DEP Announces Public Meeting, Hearing for Ridgway Landfill

MEADVILLE – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced it will hold a public meeting and formal hearing concerning the Ridgway Borough landfill site in Ridgway Township, Elk County, on April 29 at 6 p.m. at the Ridgway Borough building, 108...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Tax Collector Accused of Stealing from CASD Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – The Girard Township tax collector accused of stealing more than $50,000 in Earned Income Tax from the Clearfield Area School District waived her right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail. Lucinda Ann Cardinale,...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Taxpayers Encouraged to Explore “Where’s My Refund?” Online

HARRISBURG – With the April 15 personal income tax deadline now behind and many Pennsylvania taxpayers awaiting refunds, the Revenue Department has reminded taxpayers of the “Where’s My Refund?” tool available on the department’s Web site. The...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Jeff Tech Evening School to Offer Courses in May

REYNOLDSVILLE – The Jeff Tech Evening School will offer a number of courses in May. They include Digital Photography, Windows 8 and Cake Decorating 3 and 4. For more information about these and other courses and to get an application, visit the Web site at www.jefftech.us,...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

County Approves Voting Precinct Change

CLEARFIELD – The Board of Elections will relocate Cooper Township’s second voting precinct, effective for the May 20 Primary Election, after Dawn Graham, director of elections, gained approval from the Clearfield County Commissioners at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Coop...

LT Supervisors Award Paving Bids

CLEARFIELD – The Lawrence Township Supervisors awarded bids for proposed paving projects at Tuesday night’s meeting. Bids for 1,000 tons 2RC Limestone were received as follows: Glenn O Hawbaker – $15.14 per ton, New Enterprise Stone & Lime – $12.40 per ton,...

Philadelphia Man With Multiple Identities Sentenced for $359,000 In Welfare Fraud

HARRISBURG – A Philadelphia man using multiple names and addresses recently pleaded guilty and was sentenced for fraudulently obtaining and using public assistance benefits, totaling $359,262.04, over nearly an eight-year span. Gregory William Miller, 64, a/k/a Bruce...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Walker Gardens to Open for Tours

BIGLER – Walker Gardens of the quaint village of Bigler will again open to the public.  The gardens feature thousands of spring flowers, swans gliding over ponds and waterfalls, which are all interconnected by pathways. The gardens incorporate vistas with elegant replicas...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

DCNR Launches Kids in Nature to Engage Children in Learning About Natural Resources, Playing Outdoors

DRUMS – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti at Nescopeck State Park yesterday unveiled Kids in Nature, renewing a focus on getting Pennsylvania’s families to spend more time enjoying the outdoors. To celebrate Earth Day, Ferretti...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014