Ramey Man Found Guilty of Stealing from Client

CLEARFIELD – Jurors deliberated for approximately an hour Friday afternoon before finding a Ramey man guilty of stealing $120,000 from an elderly client while serving as a financial advisor in October of 2010. Frank C. Stewart, 48, of Ramey was found guilty of theft by deception...

Trial Continues for Ramey Man

CLEARFIELD – The trial continued yesterday in Clearfield County Court for a man accused of stealing $120,000 from an elderly client while serving as a financial advisor. Frank C. Stewart, 48, of Ramey is facing charges of forgery, two counts; theft by unlawful taking; and theft...

Trial Under Way for Financial Advisor Accused of Stealing from Client

CLEARFIELD – Yesterday, the three-day trial got under way for a financial advisor accused of stealing $120,000 from an elderly client in order to pay off a business debt. Frank C. Stewart, 48, of Ramey is facing charges of forgery, two counts; theft by unlawful taking; and theft...

Commissioners OK Grant Modifications, Application for Victim Witness Program

CLEARFIELD – Yesterday, the Clearfield County Commissioners approved modifications to the Victim Witness program’s current Victims of Crime Act and Rights and Services Act grants. The commissioners also approved a new application for the Victim Witness program for Pennsylvania’s...

School Officials Dedicate Clearfield Area Elementary

CLEARFIELD – On Monday evening, the administration and board of directors of the Clearfield Area School District gathered with community members to dedicate the newly renovated and expanded Clearfield Area Elementary School. Starting this school year, the district’s students will...

Clearfield Student Makes Habit of Academic Excellence

CLEARFIELD – A local student has made a habit of achieving academic excellence. Karen Beish, a retired Clearfield school teacher, taught world geography to seventh graders for many years. She also provided home-bound tutoring. While he was a seventh-grader, Beish taught Michael...

Man Accused of Setting Wildfires Waives Charges

CLEARFIELD – A Cherry Tree man accused of setting two wildfires in Burnside Borough waived his right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Troy Michael Solley Jr., 19, of Cherry Tree has been charged with two counts each of...

Osceola Mills Man Waives Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats Charges

CLEARFIELD – An Osceola Mills man who allegedly assaulted and threatened to shock his son for missing the toilet waived his right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. David L. Bainey, 35, of Osceola Mills has been...

Clearfield School Board Debates Hiring Practices, Consideration of Long-term Substitutes

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Area School District’s Board of Directors debated its hiring practices and the amount of consideration given to its long-term substitute teachers during Monday night’s Education and Personnel Committee meeting. Superintendent Terry Struble asked the...