GANT ICYMI: Week of Oct. 15

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.

Sears Holdings Corp. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Sears in DuBois, Kmart in Altoona to Close

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – On Monday Sears Holdings Corp. filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Davis Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography during colloquy court on Monday.

Shaffer Gets State Prison for Assaulting Clearfield State Trooper

CLEARFIELD – An Olanta man accused of assaulting a state trooper was given a state prison sentence Monday.

Clearfield School Board Holds Brief Workshop Meeting

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield school board held a brief workshop meeting Monday night in the junior-senior high school library.

Sandy Twp. Manager Announces Resignation

DUBOIS – Sandy Township Manager Dave Monella announced his resignation, effective Nov. 15, at Monday’s Sandy Township meeting.

BREAKING: Beccaria Man Accused of Burglarizing Mo-Valley H.S., Stealing Student Driver Vehicle

HOUTZDALE – Samuel Bonsell, 28, of Beccaria has been accused of burglarizing the Moshannon Valley High School and stealing the student driver vehicle, Clearfield-based state police say.

Bill Providing Alternatives to Keystone Exam Graduation Requirements Set for Enactment

HARRISBURG – Legislation, sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26), providing students with alternatives to Keystone Exams to fulfill high school graduation requirements received final legislative approval Tuesday and is set for enactment into law.

Amid Recent Storms and Flooding, LT Supers Discuss Assembling Emergency Trailers

CLEARFIELD – After recent heavy storms and flooding in Lawrence Township, the supervisors Tuesday night discussed assembling two emergency trailers with supplies to help with future emergencies.

CMA Discusses Sanitary Sewer Overflow in Hyde, Possibility of Taking Over Sewer Lines

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Municipal Authority again discussed the sanitary sewer overflow in Hyde and the possibility of taking over the sewer lines for the township at Tuesday’s meeting.

Bipartisan Bill Establishing Guideline for Public Safety Facility Closures Heads to Governor’s Desk

HARRISBURG – Bipartisan legislation that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future is now headed to the Governor’s desk.

Catholic Priest Pleads Guilty to Sexual Offenses Against Two Boys in Diocese of Erie

BROOKVILLE — A former Catholic priest for four decades in the Diocese of Erie, David Poulson, pleaded guilty today to felony crimes in connection with repeated sexual assaults against one boy and the attempted assault of another boy.

Clearfield Woman Accused of Not Caring for 7-Year-Old Daughter Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman has been accused of not caring for her young daughter.

Hipps Gets State Prison for Dispensing Illegal Oxycodone Prescriptions

CLEARFIELD – An Olanta woman was sentenced to state prison Wednesday for dispensing illegal prescriptions for Oxycodone.

2 Clearfield Residents Accused of Providing Uninhabitable Home Appear for Hearings

CLEARFIELD – The last two Clearfield residents, who are among the five accused of providing an uninhabitable home, were scheduled for hearings Wednesday.

Local Bank Donates to Blizzard Boxes
Penn Highlands DuBois to Host Dr. Gary DuGan Memorial Walk/Fun Run Event

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