Campus Men Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

DUBOIS – A total of 34 Penn State DuBois men wore high heels for the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Wednesday. The men’s march is meant to raise awareness of the battle against rape, sexual assault and gender violence. The event was organized by victim advocacy...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Clearfield Woman Waives Hearing in Assault Rifle Theft Case

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman who was allegedly involved in an assault rifle theft case waived her right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Amy Marie Welker, 33, of Clearfield will face trial on one count of...

Campus Campaign Recognizes Domestic Violence, Teaches Intervention

UNIVERSITY PARK – As recently as 40 years ago, domestic violence often was not considered a crime, even by law enforcement and the judicial system. Victims had little or no resources to help them escape the violence aimed at them and their children by a spouse or domestic...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Corbett Proclaims October as ‘Cyber Security Awareness Month’

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has proclaimed October as “Cyber Security Awareness Month” to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of protecting their information and devices from online threats. “Recent high-profile data breaches at retailers and financial...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Penn State Altoona to Host Anti-Violence Educator Jackson Katz

ALTOONA – Jackson Katz will bring his “Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity” presentation to Penn State Altoona on Oct. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Devorris Downtown Center. Katz is one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists.  An author, educator,...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Sayers to Speak on Legal Choices

KARTHAUS – On at 6 p.m. Oct. 6, local attorney Ryan P. Sayers Esq., will talk at the Karthaus Center for Active Living (CAL), located at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 3637 Main St., Karthaus, on the basics of estate planning, including information on wills,...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Individuals Invited to Superstar Local SHRM Group

DUBOIS – The local Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) group, HR Management Association of North Central PA (HRMANCPA), had its annual reorganization meeting on Sept. 11. At the meeting, the group elected their leaders, including Michelle DiGilarmo as president and...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Community Action Receives $500 Donation

CLEARFIELD – Central Pennsylvania Community Action (CPCA) has received a $500 donation from Exxon Mobil Foundation Chemical (VIP Program for retired, employees, spouses) for the upgrade to the heating system and weatherization measures for the Clearfield Food Pantry area...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

DuBois Middle School Receives Junior Achievement Education Leadership Award

DUBOIS – The DuBois Area Middle School received a Junior Achievement Education Leadership Award at the 75th annual meeting of the Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania this summer. The award recognizes schools that partner with Junior Achievement and provide Junior...
Posted On 02 Oct 2014