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Future of Ridgway skatepark is uncertain

Future of Ridgway skatepark is uncertain

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RIDGWAY — A whirlwind of community-wide discussion surrounds the fate of Ridgway’s skatepark, causing some of its founding members to stand up…

Reynoldsville Council OKs ATV/UTVs ordinance

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REYNOLDSVILLE — Reynoldsville Borough Council approved an ordinance at the April meeting that allows residents to use borough streets and alle…

Jeff Tech's Fillman shares goals with board

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DuBOIS — New administrative Jeff Tech Director Barry Fillman shared some of his goals of the school with members of the DuBois Area School Boa…

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  • Remains of missing woman found

    Remains of missing woman found

    BROOKVILLE — The remains of a woman who had been missing since she jumped from a moving car last year were found Wednesday.

  • Redbank teacher placed on leave

    NEW BETHLEHEM – During the regular meeting of the Redbank Valley School Board on Wednesday, April 7, the eight school directors present voted unanimously to place high school teacher Jessica Minich on paid administrative leave.

  • DuBois Council discusses new business

    DuBOIS — The DuBois City Council helped a business entrepreneur clear the “last hurdle” in his bid to open a restaurant and microbrewery at 208 W. Long Ave.

  • Teen will be charged in bomb threat

    PUNXSUTAWNEY — A 14-year-old girl is facing charges after police were called to the Punxsutawney Area High School for a report of a bomb threat Monday.

  • Future of Ridgway skatepark is uncertain

    Future of Ridgway skatepark is uncertain

    RIDGWAY — A whirlwind of community-wide discussion surrounds the fate of Ridgway’s skatepark, causing some of its founding members to stand up to try to protect the ground where two professional BMX bike riders came up and several other young people continue to hone their skills.

  • New hotel for Brookville

    BROOKVILLE — Brookville may be getting a new 49 room hotel. At the annual Brookville Area Chamber of Commerce meeting April 8, board president Jolynn Cook said that a Cobblestone Hotel is planned for the Hazen interchange on I-80.

  • Penn Highlands Healthcare announces workforce changes in Brookville and DuBois

    DuBOIS — Penn Highlands Healthcare announced Thursday that it has completed the last phase in a system-wide restructuring process by adjusting its workforce at its Brookville and DuBois campuses. In the previous two months, similar layoffs were completed in Clearfield and St. Marys to help stem financial losses and right-size facilities in the wake of reduced inpatient volumes and decreased revenue.

  • Company given variance to proceed in designing new Taco Bell restaurant

    Company given variance to proceed in designing new Taco Bell restaurant

    ST. MARYS — Charter Foods North LLC was given the exception and variance it needed to proceed in designing a Taco Bell with a drive-through for 911 South St. Marys St., on the Million Dollar Highway.

  • Clarion woman receives award for helping to protect elderly from scammers

    Clarion woman receives award for helping to protect elderly from scammers

    CLARION — Toni Forsythe, a protective services investigator and care manager with the Clarion Area Agency on Aging received the Pennsylvania Protective Services Advocacy Award for commitment and collaboration with others in protecting older adults Wednesday in State College.

  • 2 men dead in apparent murder-suicide in NW Pennsylvania

    TRANSFER, Pa. (AP) — Township police and the county coroner were investigating after two men were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide at a home in northwestern Pennsylvania.

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Police: Body in Alabama believed to be man sought in murder

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WYOMING, Pa. (AP) — State police in northeastern Pennsylvania say authorities in Alabama have found a body believed to be that of a man being …

Trial opens for 2nd of 3 men charged in 2011 stabbing death

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READING, Pa. (AP) — Trial has begun for the second of three men charged in a stabbing death in eastern Pennsylvania more than three years ago.

New trial granted for woman in fatal 1972 arson case

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CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania woman sentenced to life in prison more than four decades ago in a fatal arson case has been grante…

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Demolition begins

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The former Pizza Hut building on Liberty Boulevard in DuBois is being torn down. The DuBois City council has already approved a land development plan by Auto Zone for the site. Bryan Ellenberger, of Ellenberger Construction & Demolition, Rockton, operates an excavator Friday as demolition begins on the building, which has sat empty since April 2009. (Video by Paul A. Wilson)

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Clarion Chamber 2014 Citizen of the Year

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John Stroup receives Citizen of the Year award at the Annual Clarion Chamber of Business and Industry Awards dinner on Saturday, March 14, 2015. The Chamber also awarded the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award as well as several others. Story can be found in today's Tri-County Sunday (March 15). (Video from Ron Wilshire)

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Zumba dancers moving to the beat

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Sandy Stom and Dan Minns, both certified Zumba instructors in the DuBois area, took turns leading a free class today (Saturday) at the DuBois Mall. This is just one of many events taking place there today as part of the American Cancer Society's Community For A Cure event. Relay for Life teams have tables set up with an array of items, along dancing, a fashion show, a cupcake decorating demonstration and Chalk Talk. The event will continue until 6 p.m.

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Jaycees Distinguished Service Award

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During the Greater DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce "Chamber Bash" the DuBois Jaycees presented its Distinguished Service Award. Recipient Marianne Konior was surprised to received the award and doubly surprised to see her family. Read all about the Chamber event and other award winners in today's Tri-County Sunday.

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Monday fire call

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Firefighters from Sandy Township responded Monday morning to a call of smoke in a structure along Route 219 south of DuBois near Sandy's Angels Child Care. Preliminary reports at the scene indicate a furnace overheated. Crews set up fans to remove the smoke.