Corbett Signs Additional Child Protection Bills

AMBLER – Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law four pieces of legislation that will further protect Pennsylvania’s children from child abuse. The new laws will expand and further define mandatory reporters and the reporting process, increase penalties for those mandated to...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Woman Found Guilty of Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person

CLEARFIELD – A jury deliberated for approximately 45 minutes yesterday before finding a 23-year-old Houtzdale woman, Sabrina C. Gardner, not guilty of aggravated assault. She was found guilty of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. The charges stemmed from an...

Fair Concert/Gate Special Ends Today

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Fair concert/gate ticket special ends today. Concert tickets purchased by the end of the day will include free gate admission, reminded Brenda Morgan, fair marketing/promotions director. Tickets can be ordered online via the official fair...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

LHU Hires New Camp Director

LOCK HAVEN – Lock Haven University has announced that Chaelim Choplosky has joined the Lock Haven University Foundation as camp director. Choplosky is a graduate of Lock Haven University with a Master of Science in sport science, as well as a Bachelor of Science in sports...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Teamwork Key to Success at Children’s Advocacy Center

UNIVERSITY PARK – Recent legislation enacted in Pennsylvania to protect children and prevent child abuse and neglect will substantially strengthen the efforts of Centre County’s new — and first — children’s advocacy center. The Children’s...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Budget Secretary Certifies More Than $779M for Statewide Property Tax Relief

HARRISBURG – Budget Secretary Charles B. Zogby has certified that more than $779 million in gaming revenue will be available for property tax relief in 2014. The 2006 Taxpayer Relief Act established the Property Tax Relief Fund as a way to use gaming revenue to reduce...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Library Fund Drive Under Way

CLEARFIELD – The Friends of the Shaw Public Library started its annual fund drive on Monday. The Friends have set a goal to raise $15,000 during the 2014 campaign and hope the community can assist them in meeting and exceeding their target amount. Fundraising efforts are...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014

State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medication

April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs on April 26, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked....
Posted On 15 Apr 2014

April 21 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania Primary

HARRISBURG – Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele has reminded Pennsylvanians that April 21, is the last day to register to vote for the May 20 primary election. In the primary election, voters will nominate candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. House of...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014

Verdict Expected Today in Aggravated Assault Trial

CLEARFIELD – The verdict is expected today in the trial for a Houtzdale woman who has been accused of throwing a beer bottle and seriously injuring another woman at a birthday party in August of 2012. Sabrina C. Gardner, 23, of Houtzdale has been charged with aggravated assault,...