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Progressland Person of the Week: Haines talks trash on a daily basis
Monday, October 12, 2015
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer Trash talking is all in a day's work for Chuck Haines, Clearfield County's solid waste enforcement officer.
Haines said he served as Philipsburg Borough's code enforcement officer for three years before assuming the county position in the spring. more...

Budget crunch: Local school districts funds drying up as a result of state budget deadlock
Monday, October 12, 2015
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer School districts in Clearfield County are feeling the financial pinch due to the continued impasse with the state budget in Harrisburg.
The state legislature and Gov. Tom Wolf have not passed a new budget since the last budget expired in June, and as a result, the state is not paying school districts and local municipalities state subsidies and allocations.
In the coming months, many school districts in the area will have to take out loans or a line of credit to finance their operations until a state budget is passed.
The problem is, many of these loans come with up-front costs more...
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Tractor parade -
The annual Tractor Parade was held in the Pinchy area of Morris Township on Saturday afternoon. Several tractors of all ages and sizes participated, with numerous children participating. Many tractors hauled trailers decorated with an autumn theme. (Photo by Bill Woolworth)

Commissioners under fire for loss of recycling drop-off program
Monday, October 12, 2015
By Emily Miller Staff Writer The Clearfield County Commissioners came under fire at the Clearfield County Solid Waste Authority's meeting on Thursday.
After a presentation from Michele Nestor on how the county could save their recycling-drop off program, several township leaders spoke up to the CCSWA's board about their concerns of losing their township's sites.
"Are the commissioners listening more...
Clearfield Borough fields complaints from residents
Monday, October 12, 2015
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer The Clearfield Borough Council fielded complaints from borough residents at its meeting Thursday.
During the public comment period, Beverly Swift of North Pennsylvania Avenue said something needs to be done about the road in front of her house. It is dirt road, and Swift claims stormwater and acid mine drainage keeps the road constantly more...

Clearfield cross country fares well at Ridgway
Monday, October 12, 2015
RIDGWAY - The Clearfield cross country team competed at the Ridgway Invite on Saturday.
The Bison placed fourth out of 16 teams, while the Lady Bison came in fifth out of 11 squads. more...

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10/12/2015 - Solid Waste Authority extends deadline for illegal dumping surveys
10/12/2015 - Lawrence Twp. approves new police cruiser
10/12/2015 - Grampian man waives drug charges to county court
10/12/2015 - Area Sports Results and Schedule