GANT ICYMI: Week of Jan. 7

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.

Volunteer Host Family Needed in Curwensville Area School District

Above and Beyond (AnB) Education, a non-profit organization pairing foreign high school students with volunteer host families, is currently looking for volunteer host families in the Curwensville Area School District for the spring of 2019 semester.

EXPLOREJEFFERSON: President Trump Sends Christmas Card to Terminally Ill Teen

REYNOLDSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A Christmas card from President Trump is the latest in the flood of support for a terminally ill Reynoldsville teenager.

Lawrence Twp. Reorganizes for 2019

CLEARFIELD – Last night was the reorganizational meeting for Lawrence Township’s board of supervisors and the supervisors went through a list of numerous items for the coming year.

LT Supers Award Bids for New Heating System at Municipal Building

CLEARFIELD – Bids for a new heating system at the Lawrence Township municipal building were opened and awarded during Monday’s regular meeting.

AG Announces Shut Down of $1 Million Crystal Meth, Cocaine Ring

CLEARFIELD – Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro was in Clearfield this morning to announce that law enforcement has shut down a crystal methamphetamine and cocaine ring that brought $1 million in drugs to the area.

CBICC, CBICC Connect Launch Citizen Engagement Initiative

STATE COLLEGE – The Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County (CBICC) and its young professionals arm – CBICC Connect – announce the launch of a new initiative designed to encourage more residents to serve on local authorities, boards and commissions.

Clearfield County Approves Salaries

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Salary Board approved the salaries of elected officials and non-union salaried employees on Tuesday.

McCracken: Clearfield County’s Budget Cuts to Remain in Effect Until Jail Population Drops

CLEARFIELD – Budget woes don’t appear to be going away for Clearfield County.

Additional Charges Filed in Akron to Clearfield Crystal Meth Pipeline

HOUTZDALE – Additional charges are being filed against several people for their involvement with a drug ring that was bringing a million dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine and cocaine into the area.

North Central Regional Planning & Development Commission Highlights a Local Business’ Use of Revolving Loan Funds

The North Central Loan Program, in coordination with the Clearfield County Industrial Development Authority (CCIDA) and CNB Bank, closed on a financing project to provide funds to Clearfield Metal Technologies Inc. for the purchase and upgrade of equipment.

Throwback Thursday: Ramey Town Hall

Ramey is a small borough, which lies between Woodward and Gulich townships, midway between Houtzdale and Janesville.

Hearing Held on Proposed Redivision of Bradford Twp. Election Precincts

CLEARFIELD – A hearing was held Wednesday afternoon before President Judge Fredric Ammerman on the proposed redivision of Bradford Township’s election precincts.

Clearfield Co. Seeking Grant to Provide Safe Connections Center

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County is seeking over $400,000 in federal funding to provide a safe connections center.

Frenchville Men Waive Hearings in Child Pornography Case

CLEARFIELD – Two Frenchville men are facing child pornography charges.

Holt Sentenced for Stealing Funds from Penn State DuBois Student Groups

CLEARFIELD – A Brockway woman who was charged with stealing funds from student groups at Penn State DuBois was sentenced Tuesday.

Maines Pleads Guilty in Aggravated Assault by Vehicle While DUI, Other Cases

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man charged in five cases with offenses including aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence was sentenced Tuesday during plea and sentencing court.

JUST IN: Local Fire Chief Accused of Misusing Lawrence Twp. Funds

CLEARFIELD – A local fire chief has been accused of misusing Lawrence Township funds since Sept. 10 of last year.

Clearfield Co. Candidates Night is Feb. 5

CLEARFIELD – An information night will be held for candidates running for local offices this year, announced Dawn Graham, elections director, at Tuesday’s Clearfield County commissioners’ meeting.

Charges Held to Court Against Man Accused in Dog Shooting, Drug Cases

CLEARFIELD – A local man is facing criminal charges for allegedly shooting a dog in the face and later on being found in possession of drugs and stolen guns.

Work Release Program Discussed at Prison Board

CLEARFIELD – The status of the work release program was discussed during Thursday’s Clearfield County Prison Board meeting.

Clearfield Borough Council Hears Updates

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield Borough Council held committee meetings Thursday night and received updates from various offices.

Clearfield Co. Reorganizes for 2019

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners held their reorganizational meeting on Tuesday.

Convicted Murderer Asks for New Trial

CLEARFIELD – A convicted murderer sentenced to life in prison without parole is now asking for a new trial.

Hearing Continued in Hill’s Child Endangerment Case

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman is facing charges after allegedly being found under the influence of drugs with two, young children in the backseat of her vehicle.

BREAKING: Predator Catholic Priest Sentenced to 2.5 -14 Years in Prison

BROOKVILLE — A former Catholic priest for four decades in the Diocese of Erie, David Poulson, was sentenced today to two-and-a-half to 14 years in prison for his repeated sexual assaults against one boy and the attempted assault of another boy.

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