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Philadelphia drug dealer sentenced to 30 to 60 years for Jefferson Co. crimes

According to the Jefferson County District Attorney, Edward Minner, 66, was arrested after an investigation into the death of Brittany Sebring, 21, in the Reynoldsville Borough. That investigation revealed the Minner had been delivering a number of illegal substances including heroin, methamphetamin

WTAJ - 2018-10-19 23:15:09

Brookville Area School Board votes 5-4 to open up superintendent's job

Fillman may also be considered or appointed to another term. Voting for the motion were board members Frank Bartley, Fred Park, Roberta Ganoe, Rick Ortz and Carol Schindler. Voting against were: Don Gill, Melinda Hall, John Pozza and Kerith Strano Taylor. No other comments were forthcoming at Monday


Police Respond to One-Vehicle Crash in Clarion Township

According to Clarion-based State Police, around 7:04 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 65-year-oldAnn E. Deneault, of Lanesborough, MA, was traveling east on the right lane of Interstate 80, west of Waterson Road, in Clarion Township, in a 2017 General Motors U-Haul.

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

Barn full of antique cars collapse

Buy NowThe barn that belonged to the late Jack Smith has collapsed atop several older model cars. His brothers, Eddy and Dean Smith, reached out to American Pickers to see if they would ecavate the barn and get the cars out as part of their TV show.Patti Slaughter

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-10-18 21:57:00

Man Sentenced Up to 60 Years in Prison for Drug Delivery In Reynoldsville Related to Woman’s Death

On August 17th, a jury rendered guilty verdicts againstEdward Minner, 66, of Philadelphia, Pa., of fourteen counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and other related charges. Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge John Foradora found Minner guilty of Persons Not to Possess Firearms on September 1

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Woman charged for putting gun in child's backpack

The police allege that Merlo, who is a family member of the student, stole the firearm from the student’s guardian’s vehicle on or about September 14th and then placed the firearm into the student’s backpack during a visit to the student’s home on September 16th.

WTAJ - 2018-10-19 13:43:32

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-10-19 22:49:43

16-year-old girl charged in connection with threat against local school district

ADAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa.- A 16-year-old girl has been charged in connection with athreat made against the Mars Area School District, according to police.

WPXI - 2018-10-19 17:07:47

Former Catholic priest pleads guilty in sexual abuse case

BROOKVILLE — A former Roman Catholic priest, David Poulson, 65, of Oil City, pleaded guilty to two felonies Wednesday in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. Both charges were based on the sexual abuse of children.


HERBS & COUNTRY LIVING: Brookville farm, school promotes sustainable lifestyle

Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living, located on Quiet Creek Lane, is just that — a natural, peaceful place for people to grow, relax and learn about where their food comes from.


Tractor-trailer rollover shuts down part of I-80

There is a detour at exit 70 near Strattanville, which takes drivers through Brookville, officials said.


Former area priest pleads guilty to sexual offenses

BROOKVILLE — A former Catholic priest for four decades in the Diocese of Erie, David Poulson, pleaded guilty today to felony crimes in connection with repeated sexual assaults against one boy and the attempted assault of another boy.Poulson pleaded guilty to corruption of minors and endangering the


Charges upgraded to felony for man accused of road rage assault

A new felony assault charge has been filed against Roger Allan McKenzie III, 23, of Clearfield for a scuffle after a road rage incident that left a male seriously injured.On July 30, McKenzie had been charged by Lawrence Township Police with simple assault and recklessly endangering another person,


Car Slams into Bear on Route 28

CLOVER TWP., JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT)– Police say two black bears caused a one-vehicle crash early Thursday morning in Clover Township.


Clarion’s Lerch Wins KSAC Boys’ XC Title; Cranberry Takes Home Team Title

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports)– Clarion’s Nathaniel Lerch won the KSAC boys’ cross country individual title Thursday, while Cranberry took home the team title.

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

A tractor trailer is on its side on I80 Eastbound

Brookville, Pa. - A tractor trailer is on its side after a crash on I80 Eastbound, near Brookville.


Police: Woman stole patrol car, led police on dangerous high-speed Turnpike chase

BEDFORD, Pa. — An Indiana woman is accused of stealing a Pennsylvania State Police patrol car and leading them on a breakneck chase down the Pennsylvania Turnpike, striking three cars and attempting to hit two state troopers before crashing.


Wednesday’s District 9 Volleyball/Soccer Scores

Northern Potter 3, Austin 2 (19-25, 21-25, 25-15, 25-22, 15-10)Coudersport 3, Cameron County 0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-15)Oswayo Valley 3, Smethport 0 (25-19, 25-11, 27-25)Port Allegany 3, Otto-Eldred 0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-18)Redbank Valley 3, Homer-Center 0 (26-24, 25-20, 25-14)Clarion-Limestone 3, North C


Opioid crisis continues to affect local hospital admissions

Last year, one in 37 Pennsylvania hospital admissions were opioid-related, according to a research brief released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council.That included 201 admissions from Indiana County addresses, or 278 per 100,000. Statewide, PHC4 reported 36,712 admission


Man jailed in dog’s stabbing death

A White Township man is in jail after being accused of stabbing his dog to death with a kitchen knife at his residence, state police said.Benjamin Douglas Miller, 26, was charged with a third-degree felony for aggravated cruelty to animals resulting in serious bodily injury or death, a second-degree