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Road work - Crews in Osceola Mills took advantage of the nice weather recently and patched potholes on some of the borough streets. (Photo by Terry Whetstone)
Second bomb threat at P-O
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Terry Whetstone Staff Writer
PHILIPSBURG - For the second straight day, students were evacuated from the Philipsburg-Osceola High School due to a bomb threat being found in a restroom.
Students were evacuated to an offsite location and remained there until the regular school day would have concluded, and they were then dismissed from that site.
District superintendent Gregg Paladina said yesterday's note was written more...

DuBois man waives assault charges
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer
A DuBois man accused of assaulting a domestic relations officer in Clearfield waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Hawkins at yesterday's session of centralized court.
Jesse R. Dixon, 27, is charged with simple assault, resisting arrest, harassment and disorderly conduct.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on April 1 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Dixon was at the Clearfield County Domestic Relations Office in the Courthouse Annex on East Market Street in Clearfield. Dixon had a warrant out for his arrest for failing to pay the domestic relations office and Domestic Relations Officer Scott Rummings noticed him in the hallway. more...
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After a seemingly never-ending winter, spring and warmer temperatures are finally back. It took until last week for the last remaining ice to disappear from Black Moshannon State Park, and the warm temperatures will mean plenty of colors and growth in the upcoming weeks. (Photo by Tyler Kolesar)
In Curwensville ... School board reviews budget
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer
CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville Area School Board's finance committee scrutinized the 2014-15 proposed budget last night.
The district expects revenue of $15,456,941. That amount includes $4,135,440 in local dollars that includes a 2.45 mill tax increase, $10,520, 185 proposed from the state and $801,016 from the federal government.
The amount from the commonwealth is currently tentative and is the amount included in Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed 2014-15 budget. more...

Myers pitches, hits West Branch past Lady Tide
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Andy Stine Sports Writer
ALLPORT - Simply put, it was West Branch sophomore Rachel Myers' day on Wednesday afternoon.
Myers led the Lady Warriors in the pitcher's circle and on the offensive end as she pitched a complete game, while giving up just one earned run on six hits and striking out five. Myers also helped her own cause as she launched a solo home run to center field in the bottom of the first inning to lead the Lady Warriors past Curwensville, 7-2.
"(Myers) came through real well," said West Brach head coach Bill Myers. "She had pretty good command of her pitches. I thought she pitched a real good game." more...

West Branch's Rachel Myers pitches to a Curwensville batter during Wednesday's game. Myers tossed seven innings and allowed just two runs, one earned, on six hits, while striking out five. (Photo by Rich Murawski)

Clearfield track and field sweeps Tyrone, BEA
Thursday, April 17, 2014
HYDE - The Clearfield track and field teams swept Bald Eagle Area and Tyrone on Wednesday afternoon.
The Bison topped the Bald Eagles, 90-60, and the Golden Eagles, 111-34, while the girls downed BEA, 94-56, and Tyrone, 96-50.
Alec Freeman and Mason Royer each took first place in three events on the day to lead the boys. Freeman took individual firsts in the 1600 run and 3200 run, and also teamed with Peyton Priester, Jacob Ryan and Jack Soult to win the 3200 relay. Royer won the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles, and teamed with Grant Climie, Seth Caldwell and Casey Wilsoncroft for the 1600 relay victory. more...

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4/17/2014 - Area Sports Results and Schedule
4/17/2014 - Fire destroys mobile home
4/17/2014 - Man arraigned on theft charges
4/17/2014 - Crews battle brush fires across county
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4/17/2014 - Daily Police Log
4/17/2014 - West Branch falls to Mount Union in nine innings