Jamar L. Kelly faces a monumental challenge. The interim executive director of the Germantown Special Services District knows his organization is failing at its core mission of keeping the neighborhood’s commercial corridors free of garbage. He sees it in the newspapers and plastic bags that swirl across his path every day, and in the discarded soda cans and cigarette butts mashed into the sidewalk.

A major winter storm will impact the region beginning today and continuing through tomorrow. Expect periods of heavy snow. An arctic blast will move in beginning tomorrow and stay through the beginning of the work week.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

CURWENSVILLE — Curwensville Borough has declared a snow emergency beginning today through Monday. No parking is permitted along borough streets to allow for snow plowing and removal.

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After accepting its charter at the Pennsylvania FFA Mid-Winter Convention earlier this month, the Shanksville-Stonycreek FFA Chapter has joined the ranks of 12,930 FFA members across the state.

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Matthew Ream Snyder, 30, Madison Avenue, Somerset, was arraigned Friday on strangulation and related charges stemming from a domestic dispute over money, according to Somerset Borough police.