GANT ICYMI: Week of April 23

GANT’s ICYMI 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.

GANT’s ICYMI will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part, it will be filled with local headlines, but every now and again, a state, world or national story will make the list.

Clearfield Man Charged with Aggravated Assault by Vehicle While DUI

DUBOIS – A Clearfield man has been charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence.

Wolf Urges Commonsense Gun Safety, Background Checks on All Gun Purchases

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf was joined Monday by Acting State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick, legislators and stakeholders to urge passage of “commonsense gun safety legislation,” including background checks on all gun purchases in Pennsylvania.

Old PennDOT Building to Find New Life as The Daisy Place

CLEARFIELD – For many years, it was the home of all things state traffic-related, but now the building that once housed the offices for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s District 2 is finding a new life to benefit those living just a short distance away.

CASD Oks SRO Agreement with Lawrence Twp. Pending Final Approval

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Area School District will soon have a School Resource Officer (SRO) in its buildings.

CASD Approves Harmony’s Amended Request to Withdraw from CCCTC

CLEARFIELD – On Monday night, the Clearfield school board approved for the Harmony Area School District to withdraw as a sending district to the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center.

Clearfield Borough, DuBois City and Sandy Twp. Nominated for Federal Economic Development Initiative

CLEARFIELD – Six census tracts in Clearfield County were recently nominated to be part of a new federal economic development program, announced Commissioner John A. Sobel, chair, on Tuesday.

Senators Propose Creation of School Threat Reporting System

HARRISBURG – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Pat Browne (R-16), Vincent J. Hughes (D-7) and Scott Martin (R-13) to help reduce school violence by creating a new school threat monitoring system unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday.

Clearfield Commissioners: DOS’ Voting Machine Directive Poses Financial Challenge

CLEARFIELD – Gov. Tom Wolf’s Administration recently issued a directive for Pennsylvania counties to upgrade to new voting machines by the end of 2019.

Students Partner with Conservationists for Tree Planting, Habitat Improvement

DUBOIS – A group of students in the Penn State DuBois Wildlife Technology program partnered with local and state organizations to help improve the habitat of a wild trout stream in the area.

Local Police Officers Receive Naloxone Training

CLEARFIELD – While some may think it’s controversial, others recognize how drugs like Naloxone can save lives.

Search Under Way for Missing Curwensville Man

CURWENSVILLE – A search is under way for a missing 62-year-old Curwensville man.

UPDATED: Police: Missing Curwensville Man Returns Home, Is Safe

CURWENSVILLE – The 62-year-old Curwensville man who was reported missing Wednesday has been located and is safe.

Clearfield Man to Stand Trial in DUI, Drug Possession Case

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man has been accused of driving under the influence and also being in possession of drugs.


Clearfield Commissioners Address Miscellaneous Items of Business
CCAAA Celebrates Administrative Professionals Day

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