CLEARFIELD – Race Street Brew Works of Clearfield held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Dec. 27, announced Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC) Main Street Manager Loretta Wagner.
CLEARFIELD – The Sons of the American Legion have initiated two projects in DuBois, shared SAL member Barry Abbott at Tuesday’s commissioners’ meeting.
CURWENSVILLE – A committee in Curwensville is determined to raise $60,000 to construct a memorial by mid-summer to honor the nearly 800 local men and women who served in World War II, according to Doug Bloom, co-chairman.
DUBOIS – The Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of the Community Cup and Small Business of the Year Awards.
CLEARFIELD – CNB Bank’s new Wealth & Asset Headquarters opened its doors Jan. 12. The headquarters is comprised of a 2,500-square foot space with a restored blend of old and new.
HERSHEY – Chelsea Folmar recently competed in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen competition last week at the annual Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Convention held in Hershey.
CLEARFIELD – Joseph B. Bower Jr., president and chief executive officer of CNB Bank, has announced that yesterday marked the beginning of CNB Bank’s year-long celebration of its 150thanniversary.
CLEARFIELD – Mark Schultz of the Clearfield Area United Way and more than 75 volunteers announced at a recent meeting that the CAUW has reached its annual campaign goal.
DUBOIS – Students, faculty, staff and members of the community raised nearly $3,000 and recognized this year’s Penn State DuBois THON dancers at the THON Dancer Sendoff Dinner on Thursday evening in the student union.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Retirement Board recently received its annual Investment Performance Report, which showed continued, solid growth for 2014, according to Commissioner Mark B. McCracken.
CLEARFIELD – On Feb. 27, the Clearfield Area Elementary School held its first Mini-THON to raise money for The Four Diamonds Fund.
CLEARFIELD – Engineer Todd Banks of Stiffler, McGraw and Associates Inc. updated the Clearfield Borough Council on the downtown Streetscape project at last night’s committee meeting.
CLEARFIELD – Penn Highlands Clearfield is once again being recognized for providing safe, high quality patient care resulting from ongoing efforts to prevent hospital-acquired conditions, according to a recently released report.
CLEARFIELD – A ninth grade English student, Erica Hanes, from the Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School traveled to Philadelphia and interviewed a Holocaust survivor for a recent research project.
With more than a million viewers worldwide, the spotlight on Pennsylvania’s most well-known bald eagle nest has turned to two new stars.
DUBOIS – The DuBois Middle School and Goodwill of North Central PA held a donation drive to celebrate the beginning of spring. The students and faculty collected 10,208 pounds of clothing to give to Goodwill from March 16-27.
SHAWVILLE – Once rated as one of the “dirtiest” plants in the state, the NRG Energy Inc. power plant in Shawville has plans that will drastically reduce its emissions.
CLEARFIELD – Pat Domico, who established Squirrel Tails for Trout, touted Clearfield County’s fishing and stocking programs during Tuesday’s regular commissioners’ meeting.
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.
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 email@example.com.
“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 – With spring well under way, improvements to Lower Witmer Park are being appreciated by residents of Clearfield Borough.
CLEARFIELD – In an effort to enhance downtown Clearfield and redevelopment of the riverfront, Clearfield Borough Operations Manager Leslie Stott has announced the recent donation of land by Gladys Novey and family to Clearfield Borough.
DUBOIS – Honors students in the Penn State DuBois Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program have contributed funds to help a special area boy purchase the bicycle of his dreams.
A local man, Scott McKenzie of Frenchville, has set out to top the peaks and wander the valleys of the vast American wilderness on the Appalachian Trail. The trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world.
Surrounded by hundreds of yards of uprooted and snapped off trees, five survived the violent May 31, 1985 tornado that rumbled and chewed through Parker Dam State Park.
CLEARFIELD – On Tuesday the Clearfield County Commissioners approved the transfer of $17,500 of Clearfield County Recreation & Tourism Authority (CCRTA) recreation funds to the Curwensville Lake Authority.
DUBOIS – Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery of Curwensville has announced the opening of its new store at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in DuBois.
CLEARFIELD – Clearly Ahead Development has advanced its initiative to achieve Primus/Garner Food Site Certification for its 162-acre Commerce Park development, according to Chief Executive Officer Rob Swales.
CLEARFIELD – Renovations and improvements to several streets in Clearfield Borough are gaining momentum.
CLEARFIELD– Clearfield Soccer Association has received two separate grants totaling $160,000 from the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, according to Eric Johnson, who made the grant applications for CSA. The association must raise a matching $160,000 to fund the improvement projects planned for the association’s soccer complex located at 1 Soccer Lane, off of Coal Hill Road in Hyde.
