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Crash sends tankers into the river -
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Two water tankers ended up in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River following a collision at the intersection of Goshen Road and U.S. Route 322 yesterday at noon. According to the state police at Clearfield, Bryan Wolfe, 42, of Punxsutawney was traveling south on Goshen Road when his truck lost its brakes and struck a truck operated by Robert Wolfe, 65, of Punxsutawney, which had been stopped at the stop sign. As a result of the crash, both vehicles traveled over the embankment and into the river. Bryan Wolfe received minor injuries and both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Police were assisted on the scene by the state Department of Transportation, the Bigler-Jackson-Woodland Fire Co., Bloom Towing and the Clearfield County EMA. more...

School district tells parents: ‘We are trying'
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By Wendy Lynn Brion Staff Writer
The Clearfield Area School Board of Directors met last night for a work session and heard from members of the public concerning communication between the district and parents.
Board president Mary Ann Jackson noted the board usually does not open the floor to visitors during the work session committee meetings, but since several parents were in attendance the board agreed to hear from them. She reminded them they were limited to five minutes and also that the board might not respond to the comments.
After the meeting the parents in question noted to members of the press that they were unsure if the meeting was a committee or regular meeting, or of the location. The agenda passed out to the board members and to the press indicated it was more...
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Curwensville hears request to reinstate boys soccer
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer
CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville Area School Board authorized several personnel matters and heard a request to vote on reinstating the boy's soccer program during last night's brief meeting
With 7-0 votes on each motion, the board:
• accepted the resignation of Vanessa Snyder, assistant volleyball coach, effective Aug. 29. more...
  Lawrence details zoning change
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By Wendy Lynn Brion Staff Writer
The Lawrence Township Supervisors held a special work session with members of the planning commission and zoning hearing board to review some zoning amendments and discuss a zoning change.
They first heard from Cliff Fulmer and Cliff Reed from HydroSpray, a car wash equipment manufacturing company. The company is looking to purchase property along U.S. 322 toward more...

Moshannon Valley girls soccer nipped by Penns Valley, 3-2
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By Rich Murawski Assistant Sports Editor
AMESVILLE - After racing to a 4-0 start to the season on the strength of an attacking offense averaging just under nine goals a game, the Moshannon Valley girls soccer team ran into defensive-minded Penns Valley on Monday evening.
The Damsels were still able to fire off 24 shots, but the Lady Rams got a late goal from Rachel Hodgson off a set piece to send the hosts to their first defeat of the season, 3-2.
Penns Valley (3-1-2), already with three shutouts to its credit, limited the Damsels to just six weak shots on frame more...

Moshannon Valley's Abbie Stanton (5) defends Penns Valley's Samantha Kelly during Monday's game. The Lady Rams edged the Damsels, 3-2. (Photo by Rich Murawski)

Lady Tide sweep Lady Bison
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By Jon Christoff Sports Writer
HYDE - Curwensville volleyball coach Sandy Bailor briefly pulled Shauna Guy from Monday's contest at Clearfield after the Lady Tide junior missed a couple of her hits.
Whatever Bailor said to Guy worked, and the result was Curwensville breaking a 13-all tie in the first set en route to a sweep of the Lady Bison, 25-17, 25-17 and 25-11.
Guy re-entered the game and served six straight points to build on her team's 14-13 lead, and the Lady Tide didn't look back.
"She was frustrated a little bit tonight and it's because she's a competitor," said Bailor of Guy. "You wouldn't want it any other way. more...

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