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Brave visitors
who do not fear what could be lurking at Bilger's Rocks this weekend are invited to attend its annual haunted hayride Friday and Saturday beginning at dusk. Admission is $5 per person. Proceeds from the hayride are used for maintenance of the park and to help fund the programs held there throughout the season. (Photo by Dianne Byers)

Should we be worried about the Ebola virus?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
With the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, or Ebola, virus in the news, the hospitals of Penn Highlands Healthcare are taking precautions.
Already, those who are charged with preventing infections at the hospitals at Penn Highlands Healthcare have been meeting regularly to be prepared.
Is there a real worry about Ebola here in central Pennsylvania?
"The extent of global travel means that we are no longer isolated from diseases that would not have reached us in the past. We must be prepared for any hazard that could reach our doors," said Kathy Lemmon, director of Infection Prevention & Control Dept.
The United States has the more...
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During the report meeting for Clearfield Area United Way yesterday, $28,924 was reported, resulting in $176,590, or 72 percent, of the goal of $245,500. Campaign Chairman Mark Schultz thanked everyone for their hard work and said United Way is looking forward to meeting and exceeding the goal. The next report luncheons will fall on Nov. 12 and Dec. 3 at noon at St. Charles Café. (Photo by Wendy Lynn Brion)
CASD considers change to its drug testing policy
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer The administration of the Clearfield Area School District proposed changes to the district's drug testing policy at Monday's meeting.
Superintendent Terry Struble said the changes are meant to clarify when the district can require a student undergo drug testing.
The current policy allows the building principal to require a student undergo drug testing if they have a "reasonable" suspicion that the student was under the influence.
Under the proposed policy changes, the definition of "reasonable" is further clarified, Struble said. In the proposed policy a suspected student would first more...

Clearfield boys bounced from D-9 playoffs by Bradford
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Rich Murawski Assistant Sports Editor BROCKWAY - The Bradford boys soccer team scored on its first shot Tuesday night at Frank Varischetti Field and tallied another midway through the first half to take a comfortable 2-0 lead on Clearfield in a District 9 Class AA semifinal.
The Owls added one more early in the second half and cruised to a 3-1 victory over the Bison, who more...
Philipsburg-Osceola clips Somerset, 2-1
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Andy Stine Sports Writer HOLLIDAYSBURG - Over the past few years, the Philipsburg-Osceola boys soccer team has had several nail-biting contests in the playoffs.
The Mounties, who entered this season's District 6 Class AA playoffs as the sixth seed, have played in games decided by a goal in each of the last three more...

Moshannon Valley's Abbie Stanton, right, collides with a Richland player during Tuesday's District 6 Class A matchup in Hollidaysburg. (Photo by Jon Christoff)

Mo Valley gets first playoff win with 1-0 victory over Richland
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Jon Christoff Sports Writer HOLLIDAYSBURG - The Moshannon Valley girls soccer team scored goals in droves en route to a school-record for wins in a season and the team's first Inter-County Conference championship.
When the Damsels took to the pitch on Tuesday night against defending District 6 Class A champion Richland, however, Mo Valley only needed one to add another feather to a nearly-full cap of accomplishments.
Wynter Adams poked the game's only tally in the net more...

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10/22/2014 - Area Sports Scores and Schedule
10/22/2014 - Philipsburg-Osceola sweeps Clearfield
10/22/2014 - Lawrence: No more elected officials as twp. employees
10/22/2014 - CMA hears project updates
10/22/2014 - Offender gets 50-100 years for raping children
10/22/2014 - Stewart to serve jail time for thefts
10/22/2014 - Daily Police Logs