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04/23/17 --- Two local residents have been accused of welfare fraud by the PA Office of the Inspector General.

04/23/17 --- Possible charges are coming to the state's “Do Not Call” list.

04/23/17 --- State troopers from the Philipsburg barracks were called to investigate the use of controlled substances in Philipsburg Borough.

04/23/17 --- The Pennsylvania State Senate Education Committee last week overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide for greater transparency in the process of hiring school officials.


4/22/17 — The Pennsylvania State Fire Marshall and the Hawthorne Fire Department investigated the cause and origin of a fire that damaged a 2-story residential dwelling in Clarion Count, Friday morning.


4/22/17 — The public is invited to the “Clean-Up Clearfield” Evening being held for Earth Day.


4/22/17 — PennDOT has scheduled temporary closures for the I-80 Snow Shoe rest areas in Centre County.


4/22/17 — A 21 year old Port Allegany man was arrested on charges of DUI and possession of a controlled substance in the early morning hours Friday.


4/22/17 — This Sundays A Closer Look on OK 1029 will feature discussion about the upcoming event with the Clearfield Revitalization Corporation.


4/21/17 — Ethan Arnold Brink of Irvona pleaded guilty to making methamphetamine Friday.


4/21/17 — Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is asking the public to help celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in the 2017 Great American Clean Up of PA.


4/21/17 — A preliminary hearing was held on Wednesday regarding Wade Newman, a former Dentist from Bellefonte who is being charged with Rape, Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Indecent Assault after he allegedly raped one of his patients in October of 2016.


4/21/17 — Charges of Strangulation, Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Harassment have been filed against a male from Clearfield following an incident that occurred on Monday.


4/20/17 — A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday for Michael James French, 45, of Eldred, who is charged with having sex with a man with a mental disability.

4/20/17 — Ridgway based State Police are investigating a Burglary that occurred in Horton Township, Jefferson County on Tuesday.


4/20/17 — The Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office announced the capture of the latest Clearfield County “Fugitive of the Week”.


4/19/17 — The amount of restitution owed by the former co-owner of two local cemeteries was discussed Tuesday during motions court.


4/19/17 — A crash involving two vehicles closed down a portion of I-80 in Boggs Township, Centre County just before Midnight on Tuesday.

4/19/17 — Hyde Fire Company is looking at plans to replace equipment and officers presented some of their ideas at last night's Lawrence Township meeting.  


4/19/17 — At Tuesday’s Lawrence Township meeting Gigi Gearheart asked Supervisor Chairman Randy Powell about his recent meeting with consolidation committee members and if any of his questions were answered.  


4/19/17 — At Tuesday's Clearfield Municipal Authority meeting yesterday Manager John Williams reported on research on cost savings for CMA between purchasing a backhoe verses sub-contracting the work as they've done in past years.  


4/19/17 — William Merrill Bell II, 42, of DuBois pleaded guilty Tuesday in Clearfield County Court in relation to an incident in DuBois in Jan. when he resisted arrest and fought with police.


4/19/17 —  State Police in Ridgway responded to a single vehicle DUI related crash that occurred on Sunday night in Fox Township, Elk County.


4/19/17 — Two individuals were arrested for DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia on Saturday in Union Township, Clearfield County.


4/19/17 — A Bellefonte woman pled guilty in Centre County Court on Monday on charges of Criminal Use of a Communication Facility and Possession of Marijuana.


4/18/17 — The public is reminded that today, April 18th 2017, is the deadline to file your local, state, and federal Tax Returns.


4/18/17 — State Police in Philipsburg are continuing the investigation into an incident simple assault that occurred on April 2nd in Philipsburg Borough, Centre County.


4/18/17 —-PennDOT announced that traffic deaths in Pennsylvania reached a record low in 2016. 1,188 fatalities on Pennsylvania roadways were reported last year, a new low since record keeping began in 1928.


4/18/17 — The Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office announced details regarding the latest Clearfield County “Fugitive of the Week”.


