GANT ICYMI: Week of Aug. 27

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.

Philly Man Facing More Charges for Bringing Meth into Area

DUBOIS – A Philadelphia man is facing additional charges for bringing methamphetamine into the area.

Clearfield School Board Approves Resignations

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield school board is seeking letters of interest in order to fill a vacated board seat.

Police: Meth, Over $2,500 in Cash Seized from Clearfield Residence

CLEARFIELD – Two people will face criminal charges following a drug investigation in Clearfield Borough.

PennDOT Provides REAL ID Update

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers has provided an update on Pennsylvania’s progress toward compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, and how customers can apply for REAL ID pre-verification in PennDOT driver license centers in the coming weeks.

SCI Benner Township Staff Discover Drugs

BELLEFONTE – On Aug. 27, State Correction Institution at Benner Township security staff discovered 82.47 grams of K2 in a non-contact visiting booth at the facility, reported the Department of Corrections today.

State Police: Clearfield Man Facing Charges for Possessing Meth, Resisting Arrest

BRADFORD TOWNSHIP – A wanted 36-year-old Clearfield man, Kevin Straw, was jailed on a warrant Tuesday and is facing charges for drug possession and resisting arrest.

Update Issued on SCI Rockview Employees

BELLEFONTE – As of 4:58 p.m. Tuesday, both employees have been discharged from the hospital. Toxicology and urinalysis tests were inconclusive, according to an update issued by the Department of Corrections.

Masquerade Ball to Kick Off Blessings from the Battle Foundation

Blessings from the Battle, a newly-organized 501(c)(3), will present its first-ever, black-tie Masquerade Ball on Sept. 15, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m., at the Clearfield Curwensville Country Club.

Bradford Twp. Files Petition to Change Election Precinct Boundaries

CLEARFIELD – Bradford Township has filed a petition to change its election precinct boundaries, reported Commissioner John A. Sobel, chair, at Tuesday’s commissioners’ meeting.

Smeal to Take Over Clearfield County CYS Department

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County’s Children & Youth Services Department will have a new leader beginning in September.

Throwback Thursday: West Decatur Baseball

Many residents still remember the exciting baseball games played by the Black Diamond League on the field above the railroad.

Aide Accused of Inappropriately Touching CCCTC Student Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – An aide has been accused of inappropriately touching a female student in the locker room at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center.

Demi Pleads Guilty in Chase Anderson Murder Case

CLEARFIELD – A Woodland woman has negotiated a plea agreement in relation to her involvement with the August of 2017 murder of Chase Anderson, 19, of Curwensville.

Barletta Holds Rally, Meet-and-greet in Clearfield

CLEARFIELD – A small crowd of just over 30 people turned out for a rally at the Grice Museum in Clearfield on Wednesday evening to meet Lou Barletta, who is running against Bob Casey for his seat in the U.S. Senate.

Clearfield Man Accused of Having Sexual Relations with Teen Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man has been accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl.

Summer Celebration Event Unites Seniors in Community
Football Fans Encouraged to Participate in Game Day Recycling Efforts

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