GANT ICYMI: Week of Sept. 10

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.

AG Shapiro Charges Three in Clearfield Drug Ring that Sold $1.5 Million in Crystal Meth, Cocaine

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against three Clearfield County residents for their roles in a drug ring that trafficked and sold crystal methamphetamine and cocaine in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Jail Inmate Allegedly Received Pills While Kissing His Brother at Court

DUBOIS – A jail inmate is facing contraband charges for allegedly receiving pills from his brother during a kiss when he appeared for a preliminary hearing.

DuBois Man Accused of Trying to Blow Up Home

DUBOIS – A DuBois man has been accused of trying to blow up a home by leaving the gas on in the residence.

State Police Investigating Theft, Access Device Fraud Case

Two Clearfield men were involved with the theft of a fuel card from Castelli Oil and Gas, Woodland, according to a news release issued by the Clearfield-based state police.

Portion of River Road Shut Down in Clearfield

CLEARFIELD – A portion of River Road has been shut down in Clearfield due to flooding conditions, said Joe Bigar, emergency services director.

Riverview Financial Corp. Rings Nasdaq Closing Bell

HARRISBURG – On Aug. 28, members of the Riverview Financial Corp. executive team and board of directors were invited to Times Square, New York City, to take part in the time-honored tradition of ringing the Nasdaq closing bell.

Clearfield Fall Festival Returns Oct. 13

CLEARFIELD – Get ready to fall into fun when the eighth annual Clearfield Fall Festival returns to downtown on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Sentencing Hearing Continued for Physician’s Assistant Accused in Prescription Drug Scheme After Courtroom Clash

CLEARFIELD- The sentencing hearing for a physician’s assistant accused of dispensing illegal prescriptions was continued Monday after a clash between her attorney and the district attorney.

Trial Cancelled for Olanta Man Accused of Assaulting State Trooper

CLEARFIELD – The trial for an Olanta man accused of assaulting a state trooper has been cancelled.

Clearfield Remembers 9/11 on 17th Anniversary

CLEARFIELD – A memorial ceremony honored service men and women and remembered the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America 17 years ago today.

Aerial Video of Flooding in Philipsburg

This aerial video of the flooding in Philipsburg is courtesy of COPTERGOGGLES.

Elk Cam Goes Live

Each September, thousands of visitors make their way to Pennsylvania’s elk country to experience for themselves the wonder of the bugling season.

Section of Route 53 to be Closed in Cooper Township, Clearfield County

COOPER TOWNSHIP – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that a section of Route 53 in Cooper Township, Clearfield County will be closed by nightfall today.

Clearfield Commissioners Give Update on Flooding

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners gave a brief update Tuesday on the pockets of flooding that have occurred throughout the county due to significant rainfall over the past few days.

CNB Bank Raises $30,000 at Seventh Annual Charity Golf Tournament

CLEARFIELD – On June 28, CNB Bank hosted its seventh annual charity golf tournament and successfully raised $30,000 to benefit both the American Cancer Society (ACS), local chapter, and the Clearfield Area United Way.

Warrant Issued for Man Accused in Domestic Assault

CURWENSVILLE – A warrant has been issued for Calvin Winston following a recent domestic assault incident at a Susquehanna Avenue address, Curwensville Borough police say.

Throwback Thursday: Hoyt Tunnel of Beech Creek Railroad in Greenwood Township

The extension of the Beech Creek Railroad, operated by the New York Central, from Kerrmoor to Mahaffey was completed in 1893.

Couple Accused of Growing Marijuana Waives Hearings

CLEARFIELD – A couple has been accused of growing marijuana at a Morrisdale residence.

Clearfield Man Waives Hearing on Resisting Arrest, Drug Charges

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man has been accused of resisting arrest and being found in possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop.

VIDEO: Flooding at Curwensville Dam

CURWENSVILLE – View aerial video footage of the flooding at Curwensville Dam provided by CopterGoggles.

DuBois Area High School Closed Until Further Notice Due to Air Quality Concerns

DUBOIS – The DuBois Area High School will be closed effective today and will remain closed until further notice, according to the DuBois Area School District.

Clearfield Borough Holds Hearing on CDBG Funds

CLEARFIELD – At the conclusion of Thursday’s Clearfield Borough committee meetings, the council held a hearing regarding 2018 Community Development Block Grant funds with Lisa Kovalick of the County Planning Office.

Southern Airways Breaks 1,000 Passengers at DuBois for Second Straight Month, Becomes one of America’s Most On-time Airlines

MEMPHIS – Regional carrier Southern Airways Express has announced that its August passenger count at DuBois Regional Airport has reached 1,000 passengers for two consecutive months, representing the best performance at the airport in over four years.

2018 Clearfield County Fair Successful Despite Inclement Weather

CLEARFIELD – The 158th annual Clearfield County Fair was a success in drawing crowds, despite inclement weather.

VIDEO: Honoring Those Lost at Flight 93 National Memorial

SHANKSVILLE – On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Flight 93 was hijacked, and 40 passengers and crew members courageously gave their lives, thereby thwarting a planned attack on our nation’s capital.

UPDATED: Winston Turns Himself in to Police, Hearing Scheduled in Domestic Assault Case

CURWENSVILLE – Calvin Winston turned himself in to police on Thursday. His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday during centralized court.

BREAKING: Mahaffey Woman Accused of Murder Agrees to Plead Guilty

CLEARFIELD – A Mahaffey woman accused of murder has agreed to plead guilty.

Sarvey Insurance Among First to Offer Erie Insurance Medicare Supplement Plans
PennDOT Announces Start Date of Bridge Replacement/Pipe Installation Project in Clearfield County

Leave a Reply