CCAAA Kathleen Gillespie Alzheimer’s
Clearfield, PA – Kathleen Gillespie, the CEO of the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, has been named to the Pennsylvania’s Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force.
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recently announced the formation of Pennsylvania’s Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force. The task force was created to take a lead role in implementing and championing the goals and recommendations of Pennsylvania’s State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders.
“Over 400,000 Pennsylvanians are living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder and the toll of this disease extends beyond those affected to their families,
Grampian, PA – A man discovered that his camp in Grampian had been broken into for the second time within the last several months.
The unnamed 68-year-old man reported to police that someone broke into his camp along Greenville Pike in Grampian between May 27 and June 12.
The burglar stole a chair made of animal horns, worth about $1,000. They also threw a piano stool out a window.
This is the second reportedly burglary at this camp since December of 2017.
Clearfield, PA – An Osceola Mills man will be serving time in state prison for his involvement in his family’s cocaine ring.
58-year-old Leroy Bryant played a role in a ring led by his nephew, 46-year-old Todd Anderson of Madera.
This comes after a lengthy investigation in spring of last year, in which police used controlled purchases to prove that the family was dealing cocaine.
Bryant was caught during a drug raid last June.
DuBois, PA – A DuBois man allegedly assaulted a woman and threatened to kill her and police.
25-year-old Anthony Schilling is facing changes of strangulation, making terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person, and simple assault.
The victim came to the hospital on June 8 for her injuries, and she told police that she and Schilling had been in an argument over their child.
She says Schilling punched her, bit her,
electrocuted power lines death
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.
high speed motorycle chase
Rockton, PA – A motorcyclist fled and wasn’t able to be captured after a high-speed chase through the Rockton area last night, and police want you to be on the lookout for the man involved.
State Police in DuBois clocked a motorcyclist going 82 miles per hour along Route 322, east of Rockton, last night around 8:45.
When the trooper pulled out to pull over the motorcycle, it sped up to about 95 mph.
Chest Township, PA – One man is facing charges for a 10-mile high-speed chase in Clearfield County.
49-year-old Charles Strohmeyer allegedly sped away when police tried to pull him over for a traffic violation around 8:30 Saturday night along State Route 36 in Chest Township.
After about 10 miles of a high-speed pursuit, police were able to stop Strohmeyer’s vehicle.
Strohmeyer was taken into custody and is currently lodged in the Clearfield County Jail,
The fourth annual Brittany Baird Memorial Ride will take place June 9.
The 113 mile Dice Run will begin in Penfield.
All types of vehicles are welcome.
Registration will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the Penfield Firemen’s Club.
Entry fee: $15; includes the after party dinner with music and prizes which begins at 5 p.m. at the Grange Hall.
All proceeds will be given to Haven House Shelter which provides temporary housing and guidance to those who find themselves homeless in our tri-county area.