GANT ICYMI: Week of May 28

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.

Sayers Receives Silver Beaver Award

PENFIELD – James Davis, council commissioner, recently presented the Silver Beaver Award to Boy Scout leaders Ryan Sayers, Greg Kunselman and Keith Wolfe.

Volunteers Spruce Up Downtown Clearfield on Annual Beautification Day

CLEARFIELD – Several individuals and groups helped spruce up downtown Clearfield on May 19. Their efforts were part of the Clearfield Revitalization Corp.’s (CRC) annual Beautification Day.

DuBois Man Accused of Pleasuring Himself in Mall Parking Lot

DUBOIS – A DuBois man accused of pleasuring himself while in a mall parking lot was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Friday.

Penfield Man Who Allegedly Threatened to “Stab Everyone” in Treasure Lake Waives Hearing

DUBOIS – A Penfield man who threatened to “stab everyone” in Treasure Lake waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday during centralized court.

DiscoverE Programs Scheduled at Parker Dam State Park This July

PENFIELD – Parker Dam State Park is again offering DiscoverE programs to youth at the park this summer.

CAST Seeks Actors for Grease

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre Inc. (CAST) seeks adult actors age 18 years and older to bring their summer musical, Grease, to the Clearfield area.

McFarland Found Guilty in Trespassing Case

CLEARFIELD – A Grampian man was found guilty of entering a local railroad office building without permission after his trial on Tuesday.

DuBois Council to Permit Access Road to Landlocked Sandy Twp. Property

DUBOIS – On Tuesday, DuBois City Council voted to permit the construction of an access road to a landlocked Sandy Township property on Tower Lane.

Duckett Waives Hearing for Allegedly Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, Possessing Stolen Handgun

CLEARFIELD – A Woodland man has been accused of driving under the influence of various drugs and possessing a stolen handgun.

Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse of Two Boys Waives Preliminary Hearing and is Held for Trial

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced that a former Catholic priest in the Diocese of Erie was held for trial after he waived his preliminary hearing on charges that he sexually abused two young boys over a period of many years.

DuBois Council Tables Action on Updated Parking Ordinance

DUBOIS – On Tuesday, members of DuBois City Council were presented with Council Bill 1933, an update to the parking ordinance.

Houtzdale Couple Accused of Physically and Emotionally Torturing Six Adopted Children

HOUTZDALE – A Houtzdale couple is facing criminal charges after being accused of physically and emotionally torturing their six adopted children for several years.

Sandy Township Man Accused of Being “Serial Arsonist”

SANDY TOWNSHIP – A 23-year-old Sandy Township man, Brady Dillon Michael Burkett, has been accused of being a “serial arsonist.”


Sarvey, Steele and Bennett Recognized by Society of Certified Insurance Counselors
WPSU Wins Four Telly Awards for Outstanding Television and Video Productions

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