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Zoning Ordinance Could Stop Drilling
DuBOIS- City Solicitor Toni Cherry presented a possible amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance to the council last night, which would prevent drilling in certain zones in the city. 

DuBois Police Officers Promoted
DuBOIS- At last night’s city council meeting 3 patrol officers were promoted. Officer Orlando Prosper, Officer Matthew Robertson and Officer Randall Young were promoted from to Corporal.

Bridge Open to Traffic on Second Street
BROOKVILLE- The bridge on Route 3033 (Second Street) over Sandy Lick Creek in Brookville Borough will reopen to traffic later today. The bridge was closed Sunday evening due to an 18 inch hole in the deck caused by a piece of concrete becoming dislodged between the beams. 

Loss of Charter School Reimbursement
HARRISBURG - Educators say the loss of state funding for helping communities in Pennsylvania accommodate the financial effect of charter schools is translating to larger class sizes, and less money for staff, programs and textbooks.

FOW- Kody Best
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of April 14, 2014.Shaw identified the Fugitive as Kody Clayton Best, age 20, of Daisy Street, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.


President Obama Will Visit PA
HARRISBURG- The Corbett-Cawley campaign released the following statement from Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley regarding president Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Allegheny County next Wednesday.

Court decision cuts state's tobacco revenue loss
HARRISBURG (AP) — The state attorney general's office says a split decision in a Philadelphia court means Pennsylvania loses tens of million dollars in payments from tobacco companies, but avoids an outcome that threatened a $170 million loss.

Utility line removal work on I-80 Sunday
DuBOIS- Utility line removal at mile-marker 106 of I-80, east of DuBois. This work will take place between 8 and 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 13.

Ruling Involving NCAA Penalty Against Penn State
HARRISBURG- Our speaker is Senator John Yudichak of Luzerne County, a graduate of Penn State, who applauds the court ruling and says the NCAA got a One-Two punch from the court.

A Two Vehicle Accident
DUBOIS - The DuBois City Police were called to a two vehicle accident at the 200 Block of South Brady Street Friday night.


5000 Feet of Copper Wire Stolen
CLEARFIELD - The Clearfield Based State Police are investigating the theft of 5000 feet of copper wire valued at $2,500 dollars.

Showers Field is Tobacco Free
DuBOIS- Showers field is tobacco free. Because the infield is made from synthetic turf, tobacco can damage the field. Smoking and chewing tobacco are not permitted within the fenced in area surrounding the field.The DuBois City Council voted on this decision at last nights work session.

Senate approves “Kelsey Smith Act”
HARRISBURG- The Senate today approved a measure introduced by Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny/Butler) intended to save lives by speeding up a process for using technology to locate missing people.

Temporary barrier to be set on Route 255
DuBOIS – Crews will be working today to set temporary barrier along Route 255 north of I-80. The barrier is necessary for bridge repair work to take place, as the Route 255 project near the I-80/DuBois 101 interchange resumes Monday, April 14. Drivers need to remain alert for flaggers in the roadway as barrier is set.

Senate Bans Cash Gifts
HARRISBURG– The state Senate today unanimously approved two measures sponsored by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) to ban cash gifts.

Another Child Protection Bill Passes Senate
HARRISBURG – State Senator Kim Ward (R-39) applauded the General Assembly today for the unanimous passage of her legislation, Senate Bill 21, which clarifies who is a mandated reporter under the PA Child Protective Services (CPS) law and when and how they are required to report suspected child abuse.

Cooper Township Polling Place Change
COOPER TWP.- The Clearfield County Board of Elections has moved the Cooper Township 2nd precinct polling place to the St. John Lutheran Church. 

German Students in Brockway
BROCKWAY- The Brockway Area School District is hosting 18 students from Germany as part of the district's annual German-American Partnership Program.

Pa Record Low Number of Traffic Deaths
HARRISBURG – The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since record-keeping began in 1928, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today.

Eating Disorder Awareness & Education Legislation
HARRISBURG – Senator Chuck McIlhinney (R-10), Senator Daylin Leach (D-17) and Representative Steven Santarsiero (D-31) unveiled a proposal today that would improve education, identification and treatment of eating disorders.

End of XP may Cause Problems
(AP) — Microsoft support for Windows XP ends today.The popular operating system has been around for 12 years, and an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers are still using it.

Superior Court Upholds Spotz Conviction
CLEARFIELD - Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today the Superior Court of Pennsylvania rendered a decision which affirmed the Voluntary Manslaughter conviction of Mark Spotz.


Landowner Protection Bills Approved
HARRISBURG – Three bills expanding the rights of landowners who are currently leased with natural gas companies were approved today with strong bipartisan support by the full state Senate, according to prime sponsor, Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).

FOW: Jeremy Kromer
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of April 7, 2014.Shaw identified the Fugitive as Jeremy John Kromer, age 33, of Kromer Road, DuBois, Pennsylvania.


National Work Zone Awareness Week
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvanians will see $2.1 billion worth of highway and bridge improvements this year, $600 million more than originally anticipated due to the state’s new transportation plan, and representatives from PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police today reminded motorists to drive carefully through the hundreds of work zones they’ll encounter this construction season.


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