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Clearfield, Pa 16830

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September  14,  2014

A Virginia man is behind bars following a high-speed chase that started along Interstate 99 in Centre County and ended with a train crash in Tyrone.

Philipsburg based state police are asking for the public's assistance in their search for a stolen ATV.

September has been proclaimed “Senior Community Center Month” by state lawmakers.

September 11, 2014

At Thursday mornings special Curwensville Borough Council meeting a new member was appointed to council.

Due to continued paving and drainage work, Mill Road in Lawrence Township will be closed Today during daylight hours from 7:30am to 5:30pm.

PennDOT announced that streaming video from its more than 700 traffic cameras is now available on 511PA.

State Police at Philipsburg investigated the death of a Julian man at a Huston Township residence which occurred sometime between 6:30am and 5:30pm, Tuesday.

State Police at Philipsburg responded to the report of a Hit-and-Run vehicle crash near the 200 block of Hemlock Street, in Philipsburg Borough, Saturday.

A Millerton man accused of giving heroin to another man who died of an overdose pleaded guilty Tuesday.

September 12, 2014

Due to continued paving and drainage work, Mill Road in Lawrence Township will be closed next week Monday and Tuesday

Flu shots are available at area VA clinics to all eligible military veterans.

Minor injuries were reported in a two vehicle crash that occurred in Rush township Centre County on Thursday.

Continued talk of the soon to be constructed Penn Highlands Healthcare building took place during Thursday night’s Rush Township Supervisors meeting.

September 13, 2014

As summer turns to fall, preservation work is continuing on bridges in Centre County.

Philipsburg based State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in their investigation of a Hit-and-Run crash that took place in Rush Township around 2pm Friday.

Thursday ground was broken at the future site of the Altoona-Blair Convention Center Commons and Tech Center.

A burglary which took place Thursday in Philipsburg Borough is being investigated by State Police at Philipsburg.

A 58-year old substitute teacher from Clearfield was the victim of theft by unlawful taking which occurred at the Philipsburg-Osceola High School, sometime between 1:45 and 2:30pm, Wednesday.

September 15, 2014

The week of September 14th through September 20th has been declared National Child Passenger Safety Week.

State officials announced, last week, nearly $4 million dollars in Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants to 33 local governments, non-profit organizations and companies that are making the switch to compressed natural gas, propane, or electric, for their medium to light-weight fleet vehicles.

Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections “Drug Interdiction Unit” hosted a specialized training session for 60 K-9 team members from various areas along the east coast.

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is alerting Pennsylvania Veterans, who served in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from August 1990 through August 1991, that they have a little less than a year to apply for a special one-time cash bonus payment to honor their service and sacrifice.

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police are partnering to participate in National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 14 through September 20.

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

September 16, 2014

DuBois City Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for individuals selling carpet cleaning services door to door without the proper permits.

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

State Troopers in DuBois arrested two individuals for public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia early Saturday morning.

Although it’s not typical procedure for its committee meetings, the Clearfield school board listened to one parent’s concerns about the lack of communication from the district and school safety.

The City of DuBois received a $596,695 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s multimodal transportation fund program to extend Beaver Meadow Walkway and link City Park