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Clearfield County identified as eligible to receive opioid housing initiative funding
The proposed pilot programs must help individuals to become and remain engaged in evidence-based treatment interventions, provide individuals with the necessary support services to maintain housing stability, and provide pre-tenancy and tenancy education services.
Clearfield Students Learn from Juvenile Probation Officers, 911 Coordinator During Exploring Program
CLEARFIELD – Recently, an Exploring Program was held at the Clearfield Area Junior-Senior High School.Students heard from Chrissy Davis and Jeff Aveni, juvenile probation officers, and Jeremy Ruffner, Clearfield County 911 coordinator.
2 Clearfield Residents Accused of Providing Uninhabitable Home Appear for Hearings
CLEARFIELD – The last two Clearfield residents, who are among the five accused of providing an uninhabitable home, were scheduled for hearings Wednesday.Andrea J. Snyder, 36, Edward A. Snyder, 43, Kimberly J. Snyder, 38, and Eleanor J. Snyder, 65, were charged by Officer Daniel Podliski of the Clear
Clearfield Woman Accused of Not Caring for 7-Year-Old Daughter Waives Hearing
CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman has been accused of not caring for her young daughter.Brittany Marie Sipe, 26, has been charged by Officer Eric D. Routch of the Lawrence Township police with one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of children.
New Clearfield Co. program to benefit older adults
Strategies include promoting the view that falls and fear of falling is controllable, setting goals for increased activity, changing the environment to avoid falls, and promoting exercise for strength and balance.
Shaffer Gets State Prison for Assaulting Clearfield State Trooper
Dale E. Shaffer (Provided photo)CLEARFIELD – An Olanta man accused of assaulting a state trooper was given a state prison sentence Monday.Dale Edward Shaffer, 35, pleaded guilty during special sentencing court to aggravated assault, disarming a law enforcement officer, two counts of endangering the
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
Beccaria Twp. man charged in high school vehicle theft
HOUTZDALE — Clearfield-based State Police, after receiving numerous calls regarding the identity of a man pictured in surveillance video, charged a Beccaria man with felony burglary and other charges.Samuel J. Bonsell, 28, of Beccaria was arraigned in front of District Judge James Glass on Tuesday n
Freeze watch issued from late Thursday night and Friday morning
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a freeze watch for most of central Pennsylvania, including Lebanon County, beginning late Thursday night through Friday morning.
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
Clearfield man sentenced to jail for child pornography
CLEARFIELD — Robert E. Davis III, 49, of Clearfield pleaded guilty to 25 counts of child pornography and was sentenced to serve 90 days to one year in the Clearfield County Jail plus five years consecutive probation.He was also ordered to not possess any device that has access to the internet except
DuBois man gets 90 days in jail for indecent exposure
Judge Paul Cherry sentenced Preston Dover, 42, of Circle Road, DuBois, to serve 90 days to one year in the Clearfield County Jail after he pleaded guilty to indecent exposure, defiant trespass and disorderly conduct.
State police Searching for Missing Woodland Resident
WOODLAND – Clearfield-based state police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Woodland resident.State police say Marvin Lee Swoope, 20, hasn’t been seen since approximately 11 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Coudriet Lane.
Scarecrow Decorations Bring Festive Atmosphere to Downtown Clearfield
“Together, we have created an inviting and seasonal atmosphere downtown and it was a total team effort,” commented Main Street Manager Loretta Wagner. She thanked her volunteers, the school district and many others for making the scarecrow decorations possible.
BREAKING: Beccaria Man Accused of Burglarizing Mo-Valley H.S., Stealing Student Driver Vehicle
HOUTZDALE – Samuel Bonsell, 28, of Beccaria has been accused of burglarizing the Moshannon Valley High School and stealing the student driver vehicle, Clearfield-based state police say.Bonsell has been arrested on charges, which include burglary, theft, criminal trespass and criminal mischief throug
Stolen student driver car located; MoValley mulls added security measures
According to police reports, early Sunday morning, a Caucasian male entered the building by forcing his way in. Once inside, he removed a set of keys for the student driver vehicle.
DEP suggests Clearfield Municipal Authority take over borough, township systems
The state Department of Environmental Protection wants the Clearfield Municipal Authority to take over Clearfield Borough and Lawrence Township’s sanitary sewer systems.At yesterday’s CMA board meeting, CMA Engineer Jim Balliet of Gwin Dobson & Foreman of Altoona said they have been in discussions w
Renovo man killed in Pike Twp. cycle crash
CURWENSVILLE — Clearfield-based State Police have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash that occurred on Sunday about 1:55 a.m. along Curwensville Tyrone Highway/SR 453 north of Bloomington Avenue Extension.William R. Scrimshaw, 49, of Renovo, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:20 a.m. by
Police seek leads in cold-case killing
By The Indiana GazetteLOYALHANNA TOWNSHIP, Westmoreland County — Willie Frain’s killer disappeared into the night 30 years ago, but not so have investigators’ hopes of finding whoever that might be.State troopers have again dusted off the cold-case file of the pedestrian hit-and-run death a generati
Busts for heroin, vehicle break-ins
SHAMOKIN — Shamokin police, with the assistance of the Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force, charged an alleged heroin dealer and “gun runner” in connection with separate incidents in the city.Steven Markowitz, 49, of 1141 W. Wood St., Coal Township, faces felonies of delivery of heroin/fentanyl,