|Does Solar Program's Sundown Cast Shadow on PA Renewables?|
HARRISBURG - A program introduced five years ago to fund solar programs in
Pennsylvania is now out of money, but advocates say that hasn't plunged the
industry into darkness across the state.
|Police Find Improperly Shipped Seafood|
DuBois State Police seized a truck load of seafood on Thursday because it was
improperly transported. A commercial vehicle was stopped for a marking
violation and during an inspection officers noticed the seafood was not being
kept at a safe temperature.
|Seatbelt Enforcement in Brookville|
Buckle up! The Brookville Borough Police Department announced they are
participating in a state wide seat belt enforcement mobilization now through March
21st. They will be at the Brookville Junior high school on Monday during
arrival for an informational activity as part of this enforcement.
|Pa. Man Appealing Weapons Term in Dog Shooting|
BELLEFONTE,(AP) — A central Pennsylvania man serving five to 10 years in prison for
illegally possessing a weapon while shooting his dog is appealing, claiming his
criminal record shouldn't have barred him from owning a gun.
|US House Committee Looking Into Roadside Survey|
chairman of the House transportation committee says he wants to make sure a
federal roadside survey on drinking and drugged driving is being conducted
appropriately after motorists complained about being forced off the road and
asked to participate.
|Address Sign Requirement Considered in Brockway|
council last night discussed a proposed ordinance that would require the
posting of addresses for emergency purposes.
|Bill Alleviating Propane Shortages, Supply Disruptions|
D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a series of
legislative measures that will improve energy efficiency and decrease home
heating and electricity costs, including the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through
Transportation (HHEATT) Act , which addresses recent propane
shortages and supply disruptions.
|Pa. Liquor Board OKs Tavern Gambling License|
Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania liquor regulators are giving their permission for the
first license for a tavern in the state to operate small games of chance.
|Saturday: Kids Build Their Own Soap Box Derby Cars|
DuBOIS- The DuBois Area Soap Box Derby committee is looking
for drivers for our 2014 race season. All Boys and Girls ages 7-18 are welcome
to join our team. They have four divisions: Stock, Super Stock, Masters, and our
Super Kids Classic.
|Water Park in Brookville|
Brookville Council last night debated moving forward on a proposed recreational
project for the borough. Following suggestions from residents at the borough's
recent town hall meeting, council's community resources committee proposed
pursuing a grant from the state Department of Conservation and Natural
Resources to help develop a water park.
|Special Veteran Notation on Driver's Licenses|
Pennsylvania military veterans can now have their service noted on state
driver's licenses, offering them a way to demonstrate their status if they
don't have military ID handy.
|Reason to Smile: More PA Kids Expected to See the Dentist|
HARRISBURG - It is the most common chronic childhood disease, and across Pennsylvania
and the nation some new requirements could help take a bite out of kids' tooth
|Man Dies in Kayaking Accident|
TOWNSHIP- A man died while Kayaking over the weekend in Clearfield County.
Punxsutawney state police said they responded to a water rescue in progress along
Route 219 in Burnside Township.On March 1, 48 year old, Edward Aaron Heberling Jr.,
of Westover PA, was in the West branch of the Susquehanna when his kayak tipped
him over and he was thrown into the swift moving, freezing water.
|March is Declared "Problem Gambling Awareness Month"|
Senate Resolution 299 designates March 2014 as "Problem Gambling Awareness
Month" in Pennsylvania, and marks the first national "Problem
Gambling Awareness Month," an expansion of the National Council on Problem
Gambling's previous week long campaign to a month-long campaign.
|FOW- Shae Delgrosso|
The fugitive of the week for the week of March 3rd is wanted for
failing to appear in court for 2 different charges. Police say in October 20-year-old,
Shae Austin Delgrosso of Smith Street, Clearfield and 2 other people stole items
from a car valued at $289.
|Arrests down again for PSU's State Patty's Day|
COLLEGE (AP) — State College police say arrests were down by about half
during the unofficial Penn State drinking holiday known as State Patty's Day.
|Revolutionary Machine at Hahne Regional Cancer Center|
DuBOIS - Penn Highlands Healthcare announced today
that it has made a significant investment toward improving cancer care for its
patients. Hahne Regional Cancer Center has acquired the TrueBeam system, an
innovative system that enables a radically different approach to treating
cancer with image-guided radiotherapy.
|PennDOT Ready to Repair Roads and Bridges|
On the final day of budget hearings for 2014, the Senate Appropriations
Committee heard from PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch.
|Public pensions cast long shadow over Pa. budget|
HARRISBURG(AP) — A major challenge facing Gov. Tom Corbett as he tries to get a state
budget approved is figuring out what changes can pass the Legislature for the
two large public-sector pension plans that cover state government and public
|Clean Up Planned for House on Cemetery Hill|
Snyder Township supervisors have begun to develop a plan for cleaning up the
Lees’ property on Cemetery Hill which was found to contain a meth lab last
September. The situation had turned
violent leading to the critically wounding of PA State Trooper Brad Wilson, the
subsequent death of Kenneth Lees, Sr. and the arrest of Kenneth Lees, Jr. on
charges of fleeing the area and eluding capture.
|Drug Manufacturer from Cemetery Hill Charged|
BROCKWAY- Charges have been filed against Kenneth Raymond Lees Jr. for manufacturing controlled substances in his
home on Cemetery hill road in Brockway.
|Reminder: Check Your Child's Car Seat|
HARRISBURG - Your car will remind you to
check the oil, but experts say it's also important to check what's carrying
your most precious cargo. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said
child deaths in car crashes have declined by 43 percent over 10 years, but
there's still work to do, because for one in three fatalities for children ages
12 and under, the child was not properly restrained.
|New Delta Mu Sigma Members|
- The Delta
Mu Sigma Honor Society at Penn State DuBois has inducted 36 new members for the
Spring 2014 semester. Total membership
in the society is now approaching 300 current students.
|Worries About Budget Cuts for the Agriculture Department|
PA Agriculture Secretary George Grieg talked about his budget with the
Appropriations Committee. Sen. Schwank praised the department for what it is
able to do with limited resources. She pointed out that just 4 million dollars
could restore most of the cuts that have been made to the department's
|FOW James O’Dell Voluntarily Surrendered|
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr. identified the Fugitive of the week as James Edward
O’Dell, age 47, of Turnpike Avenue, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. O'Dell turned himself in shortly after being added to the the Clearfield County
Fugitive of the Week list on February 25, 2014.