Recalling Saxton DN office memories

If you didn’t read the June 10 edition of The Daily News, you missed a front-page story about new plans for an old downtown Saxton landmark. In today’s column I would like to share some memories of a place that was a second home for this writer for many years.
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Philipsburg, PAClearfield Progress

Snappy’s convenience stores increases minimum starting pay by $2

PHILIPSBURG — Snappy’s Convenience Stores is increasing its minimum hourly wage by $2 an hour across its 10 retail locations in Central Pennsylvania. “Our staff have really been wonderful. Over the last year, with COVID-19 and all of the uncertainty with the pandemic, we’ve really seen a growth in character and hard work throughout the company,” said Snappy’s co-owner Keith Powell. “We’re only successful when our staff works hard and makes us shine. This wage increase represents how we feel about our current staff and the value we see in new hires.”
Johnstown, PAThe Tribune-Democrat

Riek’s Country Store

Wood, wax, wool, and winsomeness. Step through the doors of 213 Habicht St. in Brownstown and you might think this was the house that Hallmark built. Here is a place where elegance and earthiness, home and heaven, candles and candies all seem to converge, creating an ambiance of near magic.
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A family dream come true

One local family’s dream to own a coffee shop just came to fruition as Downtown Joe opened on Penn Street in Huntingdon June 4. Standing on Penn Street next to First National Bank drive-thru in Huntingdon Borough, the LLC is co-owned by Pam and Rufus Brenneman and their daughter, Lindsey Burkey.
Clearfield, PAClearfield Progress

ESTATE NOTICE All persons having claims against the Estate of

All persons having claims against the Estate of Richard A. Bell, late of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, deceased, and all persons indebted to said decedent are requested to make known the same day without delay to:. David A. Bell,. Co-Executor. 2503 Center Circle. Clearfield, PA 16830. Daniel C. Bell,. Co-Executor.
Homer City,


Three area fire companies have received grant funding that will be put towards the purchasing of rescue equipment. The Commodore Fire Department said in a Facebook post that they say “has been several months or years in the making,” that along Homer City and Clymer fire crews, they were able to purchase self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA) as well as other equipment through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
Altoona, PAMirror

Commissioners face taxing issues

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners cast a series of votes Tuesday, including split votes, to answer real estate tax exoneration requests filed by three local municipalities. Just because a municipality acquires property doesn’t mean that property is automatically exempt from real estate taxes, solicitor Nathan Karn said Tuesday after commissioners...
Dubois, PAClearfield Progress

Farm bureau revises bylaws at ice cream social meeting

DUBOIS — The Clearfield County Farm Bureau held a combined event Sunday at DuBois to take the place of its spring meeting and summer picnic. Approximately 50 members gathered at the pavilion behind the Christ Lutheran Church for an ice cream social. The ice cream was scooped by 2021-22 dairy royalty — Dairy Princess Kyra Henry and Dairy Maid Tiana Crusan.

Real Estate Transfers

Lubov J. Foster, grantor, to Donald R. Weidel and Rayme S. Weidel, deed transferred June 4, 2021, $125,000. Charles S. Miller and Bonnie L. Miller, grantors, to Charles S. Miller Trust, Jill M. McDonald, trustee, and Katherine R. Parks, trustee, deed transferred June 8, 2021, $1. Brady Township. Paul F....
Clearfield, PAClearfield Progress


IN THE ESTATE OF BRIAN W. OWENS late of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Letters Testamentary having been granted to the undersigned by the Register of Wills for Clearfield County, all persons having claim against the Estate are asked to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the decedent are asked to make payment to the Executor or his attorney without delay.
Woodland, PAClearfield Progress

EXECUTOR’S NOTICE In re: Estate of JACK L. LANSBERRY, deceased

In re: Estate of JACK L. LANSBERRY, deceased, late of Woodland, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania;. Letters Testamentary having been granted to the undersigned in the above estate, all persons owing said estate are asked to make settlement without delay. All persons having claims against said estate should present the same, duly authenticated, for payment.
Johnstown, PAWJAC TV

Four inducted into Johnstown Business Hall of Fame

JOHNSTOWN, Pa (WJAC) — The Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Business Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees at its 29th annual event Friday evening. The ceremony was held at the Pasquerilla Conference Center in downtown Johnstown. Dominic Bellvia was the first inductee. He's been involved with Pro Disposal for many years...
Blair County, PAMirror

Mainline Pharmacy deserves credit

I want to extend a very heartfelt thank you to Mainline Pharmacy of Cambria County for treating Blair County as its own. The management and staff at Mainline and many others spent countless hours and resources designing, organizing, staffing and implementing a program at the Jaffa Shrine Center for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.


IUP’s Department of Safety Sciences is working with Concurrent Technologies Corporation of Johnstown on a study concerning Covid-19 readiness and response in mid-size companies across the state. Both entities have collaborated on an extensive literature review and methodology, which includes a survey that will examine workplace and personal variables that...
Huntingdon County,

Building material prices still rising

Building materials continue to increase in price, despite the drop in COVID-19 cases and workplace restrictions throughout the United States. Huntingdon County hardware suppliers and contractors have had to continuously adjust throughout this near constant rise in construction costs. “With such demand, I don’t see prices dropping much soon,” said...

c.1959 Affordable Home – Move-In Ready with View in Johnstown, PA Under $50K

DREAMING OF YOUR OWN HOME? Make your dreams come true in this spick & span 3 bedroom cape cod that is cheaper than rent! Gleaming hardwood floors and plaster walls. Dramatic oak open stairway. The arched doorways give this home so much character. Huge picture windows in both the formal dining and living rooms with large picture windows in each. Huge eat-in kitchen with newer wood laminate flooring and tons of cabinets. All appliances included. Full bath and master bedroom on the first floor. Pretty family room in the lower level with bar. Covered front porch and rear patio where you will be sure to see lots of wildlife. Integral garage. Pretty landscaping. SPECTACULAR VIEWS of the city!!
Clearfield County, PAClearfield Progress

Clearfield County 4-H to sponsor virtual ag challenge

Nearly 2,000 Pennsylvania students have completed the Curbing our Carbon Appetite Challenge over the last few months in classrooms across the state, and now the program is being offered virtually and statewide to Pennsylvania 4-H members. Members will use critical thinking skills to take part in solving a real-world agriculture...