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  • MOTHER OF ABUSED BABY SENTENCED TO UP TO 7 YEARS

    MOTHER OF ABUSED BABY SENTENCED TO UP TO 7 YEARS

    Osceola Mills, PA – An Osceola Mills woman was sentenced to up to 7 years in state prison in connection with the abuse of her then 3-week-old daughter. 23-year-old Stephanie McGuire and the baby’s father, 33-year-old Aaron Mills, were both charged after their daughter was found with two broken legs, broken ribs, severe diaper rash, and other internal injuries. McGuire pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child, criminal conspiracy,  Read More »
  • MAJOR ROADWORK ON DUBOIS STREET AND MAIN STREET

    MAJOR ROADWORK ON DUBOIS STREET AND MAIN STREET

    DuBois, PA – Major roadwork will slow down traffic in DuBois for the next three to four months. DuBois Street and Main Street, from Kohlepp’s to Penn Highlands DuBois Hospital, will have alternating traffic patterns and flaggers until at least July. Although vehicles can still get through in the area, the heavy construction means that it’ll take you several extra minutes if you choose to go that way. Consider taking a different route until later this summer.  Read More »
  • SCAM CALLERS CLAIM TO BE FROM IRS DURING TAX SEASON

    SCAM CALLERS CLAIM TO BE FROM IRS DURING TAX SEASON

    Brookville, PA – Yet again, as tax season is coming to a close, more reports are coming in about people getting phone calls from scammers who claim to be from the IRS. A Brookville woman recently got a call from a man with an Arabic accent, from a number she didn’t recognize, who said that she owed money to the IRS. The caller demanded that the victim send money or she would be arrested.  Read More »
  • DCC STUDENTS LEARN PERSUASIVE WRITING WITH OREO COOKIES

    DCC STUDENTS LEARN PERSUASIVE WRITING WITH OREO COOKIES

    DuBois, PA – There was a tasty treat waiting for students at DCC as they were preparing for their tests recently. Susie Maurer teaches her 4th and 5th grade English students about persuasive writing with Oreo cookies… OREO. First they state their opinion, O, then they give a reason, R, and explanation, E, and then end it again with their opinion, O. It’s in preparation for the Erie Writing Assessment for Catholic schools this spring.  Read More »
  • EARTH DAY AT PENN STATE DUBOIS TODAY

    EARTH DAY AT PENN STATE DUBOIS TODAY

    DuBois, PA – An Earth Day celebration at Penn State DuBois will feature educational exhibits and programs on topics such as sustainability, energy conservation and more. The public is invited to attend the event, free of charge, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, in the Multipurpose Building Gymnasium. A presentation on the Scripture Rocks, a historic group of engraved rocks in Jefferson County, will also take place at Noon in the library.  Read More »
  • TWO MEN KILLED IN FATAL CRASH IN CLARION COUNTY

    TWO MEN KILLED IN FATAL CRASH IN CLARION COUNTY

    Clarion, PA – A second man has been pronounced dead in a fatal crash in Clarion County over the weekend. Just after midnight early Saturday morning, four people were riding in a pickup truck along Miola Road in Highland Township. They went over a culvert and struck a tree. One of the passengers, 29-year-old Mark Marcucci of Middlesex, was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma. Another one of the passengers,  Read More »
  • FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK: JASON SCHOENING OF DUBOIS

    FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK: JASON SCHOENING OF DUBOIS

    DuBois, PA – After a DuBois man failed to show up in court on firearms and drug charges, police are asking for your help locating him. 34-year-old Jason Schoening is the Clearfield County Fugitive of the week. In August of last year, was pulled over for a routine traffic stop. Police found that he was carrying a backpack with a sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun inside, along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Schoening had been forbidden from carrying firearms,  Read More »
  • TWO PEOPLE ESCAPE TRUCK FIRE ON INTERSTATE 80

    TWO PEOPLE ESCAPE TRUCK FIRE ON INTERSTATE 80

    Clarion, PA – Two people from Jefferson County were able to escape from a truck that caught fire along Interstate 80. 44-year-old Daniel Delp of Falls Creek had been driving on I-80 in Clarion County on Friday with his passenger, 26-year-old Cristy Miller of Brookville. Delp’s truck caught fire near mile marker 63. The pair were able to pull off of the road and escape the truck shortly before it was engulfed in flames.  Read More »
  • PUNXSY WOMAN FACES FELONY FOR FOOD STAMP FRAUD

    PUNXSY WOMAN FACES FELONY FOR FOOD STAMP FRAUD

    Punxsutawney, PA – A Punxsutawney woman is facing felony fraud charges after receiving thousands of dollars of food stamps and medical benefits that she was no longer eligible for. 28-year-old Kayla Blystone reportedly failed to tell the Department of Human Services that her husband got a job, which changed the amount of assistance they could get. Between December of 2016 and June of 2017, Blystone received an extra $1,132 in SNAP (food stamp) benefits and $2,969 in medical assistance benefits.  Read More »
  • BROCKWAY GRADS GIVING BACK TO FOUNDATION THAT HELPED THEM

    BROCKWAY GRADS GIVING BACK TO FOUNDATION THAT HELPED THEM

    Brockway, PA – Two Brockway graduates who started successful businesses after school are giving back to the foundation that helped them. Fred Barefield is a true artisan who immediately jump-started a woodworking business after he graduated high school. He is coming to showcase his work and auction off some furniture to support the Brockway Education Foundation. Brockway Education Foundation Executive Director Lisa Rutherford says fundraisers and galas like the one coming up on April 28 are vital to helping the Foundation support as many students as possible.  Read More »

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