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

missing 4 boy found safe

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.

 

PENN STATE DUBOIS STUDENTS PLANT TREES AT FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL

Flight 93 Group Penn State DuBois

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.

 

1/3 OF AMERICANS CAN’T AFFORD DIAPERS; WHERE TO FIND HELP

diapers child

Pennsylvania – Diaper duty can certainly be stressful for parents of young children. But for some parents, it’s a stress not just on their patience, but also on their wallets.

Nearly 1 in 3 families in the U.S. is affected by diaper need: the inability to adequately access clean diapers during the newborn, infant and toddler years of a child’s life. Elizabeth Rochin, vice president of nursing with the Association of Women’s Health,

 

RIDE FOR A WISH RAISES NEARLY $12,000 FOR MAKE-A-WISH

Ride for a Wish 2018 Make-A-Wish

Reynoldsville, PA – Nearly $12,000 was raised for Make-A-Wish recently in Reynoldsville, kicking off the summer and getting a head start on the annual Light Up A Child’s Life campaign in December.

Hundreds of people came to the Rathmel Run Hunting Preserve in Reynoldsville on June 2 for the 9th Annual Olympic Club ATV Ride for a Wish, raising $11,800.

The donation will officially be made at the Light Up A Child’s Life Campaign in December.

 

SUICIDE RATES RISING IN PA: HERE’S WHERE TO GET HELP

Suicide Stats Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA  — Recent data released by the CDC indicates suicide rates are rising across the U.S., including Pennsylvania, where the rate of suicide among people of all ages increased by 34 percent from 1999 through 2016.

Governor Tom Wolf today reminded all Pennsylvanians that mental health resources and support are available throughout the state, and that seeking help for mental health disease should not be considered a weakness.

“We all know people who may be suffering and may not know where to turn for mental health services,” Governor Wolf said.

 

RIDE FOR A WISH AT RATHMEL RUN IN REYNOLDSVILLE

Make-A-Wish

Reynoldsville, PA – Get outdoors this weekend, get muddy, and help grant the wishes of kids dealing with life-threatening illnesses through Make-A-Wish.

The 9th Annual Olympic Club ATV Ride for a Wish will be held this Saturday at Rathmel Run Hunting Preserve in Reynoldsville.

The fee is $25 per ATV (a driver and one rider), then $5 for each additional rider. The ride starts at 9 a.m. at the Rathmel Run Hunting Preserve in Reynoldsville.

 

VICTIMS OF DUBOIS WEST LONG AVE FIRE CAN PICK UP MAIL

Mike’s Hardware West Long Ave DuBois After Fire May 22 (3)

DuBois, PA – The United States Postal Service is holding the mail for the victims of the West Long Avenue apartment fire.

If you know someone who lost their home in the apartment fire on May 19, please let them know that they can pick up their mail at the DuBois Post Office next to Martin’s, at 22 Hoover Ave. Ste. 100, DuBois.

The mail will only be given to the person whose name is on the envelope.

 

STAMP OUT HUNGER THIS WEEKEND WITH POSTAL FOOD DRIVE

Stamp Out Hunger food drive

DuBois, PA – Remember, you can make a difference for local hungry families just by participating in this weekend’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive!

It’s a national drive held each year by the Letter Carriers Association of the United States.

All you have to do is put out any non-perishable food items that you’d like to donate in a bag by your mailbox on Saturday, May 12.

Because there is rain in the forecast,

 

JOHNSON MOTORS DONATES ANOTHER $13,000 TO CANCER PATIENTS

Johnson Bob Perks Cancer Fund

DuBois, PA – A DuBois business recently donated thousands of dollars to help local cancer patients.

Johnson Motors in DuBois has long been a supporter of the Bob Perks Fund, which provides financial assistance to local cancer patients who are struggling to pay for their basic expenses.

Over the past two years, Johnson Motors has donated nearly $20,000 to pay the rent, heat and utility bills of community members who are battling cancer.

 

PENN STATE DUBOIS STUDENTS PLANT TREES TO HELP TROUT

Penn State DuBois Wildlife Tree Planting Trout

DuBois, PA – Some Penn State DuBois students helped plants trees near Rockton Mountain to help keep trout cool at S.B. Elliot State Park.

Because of logging years ago in the area, the trees that shaded the stream had been cut down. The water had been too warm for trout to continue living there, but new trees could eventually make it habitable again.

A group of students in the Penn State DuBois Wildlife Technology program partnered with local and state organizations to help improve the habitat of a wild trout stream in the area.