The GantDaily.com weekly reload gives readers a look back upon the most noteworthy stories of their work week. It contains the big headlines, as well as a few stories you might have missed. It might even include a story or two of the lighter side.
The GantDaily.com reload will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part, the reload will be filled with local headlines, but every now and again, a state, world or national story will make the list.
A memorial trout stocking for the late Robert H. Grimminger, founder of Bob’s Army & Navy Store, was held Saturday in Clearfield. Pat Domico, who established Squirrel Tails for Trout, orchestrated the trout release.
PENNSYLVANIA – Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have risen 8.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.69 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,269 gas outlets in Pennsylvania.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Historical Society will host an open house program to celebrate the grand opening of the William B. Alexander V Research Center at 511 Van Valzah Ave.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Area School District Board of Directors voted to hire a professional auctioneer to handle the sale of two former school buildings during Monday night’s regular meeting.
DUBOIS – Police Chief Ronald LaRotonda announced a new Web site for the department, www.duboispolice.com, at Monday night’s DuBois City Council meeting.
Student’s Research Project Leads to Special School Visit from Auschwitz Survivor
By Anna Brower, Staff Writer
The Stampede Newspaper, Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School
Editor’s Note: Anna Brower is a senior at Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School, where she is a staff writer for the student newspaper, The Stampede. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“I’m sitting here in front of you and I don’t believe it myself; I made it.” David Tuck, a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, shared these words on April 20 with the students and staff of Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School during two assemblies held at the school.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners dismissed the requested endorsement of Bigler Boyz to become a hazardous waste removal vendor when the matter failed to gain a motion during Tuesday’s regular meeting.
HOUTZDALE – An incident at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale was resolved peacefully early Tuesday evening when inmates who were refusing to leave the recreational yard were returned to their cells, according to a press release from the Corrections Department.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania State Police announced troopers seized more than $16.2 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2015.
HARRISBURG – After a successful two-year operation of a pilot smoke-free beach at a state park in Cumberland County, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has announced it is expanding the trial program to include eight new state parks across Pennsylvania.
CLEARFIELD – The future of the Camp Wopsononock Natural Area was discussed at Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Clearfield County Commissioners.
CLEARFIELD – A 69-year-old Woodland man accused of threatening to take a revolver to a hearing at the Clearfield County Courthouse waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail.
CLEARFIELD – A Brookville man accused of providing the heroin that resulted in another man’s overdose death waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee, held a public hearing “to review the National Forest System and active forest management.”
HARRISBURG – The House Finance Committee has advanced legislation sponsored by State Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) that would update Pennsylvania tax law by enabling the timber industry to purchase equipment under a state tax exclusion that is already enjoyed by Pennsylvania’s agricultural operations. House Bill 504 may now be taken up by the full House.
CLEARFIELD – A 22-year-old Morrisdale man who was allegedly found in possession of drugs waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail.
CLEARFIELD – A man accused of directing a crack cocaine distribution operation in Clearfield waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail.