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BROOKVILLE — Tonight (Thursday) the curtain goes up on the 50th anniversary of a tradition which has involved hundreds of students and community members — the Brookville Area High School musicals.

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SUMMERVILLE — The men and women of the Summerville area fought in every conflict from the Civil War to the Gulf War but their service has not been recognized in their hometown. That will soon be changed.

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BROOKVILLE — After six months away from his family, Airman First Class Jason Thomas surprised his son, Riley, and the rest of his first grade class the day before Veterans Day. According to Riley’s teacher, Marcy Coleman, Riley had no idea that his father would be home so soon. And none of t…

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BROOKVILLE — Election day came and went and few people took notice. In Jefferson County only 7,738 people voted or 26 percent of the eligible 29,704 voters.

BROOKVILLE — When it comes time to put your Christmas tree away this year, you might want to wait a little while. One of the new exhibits to be featured at next year’s Jefferson County Fair will be decorated Christmas trees.

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DUBOIS – A report airing on WJAC-TV said a financial assistant assigned to Penn State DuBois student activities is accused of stealing nearly $6,000 from student groups and organizations.

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BROOKVILLE — There are elections and then there are special elections. The Brookville Area School District will have a special election during the general election.

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BROOKVILLE — Five years ago, a young couple from St. Petersburg, Russia, were on their way from Chicago to New York City, when their car broke down on Interstate 80, near the Brookville exit. Mik Nikolson and Elena Shumratova were visiting the states for their vacation, driving through the m…

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REYNOLDSVILLE — Thursday night’s annual Republican party dinner turned into a party for retiring Jefferson County Coroner Bernard Snyder.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Development Council has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA) for their “outstanding accomplishments in economic development.”

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Due to human error, six pages in the Jeffersonian Democrat were wrong and will be republished correctly in the Oct. 5 edition. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  Read more

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