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.
DUBOIS – Under the beating wings of eight monarch butterflies released from the campus monarch nursery, Penn State DuBois officially turned 80 years old on Sept. 18.
CURWENSVILLE – The Curwensville Area Revitalization Entity will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at Irvin Park in Curwensville at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday to kick off the start of construction of a tree ring timeline display designed and constructed by students of the Curwensville Area School District.
CLEARFIELD – Superintendent Terry Struble provided an update on a few topics, such as school safety measures, the district to parent notification system and class rankings, during Monday night’s Clearfield school board committee meetings.
By Jessica Shirey and Wendy Lynn Brion
CLEARFIELD – Synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or spice, among many other names, is on a marked rise in the Clearfield community. Many families have seen the effects of K2 in their homes, including one local father.
The father shared a story about finding out his son had used K2 for two years without his knowledge. “I found out when he was overdosed in his room,” he said, noting he initially thought his son was suffering from a seizure.
BOGGS TOWNSHIP – State police at Clearfield have initiated an investigation into an alleged robbery incident that occurred Tuesday on Route 322 in Boggs Township.
CLEARFIELD – At Tuesday’s regular meeting, the Clearfield County Commissioners approved its union contract with the Clearfield County Association of Professional Employees.
CLEARFIELD – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle at 8:42 p.m. Tuesday on Route 879 in Lawrence Township.
DUBOIS – A DuBois man has been charged with homicide after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend and she died at their residence, according to court paperwork provided by Magisterial District Judge Pat Ford’s office.
CLEARFIELD – The second digital projector is being installed this week at the Ritz Theater, so that it can be running for Friday’s evening show of “The Visit,” according to Pamela Babick, chair of the “Save the Ritz” committee.
CLEARFIELD – A 41-year-old Clearfield man, Franklin William Wilson, will stand trial on 1,211 charges for alleged child sexual abuse that occurred as far back as 2001.