From Cart to Court: Trespassing Charges Filed Against Local Walmart Shopper
YOUNG TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Punxsutawney man is facing charges for allegedly trespassing at Walmart in January. According to court documents, Punxsutawney-based State Police filed criminal charges against 36-year-old Jerod Jay Smith, of Punxsutawney, in District Judge Jacqueline J. Mizerock’s office. According to a recently released criminal...
Police: Local Woman in Jail for Providing Juveniles With Alcohol, Marijuana, Then Interfering with Investigation
REYNOLDSVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A local woman is behind bars for providing alcohol and marijuana to juveniles and then interfering with the investigation. According to court documents, the Reynoldsville Borough Police Department arrested 43-year-old Mandy Lynn Myers, of Reynoldsville, on Monday, February 26. According to a criminal complaint...
7-Day Weather Forecast for Jefferson County
The seven-day weather forecast for the Jefferson County area is brought to you by Redbank Chevrolet and DuBrook. Patchy drizzle and fog before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Tonight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast...
Punxsutawney Boys Win First D9 Title in 10 Years
CLARION, Pa. – They say championships are built in the summer. And Punxsutawney would attest. The Chucks won their first District 9 title in 10 years with a 60-52 win over Bradford in the D9 Class 4A title game Saturday afternoon at PennWest Clarion’s Tippin Gym, and according to senior point guard Noah Weaver, the seeds were sowed during the summer.
Brookville Girls, Clearfield Boys Win D9 Swimming Crowns
HYDE, Pa. – The Brookville girls and Clearfield boys won District 9 swimming titles on Saturday at Clearfield High School. Brookville’s girls scored 390 points well ahead of second-place Clearfield, who had 301 points. Clearfield’s boys dominated topping second-place Bradford, 382.5 to 188. Complete results can be...
Search Continues for Man Who Disappeared After Crash in Clearfield County
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – Search crews are continuing to look for a teen who was reported missing in Clearfield County. A representative with State Police in Clearfield confirmed crews are actively searching for 19-year-old Timothy Kravchenko as of Thursday morning, February 29. According to a PSP Clearfield release,...
St. Marys Holds off Punxsutawney for D9 Class 4A Girls’ Title
ST. MARYS, Pa. – There was no heartache for the St. Marys girls this time around, only elation. After letting a double-digit lead slip away in last season’s Class 4A title game loss to Punxsutawney, the Lady Dutch were able to hold off the Lady Chucks, 51-41 for the 2024 4A crown.
'Giving us the run around:' Clearfield Co. nursing home accused of not paying employees
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa (WJAC) — Healthcare workers at one Clearfield County nursing home claim that they haven't been getting paid. Some employees at Ridgeview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center reached out to 6 News for answers. We stopped by the facility on Thursday and spoke with one of the workers,...
PSP: Duo charged with homicide after Clearfield Co. man shot during custody exchange
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — State police in Clearfield County are providing new details on Saturday's deadly shooting in Morris Township as authorities say two people are now facing homicide charges in the case. According to the affidavit, police say troopers were dispatched to a residence along Albert Lane...
The coldest February in Jefferson County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Face it – Phil was right this time ….
Ripped from the headlines of USA Today: “Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow in front of thousands of spectators Friday morning at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, part of the annual Groundhog Day tradition celebrated in the U.S. and Canada. That means, according to the legend, we’re in for an early spring. This marks the first time since 2020 that Phil predicted an early spring, and the 21st time since records were kept.”
EQUIPMENT FAILURE CAUSED POWER OUTAGE
Equipment failure caused a power outage along West Mahoning St., Punxsutawney yesterday. The Punxsutawney Spirit reports, Firefighters responded to an electric line fire at Journey Church. Power was restored by 9 p.m. Punxsutawney Spirit printed in Ridgway due to outage.
Animal cruelty and neglect on the rise in our region
(WTAJ)–As you’ve watched our newscasts and read our stories over the past few months, even the past couple of years, you may have noticed more and more cases of animal cruelty and neglect in our region. WTAJ News has been investigating why these cases seem to be increasing in our area, and becoming more extreme. […]
GANT: St. Marys Man Gets State Prison for Possessing Various Drugs
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (GANT) – A St. Marys man was sentenced to state prison Tuesday for possessing various drugs when he encountered police on February 22, 2023. (This article was provided by our News Partner GantDaily.com.) DuBois City police say Seth James Badeau, 27, and Christina Marie Borrero, 41, of...
PUNXSUTAWNEY DEVELOPMENT GROUPS COLLABORATED TO OPEN SHARED WORKSPACE
Two Punxsutawney development groups have collaborated to open a shared workspace available to people who need a desk or office for work. Punxsutawney Regional Development Corporation (PRDC) and the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce have opened the Punxsutawney Shared Workspace and Conference Room at the Punxsutawney branch of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) on the second floor.
Clearfield County Homicide Victim Identified
We have learned the name of the person who was shot and killed in Clearfield County over the Weekend. State Police say 33-year-old Kodey Parks, of Drifting, was the victim. County District Attorney Ryan Sayers confirmed that the shooting happened in Morris Township late Saturday Night. No other details have...
Super Saturday Showdown: Watch All Six D9 Basketball Championships Live on Explore
ExploreClarion.com has you covered with live broadcasts of all six championship games on Super Saturday. All games will be played at Tippin Gymnasium on Saturday, March 2. The day begins at 11:00 a.m. with the Class 4A girls’ final between Punxsutawney and St. Marys. Punxsutawney’s boys team will then play in the Class 4A boys final against Bradford at 12:45 p.m.
Troopers: Curwensville man found distributing a ‘large amount’ of drugs
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Curwensville man was arrested at his home in January after state police said a large amount of drugs, including over 39 pounds of meth, were found during a search warrant. Jason Lentz, 30, was taken into custody on an active warrant when troopers knocked at his door. This came […]
Our Ground Hog Girls
Every Feb. 2, the people of the US collectively hold their breath, eagerly waiting to hear if winter will continue for six weeks, or if there will be an early spring. Luckily for the Midwest, this year we are going to have an early spring. Now what is the determining factor for predictions of the seasons? An immortal groundhog known as Punxsutawney Phil of course. The actual process of determining the weather is simple; if Phil sees his shadow, winter continues, if he doesn’t, there will be an early spring.