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Beimel shares info on grave markers, chapel

February 2, 2014

When entering St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery though the entrance nearest the chapel, one of the first graves one sees belongs to a Smith. 
"I can't quite explain that," said local historian Ray Beimel, remarking on the irony given the strong German history of the community. 
Beimel provided attendees on a tour of the facility with several interesting facts related to the cemetery in addition to pointing out the Smith grave. 
One of the first things he explained was why a number of the graves throughout the cemetery are in disrepair. 

On Super Bowl Sunday, Punxsy Phil makes his call: Six more weeks of winter

February 2, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — This morning, I looked down and noticed something — I was wearing a press pass. Now, I know that it's part of my job to wear one, but it's not all that often — at least not in these parts — that I actually need one.
We're a pretty small town, and most places my reporters or I go, we're familiar faces who don't need a specific credential to show it. But today? Well, today is different.

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