BROOKVILLE — On March 30, 1920, Gene and Alice Martz, who lived on a farm in Clarion County, welcomed a baby girl into their family. Monday, Helen Faye (Martz) Fleming celebrated her 100th birthday.

BROOKVILLE — As the coronavirus precautions continue to keep Pennsylvania’s schools closed, children in the Brookville schools are continuing to receive nutritious meals.

While area residents are being asked to stay home, to use hand sanitizers, and before the current shutdown, to avoid large groups, some people have been following those strictures for several years.

BROOKVILLE — As the administration faces the possibility that school buildings may not reopen this semester, Brookville Area School District is preparing an alternative to classroom instruction.

STRATTANVILLE — The Clarion Limestone School District launched its meal distribution program this week, offering meals to all children 18 years and younger regardless of their home district.

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BROOKVILLE — The preseason had barely begun for the newly established junior high track and field program at Brookville Area High School, but the early returns were positive.

BROOKVILLE — Returning the bulk of its lineup from a District 9 Class 2A title run and 8-1 dual meet season, the Brookville Lady Raiders track and field team had high hopes for the upcoming season.

Each day I like everyone else, checking the pa.gov website to check the map of counties in Pennsylvania in regards to confirmed cases just waiting to see when the first case will be reported for Jefferson County.

This letter is in response to Ms. Pat Leech’s letter to the editor published on Thursday, March 19, in the Jefferson Democrat titled “Wanted: A 100 Percent Republican State Representative for District 66."