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FALLS CREEK — The DuBois Regional Airport intends to file an application with the Federal Aviation Adminstration to implement Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) for selected projects already completed.

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BROOKVILLE — “Follow your dreams and keep on dreaming” was the advice a magician gave to a group of retirees at a luncheon honoring their service as volunteers.

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REYNOLDSVILLE — Southern Airways Express Chief Marketing Officer Keith Sisson was in attendance at Friday’s Clearfield-Jefferson Counties Regional Airport Authority meeting and had good news to share about the $200-per-passenger subsidy rate cap.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners took action last week to apply for Community Development Block Grant funding on behalf of the county and for Punxsutawney Borough.

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Early morning before the sun had even come up on September 27, a moving truck carrying two Navy families’ belongings wrecked on Interstate 80. Leadbetter Auto Body & Towing was called to clear the debris off the road to get it opened back up. Once they realized the “debris” was the perso…

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Borough Council unanimously approved a bid to take down the Kocher Estate, 67 Jenks St., which has been condemned by borough code enforcement officers.

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BROOKVILLE — The Rebecca M. Arthurs Library held an awards celebration for the Young Writers’ Short Story Contest on Saturday, October 20. They announced the winners, handed out the awards, and heard some words of encouragement from guest judge David Drayer.

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REYNOLDSVILLE — What to do about vacant and abandoned buildings was a major topic of discussion at the Reynoldsville Borough Council meeting last Wednesday, with council reviewing two ways to approach the problem.

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BROOKVILLE — Dr. Paul Harvey was honored Saturday night as the recipient of the Dr. Walter Dick Memorial Award during the annual Brookville Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, which was held in the newly opened Chateau d’Argy. This was one of four awards presented.

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BROOKVILLE — A brochure would be the next step for Brookville to promote the town, its businesses and its history to individuals using the Redbank Valley Trail. That was the message at the Trails and Towns Regional Coalition quarterly meeting last week in Brookville.

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BROOKVILLE — Two Jefferson County natives, Rebecca “Becky” Klar Lusk and Robert “Robin” Klar, have released their fifth book.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Speaking about domestic violence in Jefferson County was Community Action, Inc. Crossroads Director Suella Himes and Kayla Fusco, counselor advocate.

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BROOKVILLE — Adam J. Moore, a member of the Pinecreek K-9 Unit, was honored with the Sofia Silva Award on Friday. This award is given to members of K-9 search and rescue teams that help save a life. The award was presented by the International Bloodhound Training Institute, INBTI, and Pam Si…

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BROOKVILLE — Jack Smith collected antiques and antique cars for much of his life, building up quite the collection. He lived along Route 36 with a large barn on his property. In that barn he kept his collection of antique cars.

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Area School Board this week voted on two issues that will affect the future of the school district — the feasibility study and the continuing contract of District Superintendent Robin Fillman.

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BROOKVILLE — There is still hope for those Jefferson County residents who prepaid their burial services (vault, stone, opening and closing of gravesite) at Lakelawn Cemetery, on Route 310, near Reynoldsville, to get some reimbursement.

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BROOKVILLE — Customers of the Brookville Municipal Authority most likely will be paying a little more next year.

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BROOKVILLE — Two tornadoes touched down in Jefferson County the afternoon of Oct. 2 snapping off trees, taking down power lines and causing minor structural damage.

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BROOKVILLE — Visitors to the Jefferson County Fair will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets next year, whether visiting for one night or spending the week on the fairgrounds.

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Area School Board will vote next Monday night on whether or not to accept the feasibility study prepared by HHSDR Architects of Pittsburgh.

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BROOKVILLE — With the Autumn Leaf Festival ending this weekend, people may think that the display of fall colors for the Tri-County Area is well underway but they would be wrong.

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BROOKVILLE — Donna Cooper, director of the Jefferson County Solid Waste Authority, updated the Brookville Borough Council on changes made to the drop-off recycling program and requested financial support from the borough be included once more in the borough’s budget.

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The Fraternal Order of Eagles has donated $3,000 to the Brookville Area School District to help students facing financial hardships. Assistance is offered in the form of gift cards for special needs that are brought to the attention of the school counselors. “Mostly the need is for the bare …

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BROOKVILLE — If you have biked, hiked, canoed, or kayaked the Redbank Valley Trail between Brookville and Baxter or even farther, perhaps you’ve taken time to read the signage at the trailhead that directs folks into town where there is food and drink, lodging, and things to do.

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Mayor Richard Beck has proclaimed Friday to be Lions White Cane Day in Brookville. Members of the club will be located on Main Street, receiving donations to support Lions Clubs projects which assist the visually impaired. Pictured with Mayor Beck (seated) as he signed the proclamation were …

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BROCKWAY — Brockway Area Junior-Senior High School hosted another mini-debate between two people running for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.