WEIBLE NAMED JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR QUEEN | The Punxsutawney Spirit

WEIBLE NAMED JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR QUEEN | The Punxsutawney Spirit

Hot gin recipes to warm your cockles on Bonfire Night

Hot gin recipes to warm your cockles this winter

ALL READY FOR EASTER | Punxsutawney Spirit Jean Curtis'   PT Cruiser   All Decked out for Pysanky..

ALL READY FOR EASTER | Punxsutawney Spirit Jean Curtis' PT Cruiser All Decked out for Pysanky..

Phantastic Phils"The Spirit of Punxsutawney" Artist - Sandy Zambory, Original design - Rick Weiss. Sponsored by the Punxsutawney Spirit Newspaper. Located at the corner of Pine and Sycamore Streets in front of The Spirit office.

Phantastic Phils"The Spirit of Punxsutawney" Artist - Sandy Zambory, Original design - Rick Weiss. Sponsored by the Punxsutawney Spirit Newspaper. Located at the corner of Pine and Sycamore Streets in front of The Spirit office.

Past to Present Plow Days  We missed it this year, hope to make it next year!  (Photo by Matthew Triponey of The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Past to Present Plow Days We missed it this year, hope to make it next year! (Photo by Matthew Triponey of The Punxsutawney Spirit)

The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with a proclamation in The Punxsutawney Spirit by the newspaper's editor, Clymer Freas: "Today is groundhog day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow." The legendary first Groundhog Day trip to Gobbler's Knob was made the following year by a group of spirited groundhog hunters who dubbed themselves "The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club."

The science behind Groundhog Day (Hint: There isn't any.)

The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with a proclamation in The Punxsutawney Spirit by the newspaper's editor, Clymer Freas: "Today is groundhog day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow." The legendary first Groundhog Day trip to Gobbler's Knob was made the following year by a group of spirited groundhog hunters who dubbed themselves "The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club."

Mary J. Bishop Obituary

Mary J. Bishop Obituary

Girvin A. Wainwright, 94 | The Punxsutawney Spirit

Girvin A. Wainwright, 94 | The Punxsutawney Spirit

Front pg. of the Punxsutawney Spirit.

Front pg. of the Punxsutawney Spirit.

Jim Caviezel Receives 2015 Harvey Award | The Punxsutawney Spirit

Jim Caviezel Receives 2015 Harvey Award | The Punxsutawney Spirit

Phantastic Phils"Mary A. Philson Undercover" Original artist - Rhonda Mauk. Sponsored by Jeanne Curtis (School Librarian). Located at Jenks Hill Elementary School at 200 Jenks Ave. Recreated December 2008. Artist - Jeff Marshall. (Photo courtesy of the Punxsutawney Spirit)

Phantastic Phils"Mary A. Philson Undercover" Original artist - Rhonda Mauk. Sponsored by Jeanne Curtis (School Librarian). Located at Jenks Hill Elementary School at 200 Jenks Ave. Recreated December 2008. Artist - Jeff Marshall. (Photo courtesy of the Punxsutawney Spirit)

Punxsutawney Spirit on Alex Shumaker drummer and Brody Kolash Photographer for Relay for Life in DuBois City Park.

Punxsutawney Spirit on Alex Shumaker drummer and Brody Kolash Photographer for Relay for Life in DuBois City Park.

The Spirit of Punxsutawney Groundhog Day VHS

The Spirit of Punxsutawney Groundhog Day VHS

Groundhog Day,The Spirit,Book Jacket

Punxsutawney Spirit, 1898-06-22 :: Mengle Memorial Library Jefferson County Punxsutawney Spirit Collection

Punxsutawney Spirit, 1898-06-22 :: Mengle Memorial Library Jefferson County Punxsutawney Spirit Collection

Alex in the Punxsutawney spirit for winning the golf championship.

Alex in the Punxsutawney spirit for winning the golf championship.

Meteorologist Jen Carfagno  Although Jen loves the beach, she loves celebrating Groundhog Day in her home state of Pennsylvania during the winter. "Spring, Summer and Fall are definitely my seasonal preferences, but the place to be during Winter is Punxsutawney," Jen says. Punxsutawney is the small town which hosts one of the country's largest Groundhog Day celebrations, when the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil makes an appearance to predict whether spring will arrive early. "The spirit…

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Meteorologist Jen Carfagno Although Jen loves the beach, she loves celebrating Groundhog Day in her home state of Pennsylvania during the winter. "Spring, Summer and Fall are definitely my seasonal preferences, but the place to be during Winter is Punxsutawney," Jen says. Punxsutawney is the small town which hosts one of the country's largest Groundhog Day celebrations, when the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil makes an appearance to predict whether spring will arrive early. "The spirit…

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