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  • FATHER IN SON ACCUSED OF SELLING MARIJUANA IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

    FATHER IN SON ACCUSED OF SELLING MARIJUANA IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

    Rose Township, PA – A Rose Township father and son face charges for allegedly dealing marijuana after an investigation by the Jefferson County Drug Task Force. 42-year-old Michael Cowfer and 23-year-old Brian Cowfer, of Brookville and formerly of Rimersburg, reportedly sold marijuana to a confidential informant during the investigation. It happened on Aug. 23, when police say a confidential informant bought just under 5 grams of marijuana from Brian Cowfer for $60.  Read More »
  • DUBOIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WARNS THAT THEIR NAME IS BEING USED IN SCAM TO SELL PRODUCTS

    DUBOIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WARNS THAT THEIR NAME IS BEING USED IN SCAM TO SELL PRODUCTS

    DuBois, PA – The DuBois Chamber of Commerce is warning that a scam company is using their name to try to sell you products. They say that a company called “Word of Mouth” is soliciting a directory of some kind to a variety of local businesses and is claiming to be associated with the DuBois Chamber. They stress that this is not a Chamber-endorsed product and that they have no relationship with the company.  Read More »
  • STATE BUDGET DUE BY END OF MONTH, BUT OFFICIALS STILL STRUGGLING

    STATE BUDGET DUE BY END OF MONTH, BUT OFFICIALS STILL STRUGGLING

    Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania state budget needs to be passed by the end of this month, and some Pennsylvanians are worried that it’ll be a repeat of what happened two years ago. Pennsylvania couldn’t come to an agreement on a budget in June of 2015, leading to a budget impasse that lasted for 9 months, finally ending in March of 2016. It was a partisan gridlock that threatened to shut down schools and lay off social service workers.  Read More »
  • PENNSYLVANIA CONSIDERS DEDICATING BRIDGE IN HONOR OF FALLEN TROOPER LANDON WEAVER

    PENNSYLVANIA CONSIDERS DEDICATING BRIDGE IN HONOR OF FALLEN TROOPER LANDON WEAVER

    Huntingdon County, PA – Government officials are considering dedicating a bridge in honor of fallen State Trooper Landon Weaver. Six months ago, in December of 2016, State Trooper Landon Weaver from Blair County was shot and killed in the line of duty. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is considering dedicating a bridge in his honor in Huntingdon County. The bridge crosses Juniata River in Smithfield and Henderson Township. It may be renamed to remember the fallen officer,  Read More »
  • DUBOIS WOMAN SENTENCED FOR METH LAB IN HOME WITH CHILDREN

    DUBOIS WOMAN SENTENCED FOR METH LAB IN HOME WITH CHILDREN

    DuBois, PA – Several months after the original investigation, a DuBois woman has pleaded guilty to having a meth lab in her home with her three children. 34-year-old Samantha Bish pleaded guilty to conspiracy of operating a meth lab and conspiracy of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine. She’s been sentenced to 8.5 months to 2 years less a day in jail, plus 2 years consecutive probation. She also pleaded guilty to conspiracy of possession with intent to deliver oxycodone.  Read More »
  • BROCKWAY OLD-FASHIONED FOURTH DETAILS AND SCHEDULE

    BROCKWAY OLD-FASHIONED FOURTH DETAILS AND SCHEDULE

    Brockway always celebrates the 4th of July in a special way! It’s the annual Old-Fashioned 4th, and we have the schedule and more information. For more details, photos, forms and more, visit www.brockwayfourth.com. Thursday June 29 4:00 – 7:00 Art Show Registration – Brockwayville Depot Friday June 30 10:00 – 5:00 Library Book Sale  – Mengle Memorial Library 7:00 Frank Varischetti All Star Football Game –  Read More »
  • 2017 PUNXSUTAWNEY GROUND FESTIVAL JULY 1-8

    2017 PUNXSUTAWNEY GROUND FESTIVAL JULY 1-8

    Punxsutawney, PA – The 2017 Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival kicks off this Saturday and lasts until July 8. There will be plenty of food, crafts, music and activities for both kids and adults. For more details, visit GroundhogFestival.com. It starts with the Old Home Week Fireman’s Parade at 4 p.m. this Saturday, followed by music by 7 Mile Run at 6 p.m. Then on Sunday, it’s the car cruise and even more music.  Read More »
  • REYNOLDSVILLE RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL JULY 7-9

    REYNOLDSVILLE RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL JULY 7-9

    The Red, White and Blueberry Festival in Reynoldsville will be here before you know it! We have the schedule and links to more information. Go to www.goreynoldsville.com, the Reynoldsville Community Association’s website, for more details about the festival. The Red, White and Blueberry Festival will be held in Reynoldsville from Friday until Sunday, from July 7 until 9. You’ll be able to ride the trolley to pick blueberries,  Read More »
  • CHECKPOINT IN DUBOIS AREA CATCHES DUI DRIVERS AND DRUGS

    CHECKPOINT IN DUBOIS AREA CATCHES DUI DRIVERS AND DRUGS

    DuBois, PA – State Police in DuBois conducted a DUI checkpoint last weekend, and they say they caught three people who had been driving under the influence in just one night. The DUI checkpoint resulted in those three DUI arrests, plus three drug-related misdemeanor charges, one underage drinking arrest, 12 traffic citations and 19 warnings. As the summer gets into full swing and especially with the 4th of July coming up,  Read More »
  • REPORT SHOWS IMPROVED WELL-BEING FOR PA KIDS

    REPORT SHOWS IMPROVED WELL-BEING FOR PA KIDS

    Harrisburg, PA – Children are feeling healthier throughout the nation and in our own state, and things seem to be improving. However, things still could be better, and a new report finds Pennsylvania kids still need some help. Audio comments from Laura Speer and Joan Benso The latest KIDS COUNT Data Book, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, says more children have health insurance and a record 83 percent of students nationally finished high school on time.  Read More »