CRC to Implement Secret Shopper Program

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC) has announced the implementation of its Secret Shopper program. The goal of the program is to help downtown businesses evaluate their establishment in terms of business ambiance, service and efficiency. Posing as a...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Old Main Welcomes Office Composting to ‘Close the Loop on Waste’

UNIVERSITY PARK — This week Old Main became the 50th building at University Park to launch möbius — Penn State Waste Management. This initiative includes office composting and expanded recycling to help the University divert 85 percent of its solid waste from the landfil...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Chess Tournament Slated

BROCKWAY – The DuBois and Brockway Councils of the Knights of Columbus, in cooperation with the Tri-County Chess League, will hold its ninth annual charity chess tournament. The tournament will be held May 3, starting at 9 a.m. at the St. ToBias Church Hall in Brockway. All...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

LHU Hosts Pennsylvania Core Conference

LOCK HAVEN – Faculty and administrators from all levels of education were invited to attend the Pennsylvania Core Conference held at Lock Haven University’s Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center.  Not only did local school districts attend, but University faculty from...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

High Fire Danger Continues

EMPORIUM – With the continued warm and windy spring, the fire danger continues to remain high, according to Jeanne Wambaugh, district forester with the Elk State Forest. “There were several fires again this weekend,” she said. “There were several fires last weekend too with...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Pennsylvania State Police Release Easter Weekend Vehicle Incident Statistics

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 397 accidents during the three-day Easter holiday driving period in which two people were killed and 128 others were injured. The Easter driving period covered Friday through Sunday. During those three days, state...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Penn State Welcomes Groundwater Experts for May 7 Symposium

UNIVERSITY PARK — In observance of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension and the state Department of Environmental Protection are collaborating with numerous other sponsors to offer the 2014 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium. Scheduled for May 7 at the Ramada...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Fair to Close Out Rocking to Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

CLEARFIELD – At age 14, Joan Jett picked up her first guitar and not long after that she helped turn the rock world upside down for female musicians. On Saturday, Aug. 2, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will turn the Clearfield County Fair upside down with a memorable night...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014

Gas Prices Rise 4.4 Cents in PA

PENNSYLVANIA – Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have risen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,269 gas outlets in Pennsylvania. This compares with the national average...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014

Earth Day Celebration Planned, Public Welcome

DUBOIS – Earth Day will be celebrated at Penn State DuBois with a variety of fun activities promoting green and sustainable practices.  The community is invited to join in the celebration from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the campus gymnasium. The event will feature...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014