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Community to hold fundraiser for police officer injured in accident

On the morning of Jan. 13, Ridgway Borough police officer Brian Selnekovic was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident while on his way home after working a double shift. He was taken by helicopter to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he has endured multiple surgeries and now resid


North Clarion Boys’ Advance to D9 1A Semifinals for the Second Straight Season

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Having not played for 13 days, it took second-seeded North Clarion about a quarter to shake off some rust, but when the Wolves did they rolled to a 66-49 win over seventh-seeded DuBois Central Catholic in the District 9 Class 1A quarterfinals at Brookville High School.


Clarion Man Accused of Assault in Two Incidents Enters Guilty Plea in One Case, Requests Trial in Other

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Clarion man accused of assault in two separate incidents entered a guilty plea in one case and requested a trial in the other this week. On Wednesday, February 20, 26-year-old Justin Lamar Harris, of Clarion, entered a guilty plea on one second-degree misdemeanor count of simp


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Authority worries about delays in sewage treatment plant project

BROOKVILLE — Although work is progressing on Brookville’s new waste water treatment plant, contract deadlines are approaching faster than the work is being completed. Engineer Josh Gunnett told the Brookville Municipal Authority last week that the general-mechanical work by Global Heavy Corporation


Will Brookville continue to offer Family Consumer Science Education?

BROOKVILLE — Classes at Brookville Area High School were a main topic of discussion by the school board Monday night. Of particular interest was the Family Consumer Science Education class.


First day of school to come earlier

BROOKVILLE — The 2019-2020 school year will begin slightly earlier than usual in the Brookville School District. Monday night the school board approved the proposed calendar for the next school year. The first day of school for students will be Monday, August 26, with a staggered start on Monday and


Auction sale slated for DuBois Mall

Foreclosure proceedings will not impact businesses or customers at the DuBois Mall, according to the mall’s management company. According to a legal advertisement published in the Courier Express, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has provided notice of a receivership


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Pennsylvania Game Commission internship plants career seeds for student

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A summer internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission helped Penn State senior Dominic Lenzi cultivate his skills in the field of forestry. Lenzi, of Hermitage, a forest ecosystem management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, learned about the internship when a


Miner Leads Brookville Boys to D9 Class 3A Championship

KNOX, Pa. – The last two years, Jace Miner watched from the stands as Brookville’s hopes at a District 9 Class 3A title come up short. (Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)


Knox Woman Caught Driving Under the Influence with Children in Her Vehicle Sentenced Up to Six Months in Jail

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Knox woman who was caught driving under the influence with two children in her car was sentenced up to six months in jail this week. On Wednesday, February 20, President Judge James Arner sentenced 49-year-old Brenda Lee Feingold, of Knox, to 72 hours to six months incarcerati


Pennsylvania may sue if it loses funds to border wall

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general says he's concerned about the legality of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and could sue if Pennsylvania loses federal funds because of it.


Pennsylvania prison guard sentenced for sexual abuse of inmate

SCRANTON, Pa. (WHTM) - One of seven prison guards charged with sexually abusing female inmates at a jail in Scranton has pleaded no contest to a count of official oppression. Jeffrey Staff was sentenced after the plea Thursday to nine months of probation. As part of the sentence, Staff is barred fro


Lost Texas dog found in Pennsylvania

Reading, Pennsylvania - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend when she ran off was heart-wrenching. But 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in our Pennsylvania!


WTAJ Originals: Marijuana legalization tour stops in DuBois

DuBois, Clearfield County, Pa. - Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman's recreational marijuana legalization tour is making its first stop in central Pennsylvania at Penn State DuBois on Thursday.


Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets

A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


Penns Manor: District hosts area schools for annual jazz festival

Fifty-four student musicians in grades 9-12 from all over the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 3 were selected to audition for the 2019 PMEA District Jazz Festival, which was held at Penns Manor Area Junior/Senior High School on Feb. 15 and 16.


DuBois firefighters clear smoke from overhead lighting at Penn Highlands

The DuBois Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 9:33 p.m. Wednesday at Penn Highlands DuBois East hospital, 535 Sunflower Drive, according to fire Chief Joe Mitchell.