CURWENSVILLE RESIDENTS LEARN FROM CCAAA ABOUT MANAGING HEALTH

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Curwensville, PA – Residents from Park Avenue Towers recently participated in the CCAAA Chronic Pain Self-Management classes and gained more confidence in taking care of their health!

They completed six, 2 ½ hour weekly sessions discussing healthy eating, physical activity, medication, stress management, communication, problem solving, decision making, and working with their health care professionals.

Participants engaged in interactive sessions that helped them to build confidence in their abilities to manage their health and maintain active fulfilling lives.

 

MAN SENTENCED FOR FLEEING POLICE AFTER SMOKING METH

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Curwensville, PA – A Curwensville man has been sentenced to state prison for fleeing from police after smoking meth.

24-year-old Chancellor Shaw pleaded guilty to felony counts of flight to avoid apprehension and fleeing or eluding police, along with other charges of recklessly endangering another person, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

He was sentenced to four months to two years in state prison,

 

CURWENSVILLE MAN ELECTROCUTED WHILE CUTTING TREE LIMB

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Philipsburg, PA – A Curwensville man died after he was electrocuted while cutting a tree limb in Centre County.

40-year-old Adam Knouff had been working with the Townsend Tree Service to cut a tree limb that fell across some power lines on Pike Lane near Philipsburg.

Around 1:50 p.m. on Monday, Kanouff was electrocuted and died as a result. The Centre County Deputy Coroner Deborah Smeal pronounced him dead at the scene.

 

MISSING DIABETIC CURWENSVILLE MAN RETURNS HOME SAFELY

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Curwensville, PA – A missing diabetic 62-year-old Curwensville man has been located and is home safe again.

Police say they are not releasing the man’s name out of respect to him and his family.

Family members were concerned that he might be in trouble because he relies on insulin but did not have his medication with him.

A K-9 response team helped search for the man on Wednesday. They picked up a scent that led to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River,

 

SUSPECTS OF CHASE ANDERSON MURDER APPEAR IN COURT

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Clearfield, PA – Three of the suspects in the murder case of 19-year-old Chase Anderson were in court yesterday.

22-year-old Kenja Tew of Glen Richey and 38-year-old Denny Bailey of Woodland both face criminal homicide charges. 26-year-old Chantell Demi faces charges of criminal conspiracy.

Bailey and Demi both had all charges bound to county court after their preliminary hearings. Tew waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

All three of them also face charges related to kidnapping,

 

THREE PEOPLE CHARGED IN MURDER OF CHASE ANDERSON

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Curwensville, PA – Nearly 8 months after the death of Chase Anderson, a teenager from Curwensville, three people are now facing charges related to his murder.

22-year-old Kenja Tew of Clearfield and 38-year-old Denny Bailey of Woodland both face criminal homicide charges. 26-year-old Chantell Demi faces charges of criminal conspiracy.

19-year-old Chase Anderson’s body was found on Aug. 26 in the woods in Pike Township, Clearfield County.

Although police had taken suspects into custody in August as they were investigating the murder,

 

CURWENSVILLE SNAPPY’S DENIED LICENSE TO SELL BEER

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Curwensville, PA – The Snappy’s Convenience Store in Curwensville will not get a license to be able to sell beer.

Curwensville Borough Council asked for the public’s opinion on whether a liquor license should be transferred to the store. Dozens of people showed up, including business owners who said that having another store that could sell beer would detract from their sales.

The council voted 4-2 in favor of denying the liquor license transfer.

 

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK: CORY IRWIN

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Clearfield, PA – 34-year-old Cory Irwin of Curwensville is the Clearfield County Fugitive of the Week. He is wanted for failure to appear in court on drug charges.

In November, police found Irwin along with three other people in a suspicious parked car, where they looked as though they were exchanging a large amount of money. When police searched the vehicle, they found about 30 grams of methamphetamine, plus scales to weigh the drugs.

 

CURWENSVILLE CONSIDERING SNAPPY’S BEER LICENSE

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Curwensville, PA – A gas station/convenience store in Clearfield County is hoping to get a license to sell beer.

The Snappy’s Convenience Store on State Street in Curwensville applied for the license, and now it is up to the Curwensville Borough Council to approve or deny it.

However, council wants to get opinions from residents and other business owners first.

Some of those who are against approving the license say the parking lot is notoriously too small for the number of customers,

 

MORE SCHOOLS ON LOCKDOWN WEDNESDAY DUE TO THREATS

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Clearfield and Indiana Counties, PA – Even more local schools were briefly on lockdown on Wednesday after students made violent threats.

Curwensville Area School District and Moshannon Valley Area School District both found written notes that threatened to harm other students. Both notes were written as graffiti in the bathrooms.

Penns Manor Area School District in nearby Indiana County was also being investigated yesterday after a 16-year-old girl made threatening comments and hand gestures during class.