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West Banch School District Mourning Loss Of Teen
The West Branch Area School District is mourning the loss of high school student Asher Deets, who was killed in a house fire in Morrisdale early Monday morning. Officials say the fire started around 3 a.m. and the house on Morrisdale Allport Highway was “completely destroyed” by the blaze.
Local Man Facing DUI Charges After Crashing into Tree
State Police in Punxsutawney say a local man is facing DUI charges following a crash in Burnside Township, Clearfield County. The accident happened on November 25 at approximately 3:38 PM on Dowler Highway, around 1,345 feet north of Brink Lane. The driver of the vehicle, a 42-year-old Burnside man, was...
Restrictions being lifted after crash on I-80 in Clearfield County
UPDATE: Speed restrictions have been lifted, according to 511pa. We’ve also learned that the crash was minor and no injuries were reported. State Police said lane restrictions should be lifted shortly. CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Restrictions are in place on Interstate 80 in Clearfield County after a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. According to 511pa, […]
Clearfield County man accused of raping child
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Beccaria man is behind bars after a child came forward about being sexually assaulted in an RV by the man. Bryon Carter, 58, was arrested and charged with rape of a child, statutory rape, aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault and sexual assault over an incident that […]
17-year-old killed in Pa. house fire: reports
A 17-year-old boy was killed early Monday as a result of a house fire in Clearfield County. WTAJ reported that the fire started at about 3:30 a.m. at a home along on the 2900 block of Morrisdale Allport Highway in Morris Township. Firefighters initially received a report of an entrapment...
State Police Calls: Troopers Respond to Death of 17-Year-Old Boy
Area state police responded to the following incidents:. Death of Teen in Morris Twp. State Police in Clearfield are investigating the death of a teenager in Morris Township, Clearfield County. Police said a known 17-year-old male died on November 27 at 3:43 a.m. No details have been released on the...
GANT: Blantz Sentenced to State Prison for Entering a Home and Threatening the Resident with a Gun
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (GANT) – A Clearfield man accused of entering a home where he damaged a TV and threatened the resident with a gun, was sentenced to state prison Monday during plea and sentencing court. (This article was provided by our News Partner GantDaily.com.) Justin Lee Blantz, 28, and...
Kylertown: A Haunted Haven for Halloween Thrills
As the crisp autumn air signals the onset of Halloween, the small town of Kylertown transforms into a hub for paranormal enthusiasts, drawn by its haunted history and the chilling stories that permeate its very foundations. With a reputation that stretches far beyond its borders, Kylertown invites the brave to explore its eerie past, where old buildings and cemeteries play host to the whispers of the departed and ghostly legends that refuse to die. The infamous Moonshine Church and Cemetery, the restless spirits of Civil War soldiers, and the spectral dance of young Mary at the Orpheum Theatre are but a few of the haunting narratives that cast a spectral glow on this town.
Van Slams into Bear on Interstate 80
DUBOIS, Pa. (EYT) – Pennsylvania State Police in DuBois reported a single car crash involving a bear on Interstate 80 East in Clearfield County. According to a report issued by PSP on Monday, the incident occurred November 11 around 9:33 p.m. near the 104 mile marker. Anthony Costa, 56,...
Echoes of the Past: The Coal Mining Legacy of Grassflat, Pennsylvania
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Grassflat, Pennsylvania, once pulsed with the lifeblood of coal mining. In the early 20th century, it was a town defined by the industry that provided its economic foundation and shaped its social fabric. Miners, some as young as nine, braved the treacherous depths of the earth to extract bituminous coal, fueling the nation's burgeoning industries and playing a pivotal role in the Industrial Revolution. Yet, with meager wages and dangerous working conditions, the miners' lives were etched with hardship.
Another Centre County Rite Aid to Close
Centre County will soon be down to one Rite Aid location as the company undergoes Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring. The Rite Aid store at 821 E. Bishop St. in Bellefonte is among 31 additional locations nationwide listed for closure in a document filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the District of New Jersey. The Bellefonte location is the third store in Centre County identified for closure by Rite Aid in the last month, joining two State College stores at 1927 S. Atherton St. and 510 Westerly Parkway. All three stores are expected to close in December. Centre County has one other Rite...
GANT: Twins Accused of Stealing More than $22k from McDonald’s Have Hearings Continued
CLEARFIELD, Pa. – Preliminary hearings for twin brothers accused of stealing over $22,000 from their employer have been continued until Dec. 6. (This article was provided by our news partner GantNews.com.) Shawn Nevling, Curwensville and Shane Nevling, Clearfield, both 40, were both managers at the McDonald’s on North Second...
Details Released: Two Tractor Trailers Fully Engulfed in I-80 Crash
CLEARFIELD, Pa. – State Police have released details surrounding an accident on Interstate 80 that resulted in two tractor trailers becoming fully engulfed in flames. According to a report from the Pennsylvania State Police in Clearfield, the crash occurred in the early hours of November 10, 2023, near the 130 mile marker on Interstate 80 East.
PSP: Centre County man charged for attempting to gouge out victim’s eyes
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Mingoville man is behind bars after a fight broke out that sent one to the hospital in Centre County. Just after midnight on Nov. 25, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) responded to a fight at a home along the 100 block of Elderberry Lane in Huston Township. When troopers arrived […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in clearfield, PA
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near clearfield.
Drifting Through Time: The Legacy of a Pennsylvania Town
In the wintry heartland of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, a small town's name whispers the story of its past. Drifting, formerly known as Cooper Settlement, carries the legacy of its early German settlers and the formidable winters that shaped its identity. Named for the massive snow drifts that once rendered roads impassable, Drifting stands as a monument to the resilience and adaptability of its residents, who braved the chilling embrace of Mother Nature to carve out a community among the farmlands.
Senior transportation company to open in Clearfield County
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A new company is moving into Clearfield County to give seniors reliable transportation. Little Red Riding Hood (LRHR) is a “luxury concierge transportation service” that is available for senior citizens (60+). The mission is to provide low cost, reliable transportation for senior citizens that offer them an option for up […]
Centre County looks to continue supporting Strawberry Fields
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — For over 50 years, the Centre County nonprofit, Strawberry Fields has been working to provide support for people living with disabilities. Now, they’re looking for some extra help to continue doing what they do best. “Strawberry Fields’ mission is to empower individuals and enrich lives,” Director of Development & Community […]
Tractor Trailer Traveling Too Fast for Icy Conditions Jackknifes on Route 153
CLEARFIELD, Pa. – A crash occurred in Clearfield County on State Park Rd (SR 153) involving a single vehicle, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. According to a report issued on Monday, the accident occurred on November 21 around 7:14 a.m. The driver, Prem Khatiwoda, 30, of Erie, was...
Lecontes Mills: A Tranquil Retreat Steeped in Naturalist History
Amidst the rolling hills and verdant landscapes of Pennsylvania, the village of Lecontes Mills stands as a monument to the enduring spirit of American natural history. Named after the prominent naturalist Dr. John Eatton Le Conte, this serene enclave offers a tranquil escape and a journey through the past. With roots reaching back to the 19th century, Lecontes Mills was shaped by the industrious hands of early French settlers, including the Leconte brothers, who introduced the first mills to the region.