P.O. Box 589
Clearfield, Pa 16830

Phone 814.765.4955
Fax 814.765.7038
Email news@wokw.com

5/26/17 — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is notifying area drivers that a bridge on Route 1006 (Goshen Road) in Clearfield County will be temporarily closed, beginning June 1.

5/26/17 — The Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence, (PA DUI) Association reminds drivers and riders that throughout the Memorial Day holiday weekend, local and state law enforcement will be out looking for impaired drivers and ensuring drivers and passengers are buckled up for their protection.

5/26/17 — With many Pennsylvanians expected to travel for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is encouraging the public to visit the “Historic Holiday Traffic” page at 511PA.com so they can plan optimal travel times on major roadways across the state this weekend.

5/25/17 — A 42 year old Olanta man will stand trial on numerous charges related to a May incident in Olanta.

5/25/17 — More details have been released regarding the investigation in Philipsburg that caused a road closure and students to be held at school on Wednesday.

5/25/17 — Clarion Based State Police report that following an incident that occurred at a Sligo man’s residence May 15th.

5/25/17 — Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Superior Court dismissed the appeals of both Alois Kudlach and Vladimir Podnebennyy, both of whom were convicted of separate domestic violence murders in separate trials in late summer 2016.

5/24/17 — A Clearfield man waived his charges related to the unauthorized use of a bankcard to trial during centralized court on Wednesday.

5/24/17 — Ridgway based State Police arrested a Kersey resident following an incident that occurred at a bar in Fox Township, Elk County Monday Night.

5/24/17 — After touring the country as part of a traveling display, the mount made from a giant, illegally killed Pennsylvania bull elk has come home to Clearfield County.

5/24/17 — 36 year old Brian Douglas Perrin of Reynoldsville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing recently on felony burglary and theft charges.

5/24/17 — A damage estimate is not yet available from the electrical fire that sparked Election Day on the roof of the Clearfield County Annex building, said the commissioners after Tuesday’s regular meeting.

5/23/17 — Members of the Clearfield Shrine Club announced their annual paper drive at Tuesday’s county commissioners’ meeting.

5/23/17 — Students, parents and teachers attended last night's Clearfield Area School Board meeting to raise concerns about elementary scheduling changes, music and changes with advanced placement chemistry.  

5/23/17 — The Clearfield Area School Board approved a tentative budget last night with no tax increase.

5/23/17 — The Temporary Closure of the Snow Shoe Rest Area on I-80 Eastbound has been extended through Thursday, May 25th.

5/22/17 — Punxsutawney based state police are searching for a wanted male who fled from parole officers on Monday morning.

5/22/17 —  Saturday, the City of DuBois Police Department received multiple reports of fraudulent activity where someone calls over the phone and claims to be a representative of Penelec.  

5/22/17 —  Representatives from the Pennsylvania Treasurer's Office are warning commonwealth residents of a surge in unclaimed property scams .

5/22/17 — The Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner and Department of Community and Economic Development last week announced the creation of a new training and education opportunity for Pennsylvania first responders.  

5/22/17 —  Recently, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced a Fish-for-Free Day the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.

5/21/17 — The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 152 licensed or commissioned professionals during the month of April.

5/21/17 — Punxsutawney based state police are investigating a credit card fraud scheme. According to reports, unknown individuals attempted to open four credit cards under a 69-year-old Bell Township resident's name.

5/21/17 — The Clarion State Police Station is going to be hosting a Child Car Seat Safety Inspection on Monday, May 22 the Seidle Chevrolet, located at 1141 E. Main St. in Clarion from 2PM until 6PM.

5/21/17 — Friday, a structure fire that occurred in a single family residence on located on Glen Mayo Road in Johnsonburg Boro, Elk County was investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal and the Crystal Fire Department.

5/20/17 — Congratulations to OK 1029 and Martins, Memorial Day Recipe Contest winner, Debbie Bowser of Curwensville.

5/20/17 — Update: Indiana Based State Police have updated their aggravated assault report in their search for a man accused of threatening a woman with a knife Thursday evening.

5/20/17 — An overhaul of the state’s job website and improvements to the application process are helping to make commonwealth employment more attractive to job seekers.

5/20/17 — State Officials have announced the approval of $3.8 million in funding through the Keystone Communities program to support 30 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth.

5/19/17 — 34 year old Catherine Renee Anderson of Houtzdale waved her right to a preliminary hearing during centralized court on Wednesday on multiple felony drug charges.

5/19/17 — Philipsburg based State Police investigated a 2 vehicle crash along the Port Matilda Highway Thursday morning.

5/19/17 —  Two local Girl Scouts are among 45 girls to be awarded the Gold Award at a special ceremony May 21st.

5/19/17 — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has placed a radar-controlled speed display sign in Half Moon Township.

5/18/17 — 27 year old Amber Ruth Brady, the Frenchville woman who was charged with DUI, endangering the welfare of a child, and various summary charges following an ATV crash on July 19th, 2016 was sentenced this week in Clearfield County Court to a state facility for a 60 day psychiatric evaluation.

5/18/17 — Area fire departments responded to a Wednesday afternoon 2nd alarm structure fire in Clearfield Borough.

5/18/17 — The reopening of the Clearfield County Domestic Relations Office has been delayed until next week.

5/18/17 — The State Police Fire Marshal reports the investigation into a Tuesday night structure fire in Cooper Township.

5/17/17 — At Tuesday's Lawrence Township Supervisors meeting a new Chief of Police was hired.

5/17/17 — Board members for Clearfield Municipal Authority approved a contract between the authority and the employees' union, AFSCME during yesterday's meeting after a couple months of negotiations.

5/17/17 — A Waynesburg man was in Clearfield County Court Tuesday asking for a reconsideration of his probation violation sentence.

5/17/17 — Approximately 20% of registered Clearfield County Voters cast their ballot in Tuesdays Primary Election.

5/17/17 — At Tuesday's Lawrence Township Supervisors meeting a new Chief of Police was hired.

5/17/17 — Volunteers are needed to complete an annual beautification day event in Downtown Clearfield.

5/17/17 — Pennsylvania State Police will once again be participating in the “Click It or Ticket” traffic enforcement program for 2017.

5/16/17 — The Clearfield school board will consider changing the start time at Clearfield Area Elementary School at next week’s regular meeting.

5/16/17 — Clearfield County Planning and Development Commission (CCPCD) will hold a meeting on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm to help encourage public input of human services and programs in Clearfield County.

5/16/17 — The Philipsburg-Osceola School District has named the Clearfield Area School District in a civil action, reported Superintendent Terry Struble at Monday’s school board work session.

5/16/17 — Ridgway based State Police responded to a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Sunday in Fox Township, Elk County.

5/16/17 — The Clearfield County Commissioners have announced that the first public meeting regarding the 2017 Clearfield County FFY Non Entitlement Community Development Block Grant application will be held next week.

5/15/2017 -Saturday, the Clearfield Borough and Lawrence Township Police Departments announced that they will partner to participate in a national “Click It or Ticket” Seat Belt Enforcement initiative from Monday, May 15th through Sunday, June 4th.

5/15/2017 --- A single-vehicle crash in Liberty Township, McKean County, resulted in a Kane based State Police investigation.

5/15/2017 --- Last week, the Pennsylvania State Senate approved Senate Bill 560, which clears the way for the use of police body-worn cameras.

5/15/2017 --- The ​Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is reminding drivers to be aware while traveling along rural roads this summer.