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The snowy weather and cold temperatures
did not deter woodpeckers and blue jays from having their daily breakfast at a snowman feeder in Philipsburg. Although the sun is expected to shine for most of the day, the temperatures will only reach the lower 20s. The photo was taken by Mallory Good. (Submitted photo)

Clearfield County Commissioners Agencies to receive housing money
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Wendy Lynn Brion Staff Writer
Several agencies will receive funding through Clearfield County's Affordable Housing Trust Fund, announced during yesterday's Clearfield County Commissioners meeting.
Jodi Brennan, director of Clearfield County Planning and Community Development, announced four applications were received by the office and all four meet the program guidelines.
She said in 2014 the county solicited applications for affordable housing activities which increase the availability of quality affordable housing either through sales or rental to any county resident whose annual income is less than the median income of the county. more...
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Centre County seeking volunteers for BBBS
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Terry Whetstone Staff Writer
BELLEFONTE - The Centre County Board of Commissioners heard from Andrea Boyles and Zack Barton at yesterday's weekly meeting, the two discussed the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program and how January is National Mentoring Month.
They are always looking for big brothers or sisters to help out with being a "bigger" for someone that is an only child.
They said anyone wishing to volunteer their time is asked to give at least an hour a week and the commitment is long term. Those who wish to donate their times will go through a screening process and should call 237-5731 to begin the process.
Boyles said 50-75 children are on the waiting list seeking a big brother or sister and half of them have never had the experience to have one. more...

West Branch's Trey Kalke pins Claysburg-Kimmel's Isaac Fleck during their bout at 285 on Tuesday in a District 6 Class AA Team Dual quarterfinal matchup. Kalke's pin was one of six for the Warriors, who scored a 54-20 victory. (Photo by Rich Murawski)
West Branch cruises past C-K in D-6 duals
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Rich Murawski Assistant Sports Editor
ALLPORT - The West Branch wrestling team got a bit of a surprise at home on Tuesday in the quarterfinal round of the District 6 Class AA Team Dual Tournament.
The Warriors ended up facing upstart Claysburg-Kimmel - the 10th seed - after the Bulldogs upset seventh-seeded Cambria Heights, 40-37, in the evening's opening round. more...

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1/28/2015 - Daily Police Logs
1/28/2015 - McCracken gives update on status of natural area
1/28/2015 - West Branch reviews policies
1/28/2015 - Area Sports Results and Schedule
1/28/2015 - Curwensville defeated by state-ranked Raiders