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Clearfield Welcomes New Cellular Sales Store

CLEARFIELD – Cellular Sales, the largest independent Verizon Wireless retailer by volume, announces its expansion in Pennsylvania with a new store in Clearfield. Over the next year, the store is expected to add new jobs within the local community.


Lawrence Twp. police arrest two local fugitives

Two fugitives were found with drugs and drug paraphernalia during a stop in Lawrence Township Thursday afternoon. At 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, Lawrence Township police stopped a vehicle on Mount Joy Road because the driver, Shane Irwin, 24, of Clearfield, had a warrant out for his arrest.


Husband accidentally runs over and kills wife on Valentine's Day in Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pennsylvania -- A husband is reeling from a tragic accident in the Lehigh Valley after police say he ran over his wife. The fatal incident happened around 3 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Anna Marie Street in Palmer Township.


Man arrested, faces attempted homicide charges

ALTOONA, Pa. (WJAC) — Joseph Maloskey, 22, is facing charges including attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of a weapon and others.


First year of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana sales: Plenty of patients, a trickle of taxes

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program celebrated its one year anniversary this week, racking up an impressive number of participating patients and doctors, sales, and a trickle of tax revenues for the treasury.


Clearfield Elementary students learn to 'Love the Bus'

The state Department of Transportation, State Police, Ferguson Township and State College police departments celebrated “Love the Bus” — a program highlighting the importance of school buses and bus drivers in education at local elementary schools this month.


Flying wheel crashes through vehicle’s windshield on Pennsylvania Turnpike, critically injuring woman and child

A woman and boy were critically injured after a tire and wheel crashed through the windshield of their vehicle Friday afternoon on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension, according to police.


Clearfield, Glendale school districts lack updated policies on reporting child abuse

HARRISBURG — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Thursday said 244,000 students across Pennsylvania attend school districts that lack updated policies on reporting child abuse, based on a review by his staff.


18 county wrestlers earn regional spots by making semifinals of District 6 Class 2A Championships

ALTOONA — At the beginning of the season, Centre County’s programs were set up to have a special postseason. Friday was the beginning of the District 6 Class 2A championships. If things continue like they started, the postseason will live up to expectations.


Elbridge mom and son seriously hurt when tire smashes through windshield in Pennsylvania

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP P.A. — Relatives say a family of five from Elbridge was involved in a serious accident Friday when an unsecured tire from a tractor trailer smashed through their windshield.


Accused meth dealer waives hearing

Accused drug dealer Marcus Homer Waltmon, 40, of Clearfield waived his right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge Jerome Nevling yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail.


GANT ICYMI: Week of Feb. 11

CLEARFIELD ­­– Texas native Rhonda Halstead is leading Penn Highlands Clearfield into a promising future. DUBOIS – A DuBois man will stand trial for allegedly selling methamphetamine to undercover officers.


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


Pennsylvania Driver Charged with Driving While Intoxicated

PARSIPPANY — While on patrol at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, Sergeant R. McGinnis located a 2018 Infiniti Q56 that had crashed into a utility pole at the above intersection. This incident occurred on Route 46 West at Condit Street. He, along with other responding units began rendering aid to t


Suspects stole hundreds in tools

Rush Township, Centre County, Pa. - Police are looking for the suspects who stole several tools from Hawbaker Sandy Ridge Quarry in Philipsburg. Between February 5 and February 14, suspects removed battery-powered tools from the job site, and Hawbaker reported that the tools were engraved with "GOH"


Legislators look to study Chronic Wasting Disease in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Rep John Joyce is co-sponsoring a bill to provide funding for a study of Chronic Wasting Disease. Over the last several decades the deadly illness has spread to 24 states in the U.S. A growing number of deer, elk, moose and similar animals, (of the cervid fmily), have been documen


Traffic stop leads to arrest

A Tyrone woman faces charges after a traffic stop in Snyder Township. Heather R. Waite, 35, of 521 Villa Marie Drive, was pulled over Friday morning about 7 a.m. just off Route 453 on Morris Street in Ironville by a state police trooper because the license plate on her 2016 Jeep came back as a “dead


EDITORIAL: Time to bring Sunday hunting to Pennsylvania

There once was a time when participating in any organized sports on a Sunday was forbidden in Pennsylvania. And if you wanted to stop at a movie theater on Sunday? Or shoot some pool? Forget about it.


Clearfield Youth Wrestlers Compete at Keystone Wrestling League Championships

WINGATE — Clearfield Youth Wrestlers competed in the Keystone Wrestling League Championships on February 10. The league consists of 15 schools from Clearfield, Centre, Mifflin, Cambria, Juniata and Blair counties.


Pennsylvania among top states in ongoing Great Backyard Bird Count

Pennsylvania birders have submitted the fifth highest number of checklists in the 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count, which began Friday, September 15, and will continue through Monday, September 18.