C.D. Lawn Festival

Pete Renne of Punxsutawney won a 2014 Chevy Equinox and/or $18,000 cash, but was not present for the drawing.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Spirit

Former Punxsutawney resident gets teaching job in Japan

Former Punxsy resident Anthony Calabrese, pictured here, recently began a job teaching English in Japan - specifically, on the island of Hokkaido in the village of Akaigawa, which can be seen in the background.

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News Observer

Shaffer: Farewell to my great-grandpa's house, and my sort-of history

It had no indoor toilet – just an outhouse. It had water in the kitchen sink, but sulfur made it taste and smell like rotten eggs, so you had to drive 5 He didn't buy it for the ambience.

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