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Pennsylvania – Move over Baby Boomers… Millennials are embracing family travel! A new AAA survey reveals that an estimated 88 million Americans will be taking family trips this year.
It seems like the younger generation knows the value of relaxing… 44 percent of millennials nationwide are planning a family getaway, more than members of Generation X (39 percent) or baby boomers (32 percent).
“Millennials are picking up where the generations before them left off,” said Bevi Powell,
Clearfield, PA – There were a large number of small incidents in Clearfield over the past couple of days, proving that the police are there for more reasons than just to make arrests.
In fact, many police calls are actually handled by just talking and de-escalating the situation if they can.
That was the case for a couple of trespassing complaints and an argument between a husband and wife in Clearfield County recently.
Treasure Lake, PA – A home in Treasure Lake was destroyed by a large fire on Thursday afternoon.
It not only engulfed the house, but also took down a nearby powerline and melted the siding on a neighbor’s home.
Fire crews say two people were inside the house along Bridge Point Court at the time of the fire, but they escaped safely.
No one was injured, and damaged is estimated at $35,000.
Senior Scholastic Challenge 2018 Winners
DuBois, PA – Last night’s Senior Scholastic Challenge was a tight game, which actually needed a tie-breaker at one point in the final rounds. St. Marys came out as the winner!
St. Marys ended up victorious in the end with 110 total points in the final round, with Brockway coming in a close second with 100 points, followed by DuBois Area and Clearfield.
DuBois Central Catholic, Brookville, and Punxsutawney also competed in this year’s tough challenge.
Reynoldsville, PA – A Reynoldsville man is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing and then forging a check.
54-year-old Donald Emerson is accused of taking a check from another’s man’s home while he was visiting early in the morning on March 5.
Police say Emerson wrote the check out for $150, then tried to cash it later that day at a bank in Reynoldsville.
The bank teller suspected that something wasn’t right,
Clarion, PA – Police are searching for a Clarion man who was involved in a DUI crash that left himself and a passenger injured.
A felony arrest warrant is out for 30-year-old Steven Rosher.
The charges date back to December of 2017, when Rosher crashed on the River Hill portion of Route 322 near Clarion.
Both Rosher and the woman who was his passenger had to be lifeflighted to Pittsburgh with serious injuries.
Antique Appraisal Fair 2018
DuBois, PA – Come see what those antique items in your closet or attic are worth at this weekend’s appraisal fair in DuBois!
Come out to the Pot O’ Gold Antique Appraisal Fair at the Parkside Community Center in DuBois this Saturday.
Expert appraisers will be on hand from noon until 5 p.m.
The cost is $5 to appraise one item or $10 for three items.
Even if you don’t have anything to bring,
Pennsylvania – With St. Patrick’s Day coming up this weekend, police across the state will spend even more hours on the roads, actively looking for people who are driving under the influence.
If you go to a party or bar for St. Patrick’s Day and plan on drinking, designate a sober driver, call a taxi or other ride service, or make plans to stay where you are.
If you see someone who is about to drive under the influence,
Victor N. Kosko, age 96 of Sykesville, passed away on Thursday, March 15 at his home.
Family and friends of Victor Kosko will be received on Friday, March 16 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Leo Nedza Funeral Home in Sykesvile.
Additional visitation will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
A Divine Liturgy for Victor Kosko will be held on Saturday,
Senior Scholastic Challenge
DuBois, PA – Tonight at Penn State DuBois, highschoolers from around our area will be competing the Senior Scholastic Challenge. It’s a battle of wits to see which team knows the most answers to all kinds of questions, from math to grammar to biology.
The Senior Scholastic Challenge is tonight at 6:30 in Hiller Auditorium at Penn State DuBois. The competitions last about 3 hours, with plenty of quick rounds and a break for refreshments before the final few sets of questions.