Hillsdale, Pa. Native Serves with Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 41

By Lt. Ana Maring, Navy Office of Community Outreach SAN DIEGO – A 2010 Purchase Line High School graduate and Hillsdale, Pa. native is serving with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 41 (HSM-41) Seahawks, the Navy’s Fleet Replacement Squadron dedicated to training new MH-60R...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

PH DuBois Receives Stroke Care Award

DUBOIS – Penn Highlands DuBois has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Corbett Signs Legislation, Approves Recommendations to Combat PA’s Heroin and Opioid Crisis

JOHNSTOWN – Gov. Tom Corbett was joined yesterday by Senator Dominic Pileggi (R-Delaware) on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus to sign into law life-saving legislation that will help to reverse heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania. At the event, Corbett also approved...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Trail Bridges Replaced in Elk State Forest

EMPORIUM – Four hiking trail bridges have been replaced in the Elk State Forest, according to Jeanne Wambaugh, district forester. Further, two bridges were on the Quehanna Hiking Trail and two on the Bucktail Path.  Each of the old bridges had failed to pass engineering safety...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Clearfield United Way Volunteers Ready to Kick-Off Annual Campaign

CLEARFIELD – Volunteers of the Clearfield Area United Way are pictured with their annual campaign goal sign at the Courthouse Plaza. The CAUW Board of Directors and more than 75 volunteer campaigners are invited to this week’s Kick-off celebration.  The 2014-15 campaign...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Professor: ALS Challenge Brings New Possibilities to Non-Profit Marketing

UNIVERSITY PARK — “I couldn’t imagine anything like this happening in the time when social media didn’t exist,” Edward Miller,  a senior majoring in biochemistry, said about the now-famous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign that gained worldwide attention this summer. The ALS...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Community Action Receives $2,000 Donation

CLEARFIELD – Central Pennsylvania Community Action (CPCA) has received a $2,000 donation from F. Michael Sicks Post 1785 Veterans of Foreign Wars for the upgrade to the heating system and weatherization measures for the Clearfield Food Pantry area located at the Trinity...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Public Meetings Scheduled for Comments on Pennsylvania Outdoor Recreation Plan

HARRISBURG – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti has announced that it will hold three public meetings across the state to collect comments on a draft of Pennsylvania’s five-year Outdoor Recreation Plan that guides outdoor...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Penn Highlands Clearfield to Build Medical Facility in Philipsburg

Walk-in clinic, expanded diagnostics among new services planned PHILIPSBURG – Penn Highlands Clearfield, a subsidiary of Penn Highlands Healthcare, has announced that construction will soon be under way for its new medical facility in Moshannon Valley. The Moshannon Valley...
Posted On 30 Sep 2014

Charges Filed in Poaching of Record-Class Bull Elk

Three bull elk illegally killed; one of them was among the largest ever recorded in Pennsylvania. One of the largest bull elk ever recorded in Pennsylvania was shot illegally along with two other bulls this month, and three Centre County men have been charged with teaming in a...
Posted On 30 Sep 2014