Marker Placed Site of Nation’s First Conservation Training School

BROCKWAY – The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has placed a marker recognizing the country’s first-ever training school for conservation officers. The marker, placed in Jefferson County at Game School and Empire Ridge roads, is about 1.5 miles from the site of the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014

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...

PennDOT Places Speed Display Sign in Elk County

ST. MARYS – Heavy truck traffic on Route 153 in Fox Township, Elk County, will be reminded to obey the posted speed limit after PennDOT placed a radar-controlled speed display sign. The placement will raise awareness of the 30-mile-per-hour speed limit for trucks weighing greater...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Pittsburgh Man Claims $86.7 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

MIDDLETOWN – Carl Szott of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, has claimed an $86.7 million Mega Millions® jackpot from the May 20, drawing. It is the first jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the fifth-largest prize awarded in the...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Corbett Announces Opening of Third Round Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday and will provide an estimated $6 million to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Penn State Named the 10th Healthiest College in the U.S.

Greatist just released its list of the 25 healthiest colleges in America and Penn State checks in at No. 10. The ranking took into consideration healthy eating practices, fitness opportunities and medical and mental health services and programs. This follows an earlier ranking by...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

CLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for Aug.  29 – Sept. 4. Ritz Theater, downtown Clearfield Monday-Sunday The theater’s lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. You can grab some popcorn, even if you cannot attend the movie...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Public Invited to View Art Exhibit at LHU Clearfield

CLEARFIELD – Paintings by Jody Grumblatt are now on exhibit at the Lock Haven University Clearfield campus through mid-October. A beautiful range of subjects are displayed on the ground floor of Founders’ Hall. Grumblatt recently opened the Liddle Gallery, an arts cooperative in...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Senior Farmers Market Vouchers Still Available

CLEARFIELD – Vouchers for the Pennsylvania Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) continue to be made available to qualifying senior citizens in Clearfield County. Vouchers are distributed once a year.   If you are 60 years of age and older, live in Clearfield...
Posted On 28 Aug 2014

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...