|Senior Little League State Championship|
DuBOIS-DuBois is hosting the Senior Little League State
Championship this year at the brand new Showers Field.
|Award for Elk Run Bridge|
PennDOT District 10 and its industry partners, SAI Consulting Engineers, and
Francis J. Palo, Inc., received the Outstanding New Multiple Span Bridge Award
from the Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD) for the Route
119 Elk Run Bridge Replacement in Punxsutawney Borough, Jefferson County.
|Smeal to Help Workforce Meet Educational Needs|
– Chancellor Melanie Hatch is pleased to announce that Michelle Smeal has
joined the Office of Continuing Education (CE) at Penn State DuBois as an
education program associate. She will assume
the sales responsibilities previously assigned to John Blasdell prior to his
retirement from Penn State.
|New Charges for Rock-throwing|
MIFFLINBURG(AP) — Three Pennsylvania
teenagers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in
Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured.
|Feds Plan for Climate Change Impact|
HARRISBURG - The National Park Service is
making plans to prepare for and react to the effects of climate change at parks
in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, say department officials.
|Fugitive of the Week – Paul Ulrich|
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District
Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the
Week for the week of July 21, 2014.Shaw identified the Fugitive as Paul Eugene
Ulrich, age 32, of Grove Avenue, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
|New Speed Limit for Turnpike|
HARRISBURG– The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC)
announced today that a 70 mph speed limit will be put in place on a 100-mile
stretch of toll road in the south-central part of the state next week.
|Investments in 35 Airports|
HARRISBURG– Governor Tom Corbett today announced that
an $18 million state and federal investment will improve safety and operations
at 35 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 2,600 jobs.
|Redbank Valley Trail Improvements|
Brookville Council last night took a big step toward increasing tourism by
agreeing to improve access to the Redbank Valley Trail.
|New School Zone Signs in DuBois|
PennDOT alerts motorists to a change in roadway signage that will take place
next week in the city of DuBois.
|Gluten-Free Doesn't Mean a Healthy Choice|
HARRISBURG- As more food choices labeled
'gluten-free' show up on store shelves across the state, some people are
warning that it's not automatically a healthy choice.
|Local Police Officer Honored|
– A Clearfield patrol officer has been honored for his drving enforcement
efforts Patrolman Nathan Curry of the Clearfield Borough Police Department was
recently honored for outstanding efforts in stopping aggressive driving.
|Judicial Modernization Legislation is now Law|
HARRISBURG- A bill
has been signed into law by the governor that will give the public easier
access to court records and save taxpayer money.
|Suspend Licenses for unpaid Court Fines|
It's estimated that there's around a billion dollars every year in fines and
court costs that are not collected by Pennsylvania courts. One state Senator
says the state should withhold drivers' licenses until the money is paid.
|Woman Hit While Standing Next to Car|
State Police report that a pedestrian was been taken to Brookville hospital after being run over in
|Police Charged Two People in A Rash of Burglaries|
PUNXSUTAWNEY - Punxsutawney State Police have charged two people with four counts of burglary overnight Saturday . According to State Police, 30 year old Ashley Collier of Rossiter and 29 year old Michael Goss of Arcadia have been charged with burglaries at the Rossiter American Legion, Steffey United Methodist Church, the Laurel Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church, and a residence on Hemlock Lake Road.
|A Brockport man Charged with Aggravated Assault|
RIDGEWAY - Ridgway State Police report a Brockport man is in the Elk County Jail after an incident of aggravated assault early Sunday morning in Horton Township. State Police report that 32 year old Louis Kuhar was involved in a verbal disagreement with a person and began throwing items at the victim.
|Two Fires Under Investigation in Clearfield|
CLEARFIELD - The Pennsylvania State Fire Marshall is investigating the origin of a second fire that took place Friday in a mobile home in Decatur Township, Clearfield County. A mobile home was partially destroyed by fire Thursday.
|Governor Signs State Budget|
HARRISBURG,PA (AP) - Governor Tom Corbett has signed the State budget, more than a week after the new fiscal year began without a spending plan in place.
|Tornadoes Touchdown Confirmed|
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in three counties during Tuesday’s storm, but other damage elsewhere was due to straight-line winds.
|Penn Highlands New Chief Medical Officer|
DuBOIS- Penn Highlands
Healthcare announced today that Gary DuGan, MD, has been named the system's
Chief Medical Officer (CMO). This new position has been created to focus
on quality and patient safety and have a broad influence on clinical strategy,
clinical integration and the cost of care across the system. Dr. DuGan has been
the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Penn Highlands DuBois, one of
the system's affiliate hospitals, since 2007.
|Medical marijuana advocates push for vote|
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania state Senate is
unlikely to act on medical marijuana legislation before the fall, to the
disappointment of about two dozen mothers, grandmothers, nurses and small
children who went to the Capitol to press for its passage.
|Severe Thunder Storm Warning|
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS
ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHERN
CLEARFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA UNTIL 445 PM EDT and NORTHEASTERN
INDIANA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA,UNTIL 415 PM EDT
|It's "National Park and Rec Month"|
HARRISBURG - From Lake Erie to
the Alleghenies and Pocanos to the Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvanians are being
encouraged to venture beyond their homes and offices, and head into the
commonwealth's spectacular outdoors during "National Park and Recreation
Month" in July.
