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P.O. Box 589
Clearfield, Pa 16830

Phone 814.765.4955
Fax 814.765.7038
Email news@wokw.com

January 26, 2015

A 41-year old DuBois man was arrested and placed in the Clearfield County Jail for violating a Protection from Abuse Order.

Thomas Harvey Bennett, 44, of Port Allegany, was arrested and taken to McKean County Jail following a traffic stop Saturday.

Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Education announced that the website: PASchoolPerformance.org now contains fiscal data for all commonwealth school districts.

Commonwealth legislators are reintroducing legislation that would require drivers to remove snow and ice from tractor-trailer trucks before driving.

A Penns Manor Elementary School student was charged in an incident which occurred at the school Sunday.

January 24, 2015

The Clearfield County District Attorney announced the capture of a fugitive sex offender in West Virginia.

Friday 23 year old Danielle Packer of Bellefonte was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in a State Correctional Institution for her role in the DUI death of 25 year old Mathew Snyder in August of 2012.  

A 44-year old Indiana County Jail inmate was the center of an investigation by Troop A of the Indiana based State Police.

The cause and origin of a Winslow Township fire that happened Thursday morning is being investigated by State Police at DuBois along with the PA State Police Fire Marshall Unit.

January 25, 2015

On Saturday Philipsburg Based State Police investigated an act of burglary in Philipsburg Borough.

No injuries were reported in a 2-vehicle mishap along state route 322 in Rush Township, Centre County last week.

 The State Senate Transportation Committee last week approved legislation intended to reduce drunk driving.

State lawmakers are proposing tough legislation to ensure public officials and public employees are held accountable for crimes related to their government duties.

The Clearfield YMCA's Winterfest 2015 continues at Parker Dam State Park today.

January 27, 2015

Dubois Based State Police report their investigation into a fire of undetermined cause and origin that occurred last week in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.

The man who was charged with The Manufacture of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Recklessly Endangering Another Person, 53 year old Frederic Rice was sentenced on Monday in Center County Court.

The Clearfield County District Attorney’s office announced details regarding the latest Clearfield County “Fugitive of the Week”.

Pennsylvania families can discover just how much fun the cold weather can be when they attend an upcoming Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Family Ice Fishing Program.

January 28, 2015

The Clearfield County Commissioners announced 2015 affordable housing trust fund awards totaling $75,000.

Numerous policies will be updated for the West Branch Area School District.

The Chairman of the Clearfield County Solid Waste Authority discussed vacancies on the board at Tuesdays Clearfield County Commissioners meeting.

State Police have identified suspects in a burglary that occurred on Saturday in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.

Chester Hill Borough Council adopted a resolution last

night authorizing its solicitor to join and/or intervene in

the present litigation between the Municipal Authority Of

The Township of Morris and against Moshannon Valley

Joint Sewer Authority

January 29, 2015

At Tuesday’s Centre County Commissioners learned it is National Mentoring Month and they are looking for anyone interested in being a Big Brother or Big Sister.

Clearfield County Planning & Development Commission reorganized and retained its current slate of officers last night.

Lawrence Township Police are investigating a Hit and Run crash that took place at the intersection of Supercenter Drive and SR 879 on Wednesday.

A board member suggested handing out a reduction in property taxes at Wednesday night’s Philipsburg-Osceola School Board meeting.