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...
St. Marys community comes together to mourn sudden passing of 9-year-old
ELK COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Members of the community in Elk County came together Tuesday night to support a family who was struck with tragedy twice this month. Over 300 people gathered for a vigil to mourn the loss of a child whose life was taken far too soon. Just over a week ago, Anthony […]
GANT: DuBois Man Convicted of Robbery Gets Additional State Prison Time for Felony Drug Charges
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (GANT) – A DuBois man convicted of robbery was given additional time in state prison after he pleaded guilty to felony drug charges Tuesday during sentencing court. (This article was provided by our News Partner GantDaily.com.) Matthew Wayne Pearson II, 28, was sentenced by Judge Paul E....
That old saw about March coming in like a lion? Expect it a few days early
The National Weather Service in State College issued a hazardous weather outlook early Tuesday for Somerset and surrounding counties, predicting rainfall, snow and high winds through late Wednesday. Winds...
UPDATES PROVIDED AT DUBOIS CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP
At Monday’s DuBois City Council workshop, updates were provided. Due to a posting error, the agenda wasn’t up for 24 hours as required by law. GantNews.com says, to proceed, the meeting was held as a workshop with no official decisions made. A special meeting is set for March 4 to address urgent matters. Shawn McCleary was introduced as interim police chief, while DuBois Days progress was highlighted. Council discussed pool rates and received a donation for trees. Kristen Vida inquired about the 2022 audit, which is pending due to staffing issues.
Over $600K awarded to Cambria, Clearfield emergency services
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — More than $600,000 has been awarded to emergency service grants to the 73rd District, State Rep. Dallas Kephart (R-Clearfield/Cambria) announced. The grants, funded by proceeds generated by slot machine gaming across the state, were awarded by the Office of State Fire Commissioner. The money can be used for projects that include […]
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Returns Licensing Fees to Jefferson County Businesses
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) on Tuesday announced the return of more than $2.0 million in licensing fees to 1,140 municipalities in which licensees are located. Twice a year, as required by law, the PLCB returns liquor license fees paid by PLCB-approved licensees to the...
Marble-sized hail expected with thunderstorms to hit Elk County Tuesday
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Tuesday at 11:28 p.m. for strong thunderstorms until Wednesday at midnight for Elk County. The storms are packing marble-sized hail (0.5 inches). The weather service adds, "If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is...
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 […]
Clearfield woman killed after crashing into a tree
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Clearfield woman was killed after crashing into a tree Friday evening. Pennsylvania State Police said that Tabitha Taylor, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash in Girard Township at around 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 23. Taylor was driving south on Buck Run Road when she left […]
PUNXSUTAWNEY AREA HOSPITAL $22 MILLION EXPANSION APPROVED
Jefferson County commissioners approved $22 million for Punxsutawney Area Hospital’s expansion, enhancing emergency services and outpatient care. According to today’s Punxsutawney Spirit, the project includes a new 14,000 square foot addition and significant renovations. Once completed, it will offer improved emergency care, expanded women’s health services, advanced laboratory facilities, and upgraded imaging capabilities.
Top 3 Must-Visit Pubs in Clearfield: A Journey into Nightlife
In this article, we're going to explore three exceptional pubs located in Clearfield. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments below.
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. Rain showers before 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Temperature falling to around 35 by 5pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 22 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Six-county swath of northern Pa. will soon have no maternity care
Feb. 25—ST. MARYS, Pa. — Pinned to the door of Stephanie Zuroski’s refrigerator is a curling black and white ultrasound image of her baby at 11 weeks, 1 day old. The baby’s delivery is still months off, but her worry these days is whether she will get to a maternity hospital from her rural Elk County home in time for the birth. Penn Highlands Healthcare Elk Hospital, 20 miles away, is closing its obstetrics unit May 1, leaving a six-county area of north-central Pennsylvania — twice the size of Delaware — without hospital maternity care.
St. Marys DCVI skier earns bronze at OFSAA Nordic championships
St. Marys DCVI's Myles Clinton earned bronze in the junior boys' high school division at the provincial Nordic skiing championships. St. Marys DCVI’s Myles Clinton earned bronze in the junior boys’ high school division at the provincial Nordic skiing championships. Advertisement 2 Article content Clinton finished the Lakefield College School course near Peterborough in 16:11.0, placing him 22nd overall in a group that included open division skiers who are members of clubs. Article content The Salukis had several top-10 finishes in relays, with the senior boys’ A team finishing fifth, junior boys placing seventh and senior boys’ B team ninth....
Pennsylvania rural counties facing future population decreases
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania presented their Pennsylvania Population Projection for 2050 in Brookville. The event is held through the Brookville Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber hosts a series of informative presentations on a variety of important topics throughout the community. During the presentation from the Center for Rural […]
Jefferson County Photo of the Day
This week Brookville’s High School Med Club observed open heart surgery at Allegheny General Hospital. Courtesy of Brookville Area School District. Copyright © 2024 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.
Clearfield's Pizza Trail: The 3 Unforgettable Pizzas You Need to Taste
In this article, we will be exploring three distinguished pizzerias in Clearfield. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comment section below.
One person rescued from grain bin at Curwensville feed store
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Multiple fire departments were called on Monday to perform a grain bin rescue in Curwensville. According to Rescue Hose and Ladder Co., at 3:23 p.m. on Feb. 26, they were called to the Curwensville Feeds on Filbert Street for a report that a person had fallen 15 feet down into […]