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  • OUTPOURING OF LOVE FOR FAMILY THAT BROKE DOWN IN ELK COUNTY

    OUTPOURING OF LOVE FOR FAMILY THAT BROKE DOWN IN ELK COUNTY

    Ridgway, PA – What started as a disastrous camping trip for a family with a terminally ill son… turned into an outpouring of love and a true example of the Golden Rule:  Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. The family, who remains anonymous along with all of the Good Samaritans in this story, had been in Pittsburgh for weeks, receiving lengthy medical treatments for their son. When there was a break in the treatment,  Read More »
  • MISSING 4-YEAR-OLD BOY FOUND WANDERING IN CLEARFIELD COUNTY

    MISSING 4-YEAR-OLD BOY FOUND WANDERING IN CLEARFIELD COUNTY

    Chester Hill, PA – The father of a 4-year-old boy was arrested in Clearfield County on Wednesday after his son had gone missing. The little boy had been missing from his home in Chester Hill for about two hours Wednesday night. He was found safely about a mile and a half away after crews had searched for more than an hour. The father reportedly told neighbors that he had been asleep when the child went missing.  Read More »
  • MISSING 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL FOUND NAKED OUTSIDE

    MISSING 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL FOUND NAKED OUTSIDE

    Philipsburg, PA – A 3-year-old girl was found wandering outside her home naked in Philipsburg after the man who was supposed to be taking care of her had gotten high and passed out. When police arrived, the child was already safe in the care of a family friend. A witness said she went to the house earlier in the day to check on the girl and found the 26-year-old Philipsburg man passed out in the bedroom.  Read More »
  • DOG SHOT IN CLEARFIELD COUNTY AND IS RECOVERING

    DOG SHOT IN CLEARFIELD COUNTY AND IS RECOVERING

    Hawk Run, PA – An animal rescue group is attempting to figure out who shot a dog in Clearfield County. The 4-year-old mastiff mix, who is being called Lottie, was found lying in a doorway of a home in Hawk Run. It’s believed that she had been shot sometime between Monday night and Tuesday afternoon. Although Lottie lost a lot of blood and her face was severely injured, she was surrendered by her owner and was taken to Metzer Animal Hospital in State College for surgery.  Read More »
  • GLEN RICHEY FIRE COMPANY CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

    GLEN RICHEY FIRE COMPANY CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

    Glen Richey, PA – A Clearfield County fire company is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend. The Glen Richey Volunteer Fire Company was founded in 1968 after several devastating fires in the little village near Clearfield. Michelle Bloom, who serves on the Glen Richey Recreation Board and is in the fire company, says that the company has grown to not just include fire protection but now also a massive part of the community.  Read More »
  • BROCKWAY STUDENTS PREPARE TO RETURN FROM GERMANY

    BROCKWAY STUDENTS PREPARE TO RETURN FROM GERMANY

    Brockway, PA – Several students from Brockway continue their adventures in Germany, but they’re almost ready to come back home. Keep reading to hear personal interviews with the students, learn more about the program, and see photos and videos. It’s part of the GAPP (German American Partnership Program) exchange. The Brockway students are visiting the school which had sent students to Brockway earlier this year. The GAPP exchange was started by German teacher at Brockway Eric Stawecki in 2011.  Read More »
  • PA BUDGET BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, NOW OFF TO SENATE

    PA BUDGET BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, NOW OFF TO SENATE

    Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania’s budget bill for this year is on its way to the State Senate for consideration after the House of Representatives passed it by a vote of 188-10. The $32.7 billion spending plan increases growth by 1.7 percent, which is below the rate of inflation (2.13 percent). It requires no additional taxes or revenues and officially erases a deficit. The budget also includes a record high $12.3 billion investment in education from pre-k through 12th grade,  Read More »
  • BROOKVILLE MAN ALLEGEDLY STOLE CAR, CELL PHONE, MONEY

    BROOKVILLE MAN ALLEGEDLY STOLE CAR, CELL PHONE, MONEY

    Brookville, PA – A Brookville man allegedly stole a car, a cell phone, and money from a woman in Brookville. 21-year-old Jacob Keesecker is facing felony theft charges and other related charges. The victim called police on June 9 to report that her car had been taken sometime between 3 and 6:45 a.m., along with her cell phone and about $350. She had been staying at a friend’s house on Richards Street in Brookville at the time,  Read More »
  • LYME DISEASE ON THE RISE: HOW TO PREVENT TICKS

    LYME DISEASE ON THE RISE: HOW TO PREVENT TICKS

    Pennsylvania – Lyme Disease is on the rise for kids in Western Pennsylvania. A study from Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh says that only five kids had confirmed cases of Lyme Disease in 2003, but that number had grown to 285 by 2013. The infections continue to increase, and one doctor says she sees at least one new case of Lyme Disease each week. The sooner you catch it, the easier Lyme Disease is to treat.  Read More »
  • PENN STATE DUBOIS STUDENTS PLANT TREES AT FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL

    PENN STATE DUBOIS STUDENTS PLANT TREES AT FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL

    DuBOIS – This spring, Penn State DuBois was the first university to participate in the inaugural Alternative Break Service Program at Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Although this is the first time the Memorial has hosted an Alternative Break program, students in the Penn State DuBois Wildlife Technology program have participated in work at the site for five years, reclaiming areas that are former strip mines. This year, seven students were led by Senior Instructor in Wildlife Technology Keely Roen.  Read More »

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