GANT RELOAD: Week of Aug. 29

The GANT 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 GANT 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.

Local Reps Complete Training to Assist Older Adults in Managing Depression

Several local health and human services agencies completed a nationally-recognized, evidence based, two-day intense training to assist older adults in recognizing and managing symptoms of depression.

Clearfield United Way Preparing Letters for Community Campaign

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield Area United Way board members Michele Fannin and Martha Tylwalk are among the volunteers who have started to prepare letters for the upcoming fall community campaign.

Sheriff: Posse at Membership Capacity, Available for Call-out

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County Sheriff Wes Thurston has announced that the sheriff’s posse is at capacity for membership and has completed a comprehensive mock exercise during the summer.

Update Issued on Curwensville Revitalization Efforts

CURWENSVILLE – The Curwensville Area Revitalization Entities (CARE) group has released an update on the efforts of its volunteers.

With the help of the Friends of Curwensville Lake, a $25,000 grant was secured for much-needed renovations to the bathhouse in the campground at the Curwensville Lake Recreation Area.

Fall Events Return to Downtown Clearfield on Oct. 8

CLEARFIELD – The annual Clearfield Pumpkin Run/Walk 5K, Fall Festival and Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will return to downtown Clearfield on Oct. 8. The event is being hosted by the Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC).

Medzie to Stand Trial for 2013 Death of Toddler Girl

CLEARFIELD – An Allport woman, who was recently arrested for the death of a two-year-old toddler girl in 2013, waived all charges to court at her preliminary hearing Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.

Suspected Crack Cocaine Dealer Waives Charges

CLEARFIELD – A man accused of selling crack cocaine waived all charges to court at his preliminary hearing Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.

Sandy Twp. Police has Pharmaceutical Drop Box

DUBOIS – The Sandy Township Police Department is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Clearfield Jefferson Drug and Alcohol Commission and Clearfield County District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. in the Clearfield County Pharmaceutical Drop Box Initiative.

United Way Gears Up for Annual Campaign, Wraps Up Jeans for Teens
Clearfield County Life-long Learning Institute Announces Upcoming Classes

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