GANT RELOAD: Week of May 11

The 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 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.

Wilson Sentenced for Faked Drug Overdose

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man who faked a drug overdose has been sentenced in Clearfield County Court.

Kimberling Sentenced for Selling Fatal Dose of Heroin

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin was sentenced to state prison in Clearfield County Court.

Executive Director, Assistant Director of CCCTC Resign following Allegations of Misconduct by Staff Member

CLEARFIELD – Two key officials have resigned amid allegations of alleged sexual misconduct by a staff member at the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center.

Wozniak Backs Medical Marijuana Bill

HARRISBURG – Legislation legalizing the use of cannabis extracts to relieve pain and suffering of patients with cancer, diabetes, seizures and other medical conditions passed the Senate and now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration, according to state Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria.)

Salary Board Oks DA’s Requests

CLEARFIELD – On Tuesday members of the Clearfield County Salary Board approved two requests from District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr.

Patterson Waives Charges for Allegedly Assaulting Man with Screwdriver, Scissors

CLEARFIELD – A Curwensville woman accused of tying up a man and assaulting him with a screwdriver and a pair of scissors waived her right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday during Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail.

House Votes to Reduce School Property Taxes by Billions

HARRISBURG – School property taxes would be lower in every district in Pennsylvania under legislation that passed the House Wednesday by a vote of 105-86,House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) said.

Chest Creek Watershed Alliance Receives Funding and Training, Will Initiate Stream Monitoring Program

PATTON – The Chest Creek Watershed Alliance (CCWA) has recently received funding to purchase water testing equipment that will be used to develop a long-term water quality monitoring program in the Chest Creek watershed.

Future of CCCTC Robotics Program in Question

CLEARFIELD – The fate of a new program at the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center is uncertain.

Councilman Concerned about New Trees Impact on Parking

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield Borough is looking to continue improving the downtown area in a way that is prudent for parking.

Improvements Appreciated at Clearfield Borough Park

CLEARFIELD – With spring well under way, improvements to Lower Witmer Park are being appreciated by residents of Clearfield Borough.



Dates Announced for Pontoon Boat Tours at Sinnemahoning State Park
PSP: Man Taken to Hospital after Accidentally Shooting Himself in the Leg

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