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EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the second in an ongoing series of columns focusing on the people of our area who restore and enjoy older cars, and on the cars that are their passion. The column is planned to appear in the Tri-County Sunday every week. If you have or know of one of these cars, pleas…

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  • By Alex Nelson jdnews@thecourierexpress.com
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BROOKVILLE — David Strohm is a man of many talents when it comes to creative work. He graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1970, and was a cartoonist for the Jeffersonian Democrat and the Courier Express from 1984 until just recently. He also works in clay and paintings, mostly …

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — Nominations will soon be accepted for the first class in Brookville’s new Hall of Fame, which will be “an all-encompassing Hall of Fame,” according to Don Gill, president of the Brookville Area School Board.

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — Henry Kissinger, the Cuban Missile Crisis, hurricanes, typhoons and drones are a few of the vivid memories of America’s veterans living at The Laurels on the campus of Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville. They shared their stories last week at a gathering held in commemoration of…

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  • By Alex Nelson jdnews@thecourierexpress.com
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BROOKVILLE — Brookville native Arthur McKinley and Dan Moore, of DEM Surveying, proposed a Riverwalk construction project to Brookville Borough Council Tuesday night.

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BROOKVILLE — All was quiet in Jefferson County, according to Karen Lupone, Jefferson County Chief Clerk, with no problems at any of the polling locations. A combined 12,811 Republicans and Democrats were not stopped by the thunderstorm that blew through the county Tuesday afternoon and turne…

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BROOKVILLE — After a month to review the feasibility study prepared by HHSDR Architects/Engineers of Pittsburgh, the Brookville Area School Board has more questions for the architect.

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — Second-graders from six Jefferson County schools spent a day at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, learning about many ways they can keep safe, both in their homes and when they are not at home.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Historical Society has announced that Brookville resident Carole Briggs has been selected as a recipient of a Jefferson Award for Public Service through Volunteerism. The award was presented to her at a gala event at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh on…

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  • By Joy Norwood Jeffersonian Democrat Editor
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BROOKVILLE — For 40 years, Jim Kemp has been helping people display precious photos, keepsakes and prints of all kinds.

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BROOKVILLE — More than 200 athletes gathered Wednesday morning at the Brookville Area High School stadium for the 39th annual Special Olympics. Nine area schools were represented at the event.

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  • By Joy Norwood Jeffersonian-Democrat Editor
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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners on Tuesday recognized members of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, the Brookville Police Department and the Jefferson County 911 Center for their handling of a tragic situation recently.

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — From the football field to the pulpit, Willie Franklin’s message has remained the same: “Integrity is doing the right thing, because it is the right thing to do.”

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  • By Joy Norwood jnorwood@thecourierexpress.com
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BROOKVILLE — They are the first to answer emergency calls and provide aid. They cannot see what the problem is and yet they provide immediate help. For the person in need of help, they are simply a calm voice assuring them help is on the way and, in some cases, providing instruction for aid …

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners proclaimed April 9-13 as “National Telecommunication” week in the county in honor of the 911 dispatchers.

  • By Joy Norwood Jeffersonian-Democrat Editor
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BROOKVILLE — Jefferson County Commissioner Jack Matson noted that the commissioners made an emergency decision April 5 to engage ServPro of Clarion, Jefferson and Forest counties to provide services at Jefferson Place.

  • By Joy Norwood Jeffersonian-Democrat Editor
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BROOKVILLE — Thirty-three teenage drivers desended on Brookville Wednesday to test their driving skills and knowledge against each other. They were participating in the 15th Annual Clarion-Jefferson Teen Safe Driving Competition, which is held annually at Heritage House.

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EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the first in what will be an ongoing series of columns focusing on the people of our area who restore and enjoy older cars, and on the cars that are their passion. The column is planned to appear in the Tri-County Sunday every week. If you have or know of one of these…

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Municipal Authority will be doing the annual flushing of water lines starting April 17. The purpose of the line flushing is to remove any sediment in the lines and to check for the proper operation of fire hydrants.

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — Tickets are still available for this year’s Spring Fling at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, the first of the year’s major events at the fairgrounds.

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  • By Joy Norwood Jeffersonian-Democrat Editor
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BROOKVILLE — Big rigs, race cars, pull tractors, RCs and more filled the parking area at Country Pride Restaurant at TA (Truckstops of America) in Brookville Saturday afternoon.

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  • By Joy Norwood Jeffersonian-Democrat Editor
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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Volunteer Fire Company said goodbye to its ladder truck Saturday morning as it prepares for the arrival of a new ladder truck in a week or so.

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — How to come up with nearly a quarter million dollars is the new challenge facing the Brookville Municipal Authority. That may be the BMA’s share of work to be done on water and sewer lines when PennDOT begins its reconstruction of the intersection of Routes 322 and 28 on the eas…

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — Diplomas will be awarded to members of the Class of 2018 during Commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 30, at Brookville Area High School. The baccalaureate service will be held Tuesday, May 29.

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BROOKVILLE — Safety of students continues to be a priority with the Brookville Area School Board and administration. A new piece of equipment being considered by the board may take that protection one step further.

  • By Patti Slaughter
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BROOKVILLE — The words that Paul the Apostle wrote to the churches at Corinth are part of the everyday thoughts of a group of Brookville area teens, who will soon be traveling to Quincy, Massachusetts, and Olathe, Kansas, to see just how well they have learned the books of I and II Corinthians.

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  • By Jess Weible and Joy Norwood
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BROOKVILLE — Three local elementary students have gained top honors in the annual Fraternal Order of the Eagles 2018 Children’s Art Contest. Those three are Luma Stein and brothers Luke and Ty Fiscus, all of Brookville.

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  • By Joy Norwood jnorwood@thecourierexpress.com
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BROOKVILLE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul Mango has a plan to “Restore the Dream” to Pennsylvania. He believes that governing in the 21st century “should be as distributed as possible and that it’s very difficult in our diverse and dynamic state to impose a one size fits all manda…

  • By Joy Norwood jnorwood@thecourierexpress.com
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BROOKVILLE — On Thursday, law enforcement and the Brookville Area High School Administration came together to inform students grades 7-12 about the threat response process.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — With honor, emotion, and pride, legislators, local officials, and military leaders honored the 54 soldiers of the 665th Engineer Detachment who will embark on a deployment to Iraq.