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Radar speed signs placed along Route 255 in St. Marys

ELK COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Drivers in St. Marys are being reminded to follow the speed limit as radar-controlled speed signs were placed along Route 255 in the city. The display boards face northbound traffic between Fernwood Road and Taft Road and will post the speeds of oncoming vehicles in a lighted section of the […]
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Sigel man accused of indecent assault of young girl

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Jefferson County man is facing charges after being accused of inappropriately touching a young girl numerous times, according to state police. Dale Neill, 74, of Sigel, is facing numerous charges of indecent assault, including felony counts of indecent assault of someone under 13. According to police, they were called […]
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Penn Highlands Healthcare Welcomes Brockway Drug

DUBOIS, Pa. – Penn Highlands Healthcare continues to grow its pharmacy footprint by welcoming Brockway Drug as its newest pharmacy partner. “We are pleased to offer residents of Brockway and surrounding areas with an expanded continuum of care by integrating Brockway Drug into our health system,” said Penn Highlands Healthcare CEO Steven M. Fontaine. “For 60 years, they have been providing expert pharmaceutical care and related services to the community and we look forward to helping to enrich that relationship.”

Parents voice concerns over possible Saint Marys school closure

SAINT MARYS, Pa. (WTAJ) — Parents, students and community members packed into the Saint Marys area school board meeting to voice their concerns about the possibility of the Bennetts Valley Elementary School closing. The school board says they are looking at the closure due to low enrollment compared to the cost to keep the school […]

Spitzer Honda hosting a blood drive in DuBois

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – Spitzer Honda is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, August 10th. The blood drive will take place at BDI Industrial Drive Parkway in DuBois from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Along with the blood drive, participants can also receive a free car wash. “The Red […]
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Charlotte “Lollie” Shaw Thrush

Charlotte “Lollie” Shaw Thrush, age 86, of Brookville, passed away Sunday afternoon, August 7, 2022, at Penn Highlands DuBois. Born May 19, 1936, in Reynoldsville, she was a daughter of the late Charles Henry Wiles and LaRue Estes Wiles. She married Homer Charles “Cork” Shaw and he preceded...

Reynoldsville Man Accused of Inappropriately Touching, Attempting to Kiss 10-Year-Old Girl

WINSLOW TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Reynoldsville man is facing indecent assault and related charges after a 10-year-old girl stepped forward with sexual abuse allegations. Court documents indicate that DuBois-based State Police filed criminal charges against 60-year-old Anthony Wendell Brown on August 3 in Magisterial District Judge David B. Inzana’s office.

Man at large after repeatedly breaking into Reynoldsville church

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — State police are looking for the man responsible for breaking into the Reynoldsville Gospel Center and stealing $746 worth of items. Sometime between July 24 and Aug. 4, an unknown person gained entry into the church on more than one occasion both by force and no force. The potential suspect […]

Police Seeking Information on Person Who Set Mailbox on Fire in Eldred Township

ELDRED TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police are asking the public for information on an incident in which a mailbox was set on fire in Sigel on Sunday evening. According to police, a trooper arrived at a residence on State Route 949, in Sigel, Eldred Township, Jefferson County, for a report of a damaged mailbox around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, August 7.

Gas Prices Continue To Tumble

Gas prices dropped once again both locally as well as across western Pennsylvania as a whole this week. According to AAA’s weekly gas price report, the average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded, self-serve gas in Butler, as of Monday, dropped by 11 cents over the past week to settle at $4.41 per gallon.

Ridgway Rifle Club holds shooting competition

ELK COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – Shooters from across the globe are in Ridgway for the first leg of a national competition. The Ridgway Rifle Club is hosting the NRA’s Smallbore Silhouette Standard and Hunting National Championship. This is part of the first leg in the Lapua Monarch Cup. The Lapua Monarch Cup is two separate […]

Church Burglarized in Reynoldsville

WINSLOW TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police are asking the public for information regarding a recent burglary at Reynoldsville Gospel Center. According to DuBois-based State Police, a call was received regarding a burglary that occurred at Reynoldsville Gospel Center, along Gospel Center Road, in Winslow Township, Jefferson County. Police say...