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

single parents

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,

 

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,

 

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,

 

CELEBRATING EARTH DAY WITH ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP

Downtown DuBois Spring Clean-Up 2018

Pennsylvania – The community is looking a little cleaner after the weekend’s Earth Day activities.

In DuBois, hundreds of people took to the streets for the annual spring cleanup, picking up trash, sweeping sidewalks, scrubbing windows, making minor repairs, and brightening things up.

But remember, you don’t have to wait until Earth Day to make a difference. Here are just a few things you can do year-round to help the environment (and your local community!):

**  Bring reusable bags with you when you go grocery shopping

**  Use a thermos to carry your coffee instead of using a new paper cup each time

**  If you go for a walk,

 

BUSINESSES ARE EMBRACING SELFIE CULTURE

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Pennsylvania – No question about it… “selfie culture” has completely changed how we visit museums, zoos, art galleries, restaurants, and really anywhere that has something interesting where we can take of photo of ourselves.

That means that businesses, the smart ones at least, are adjusting their layouts to make things more photo-friendly.

Listen to comments from Tom Zaller, the CEO of Imagine Exhibitions, who has worked on exhibits promoting things like Jurassic World,

 

CLEARFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT COULD GET POLICE OFFICER

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Clearfield, PA – The Clearfield Area School District is considering pairing up with the Lawrence Township Police so they can have an officer within the school.

The police department has already assigned an officer who would serve as Clearfield School Resource Officer in the junior-senior high and elementary schools.

The officer has already been instructed to start visiting the schools and getting familiar with the floorplan of both buildings.

The agreement has been written up as a draft,

 

BROCKWAY RECOGNIZES NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SENIORS

Brockway NHS 2018 Seniors

Brockway, PA – The Brockway Chapter of National Honor Society added 18 new members but said goodbye to 17 seniors who left their mark on the school and organization.

In a ceremony Wednesday at the school, new NHS members took the NHS oath.  These students were chosen from the student body based on National Honor Society’s four pillars of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.

In order to be selected, the students had to have an A average and write an essay demonstrating their character,

 

REEFER MADNESS FILM BEING SHOWN IN DUBOIS

2018 NAFCO poster Film Festival DuBois

DuBois, PA – A local film group is providing a thought-provoking look into the history of marijuana tonight.

A colorized version of the classic 1936 propaganda film “Reefer Madness” is showing tonight at 7:30 at the Reitz Theater in Dubois.

The cost is $5 and goes towards NAFCO, the Northern Appalachian Film Collective, which strives to bring more filmmaking to our area.

Listen to the full interview with James Neiger,

 

SUPPORT THE DUBOIS DREAM COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

DuBois Dream Fundraiser

DuBois, PA – The DuBois Dream is hoping for your support to help start their AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) and Youth Basketball Clinic workout programs!

Although tickets are already sold out for the benefit dinner this Sunday, you can still be a part of their basketball raffle to help kids of all family incomes be able to achieve their basketball dreams.

The basket raffle will be held in the same place as the dinner,