In DuBois, Schmidt Thanks Council, Community for Supporting PA Senior League Championship

DUBOIS – On Monday night, Councilman Randy Schmidt thanked DuBois City Council and the local community for their support of the Pennsylvania Senior League State Championship Tournament. According to him, six teams competed in the state tournament and traveled from as far away as...

DuBois Apartment Complex Severely Damaged by Fire

DUBOIS – On Saturday afternoon, a fire severely damaged an East Park Avenue apartment complex that’s known as Seven Kitchens in DuBois. At this time, firefighters continue to battle “hot spots” caused by the fire. The fire left seven families homeless, according to fire...

In DuBois, Police Chief Retires

DUBOIS – On Monday night, the DuBois City Council accepted Police Chief Mike DiLullo’s retirement. Assistant Police Chief Ron LaRotonda will take over the police department for the second time.  Six DuBois City police officers, the police secretary and family members attended the...

DuBois City Council Approves Sewer Rate Increase

DUBOIS – The City of DuBois’ City Council moved from mulling a sewer rate increase towards making it a reality.  The sewer rates will increase $0.50 for most of city’s customers.  This is a 7 percent increase when rounded to the nearest whole point.  The new rate is $8.00...

DuBois City Council Considers CDBG Programs

DUBOIS – At its Monday night meeting, the City Council of DuBois approved sending the City of DuBois’ application for the 2012 Community Development Block Grant program.  The City Council also stated two goals for the CDBG monies would be that 5%, or $12,300, and 3%, or...

DuBois City Council Holds Second CDBG Hearing

DUBOIS – The City of DuBois’ council approved the second hearing of the CDBG funds and the modification to the 2011 plan. The city was awarded an even $300,00  for the 2012 fiscal year.  While this is $15,000 less than what the city received last year, it is $23 thousand...

Aughenbaugh Appointed to City Council

DUBOIS – DuBois City Council has appointed sitting council member Jim Aughenbaugh to fill the extra council seat. The potential candidates for the seat were Jim Aughenbaugh, John Bojalad and Charles “Sam” Miles.  At the previous regular council meeting they had pitched the...

DuBois City Hears from Candidates for Appointed Council Position

DUBOIS – The DuBois City Council heard from three candidates for an appointed position to the council. All three had to stand in the hall as each presented himself to the council for an interview. The three candidates were current council member Jim Aughenbaugh, John Bojalad and...

City of DuBois Lends Support in Effort Against Disposal Injection Well

DUBOIS – The City of DuBois has agreed to support Brady Township against the disposal injection well near their border.  A letter will be written on behalf of the council and sent to the Department of Environmental Protection, the Environmental Protection Agency and other...

One of Two Blighted Houses Sold in DuBois

DUBOIS – One of the two houses purchased by the City of DuBois has sold.  The second house is pending the resolution of the bidding process. The house at 225 Morrison Avenue sold to Brooks Carr for $2,500 plus closing costs.  There were no other bidders. The house at 6...