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PUNXSUTAWNEY HOMETOWN

PUNX’Y SPORTS

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A Special Section Featuring Punxsutawney Area School Teams

VARSITY GIRLS’ TRACK (front row, l. to r.) Emily Reitz, Caro Feican, Alexis Young, Kayla Cameron, Lindsey Reed, Keaton Mohney, Amber Metts, Heidi Rodgers, Hannah Rummel; (second row) Lauren Giavedoni, Jacque Barnett, Scenneca Dilts, Karah Hollis, Heather Giavedoni, Rebecca Athey, Adrienne Hess, Lauren McGarvey, Juliann Boddorf, Alissa Vite; (third row) Cassi Aul, Milea Schall, Timi Shiock, Kali Bowers, Aly Dickey, Kiersten Wasicki, Reba Fairbanks, Emily Smith, Santana Smith, Shannon Carpenter, Marisa Kramer; (back row) Alexis Minich, Sydni Bowers, Kaitlyn Nestel, Danielle Knopick, Shannon Byerly, Nickita Martz, Kirsten Dean, Alexandra Mancuso, Shaina Reddinger, Anna Monyak.

One of the nation’s best heart hospitals is in DuBois.

The Heart Center of DuBois Regional Medical Center was recognized as a 2009 Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: Cardiovascular Benchmarks winner. This prestigious annual award honors hospitals that have led the way with superior performance in cardiovascular services in four key areas: outcomes of care, service-line efficiency, financial performance and core measures alignment. The Heart Center of DRMC is the only hospital within 100 miles of your home that can make this claim. Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to travel outside the area for excellence in cardiac care. The Heart Center can provide diagnostic testing, advanced cardiac catheterization procedures, open-heart surgery, valve replacement, advanced thoracic procedures, cardiac rehab and is backed by all the services and specialty physicians of DuBois Regional Medical Center. We’re proud to be named one of the nations 100 Top Hospitals Cardiovascular winners. For more information about The Heart Center or physician referral call toll free, 1-888-920-4636 or go online at www.drmc.org. For more information on the 100 Top Hospital program, visit www.100tophospitals.com. Punxsutawney Hometown’s Spring Sports Edition

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STILL AVAILABLE!

Good Luck Janie and the Punx’y Varsity Softball Team!

200 East Mahoning St. Punxsutawney

Bill & Cindy Depp-Hutchinson

Don Powell

Sallack Well Services Co. 304 Hidden Hollow Lane Punxsutawney 938-9593

Broker, Appraiser, MBA 938-3031

Congratulations to each member of each team for a fantastic season of play.

Good Luck Chucks!

BBQ Angus Burger 100% Angus Beef Topped with our smoky, sweet Chipotle BBQ sauce, rings of red onions, crinkle cut pickles, slices of bacon and American cheese served on a toasted sesame bun.

Available for a limited time only!

Downtown Punxsutawney

VARSITY SOFTBALL

(front row, left to right) Jenna Reitz, Alex Magill, Kaitlyn Cressley, Ashley Barenchik, Allie Shields; (second row) Janie Depp-Hutchinson, Hannah Giavedoni, Kristen Fedder, Tori Martin, Randa Depp, Johnna Depp; (back row) Tia Davis, Taylor Powell, Ashley Couser, Shawnna Crago, Hannah Neal, Megan Muth.

PAINFUL FOOT  PROBLEMS? Accepting New Patients

Call Dr. Bradley J. Magill We believe in Relationship Banking...One Customer at a Time.

229 N. Main St., Punx’y

(814) 938-2234

Hampton 814.938.1101 • Mahoning 814.938.1125 • stbank.com MEMBER FDIC

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90 Beaver Dr., Building A Suite 105A, DuBois

(814) 372-2121

Are you excited about your teenager getting their license? We can’t do anything about your teenager growing up, but we CAN help with that growing insurance bill!

Call us today for a quote and you and your teen will receive our

FREE Teen Driver Package filled with useful information, tips and surprises!

Allie and Keith Shields

Shields Insurance 938-5291 221 W. Mahoning Street Punxsutawney, PA 15767


588 W. Mahoning st. Punxsutawney

R.D. Brown Memorials

cAruLLi Auto sALes & service

314 N. Findley street Punx’y • 938-2100

Harry E. Kunselman, D.M.D. General Family Practice Dentistry

Proud of Our Chucks 938-9520 Punxsutawney PA004424

Dr. rick Bishop

Office Hours By Appointment

814.938.3111

Fax: 814.618.1037

814.653.2227

rick@drrickbishop.com www.drrickbishop.com NEW LOCATION 119 West Mahoning St. Punx’y

473 Main Street, Reynoldsville

Thur., Fri. 12-8 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun. 12-5 p.m.

