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P.O. Box 589
Clearfield, Pa 16830

Phone 814.765.4955
Fax 814.765.7038
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November 16, 2014

State troopers from the DuBois barracks are investigating a HIT & RUN incident on Interstate 80.

The Department of State took disciplinary actions against 92 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations during the month of October.

The Pennsylvania Office of the Inspector General has announced that 11 commonwealth residents were recently prosecuted for fraudulently receiving public assistance benefits.

The annual statewide bear hunting seasons are set to  kick off this week.

November 15, 2014

The Clearfield Center for Active Living, in partnership with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), is offering area individuals aged 50 and older the opportunity to take the AARP Driver Safety Course.  

$3.9 million has been awarded to 114 schools and municipalities to fund the hiring of police and resource officers in schools across Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania State Police will be participating in the “Click it or Ticket” traffic enforcement program over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Indiana Based State Police investigated an accident on Friday in East Wheatfield Township, Indiana County at approximately 7am.

November 17, 2014

Area residents will have the opportunity to donate blood at an upcoming American Red Cross blood drive.

Officers from the Decatur Township Police Department are reminding residents that ATVs are not permitted to operate on streets & highways maintained by the Commonwealth .

A recent Rush Township theft is being investigated by Philipsburg based State Police.

A Brookville motorist was transported to Penn-Highlands Dubois following a 3-vehicle crash, along SR 219, in Sandy Township, last week.

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is reminding older Pennsylvanians that the Medicare annual enrollment ends Friday, December 7th.

November 18, 2014

PennDOT announced the closure of all Driver License and Photo Centers in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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

DuBois City Police are investigating an incident of Burglary that occurred on Sunday night.

Dollar General has submitted an application for an Act 247 subdivision review for a new, proposed location along SR 53 in Cooper Township.

During Monday night’s combined committee and board meeting, the Clearfield school board approved the settlement and release agreement with Hallstrom-Clark Electric Inc., Overdorf Mechanicals Inc. and Hickes Associates in the amount of $195,000 in regards to the construction of the Girard-Goshen Elementary School.

Philipsburg Borough Council proposed a balanced tentative budget for at last night’s council meeting.

November 19, 2014

The Irvona Municipal Authority is urging customers that are planning to go away for an extended time period this winter to have the authority shut the water off.

Progress has been made on Clearfield Municipal Authority’s water system improvement projects.

State Police are investigating the theft of a vehicle from a residence in Brady Township, Clearfield County that occurred on Tuesday.

Glendale School Board is looking to improve its gifted program. Elementary principal Kate Bacher said research shows gifted and non-gifted students show substantial growth with cluster grouping.

Centre County has a tentative 2015 budget in place and for the sixth consecutive year, there is no tax increase.

November 20,  2014

Department of Health reminds smokers that there are resources available to help them quit and urges all smokers to use the 39th Great American Smokeout as the day they choose to quit smoking and take an important step towards a healthier life.

Deep frying a turkey, while a tasty alternative to the traditional oven–roasted main course, can lead to fire and serious injury if you are not careful.

The West Branch School Board officially accepted a $500,000 Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority Grant for a biomass boiler project at last night’s special meeting.