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Brody Matish, 4
, posed with the Easter Bunny at Irvona's Elderberry Park during the annual Easter egg hunt Sunday. Brody is the son of Brian and Amanda Matish of Fallentimber. (Photo by Terry Whetstone)

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the blue ribbon serves as a symbol of child abuse prevention.
In the spring of 1989, a grandmother named Bonnie Finney took a stand against child abuse in Norfolk, Va. She tied a blue ribbon on the antenna of her minivan in remembrance of her late grandson and as a signal to her community that child abuse continues to be a devastating social plague.
Her grandson, Michael Wayne "Bubba" Dickenson and his siblings lived an at-risk existence in an abusive home environment. Despite Finney's efforts to intervene on behalf of her grandchildren, his mother's boyfriend murdered three-year-old Bubba. His body was found, bound, beaten and bruised, in a weighted toolbox at the bottom of a canal. more...
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Megan Coval snapped this photo of an eagle perched on a branch Sunday on Hardscrabble Road in Hawk Run. The photo was submitted by Brad Smeal.
Work on second Marsh Creek Bridge starts April 6
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
STATE COLLEGE - The state Department of Transpor-tation announces that work to replace another bridge on state Route 1002 in Centre County will begin Monday.
An official detour around the project will also start at that time. The bridge spans Little Marsh Creek in Curtin Township, east of the Curtin/Boggs Township line.
The bridge is currently posted for "one truck at a time" and replacement will more...

West Branch hosting all-star game for local boys
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Andy Stine Sports Writer
ALLPORT - It's been a number of years since Harmony High School has hosted the Clearfield County All-Star Basketball Game, which was a contest that hosted the area's best high school seniors one last time in a high school game.
West Branch head coach Danny Clark participated in the game a decade ago, and the three-time Progressland Coach of the Year recently thought to make another all-star classic.
In the past couple weeks, Clark has made a few phone calls to coaches and players and put together the inaugural Senior All-Star Basketball Madness. The game will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. at West Branch High School with 13 schools represented in the game. more...

Harmony's Logan Sral, middle, creates separation from Glendale's Anthony Barnhart, left, while Shea O'Donnell, right, looks on in a regular season game in February. Sral, Barnhart and O'Donnell will all participate in the inaugural Senior All-Star Basketball Madness at West Branch on Saturday. (Photo by Jon Christoff)

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