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Mother, 10-year-old daughter missing from Centre County

Blanchard, Pa. — State police are looking for a Centre County mother and daughter who have been missing for nearly two weeks. Crystal Gayle Oburn, 44, left her residence on Bald Eagle Street in Blanchard on Aug. 5 with her 10-year-old daughter and has not been seen since, according to state police at Rockview. Oburn was operating a light blue 2013 Chevrolet Malibu when she left. Police do not know what direction she traveled. Oburn is described as 5'5" tall, approximately 120 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. The daughter is described as being 5' tall, approximately 85 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Anyone who has seen or been in contact with Oburn is asked to contact PSP Rockview at (814) 355-7545.
CENTRE COUNTY, PA
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Discount retail store hosting grand opening in State College

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The Rhode Island-based discount retail chain, Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), will be opening its State College location on Saturday, Aug. 27. The 44,997-square-foot facility will host a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place shortly after 11 a.m. There will be […]
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Clearfield County Drug Court

Clearfield could be the next county in Pennsylvania to establish a drug court. Although, there’s some disagreement over how it would operate. We spoke with some of the county commissioners and the district attorney about this. Two of the Clearfield County Commissioners told 6 News on Wednesday this idea...
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BODY OF JUVENILE FOUND IN SUSQUEHANNA RIVER IN CURWENSVILLE

The body of a juvenile was pulled from the Susquehanna River in Curwensville over the weekend. WJAC News reports the Clearfield County Coroner confirmed the body, which was discovered on Friday, was a male. An autopsy was conducted over the weekend and the cause of death is pending the results of the autopsy and toxicology reports.
CURWENSVILLE, PA

Construction work rescheduled for Route 322

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – Overnight milling work for Route 322 near Philipsburg has been rescheduled to start at a later date. The contractor plans to complete overnight milling and initial paving operations between Pleasant Hill Road and the Railroad/Centre Street intersection from Tuesday, August 23, through Thursday, August 25. Crews will work 6:00 PM […]
PHILIPSBURG, PA
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OSHA investigating 13 fatal workplace accidents in Central Pa. this year

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Area Office in Harrisburg has investigated 21 workplace fatalities since October 2021. Of the 21 investigations, five were COVID-19-related deaths with one being a care home employee. Two of the deaths were electrocutions,...
HARRISBURG, PA

Police plan ‘active shooter’ drill in Clearfield County

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Plans have been made for an active shooter drill/training to take place at the Curwensville High School next week, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The drill and training will involve the state police and numerous government agencies from across Clearfield County. It is scheduled for Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. […]

Clearfield County offers senior citizens in-home COVID vaccine

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Susquehanna Wellness Clinic, with locations in Clearfield and Frenchville, is making it more convenient than ever for seniors to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Nurses at the clinic are offering in-home vaccinations for qualifying senior citizens, free of charge. This service is offered in partnership with the Clearfield County Area […]
State College

Grange Fair Offers Free Concerts at Three Venues

There’s nothing better than free, live entertainment, and the 148th Centre County Grange Fair has plenty of that for music lovers of all types not only at the grandstand, but also at the Southside Stage and in Jubilee Grove. All performances are included with admission to the fair, which...
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Greensburg Man Charged with Ethnic Intimidation

A Greensburg man headed for trial in Centre County on a charge of Ethnic Intimidation accused of punching a Hispanic teenager in the face. No, nothing is wrong with your TV, or monitor. This is a freeze frame, a still shot of William Ring, following his hearing Wednesday in Centre County Court.
GREENSBURG, PA

James Franklin announces captains for 2022 season

Penn State football head coach James Franklin announced captains on Thursday. Some names are going to be familiar, others will be new to the leadership role. All in all, both sides of the ball are well represented. On the offensive side of things are quarterback Sean Clifford, senior, offensive lineman Juice Scruggs, and long snapper Chris Stoll. On defense there is safety Ji’Ayir Brown, defensive tackle PJ Mustipher, and  linebacker Jonathan Sutherland. All of them apart from being captains are also expected to have key roles on the field apart from off it. As for Clifford and Sutherland, by being named captain they...
STATE COLLEGE, PA
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Centre County Remains at Medium COVID-19 Community Level

Centre County stayed at the medium community level for COVID-19 for the second consecutive week, while the number of Pennsylvania counties at the high level ticked up, according to the Centers for Disease Control’s latest update on Thursday night. Statewide, 14 of the commonwealth’s 67 counties are at the...
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