DUBOIS IS SOLVING OVERLOOK DRIVE PARKING ISSUES

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DuBois, PA – Parking has been an issue on Overlook Drive in DuBois for a while now, and City Council is working on a solution.

The area is home to a condo community, and cars are regularly parked on both sides of the road.

If fire engines and emergency vehicles need to get to the area, they might not be able to fit along Overlook Drive.

Council members Randy Schmidt and Eddie Walsh checked out the situation and recommended to the council that they should ban parking on both sides of the road.

 

OLD CLEARFIELD PENNDOT BUILDING WILL BE RETAIL PLAZA

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Clearfield, PA – The old PennDOT building in Clearfield was sold to a company that plans on turning the area into a retail plaza.

Robert Greenland purchased the property when PennDOT moved to a new building in the Industrial Park.

Because the area is near the Graystone Apartments where many senior citizens live, Greenland says he wants to create a space within walking distance where those residents could go to eat and shop.

 

ADVICE AND SUPPORT FOR SINGLE PARENTS

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Pennsylvania – According to the most recent census, about 21 percent of kids in the US are raised by single parents.

About 82 percent of single parents are mothers and 18 percent are fathers raising their kids alone.

Robert Beeson is a Christian music executive and author of “Going Solo: Hope and Healing for the Single Mom or Dad.”

Beeson says that when his wife left him unexpectedly and raised his three young girls by himself,

 

PA BIOLOGISTS RECOGNIZED FOR WILDLIFE WORK

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Pennsylvania – The outstanding wildlife work throughout our state hasn’t gone unnoticed. Several Game Commission biologists were recognized recently for their outstanding contributions to wildlife management.

Among the people recognized were biologists who specialize in deer and elk, turkey, ruffed-grouse, bats, and West Nile Disease.

Learn more about the PA Game Commission and what they do at their website.

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society,

 

DUBOIS ART WALK STILL NEEDS ARTISTS AND VOLUNTEERS

Art Walk on the Block 2018

DuBois, PA – If you’re creative and want to show off your artwork or your musical talent, come be a part of this year’s Downtown DuBois Art Walk on the Block!

The committee is now looking for artists and volunteers to be a part of this year’s Art Walk on the Block on Saturday, June 2. The deadline to apply is May 1.

For more information or to register go to www.duboisartwalk.com

If you are interested in being a part of the planning for the Art Walk,

 

CITY OF DUBOIS REMINDS YOU TO CLEAN UP SIDEWALKS

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DuBois, PA – Spring cleaning is still underway in the City of DuBois, and officials are reminding you to clean up the sidewalks.

Anti-skid material, gravel, road salt, and grass clippings all need to be swept up and put into the garbage by May 15.

Please don’t sweep anything into the roadway. It can be difficult for the street sweeper to pick it up. Instead, use a dustpan and put anything you find into the garbage.

 

HOW TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA

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Pennsylvania – This time of the year is perfect chance to clean up your social media.

A study from Social Media Today says that the average person spends nearly 2 hours a day using social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Teens were shown to spend up 9 hours a day using it!

That adds up to more than 5 years of social media during your lifetime. So if you’re going to spend that much time online,

 

CLEARFIELD AND REYNOLDSVILLE SENIOR CENTERS GET GRANTS

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Clearfield and Jefferson Counties, PA – Two local senior centers are getting grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.

The Reynoldsville Foundry Senior Center in Jefferson County has been awarded a grant in the amount of $30,000 which will be used to replace flooring and to install noise reduction panels.

Clearfield Center for Active Living in Clearfield County has been awarded a grant in the amount of $46,500, which will be used for the following initiatives:

  • Equipment and supplies for birdwatching and fishing group excursions
  • Bus trips to Flight 93 Memorial;

 

INTEXTICATED: DISTRACTING DRIVING IS UNACCEPTABLE

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Pennsylvania – Even though you might be careful and never drive intoxicated, you might still be driving “intexticated”… which can be just as dangerous.

Each day, about 10 people are killed in distracted driving crashes – contributing to the 37,000 people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

As National Distracted Driving Awareness Month begins, AAA East Central is launching a new,

 

Charles “Pete” Young

Charles “Pete” W. Young, age 78 of DuBois, passed away on Thursday, April 19 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Family and friends of Pete Young will be received on Tuesday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium in DuBois.

Funeral services for Charles “Pete” Young will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at 1 p.m. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium.