Local

Share News Submission DuBois PA

Local News
  • TRUCK SPILLS HUNDRED GALLONS OF FUEL ON INTERSTATE 80

    TRUCK SPILLS HUNDRED GALLONS OF FUEL ON INTERSTATE 80

    Sandy Township, PA – A commercial truck spilled about a hundred gallons of fuel along Interstate 80 on Monday around mile marker 96, near the DuBois exit. The driver said that he struck an object in the roadway around 7 p.m., but he doesn’t know what he hit. Several fire departments and hazmat teams cleaned up the fuel shortly afterwards. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • GOV. WOLF GIVES FINAL APPROVAL OF BROOKVILLE MARIJUANA GROW CENTER

    GOV. WOLF GIVES FINAL APPROVAL OF BROOKVILLE MARIJUANA GROW CENTER

    Brookville, PA – Although the upcoming medical marijuana grow center in Brookville has already begun construction and plans on opening by mid-December, they now have official permission from the governor to begin planting seeds. Cresco Yeltrah, the owner of the site in Brookville as well as dispensaries in Butler and Pittsburgh, is the first cultivator to get the state’s permission to grow and process marijuana for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana program. People who have one of 17 approved conditions could qualify to get a prescription for medical marijuana.  Read More »
  • MAN ACCUSED OF FIGHTING AT EX-GIRLFRIEND’S BRADY TOWNSHIP HOME

    MAN ACCUSED OF FIGHTING AT EX-GIRLFRIEND’S BRADY TOWNSHIP HOME

    Brady Township, PA – A Cresson man is accused of burglary and assault after allegedly forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s home in Brady Township. The victim says that she opened her door the afternoon of Oct. 6 to see her ex-boyfriend, 26-year-old Scott Stasik. He reportedly pushed her out of the way and began threatening to kill her new boyfriend. The new boyfriend said he was standing near the door with a baseball bat and hit Stasik in the face with it.  Read More »
  • BUSINESSES PLAN ON HIRING MORE PART-TIME HOLIDAY HELP

    BUSINESSES PLAN ON HIRING MORE PART-TIME HOLIDAY HELP

    Pennsylvania – This year, you can deck the halls with plenty of holiday job listings, as businesses across the country say they’re making plans to hire additional workers for the busy end-of-year season. Nationwide, retailers plan to add 650,000 jobs, with most restaurants also planning to increase staffing. Robert Doar was a New York City commissioner in Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration and is now a senior adviser with the Path Forward Coalition.  Read More »
  • HOUSE OF REPS PASSES ANOTHER SPENDING PLAN PROPOSAL

    HOUSE OF REPS PASSES ANOTHER SPENDING PLAN PROPOSAL

    Harrisburg, PA – With the state budget standoff now in its fourth month, Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives narrowly passed another potential spending plan. A bill brought to the House floor narrowly passed Tuesday night, 102-88, within a couple hours of being unveiled. It is built around borrowing $1.5 billion and extending the state sales tax to purchases in online marketplaces to raise about $50 million. The proposal now goes to the Senate and Governor Tom Wolf.  Read More »
  • CLEARFIELD POLICE SEARCH FOR OWNER OF LOST SAFE

    CLEARFIELD POLICE SEARCH FOR OWNER OF LOST SAFE

    Clearfield, PA – After a Brinks Home Security safe was found in Clearfield, police are now trying to locate the owner. The safe was found in the middle of September 18 in the 200 block of East Cherry Street. The owner can claim it at the Clearfield police station at 814-765-7819. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • PA USES GRANTS TO FUND DRUG ADDICTION PROGRAMS

    PA USES GRANTS TO FUND DRUG ADDICTION PROGRAMS

    Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania will use $4 million in federal aid to help start up four medication-assisted programs to treat people struggling with drug addiction. The $1 million grants announced Tuesday will be anchored by four health systems in Pennsylvania. They are going to Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network, Danville-based Geisinger, York-based WellSpan Health and Harrisburg’s Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, a collaboration between Penn State Health and PinnacleHealth. Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • LONGVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY FOR STUDENTS

    LONGVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY FOR STUDENTS

    Longview Elementary School in Punxsutawney will be closed today (October 17) to the students, but staff will still need to be there.  They are currently facing issues with their well water. This is for Longview Elementary School only.  Staff will need to report today.  Read More »
  • POLICE ASK FOR PUBLIC’S HELP LOCATING A MISSING TEEN

    POLICE ASK FOR PUBLIC’S HELP LOCATING A MISSING TEEN

    Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager.  James K. Potts was last seen on Wednesday October 11 around 12:30 p.m. near East Locust Street in Clearfield.  Police say Potts is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and 115 pounds with blond hair. He was reportedly last seen wearing a gray shirt and brown cargo shorts.  He also has ear rings in each ear. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clearfield Borough police.  Read More »
  • PUNXSUTAWNEY MAN REPORTS MANY LARGE ITEMS STOLEN

    PUNXSUTAWNEY MAN REPORTS MANY LARGE ITEMS STOLEN

    A Punxsutawney man reported many items were stolen sometime between October 7 and October 9.  The man reported to be missing a large metal tool cabinet, hand tools, gardening tools, saws, ladders, gas cans, 300 feet of copper tubing and numerous other items. Pennsylvania State Police in Punxsutawney are currently investigating the burglary and say the incident would have taken several hours and involved trucks and possibly even trailers. Anyone with information is being asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police in Punxsutawney.  Read More »

Post Archives