SuppOrTINg puNx’y ChuCkS!

Be the best you can be.

Good Luck AthLetes!

Gipsy, PA • 814-845-7853

Sheriff Carl Gotwald Sr.

• Western, Work & Hunting Boots • Athletic Shoes Quality Name • Jeans Brands at the • Casual Wear Lowest Prices!

938-9584

Let us take care of your vehicle. We offer a full line of

Best Wishes to all the Teams!

Tr ansmission Wor k & Auto Repair s.

Reagle's NOTARY See Us for Your Registration Needs - Auto, Boat & ATV

Call Brad 814-541-4983

LET US DO YOUR

INCOME TAX PREPARATION We now issue over the counter registration cards and stickers.

NEW LOCATION - 203 E. Main St., Big Run KATHY D. WYMER

814-427-2361 Fax: 814-427-5291

#PA002689

1696 Big run Prescottville rd., reynoldsville www.peacekitchens.com

VARSITY BASEBALL

(front row, l. to r.) Brodi Lowmaster, Zak Dickey, Devan Neal; (second row) Micky Dechurch, Ty Zimmerman, Jamie Bush, Dane Baker, Taylor Neal; (third row) Joe Pisano, Garrett Zimmerman, Tyler Skerkavich, Luke Janocha, Jordan Mesoraco.

P&N Coal AM/PM

“We are There for your Round the Clock Care”

240 W. Mahoning St. Punxsutawney

Personal Care Home Short & Long Term Care

Best of Luck to all

Always a Punx’y Booster! To set up an appointment call Connie at:

our Local Athletes!

427-2821

939-2676

(AMPM)

Located 3 miles N. of Punx’y off Rt. 310 In Delancey, next to the St. Adrian’s Church

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JV SOFTBALL (front row, l. to r.) Chelsea Engeholm, Stephanie Smith, Ashley Reitz, Mary Sloniger; (second row) Madison Neal, Savanna Hallman, Lauren Wolfe, Sydney Phillips; (back row) Lauren Ball, Ashley Walls, Sydney Weaver, Sarah London, Ashley Bacha.

JV BASEBALL (front row, l. to r.) Taylor Phillips, Hunter Hickok, Zach Bevak; (second row) Alex Bevak, Clayton Dale, Dylan Orcutt, Lance Neal, Mike Klingensmith; (third row) Matt Burkett, Austin Couser, Devin Nicholson, Keanan Kopas, Tyler Young.

Sports Photos by LIFETOUCH Not responsible for typographical errors.

Pizza Town Pizza Sandwiches Salads • Dinners & More

Come eat with us before or after the games. Proud to suPPort our sPorts teAms! MONDAY - Thurs., 11 am to 11 pm; Fri. & Sat. 11am to Midnight

W. Mahoning St., Punxsy Plaza

938-2380 4

Have a great season chucks! West end

& Jefferson Wholesale see us foR all youR Meat and Cheese Trays fresh Bakery Items snacks fresh Meats

Punxsutawney Hometown’s Spring Sports Edition

State Representative

Sam Smith

On the job working for you.

Good Luck Chucks! Paid for by Citizens for Sam Smith

May 2011

Casteel Chiropractic To restore function you need to restore posture.

DR. IaN CaSTEEL Our job is to keep your spine in line for a better, healthier you!

938-4400

410 East Mahoning St. "We address the cause, not the symptom"

NoW ACCEPTiNg NEW PATiENTS X-Rays (on your first visit) Accepts Most insurance NEW HOURS: Mon. 3-8 Wed. 9-1 & 3-8 • Thur. 3-8 • Fri. 9-1


Punxsutawney Area Community Center • Movies Weekly at the Jackson Theater • Fitness Center & Gym • Gymnastics, Fitness Classes, Cycling, Dance, Aerobics GO • Facility Rentals for CHUCKS! Meetings or Parties

220 N. Jefferson St. • 938-1008

P. Timothy Amy Peace Smatlak Gigliotti DMD

DMD

Family Dentistry 938-8554 203 CLEARFIELD AVE., PUNX’Y

938-5800

Proud of our

PAHS AtHletic teAmS... Punxsutawney

Country Club Pro Shop Dan Pisarchick - PGA Golf Professional

938-9760

Stop and see our fully stocked Pro Shop Offering Private Lessons

SmLIiNtghINC. BURkETT’S P.A.W.S.

