GANT ICYMI: Week of Nov. 12

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.

Community Invited to Participate in 2018 Giving Tree

“Somehow not only for Christmas, but all the long year through, the joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you. And the more you spend in blessing the poor, and lonely and sad, the more of your heart’s possessing returns to make you glad” – John Greenleaf Whittier.

SLIDESHOW: Clearfield Veterans Day Services

CLEARFIELD – Veterans were honored during special services held Sunday at the Clearfield American Legion John Lewis Shade Post No. 6. The slideshow is by GANT News photojournalist Steven McDole.

Memorial Dedicated During Penn State DuBois Veterans Day Ceremony

DUBOIS – A monument honoring all students, past, present and future who serve or have served in the armed forces was dedicated during a Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday at Penn State DuBois.

Curwensville Council Takes Exception to Reporters Questioning Executive Sessions

CURWENSVILLE – The Curwensville Borough Council continues to take exception to reporters questioning their executive sessions.

Residents Ask Curwensville Borough Council For Help With Flooding

CURWENSVILLE – Curwensville residents are continuing to ask for help with flooding issues.

Court Sends Bradford Twp.’s Redistricting Petition Back to Election Board, Seeks Recommendation

CLEARFIELD – Bradford Township’s petition to redistrict its election precinct boundaries has been returned to the Clearfield County Election Board for it to provide further recommendation to the court.

Rising Crime Rate and Inmate Population to Blame for $1.58M Deficit in County’s First Run of 2019 Budget

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County’s drug epidemic, as well as the rise in crime and inmate population, are directly to blame for the $1,587,136 deficit in the commissioners’ first run of the 2019 general fund budget.

Three Clearfield Co. Police Officers Recognized as DUI Top Guns

LANCASTER – Three police officers from Clearfield County were among more than 70 officers recently recognized statewide at the PA DUI Association’s 39th annual meeting in Lancaster.

Curwensville Borough Approves 2019 Budget With No Tax Increase

CURWENSVILLE – Residents in Curwensville Borough will not see a tax increase for 2019.

Throwback Thursday: The Knobs Tower in Girard Township

Girard Township was named after the eccentric and celebrated Stephen Girard, the merchant prince and banker of Philadelphia.

Sipe Waives Charges in Firearms Case

CLEARFIELD – A Curwensville man is facing charges after allegedly being found in possession of several illegal firearms that he told police he accepted as payment for drugs.

Clearfield County to Implement CodeRED Mass Notification System

CLEARFIELD – A CodeRED mass notification system will make the public aware of roadway closures, weather and hazardous conditions and other major incidents in Clearfield County.

Curwensville Borough Considers Options for Police Car

CURWENSVILLE – The Curwensville Borough Council is looking for options regarding a recently-purchased police vehicle.

CYFS to Host Foster Parent Recruitment, Education Night

CLEARFIELD – November is Adoption Awareness Month and plans are under way for a foster parent recruitment and education night in Clearfield County.

BREAKING: Clearfield Police: Juvenile Taken into Custody After Armed Robbery

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield Borough police have a juvenile in custody after an investigation into a reported armed robbery Thursday night at Pantry Petroleum.

Clearfield BPW’s Guest Speaker Talks Community Revitalization

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Business & Professional Women’s Club held its monthly meeting Nov. 14 at the Susquehanna River Art Center of Clearfield.

No Tax Increase in Clearfield Borough Budget

CLEARFIELD – Residents of Clearfield Borough will not be seeing a tax increase and taxes will remain at 27 mills, which is the same tax rate as 2018. One mill for the borough results in $40,000.

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