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PUNXSUTAWNEY — While the area has received a slight covering of snow, it may not be enough to have a snowball fight in the neighborhood or to have a snow day from school. One doesn’t have to have snow outside, however, to have both a snow day and a snowball fight, along with some other winter fun.

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BROOKVILLE — Guests at this year’s Spring Fling, sponsored by the Jefferson County Fair Authority, will have an opportunity to buy a quilt made up of squares entered in the 2018 Jefferson County Fair exhibits.

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BROOKVILLE — Hali Olsen, a 2016 Brookville High School graduate, is going to be spending a month of her summer in Lithuania this year. She will be taking this trip through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program, ROTC, at Slippery Rock University. Olsen is a junior safety management major…

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Jail Inspection/Intermediate Punishment Board, which met Dec. 18, received an update on the generator issue at the jail and noted the county was being sued.

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Firemens Club board held a ceremony last Wednesday to give out its donations for 2018. The money donated for the year totaled $77, 579. This total includes some other donations made throughout the year.

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PITTSBURGH — Recognizing her exceptional performance at FedEx Supply Chain, University of Pittsburgh graduating senior Julie Shields was selected as the 2019 National Co-op Student of the Year by the Cooperative Education and Experiential Division (CEED) of the American Society of Engineerin…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Community Action, Inc. and the Ebensburg Marine Reserve Unit’s Toys for Tots extend a heartfelt thank you to the community donors, volunteers and businesses who provided 335 Jefferson County children with toys and gifts this holiday season. This appreciation includes Fox’s Piz…

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Borough Council met last week for a brief meeting that included approving 2019 pay rates, appointing various people to boards/commissions to fill terms that are expiring, setting the taxing ordinance to support the 2019 budget and moving some funding into higher r…

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SUMMERVILLE — Several dozen area residents turned out recently at the Summerville Fire Hall to see what’s in store for local traffic along Route 28 a year and a half from now.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners say municipalities are more able to handle the issue of blighted property than county government.

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BROOKVILLE — Just outside of Brookville on Chamberlin Road is a Christmas tree farm, where customers can pick their tree from a variety of lots. This tree farm has been around for almost 50 years, and is one of the only tree farms left in the area.

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BROOKVILLE — For more than 25 years Robin Orris has been a Santa of sorts, making sure area families in need have a bright Christmas.

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BROOKVILLE — A 20 percent increase in sewage fees is included in the 2019 budget approved Tuesday afternoon by the Brookville Municipal Authority.

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BROOKVILLE — While E.M. “Jack” Parker Jr. passed away in March, his legacy of working to help his community is still alive.

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REYNOLDSVILLE — Jeff Tech (Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational Technical School) administration and staff members are encouraging and rewarding students for positive behavior.

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REYNOLDSVILLE — A team effort by the staff and teachers of Jeff Tech (Jefferson County Vocational Technical School) is offering everyone the opportunity to be a part of the Christmas spirit, with a little school spirit, too.

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CLARION — The murder trial of Damien Lawrence Ditz, 22, of Clarion got underway before Judge James Arner on Tuesday at the Clarion County Courthouse.

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Area School Board voted Monday night to hire Rodney Green of Roaring Spring and Thomas Frantz of Punxsutawney to conduct a superintendent search for the school district.

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BROOKVILLE — Residents and visitors gathered in Brookville’s Historic Downtown for the 11th annual Light Up Brookville celebration and parade.

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BROOKVILLE — When one walks into C.S.A & Company, located at the corner of Madison and Barnett streets, it is through a doorway into a child’s imagination. The toys, books, puzzles and more that grace the shelves in this small store are the gateway for today’s children to experience the …

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BROOKVILLE — The Summerville Veterans Memorial, erected this past summer, has sparked a new endeavor. Situated on the grounds of the Furlong Funeral Home, it has led to three young boys seeking to make this Christmas season a little brighter for some special veterans.