DUBOIS – Students and faculty in the Wildlife Technology Program at Penn State DuBois will do their part to save an iconic species of butterfly from possible extinction beginning this year.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC), in collaboration with The Liddle Gallery, will host the first-ever Clearfield Art on the River Today (ART) festival.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC) has been accredited as a 2015 National Main Street Program for meeting the 10 revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center.
CLEARFIELD – A long-awaited and often debated development project in Clearfield Borough is making headway.
CLEARFIELD – The 14 young women who will contend for the crown at the 27th annual Clearfield County Fair Queen competition were introduced at a banquet on Sunday.
CLEARFIELD – Friends and family in her grandstand fan club waved a homemade sign – Abby for Queen. A panel of judges agreed as Abby Jamison was crowned the 2015 Fair Queen at the 27th annual competition at the Clearfield County Fair.
CLEARFIELD – A new retailer has agreed to a preliminary sales agreement with Pennmark Management Company Inc., for the former K-Mart building in the Save-A-Lot Plaza, Clearfield, announced Dr. William Grigsby, controller, Pennmark, at today’s Clearfield County Commissioners’ meeting.
CLEARFIELD – Primus Builders Inc. and Garner Economics LLC have awarded the Commerce Park, located in Clearfield, as the first Food Site Certification in of Pennsylvania.
CLEARFIELD – Beautification projects continue in Clearfield Borough ahead of schedule.
At Thursday’s Clearfield Borough Council meeting, Borough Operations Manager Leslie Stott gave an update on the streetscape project.
CLEARFIELD – Time is of the essence at the Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre Inc. Clearfield’s downtown arts center is on the edge of a new era filled with opportunities to expand the offerings provided to the community.
DUBOIS – Students in the Penn State DuBois Wildlife Technology Program are helping to improve the natural habitat in and around an area lake.
Every spring thousands of hopeful thru-hikers start lacing up for a 2,000-miler in America’s woods on the Appalachian Trail. Only about one in four actually survive, but 50-year-old Scott McKenzie of Frenchville, is one of them.
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 – 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.
PHILIPSBURG – Residents of the Moshannon Valley anxiously await the opening of a new Penn Highlands facility that will serve Philipsburg and surrounding municipalities in the Moshannon Valley.
A drive through Clearfield Borough shows many changes, from the expansion of CNB Bank last year, to the streetscape project taking place on various streets and also the changes along the river for the construction of new buildings and a one-mile riverwalk loop.
CLEARFIELD – CNB Bank presented a contribution to the Clearfield Soccer Association in the amount of $40,000.
CLEARFIELD – It’s been a long time coming, and the end is near for the Clearfield Borough streetscape improvement project.
CLEARFIELD – United with spirit, community members and representatives gathered together at the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks No. 540, the Clearfield Lodge, for the distribution of donations to 21 local organizations.
CLEARFIELD – Everyone responds to adversity in different ways.
Some of us give in to the temptation to give up. Others decide to fight with everything they have. And still others are determined they will not be beaten, and they will make their lives mean something.
CLEARFIELD – On June 25, 2013, Colonial Courtyard of Clearfield was struck by lightning and burned in a four-alarm blaze, leaving the many residents homeless and staff without jobs.
CLEARFIELD – On Nov. 13, Clearly Ahead Development hosted a delegation from Lanling County of Linyi City, China. The purpose of this delegation was to establish an economic development collaboration, including sister-ship between Clearfield County and Lanling County.
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DUBOIS – The WhiteWave Foods Co. purchased its Oklahoma Salem Road property and buildings more than two years ago and opened its facility in December of 2014.
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DUBOIS – Brighten the Night, an event organized by the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group, kicked off the holiday season in DuBois. This year’s event took place Friday at the Edward V Cherry Amphitheater in the DuBois City Park.
CLEARFIELD – A couple hundred members of the community gathered together to watch the light-up of the Christmas tree in the Clearfield County Courthouse Square on Saturday evening.
By Ryan Haggerty for GANTDaily
DUBOIS – Doc G’s held its soft opening on Monday to test out the restaurant side of the new brewpub.
CLEARFIELD – When someone is in need, those in Clearfield Borough and the surrounding areas are up for the challenge.
CLEARFIELD – The Christmas season is a time of surprises, and not just for the children. Even adults find things that are wonderful, fun or unique.
CLEARFIELD – At yesterday’s annual luncheon, Rob Swales, chief executive officer for Clearly Ahead Development, formerly known as the Clearfield County Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC), not only reviewed successes from 2015, but also announced plans for TAFCO’s expansion project in the upcoming year.
CLEARFIELD – Take a group of firefighters, some colored lights, goodie bags and a dash of Christmas spirit and you get the annual Clearfield Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Santa Tour.