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Heavy Hauling, Dismantling & Erecting Service richardC.smith,President

Oliveburg, PA 15764

938-4703 • 938-7944

242 NORTH FINDLEy STREET PUNxSUTAWNEy

All Breeds  Dog & Cat Grooming

814-938-3974 

VARSITY BOYS’ TRACK

(front row, l. to r.) Eric Ritchey, Nathan Steffey, Matt Burke, Andrew Bullers, Bailey Hetrick, Tamer Evans, Brock Getch, Tom Renwick, Glenn Perry, Allan Mahan, Nathan Ward; (second row) Stephen Stumpf, Tyler Baer, Brody Morgan, Spencer Fiumara, Ryan Presloid, Kevin Byars, William Boddorf, Trevor Peace, Tristan Acre. Quinton Weber, Derick Kelly, Brycen Lunger; (third row) Zane Shaffer, Jesse Reichard, Eugenio Rojon, Dylan Lettie, Matt Rowland, Dane Roken, Clint Lingenfelter, Jonathan Voss, Jonathan Smeal, Will Curtis, Devon Luzell, Kevin Hughes, Jordan London; (back row) AJ Meterko, Thomas Wagner, Benjamin Spencer, Christian Falgout, Kyler Smathers, Jackson Spencer, Lance Deet, Brett Neal, Shane Johns, Luke Fugate, Caleb Fugate, Tyler Presloid.

Suorting OurTeams!

Good Luck

SENATOR

JOSEPH SCARNATI

from

DARLENE STUCHELL ACCOUNTING Mon.-Fri.7:30a.m.-5:30p.m. sat.7:30a.m.-noon

Indiana Street, Punx’y Owner

Independent Auto Parts of America

LesawaLker

938-7070

Clark Brown Sheet Metal Shop

sales&service Heating & Air Conditioning • Warm Air Furnaces • Hot Water Boilers • Water Heaters • Sheet Metal Work

residential&Commercial 611 E. Mahoning St., Punx’y

Supporting our local athletes... Punxsy Hometown Pharmacy

203 N. Hampton Ave. • 938-9150 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-7 & Sat. 9-3 Closed Sundays to be with our families

Good Luck Chucks! Pharmacist - Nickolas A. Kernich, PharmD

OTCs • Lottery • Gifts UPS Shipping Services Yankee Candle

PUNXSUTaWNEY MEDICaL aSSOCIaTES Joseph J. Kernich, M.D. Jay E. Elder, M.D. Lisa Witherite-Rieg, D.O. Cecilia Groman, PA-C Evan Kennedy, PA-C Medical Arts Building, Punx’y

938-7760

938-3310

Richard L. Fait

Family Home Care Since 1970

Funeral Home

The Punxsutawney Booster Club Good Luck Chucks!!!

Serving the  Community.

“We Serve As We Would Be Served. . . Because We Care”

117 N. Jefferson Street punxsutawney 938-8200 May 2011

Pisano’s personal Care home 24 Hour Care Licensed Under Labor & Industry Rehabilitation Services Nurse on Staff 24 Hours a Day “Home Away From Home” 756 Stonetown rd. rossiter • 938-7407

Good Luck Chucks!

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MAhoning

PhySiCAL TherAPy TwoLiCk VALLey P.T.

Walston Club

Proud to be a Booster in Supporting Our Local Athletes

2509 Walston Rd., Punx’y

938-5368

Wingstreet Wings ®

Good Luck chuckS! Walmart Plaza Rt. 119 North, Punx’y

938-2400

Dr. nathan c. Stebbins Caring for the EYES of your family. Full Service Optical With A Complete Line Of Contacts. OUr OFFICE HAS BEEN rEMODELED TO BETTEr SErvE YOUr NEEDS.

Most Insurances Accepted

Open Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri 8 to 5 Thur. 8 to Noon; Wed. Evenings & Sat. by. Appt.

aquatic therapy Medicare certified Office Hours By Appointment

Mahoning Physical TheraPy Medical cenTer Marion Center, PA

(724) 397-9100

814-938-5920

405 Franklin St., Clymer, PA

S. Findley St., Punx'y

(724) 254-1010

Acme mAchine

& Welding co. 46 Anchor Inn Rd. Punx’y

938-6702

Let’s Go Chucks!

BOYS’ TENNIS

(front row, l. to r.) Anthony Pascuzzo, David Roberts, Joe Roberts; (second row) Mike Blose, Nick Roberts, Tim Pearce, Matt Weaver; (third row) Brandon Bish, Jacob Palaschak, Kevin Seitz, Adam Murdock; (missing) Eddie Serafin.

814-265-1975 or 800-338-8971

Bob's Sales & Service

$

25 OFF any temporary

container when you mention this ad. 6

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E.M.S.

Good Luck Chucks!

Senior Citizen Discounts a Pennsylvania Corporation. a new name for an old friend!

Jefferson County

Proud to Support Anthony and all the other Punx’y Chucks Athletes

470 Beyer Ave., Punx’y

938-4921

Providing Advanced Life Support Care to the residents of Jefferson County

1-800-414-7222 938-4119

EMERGENCY: 911


Bernard P.

