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Man Accused of Stealing Pain Medication from Ashland Township Residence

ASHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Authorities say a 43-year-old man allegedly stole pain medication from an Ashland Township house. According to court documents, Clarion-based State Police filed criminal charges in Magisterial District Judge Amy Long Turk’s office on Wednesday, February 13, against 43-year-


Clarion Woman Busted in Two Drug Cases

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A 31-year-old Clarion woman landed in jail after the Clarion County Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) filed felony drug charges against her in two separate cases.


Federal court will hear case of man who claimed Capital One Auto Finance violated Pennsylvania laws

PHILADELPHIA -- A district court has denied a motion to remand filed by a person who sued Capital One Auto Finance after his vehicle was repossessed. On Jan. 23, Judge Harvey Bartle III for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied Randy Langer's motion to remand on the


Section of Pennsylvania street closed downtown for sewer line repairs

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Citizens Energy has closed two lanes of Pennsylvania Street between Washington and Maryland Streets to repair a more-than-100-year-old failing sewer line.


North Clarion, A-C Valley Rematch in KSAC Girls’ Title Game on Laurel Eye Clinic Friday Night Hoops

KNOX, Pa. (D9Sports) – North Clarion will be in search of its third straight KSAC Title when it takes on A-C Valley in the KSAC Girls’ Basketball Title Game from Keystone High School, and all the action can be heard right here on Laurel Eye Clinic Friday Night Hoops.


New Details Emerge in Meth Case Involving Local Trio

MONROE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – New details have been released in a methamphetamine case involving three local residents. Marlene Kepple, 53, of Emlenton, Gary McGinnis, 46, of Parker, and Kelly Adkins, 39, of Brookville, are facing charges in the case.


Pennsylvania drug bust seizes crack, heroin — and alligator

A Pennsylvania drug bust netted three suspects, over $5,000 in cash, crack-cocaine, heroin, a substance believed to be fentanyl — and a four-legged critter. South Coatesville cops were stunned to see a three-foot-long alligator on the residence’s kitchen floor during the Feb. 8 raid.


Clarion PennDOT crews recognized for effective, green management of salt stockpiles

A PennDOT District staff in Western Pennsylvania has been recognized for its efforts to effectively manage winter road salt storage and to be environmentally conscious about its application.


Pennsylvania man accidentally runs over, kills wife in their driveway

PALMER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a man accidentally ran over and killed his wife in the driveway of their Pennsylvania home. Palmer Township police say the accident occurred around 3 p.m. Thursday, moments after 66-year-old Debra Mitchell got out of the car.


Pennsylvania Judge Sued After Calling Immigration On Couple’s Wedding Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who says he was unlawfully detained on his wedding day by a Pennsylvania judge who wrongly suspected he was in the United States illegally filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, alleging violations of his constitutional rights.


Fugitive wanted for murder of Brooklyn rapper arrested in Pennsylvania

Cops tracked down and arrested a Brooklyn man Friday who allegedly shot a rapper to death back in December 2017. Fugitive James Oliver, 40, was picked up for drunken driving on Jan. 1 in Upper Saucon Township near Allentown, Pa. Pennsylvania cops notified the NYPD when they saw he was wanted for mur


Clarion residents Q, storm water authority A's

About 30 people attended a presentation to learn more about Clarion Borough's storm water system during a Feb. 6 public meeting hosted by the authority. Authority chairman Jason Noto started off by updating visitors on the Center Place reconstruction project, which Bison Construction started Feb. 4.


Concealed carry permit applications drop in 2018

The Clarion County Sheriff's Office recently released its year-end report for 2018 which showed 1,752 concealed carry permits issued throughout the year. The number is down 159 from 2017 when 1,911 such permits were issued but is near the amount from 2013 at 1,739 permits which Clarion County Sherif


Pennsylvania child Cherrie Mahan still missing after getting off school bus in 1985

February 22, 1985 began like any other Friday for Cherrie Mahan's family in Butler County, Pennsylvania. Cherrie was just eight years old and was in the third grade at a nearby school, just north of Pittsburgh.


Successful First Year for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

SCRANTON, Pa. — Governor Wolf claims that within just a year’s time, more than 83,000 Pennsylvanians have accessed medical marijuana. Within those 365 days, we have seen the impact right in our area.


Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Mexican Manicotti

1 – 16 oz. can refried beans. !In a large bowl, combine the uncooked beef, beans, chili powder, and oregano. Spoon into uncooked manicotti shells; arrange in a greased 13×9-in. baking dish. Combine water and Picante sauce; pour over shells. Cover and refrigerate overnight.


Push resumes to recognize official Pennsylvania amphibian

The Eastern hellbender (Photo by Dave Herasimtschuk, U.S. Department of Agriculture: usda.gov) "The Eastern hellbender exemplifies what is good about Pennsylvania's waterways."


Michael Patton Advising: Getting Real About Retirement

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Michael Patton, of Patton Financial Advising, submitted the following article on Getting Real About Retirement. Preparing for retirement can be daunting, but like any challenge, it helps to take a hard look at some real data. Yet only 29% of workers or their spouses have tried t


Here Are Pennsylvania's Most Prolific Robocallers

Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, Pennsylvania can expect even more.


Pennsylvania girls form first all-female Boy Scout troop

A group of 17 girls in Pennsylvania have formed the nation’s first all-female Boy Scout troop since the organization began accepting girls this month. Chester County’s Troop 19 held their first official meeting in recent weeks, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.