WJAC-TV: Man Charged with Marathon Hoax due in Court

BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings says her son has a mental disorder. Joie Edson tells The Associated Press her son Kevin “Kayvon” Edson...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

GantDaily.com Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield An incident of harassment occurred Tuesday on Electric Avenue in Woodward Township. During the incident, a 19-year-old Houtzdale man and a 21-year-old Madera man allegedly engaged in a physical altercation. The incident remains under investigation at...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

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

PSP: Bomb Threat Found on Bathroom Wall at P-O

PHILIPSBURG – A bomb threat was written on the bathroom wall and found Tuesday at the Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School, reported the state police at Philipsburg. Bomb dogs responded to the scene from the Pennsylvania State Police and the Penn State police to search the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

The Glass Eye: NHL Playoff Preview, Round One

The best playoffs in major sports – the Stanley Cup playoffs – kick off Wednesday, and there are compelling matchups all over the board. Here’s my analysis and predictions for each series, starting out west: WESTERN CONFERENCE   Anaheim Ducks vs. Dallas Stars Key Stats: Anaheim...
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

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

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

Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers

BELLEFONTE – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) has announced a grant opportunity to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural producers through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). “The recent...
Posted On 15 Apr 2014