|Hummingbird Speedway Race Report 7-5|
FALLS CREEK- The US Army invaded Hummingbird
Speedway on Saturday night when Staff Sergeant Kevin Dugan brought the Humvee
“pace car” to the speedway to celebrate the birth of our nation.
|Newer Cars Saving PA Drivers Money at Pump|
- Pennsylvanians who traveled the roads over the holiday weekend likely felt
the pinch at the gas pump, but some spent a lot less money fueling up than
|Gabler Elk License Auction Bill|
HARRISBURG – Legislation to
reauthorize and expand the Special Elk License Auction Program has been
approved by both the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and now awaits the
|New License Plates for PA Veterans|
– The state legislature gave final approval today to legislation sponsored by
Senator David G. Argall (R-29) creating new specialty license plates honoring
the exceptional military service of Pennsylvania residents.
|No More Light Up Night Committee|
Light Up Night Committee officially dissolved as a committee at last night’s
council meeting. Council approved placing the committee under the borough last
|Human Trafficking Legislation Sent to Governor|
Monday night, the Pennsylvania Senate concurred in House amendments to SB 75,
legislation introduced by State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, Montgomery,
Bucks) to combat human trafficking in Pennsylvania. The legislation will
now be sent to the Governor to be signed into law.
|Western PA Gas Prices Up Slightly|
Pennsylvania gas prices rose about three cents to $3.86 a gallon this week,
according to AAA East Central.
|Captured- Richard Supenia|
CLEARFIELD – The Fugitive of the week 50 year old Richard Allen Supenia was apprehended in Altoona today by the deputies of the Clearfield
County Sheriff’s Office.
|Fiscal Year Here: No Signed Pa. Budget|
HARRISBURG (AP) — Midnight marked
the arrival of Pennsylvania state government's new fiscal year, which comes
with an election-year budget bill approved by the Legislature, but not Gov. Tom
|Responsible Budget Bill Approved|
HARRISBURG – Lawmakers approved a $29.09 billion
on-time state budget Monday in Harrisburg that provides a significant increase
in spending for public education while holding the line on taxes.
|Woman Reported Missing|
BIG RUN- Punxsutawney
State Police are looking for a missing woman who was last seen at the Big Run ball
field yesterday evening. Police say 36-year-old Heather Gigliotti of Walston walked
away from her family after an altercation.
|“Kevin’s Law” Headed to the Governor|
HARRISBURG – The state Senate today
approved a bill to increase the minimum mandatory sentence for drivers who
fatally hit an individual and then flee the scene, according to Sen. Lisa Baker
|Hummingbird Speedway Race Report 6-29|
FALLS CREEK- Hummingbird Speedway was back in
action Saturday night in Falls Creek, PA.
|Keystone Exam may not be Grad Requirement|
Senate Education Committee has approved legislation that would end passing the
Keystone Exams as a requirement for high school graduation.
|June 2013 Flood|DuBOIS- A year ago today many
parts of the area were under water. Heavy rains caused flash flooding across Jefferson
and Clearfield Counties. Around 5 inches of rain fell in just a few hours.
|Fire Hydrant Delay|
BROCKWAY- For months the Snyder Township Supervisors have planned with
the Brockway Municipal Water Authority to install a fire hydrant on the Luke
property in Crenshaw. Recently, a great
opportunity came along when a water line leak showed up in the area and the
line had to be uncovered. The workers
began to place the hydrant but were stopped by the property owner.
|4th of July Checkpoint and Roving Patrols|
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield
County DUI Strike Force will conduct a checkpoint and roving patrols during the
Independence Day enforcement period. The patrols could take place at any time
now through the July 4th holiday weekend.
|Gov: I've Never Condemned Paterno, 'never will'|
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania's
governor says he's never condemned the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno for
his actions regarding now-convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, and he
|Bill Promoting Conventional oil Production|
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee June 25 approved
legislation introduced by Senator Scott Hutchinson that will protect and
promote conventional oil production in Pennsylvania.
|Toddler Wandering Streets Alone|
WILCOX- A 2 year old girl was found wandering by herself in the Village
of Wilcox Tuesday evening.
|New Coach in Pittsburgh|
PITTSBURG(AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have a
new coach. Former NHL assistant Mike Johnston has been tagged to lead the club
in the wake of Dan Bylsma's dismissal.
|NFL Removes cap on Concussion Damages|
(AP) — The NFL has agreed to remove a cap on concussion-related damages
after a judge questioned whether a proposed settlement provided enough
money to cover retired players.
|Gabler Votes to Move Budget Bill|
HARRISBURG – The state House today passed House Bill 2328, the general
appropriations portion of the 2014-15 state budget. The legislation contains no
new taxes and would increase support for Pennsylvania’s public schools for the
fourth consecutive fiscal year.
|Rocco’s Law awaits Governor’s Signature|
sponsored by Senator Matt Smith of Allegheny County that would strengthen
Pennsylvania’s law against those who would torture or kill a police dog is on
its way to the governor for his signature.
|PA Lawmakers Eye 'Biosimilar' Approvals|
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state senators
passed legislation to require physician approval before dispensing alternatives
to patented biological medicines over the protests of insurance companies and
|Elk County District Attorney Threatened|
PUNXSUTAWNEY- A convicted arsonist made threatening phone calls to Elk County
District Attorney Shawn Timothy McMahon. Punxsutawney state police say 41 year
old Christopher Thomas made several threatening phone calls on June 17th
between 5:30pm and 8:45 pm.