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Local Community Culture is enhanced with the re-establishment of the Citizens Band, which has roots in a Band from 100 years ago.
According to tradition, Punxsutawney was an
Indian village before the advent of the European settlers in
America. The name Punxsutawney means "sand-fly" place," the Indian
word for sand-fly being "ponki", So, the Indians called the place -
Ponsutenink, i.e. 'the town of the ponkis.' The vermin were so
small as not to be seen, and their bite being hot as sparks of