Happy Birthday, March 22nd-24th

Happy Birthday!!!   Louise Fillhart-93-Love, family Megan Kuntz--Love, friends and family Alyssa Carney--Love, family Valerie Kopec-35-Love, family Randy Yohe--Love, family   Congrats to Randy, winner of a breakfast sandwich from The Bobette Diner!

2019 Citizen Firefighters

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Citizen Firefighters 2019 The mournful wail wakes you up in the darkness. Instantly... you know two things: ONE someone is in trouble and TWO the Dubois Fire departments are on their way to help them. But... sometime, in the NOT too distant future, that may NOT happen. Find out why as Joe Taylor follows firefighters from the 4th Ward Fire Company and other DuBois fire companies on their annual drill night. Learn what these dedicated men and women do. Find out what ONLY YOU can do to keep all our families safe. Citizen FireFighters is brought to you in part by Johnson Motors Carlson Auto Repair Prontock Beer Herbology of DuBois Senator Joe Scarnati Connect FM

Tornado Siren Test

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Brookville, PA – If you hear a tornado siren on Tuesday, don’t be alarmed… it’s just a test. Cities and towns throughout the state will be participating in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Statewide Weather Exercise next week. The exercise is scheduled to happen in all Pennsylvania counties anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26. No matter where you are in the state, you’ll likely hear a tornado siren sometime during the day. Not all counties have decided when they will send out the alerts, but Jefferson County says theirs will be around 9:15 on March 26. That includes tornado sirens being tested in Brockway and nearby Snyder Township, along with Brookville, and Punxsutawney. You’ll know it’s just a test because, in addition to us warning you now, all of the messages will start with “Exercise only”. The sirens will activate from the 911 center first, but schools, day cares, nursing homes, and some businesses will be participating. Tuesday will be an excellent opportunity to do an entire drill plan within your organization. Would you know what to do if you heard the tornado siren for real? Every workplace or organization will have its own plan, depending on how many people are there, their mobility, and what kind of building they’re in. But if you hear a real tornado siren on a non-drill day, the rule of thumb is that you should always seek shelter, preferably in a basement. If there’s no basement, go to the lowest level of the building in a small center room, like a bathroom, closet, or a stairwell with no windows. Quickly grab anything important, such as a sturdy pair of shoes, your cell phone and charger, medications, and your wallet and keys. An example of what a tornado siren sounds like:
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Morning Trivia, March 22nd

56 years ago today, in 1963, The Beatles released their debut album featuring classic hits like " Love Me Do," "I Saw Her Standing There," and "Twist and Shout." What was the name of that album?   Abby Road Help! Please Please Me Answer... Please Please Me. Congrats to Dan Bigler of DuBois, winner of a turtle sundae from The Meadow's!

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City of DuBois Hydrant Flushing

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DuBois, PA – Starting this Sunday night and for the next week and a half, you might get cloudy or dirty water if you live in the City of DuBois as they work on flushing the lines. The City of DuBois Water Department will begin flushing lines at the Water Filtration Plant and continuing to the fire hydrants located in the Second Ward on Sunday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Flushing will continue around the clock, night and day, until the Second Ward is completed. Following the completion of the Second Ward, all other wards will be flushed in this order: Fourth Ward, Fifth Ward, First Ward, and Third Ward. Flushing should last approximately a week to a week and a half throughout the City. City resident may experience cloudy or dirty water for a period of time as a result of the flushing.