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  • SANDY TOWNSHIP DRAFTS ELDER COTTAGE ORDINANCE

    SANDY TOWNSHIP DRAFTS ELDER COTTAGE ORDINANCE

    Sandy Township, PA – Families with elderly loved ones are one step closer to having another option of keeping them closer to home with a potential elder cottage ordinance. Sandy Township has been discussing the possibly of “elder cottages” for a few months, and they’re now drafting an ordinance that will be voted on later. The topic first came up when the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging said they would like to rent out mobile pre-fabricated tiny houses that could be installed in a yard,  Read More »
  • NO INJURIES IN FIRE THAT DESTROYED BOGGS TOWNSHIP HOME

    NO INJURIES IN FIRE THAT DESTROYED BOGGS TOWNSHIP HOME

    Boggs Township, PA – Fire destroyed a home in Clearfield County, but luckily there were no injuries. The fire started around 8:30 on Sunday morning on Long Run Road in Boggs Township. When a neighbor saw the flames, they called firefighters and also checked the house to see if anyone was home. The owners were away at the time. It caused about $120,000 worth of damage, and the homeowners have insurance.  Read More »
  • WOMAN ALLEGEDLY PULLED GUN ON OTHER DRIVER AFTER DUBOIS CRASH

    WOMAN ALLEGEDLY PULLED GUN ON OTHER DRIVER AFTER DUBOIS CRASH

    DuBois, PA – A Grampian woman is facing charges for allegedly pulling a gun on another driver after a crash. 45-year-old Ashley Assalone reportedly struck another vehicle at the traffic light by the DuBois Mall on Nov. 10. The victim followed after her and confronted her, and police say Assalone sped off. However, when the victim continued to follow her through the mall parking lot, Assalone reportedly stopped her car and got out with a rifle.  Read More »
  • VIDEO GAME X-CHANGE IN DUBOIS VANDALIZED AGAIN

    VIDEO GAME X-CHANGE IN DUBOIS VANDALIZED AGAIN

    Sandy Township, PA – The Video Game X-Change store in DuBois has been vandalized again. Not even a month ago, on Nov. 16, someone threw a brick through the shop’s window. Now Sandy Township Police say that someone went to the Video Game X-Change store on Dec. 10 and smashed out one of the front doors, causing the alarm to activate. The suspect was gone before police arrived. It’s not clear if the crimes are meant just to damage the store or if the suspects intended on stealing any items.  Read More »
  • TOM RIDGE WILL BE OUT OF HOSPITAL BY CHRISTMAS

    TOM RIDGE WILL BE OUT OF HOSPITAL BY CHRISTMAS

    Austin, TX – Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave a Texas medical facility in time to be home in Maryland for Christmas. Ridge suffered a heart attack on Nov. 16 while attending a Republican Governors Association conference in Austin, Texas. He’s been recovering at a local rehabilitation center. The 72-year-old Republican served two terms as Pennsylvania’s governor. He was the first homeland security secretary, serving under President George W.  Read More »
  • TWO ACCIDENTAL SHOOTINGS IN NEARBY COUNTIES

    TWO ACCIDENTAL SHOOTINGS IN NEARBY COUNTIES

    Indiana and Forest Counties, PA – Two accidental shootings happened in neighboring counties, both on Friday afternoon. A 39-year-old Clarington man accidentally shot himself with a handgun in Tionesta around 2 p.m. Friday. The man had minor injuries, and the investigation is ongoing. Just an hour earlier, around 1 p.m. in West Mahoning Township in Indiana, police were called out for another accidental shooting involving a 50-year-old Punxsutawney man. They do not say how badly the man was injured.  Read More »
  • MAN FACES ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE CHARGES IN CLARION STABBING

    MAN FACES ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE CHARGES IN CLARION STABBING

    Clarion, PA – A Clarion man is facing attempted homicide charges after a stabbing on Saturday evening. 40-year-old James Edwards is accused of stabbing a known but unnamed Clarion woman in the neck during a domestic dispute around 8:30. It happened at a home on Main Street in Clarion Borough. The woman was flown to a Pittsburgh area trauma center for serious injuries. Edwards was also taken to a Pittsburgh hospital for suspected self-inflicted wounds to his neck and wrist.  Read More »
  • NAILS LEFT ON CLEARFIELD ROAD IN ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE TIRES

    NAILS LEFT ON CLEARFIELD ROAD IN ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE TIRES

    Clearfield, PA – Someone left a piece of cardboard with nails in it in Clearfield in an attempt to damage people’s tires. Police found the nails in the middle of Martin Street in Clearfield on Sunday. There are no leads on who left it there. If you have any information, please call Clearfield Borough Police at 814-765-7819. Like Connect FM on Facebook for more local news each day: Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »
  • DETAILS ON PART OF THURSDAY’S I-80 PILE-UP NEAR BROOKVILLE

    DETAILS ON PART OF THURSDAY’S I-80 PILE-UP NEAR BROOKVILLE

    Brookville, PA – We’re getting more information about the multi-vehicle pile-up that closed down westbound Interstate 80 around 6:20 Thursday evening near Brookville. 26-year-old Craig Pyne of DuBois was driving his SUV in the left lane when he swerved and struck a freightliner driven by 60-year-old Michael Pierson of Muncie, Indiana. There were no injuries, but the SUV was towed from the crash. Pyne was charged with driving while his license was suspended or revoked.  Read More »
  • FIREARM LOST IN STATE GAME LANDS NEAR BIG RUN

    FIREARM LOST IN STATE GAME LANDS NEAR BIG RUN

    Gaskill Township, PA – A Jefferson County man lost a firearm in the State Game Lands near Big Run. 60-year-old Donald Autore of Gaskill Township says the Ruger Security-Six .357 stainless 6-inch gun was lost somewhere in the area around 9 a.m. last Monday. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510. Like Connect FM on Facebook for more local news each day: Related Stories: View RSS feed  Read More »

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