HAWK

Construction Michael horner, kim horner Joe presloid & Jennifer Moore (missing from photo) Local registered pharmacists Open: Mon.- Fri 9 to 7, Sat. 9 to 2

Go Chucks!

● New Construction ● Ditchwich & Bobcat

services ● roofing, siding,

soffit/Fascia ● General remodeling ● additions

814.938.2565

Snyder

Coroner of Jefferson County

938-3077

DEL GooD luCK!

132 West Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney Bill Hawk, Owner

GOOD LUCK, TEAMS!

D.E. LIMITED FAMILY PARTNERSHIP Developers & Producers of Natural Gas

Family Dentistry

Jon J. Johnston, DMD 106 W. Mahoning St., Punx’y

938-4210 PDA Member

Supporting Local Sporting Events

1406 N. Main St., Punx’y

814-938-0800

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS’ TRACK

(front row, l. to r.) Kassi Niver, Ivy Phillips, Mallory Cameron, Lexxi Cielo, Amberley Spicher, Kaitlyn Glatt; (second row) Dillon Gray, Sarah Johnston, Shania DeFoor, MiKeelee Brink, Lindsay Brocious, Megane Schaffer, Ashley Whitesell, Elissa Hill, Randi Reesman, Claire Smith, Ivy Ferko; (third row) MacKenzie Rosenberger, Taylor Metsger, Mikayla Ishmar, Kara St Clair, Sarah Heitzenrater, Logan Brooks, Anna Horner, Kaston Mohney, Claire Minick, Katie Weaver, Taylor Cary; (fourth row) Brooke Stello, Sage Fairbanks, Korinne Young, Jasmine Thompson, Janell Burkett, Beth Barnett, Emma White, Darriene London, Rhiannon Neal, Meghen Young, Lexie Smathers, Hope Bridge; (fifth row) Ala Small, Hunter Smith, Marissa Greenblatt, Madison Cary, Emily Travis, Morgan Doverspike, Madison Haverilla, Kristen Luzell, Emily Schall, Kendra McConnaughey, Kaylee Wyant, Rachel Barnett, Kaitlyn Nestel.

PUNxSUTAWNEY HoURS: Drive-Up Mon. to Wed. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thur. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Expedite and Trailer Load Services from 1 lb. to 45,000 lb. Call us for a Rate

Brian A. Smith President

2311 Rt. 310, Reynoldsville brian@fastrakpa.com

(814) 939-8999 Fax: (814) 939-8990 Cell: (814) 591-5244

HAvE A FANTASTIC SEASON CHUCkS & LADY CHUCkS!

GOOD LUCK CHUCKS!

A hometown bank you can count on . . .both today and in the future!

www.marioncenterbank.com Equal housing Lender

Member FDIC

Lobby Mon. to Thurs. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon

24 Hour Star ATM Extended Banking Hours For Your Convenience Punxsutawney (814) 938-0271 Marion Center (724) 397-5582 Willow Springs-Indiana (724) 465-7921 Big Run (814) 427-2051 Dayton (814) 257-8213 • Clymer (724) 254-4315 Toll Free 1-800-556-6262 May 2011

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Hometown Magazine is online All The Time...

www.punxsutawneymagazine.com

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ TRACK

furniture style

(front row, l. to r.) Cody Gardner, Kevin Harris, Dylan Moore, Derek Cameron, Adam Milliron, Bo Dinger; (second row) Thomas Reeseman, Colton Barrett, Zachary Steffey, Cody Smith, Brennen Winters, Levi Campbell, Nathan Lingenfelter, Keeston Perry, Joseph Whitman; (third row) Ty Wasicki, Austin Milton, Jared Manners, Jerad Meterko, Drake McBee, Dustin Couser, Travis Perry, Austin Covatch, Andrew Page, Alex Young, Nathaniel Hankinson; (fourth row) Braden Neal, Darren Bergreen, Jacob Gotwald, Zachary Moore, Nathan Ray, Kameron Rummel, Zane Dilts, Jake Whitman, Luke Shiock, Seth Burkett, Thomas Pisoni, Josh Volchko.

From furnishing your first home to your current redecorating project, Johnston Furniture has all your home furnishing needs. Stop in and see us today!

Punxsutawney’s oldest and finest name in furniture. HOURS: Mon-Tues-Thur. 9am to 5pm Wed 9am to 12noon • Fri 9am to 8pm Sat 9am to 4pm

GoodLuckChucks! Jay Philliber Owner

939-SOFA 8

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We DeLiver!

North Findley Street, Punx’y

938-7160


PAHS Spring Sports Photo Album