4/17/17 — The Pennsylvania Department of Treasury has announced the opening of the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (otherwise known as “ABLE”) that provides tax-exempt accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.


4/17/17 — Recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Health held an exercise to strengthen state and local preparedness and response plans for potential future cases of locally-transmitted cases of the Zika Virus in the commonwealth.


4/17/17 — Truck traffic traveling along the Port Matilda Highway in Centre County are being reminded to obey the posted speed limit as they travel on Route 322.


04/16/17 — Attempted homicide charges have been dropped in a Punxsutawney shooting incident.


04/16/17 — Celebrate Earth Day at Black Moshannon State Park on April 22nd.


04/16/17 — PA Game Commission & USDA are testing wild deer for CWD.


04/15/17 — The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 114 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the month of March.


04/15/17 — The Pennsylvania DCNR is inviting local residents to the Annual Woodsy Owl Volunteer Day at Parker Dam State Park on Saturday, April 22nd.


04/15/17 — State representatives have introduced legislation that would help the state take advantage of new technology to reduce Medicaid costs and improve patient care.


4/15/17 — This Sundays A Closer Look on OK 1029 will feature discussion about the upcoming event with the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center.


4/14/17 — More jobs are coming to Clearfield Borough. At Thursday's Clearfield Borough Council Committee meeting an update on the Continental Carbonic Plant was given.


4/14/17 — An Altoona male is facing charges of Arson and other summary violations following an incident that occurred on Wednesday afternoon in Philipsburg Borough, Centre County.


4/14/17 — Thursday a Centre County man found with over 7,000 Xanax pills and approximately $15,000 was sentenced to jail on charges including Possession with Intent to Deliver, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


4/14/17 — Saturday marks the traditional statewide opening day of trout season.


4/13/17 — Sandy Township Police responded to a report of a disturbance at the Kmart Plaza in Sandy Township on Monday.


4/13/17 — A 45 year old male of Eldred is facing charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a male with metal disabilities.


4/13/17 — Minor injuries were reported following a two vehicle crash that occurred on SR 350 on Tuesday in Philipsburg Borough, Centre County.


4/13/17 — A 27 year old Houtzdale man waived his right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court Wednesday on felony charges including Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver.


4/13/17 — Wednesday, Governor Tom Wolf recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents.


4/13/17 — The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is equipping state park and state forest rangers, managers and assistant managers with life-saving naloxone to minimize opioid overdose fatalities, especially in rural settings such as state parks and state forests where police and first responders may not be readily available.


4/12/17 — Two individuals are facing felony charges related to the overdose death of 35 year old Corrine Pena in February of 2016.


4/12/17 — A special meeting to review plans regarding the new TAFCO facility slated for the Lawrence Township Industrial Park was tentatively scheduled at Tuesday's Lawrence Township Planning Commission meeting.


4/12/17 — The Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack is under investigation by the Office of Inspector General for allegation of abuse of staff.


4/12/17 — Pennsylvanians are reminded that Monday, April 17, is the deadline to register to vote in the May primary election.


4/12/17 — Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced that the Child Advocacy Center of Clearfield County (CAC-CC) has obtained Associate Membership to the National Children’s Alliance (NCA).



4/11/2017 — The Clearfield County commissioners have approved the appointment of 11 county residents to serve the county in the upcoming Upset Tax Sale.


4/11/2017 — At Monday's meeting, Curwensville Borough Council awarded a bid for work to be done of two borough streets that will alleviate storm water issues on the borough streets.


4/11/2017 — One of the inmates accused of being involved in the April 2015 riot at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale was in Court Monday asking to withdraw his guilty plea.


4/11/2017 — The public is invited to attend a meeting regarding the replacement of two Centre County bridges that are part of PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.


4/11/2017 — Pennsylvania State Police are asking drivers to be extra cautious while traveling throughout the Commonwealth over the Easter holiday weekend.


4/11/2017 — State Police in Philipsburg have filed charges after locating a woman passed out in her vehicle on Monday Morning in Rush Township, Centre County.

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