EMERICKVILLE — Supervisors Mike Himes, Don Pangallo and Jim Ford convened the annual reorganizational meeting of Pine Creek Township as required by law and filled a number of posts.

HOWE — At the close of business in 2017, the Eldred Township Supervisors unanimously voted to increase the pay received by supervisors for attending meetings. During their first meeting of the new year, they continued with that effort.

BROOKVILLE — Members of the Brookville Municipal Authority continue to move forward in updating the water and sewage systems in the borough. At the board’s monthly meeting last week, engineer Travis Long told the board that work is being completed on schedule on a variety of projects.

BROOKVILLE — Tonya S. Geist, Jefferson County Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts reports the following from plea and sentence court held Jan. 3, 2018 in the Court of Common Pleas in front of the Honorable John H. Foradora.

BROOKVILLE — Moving toward developing a budget for the 2018-2019 school year, the Brookville Area School Board voted Monday night to adopt an opt out resolution, limiting any real estate tax increase to the state’s Act I index.


SIGEL — When Sigel Fire Chief Dave Smith hurried Christy McNutt out of her home during the fire that would destroy nearly everything she and her husband owned, she was sure that her two cats, Solana and Stella Luna wouldn’t come out alive.

BROOKVILLE — Tractor pull enthusiasts will have a new show to watch at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. The Keystone Mini V-8 Pullers will present the grandstand show on Monday evening, July 16.

BROOKVILLE — Russell Park of Brookville may be only 12 years old but he is already a champion. Park won 2017 Grand National Cross Country 10-11 Year old 65 cc class title aboard his Legends Powersports KTM.

SUMMERVILLE — Having taken his oath of office during a mass ceremony at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 2, newly-elected Mayor Bob Rupp stepped into his duties at the re-organizational meeting for Summerville Borough Council that evening.

HOWE — It is the one day each year when all townships across Pennsylvania conduct a meeting on the same day. The first business day after each New Year’s Day is designated by the codes governing those municipalities as the time for a reorganizational session.


BROOKVILLE — An emotional Brookville Borough Police Chief Jason Brown submitted his 45 day notice to the town council Tuesday night.

BROOKVILLE — On November 30, 2017 GenOn Energy Services, LLC filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining notification with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The notice indicates the company will close its Mobile Maintenance Division in early 2018. That division has a facility …

Lawrence F. Geer, age 93, of Eldred Township, Jefferson County, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home and surrounded by family on Thursday, December 28, 2017.

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