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  • NEW JERSEY MAN FLED ACCIDENT NEAR BROOKVILLE

    NEW JERSEY MAN FLED ACCIDENT NEAR BROOKVILLE

    Pinecreek Township, PA – A New Jersey man fled from the scene when he crashed his car Sunday morning near Brookville. 27-year-old Jesse Reeves was driving his Mercedes Benz around 10:30 a.m. down the off-ramp at Exit 81 on I-80. He didn’t stop at the stop sign, then crossed both lanes of Route 28 before hitting an embankment. Reeves left the disabled car. He was later found and was not injured,  Read More »
  • STUDENTS MUST GET VACCINATED MUCH SOONER THAN BEFORE

    STUDENTS MUST GET VACCINATED MUCH SOONER THAN BEFORE

    Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania health department wants students to get vaccinated much sooner than previously required. State officials want both public and private school students to be up-to-date with all their vaccinations within five days of the beginning of the school year, a drastic reduction from the eight months they used to have to get their shots. The measure is intended to prevent the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases. Remember,  Read More »
  • UNDERWEAR FOUND IN CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN SUMMERVILLE

    UNDERWEAR FOUND IN CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN SUMMERVILLE

    Summerville, PA – Strange details are emerging from a criminal trespass incident in Summerville earlier this month. A 46-year-old woman reported that someone entered her home on State Street on Aug. 7. While no property was taken and there were no signs of forced entry, a pair of women’s underwear were found lying in the upstairs bathroom sink. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • THIRD BALD EAGLE DIES OF LEAD POISONING IN PA

    THIRD BALD EAGLE DIES OF LEAD POISONING IN PA

    Saegertown, PA – A 30-year-old bald eagle that was being treated for lead poisoning in northeast Pennsylvania has died less than two weeks after two other eagles died of the same cause. The Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Saegertown announced on Sunday that Kiski, their rescued eagle, had died. Eagles can be poisoned by lead that they pick up while scavenging animals that were shot or from a fishing sinker.  Read More »
  • PHILADELPHIA SODA TAX COULD PUSH BUYERS OUTSIDE OF CITY

    PHILADELPHIA SODA TAX COULD PUSH BUYERS OUTSIDE OF CITY

    Philadelphia – Philadelphia added a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar drinks at the start of this year. Now one study says that the tax isn’t bringing in as much money as lawmakers hoped and is actually chasing customers out of the city. The study showed that sales of these drinks within the city have fallen by about 55 percent, while sales just outside the Philadelphia city border rose by 38 percent.  Read More »
  • METH LAB DISCOVERED IN THE ATTIC OF A SOMERSET COUNTY MAN

    METH LAB DISCOVERED IN THE ATTIC OF A SOMERSET COUNTY MAN

    A Somerset County man is in custody after police were called to his home for a fire on Monday night and they supposedly found a meth lab in his attic.  He reportedly told police the fire was from a combination of chemicals and camping fuel in this attic, which are commonly used to make methamphetamine. The man was taken to Somerset hospital with injuries and is currently in police custody. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • HELICOPTER CRASH REPORTED IN ST. MARY’S ON SUNDAY

    HELICOPTER CRASH REPORTED IN ST. MARY’S ON SUNDAY

    A helicopter crash was reported in St. Mary’s on Sunday.  The St. Mary’s police department were notified of the crash on South St. Mary’s Street just after 12 p.m. The investigation is ongoing and has been turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration. No further details have been released at this time. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • GROUP OF CLEARFIELD COUNTY FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED

    GROUP OF CLEARFIELD COUNTY FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED

    A group of five family members have been arrested in Clearfield County for allegedly having a cocaine distribution ring, according to the attorney general’s office.  45-year-old Todd Anderson was reported as being the ring leader and investigators say he brought the cocaine from Beaver County. Anderson reportedly sold $134,000 worth of cocaine over the course of a year to people in Clearfield County and more than $10,000 in sales a month. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • JUDGE APPROVES SALE OF LUTHERSBURG AND SYKESVILLE SCHOOL BUILDINGS

    JUDGE APPROVES SALE OF LUTHERSBURG AND SYKESVILLE SCHOOL BUILDINGS

    The county judge has approved the sale of the Luthersburg and Sykesville school buildings on Friday.  People questioned the judge’s decision to sell the properties with most of the focus being on how quickly selling these properties does not benefit the taxpayers, the teachers, or the children in any way. The DuBois Area School Board decided to permanently close three of its elementary schools due to enrollment rates and financial reasons. Related Stories:  Read More »
  • FIRE INVESTIGATION BEGINS IN FOX TOWNSHIP

    FIRE INVESTIGATION BEGINS IN FOX TOWNSHIP

    The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal and Fox Township are investigating a fire that happened around 2 a.m. Monday morning.  The investigation shows that the fire started due to an electrical issue. It is estimated that the fire caused $140,000 in damages.  Nobody was home at the time of the fire. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »