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18-month-old child killed in driveway accident
Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported on Friday an accidental death investigation that took place around 4:55 p.m. on Thursday at a private residence located in West Mahoning Township, Indiana County.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Mayor Alexander apologizes
The Mayor of Punxsutawney admitted to the members of Borough Council that he made a mistake when he prematurely hired two people as part-time dispatchers at the Punxsutawney Borough Police Department.
Budget supports create uncertainty
The ink is barely dry on the new $29 billion state budget, but spending cuts or freezes to keep it balanced loom.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Way Back When
An excursion will be given over the B. R. & P, railroad to Kinzua bridge on Sunday, August 5th.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Police investigating death of female, 25
Punxsutawney Borough Police and Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police are continuing to investigate the death a Punxsutawney woman that occurred on South Gilpin Street in Punxsutawney on Thursday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
PA lawmakers now have plaques noting their crimes attached to their portraits
Four Pennsylvania lawmakers that have been convicted of a crime now have a plaque attached to their portraits at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.
Malaysian Plane Shot Down Near Russian Border
Ukrainian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet carrying 295 people over eastern Ukraine near its border with Russia, a Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said.
Video: Watch Tim Minchin Perform 'Seeing You' from Groundhog Day Musical
As B WW reported yesterday, MATILDA composer and lyricist Tim Minchin just hosted a question and answer session with The Guardian, during which he discussed his appreciation of Roald Dahl , writing music, and his newest project: a stage adaptation of the Howard Ramis film "Groundhog Day."
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New church coming to life this weekend
When it comes to churches, our town has a variety. Some have been in this town for more than a hundred years, while others came much later.
The Citizens' Voice
Mellow Capitol portrait now includes conviction
The Capitol portraits of one-time Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Mellow and three former House speakers who went to prison for various corruption convictions are now marked by new plaques telling their legal misdeeds.
Council continues quest to tear down unsafe structure
Punxsutawney Borough Council continued the process of having this house located at 331 Pine St., Punxsutawney, demolished due to the unsafe condition from a fire that occurred on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Council continues talks around five points light
Despite much discussion at Monday night's meeting, Punxsutawney Borough Council did not vote on the proposed resolution to place a traffic light at the five points intersection, as proposed by PennDOT District 10.0 as a part of the Margiotti Bridge reconstruction project.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Get ready for a Groundhog-themed Relay for Life
Purple is a color that represents every form of cancer in terms of raising awareness, and while some of us may not realize it, there are many in our community who have either fought or are currently fighting a form of cancer.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Familiar Faces Friday
Tom Berryhill is a familiar face. Those who frequent Wachob's Market in Big Run during the early morning hours may recognize him as the morning greeter who occasionally helps out at the market.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Local biz in da' Burgh: a Q&a with Dan Rugh of Commonwealth Press
Pittsburgh is bursting at the seams with exciting and interesting local businesses and behind every great business is a great business owner.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Police investigating wreck that sent Punxsy man, 26, to hospital with moderate injuries
Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a one-vehicle accident that sent Jacob A. Hazlett, 26, Punxsutawney, to the hospital with moderate injuries and also caused minor injuries to his passenger, Dustin R. Passmore, 25, Valier.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Punxsy Borough Police Department making good use of firing range
Ready, aim, fire! Those are the words that rang out recently at the Punxsutawney Borough Police Department's firing range in Young Township.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
PAH celebrates important occasion with ceremonial mortgage burning party
On Wednesday, Punxsutawney Area Hospital held a mortgage burning celebration in honor of making the final payments for the building, which was built in the 1970s, and for the 1999 addition to the hospital.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
New Individuals bring an old-fashioned feel to festival; Wednesday's schedule
Tuesday night, the activity in Barclay Square was sponsored by FEMCO Machine, and that activity included a group called the New Individuals bringing an old-fashioned feel to the Groundhog Festival with their oldies performance.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
State lawmakers race against budget clock
Republican legislative leaders got a boost Sunday in their efforts to meet today's midnight deadline for passing a state budget when a key Senate committee Sunday approved a $29.1 billion spending bill.