Operators of 5 McDonald’s Locations In Pennsylvania Paid $26,894 Fine For Violating Child Labor LawsMadocNewsBreak Contributor
Growing sandwich chain opens another location in New HampshireKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
IUP Unveils State-of-the-Art $90 Million Science and Mathematics BuildingTed RiversNewsBreak Contributor
Fire breaks out in Armstrong County home
RAYBURN, Pa. — Firefighters were called to the scene when flames broke out in a home in Rayburn Township, Armstrong County. The fire was reported around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at home on Iron Bridge Road. There were no initial reports of injuries. There was also no early word on...
Revitalization of Climax Tunnel: A Journey from Abandonment to Community Triumph
The Climax Tunnel, a once-forgotten component of Pennsylvania's rail network, has been reinvigorated through the collective efforts of the Allegheny Valley Land Trust, the Redbank Valley Trails Association, and local communities. Closed due to safety concerns, the tunnel has undergone extensive renovations, including fortification and an extension to 608 feet. Reopened in August 2018, it now stands as a historical emblem within the Redbank Valley Trail, blending the area's coal and rail heritage with the natural allure of southern Clarion County.
Local Man’s Vehicle Collides With Pickup That Crashed Into Embankment, Rolled Over on Route 66
PORTER TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a two-vehicle collision took place on Tuesday morning on Route 66 in Porter Township moments after one of the involved pickup trucks crashed into an embankment and rolled over. According to Clarion-based State Police, the crash happened at 5:56 a.m. on Tuesday,...
The Enigmatic Quest for Slumach's Lost Gold Mine: A Canadian Legend
The legend of Slumach's lost gold mine has woven itself into the fabric of Canadian folklore, with the tale of vast riches hidden within the Pitt Lake mountains of British Columbia. The story, originating from the claim of an Indigenous man named Slumach, suggests he discovered a vein of gold so rich that it has lured treasure seekers for generations. Before being executed for murder, Slumach is said to have cursed the mine, ensuring its secrecy with his final breath. The elusive gold has sparked quests that have transcended time, from the 1930s to modern-day adventurers like Adam Palmer, who continue the search against all odds.
GETTING DEFENSIVE: While Redbank Valley Offense Gets the Love, the Bulldog Defense Has Also Been an Imposing Force This Season
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT/D9) — There’s speed and then there’s game speed. Brandon Ross doesn’t look like he would be the fastest player on the field. “He’s a classic mauler,” said his Redbank Valley football coach, Blane Gold, about Ross. But when the senior...
Driver Injured After Vehicle Rolls Over Multiple Times in Richland Township
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A 70-year-old man was injured after his vehicle flipped over multiple times in Richland Township on Tuesday evening. According to State Police in Clarion, the crash occurred around 4:58 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, on Interstate 80 west in Richland Township, Clarion County. Police...
Brookville resident raising awareness for individuals with dementia
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – Robin Gill, a local resident of Brookville is among the top 1% in a national competition with her platform focused on supporting those with dementia. A National Organization, FabOver40, that supports the National Breast Cancer Foundation is providing women over 40 a platform to help raise money to support breast […]
Police Seeking Information on Hit-and-Run Incident in Perry Township
PERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Punxsutawney are asking the public for information on a hit-and-run accident that occurred over the weekend on Mohney Road in Perry Township. Trooper Bowser, of PSP Punxsutawney, is investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred sometime between November 25, 2023, and November...
Celebrating Appalachian Heritage: The Economic and Cultural Impact of Craigsville's Fall Festival
In the heart of Virginia, the Craigsville Fall Festival stands as a vibrant testament to Appalachian heritage, drawing crowds each September to celebrate a culture steeped in tradition. What began as a modest craft fair in 1975 has evolved into a spectacular showcase of local history and talent, featuring parades, live music, and a plethora of artisanal crafts. This festival not only provides entertainment but also honors the diverse contributions of farmers, miners, and artists who have woven the fabric of Craigsville's community.
St. Pete Distillery establishes bee colony, debuts new Honey Spirit
The buzz around one of our favorite local distillery’s new products is quite literal. St. Petersburg Distillery has established an on-site bee colony at the distillery, and has launched Honey Spirit, a barrel-aged and honey-infused creation. The limited-edition Honey Spirit was barrel-aged for four years, and it is only...
Anna P. Cifone, 62
Anna P. Cifone, 62, formerly of Montoursville and a resident of New Bethlehem, passed away unexpectedly at ACMH Hospital in Kittanning, PA on Nov. 26, 2023, after being stricken at home. Anna was a graduate of St. Joseph Elementary School and a 1979 graduate of the former Bishop Neumann High...
PA kittanning's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of kittanning..
Operators of 5 McDonald’s Locations In Pennsylvania Paid $26,894 Fine For Violating Child Labor Laws
An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor has found that a man and woman who operate five McDonald’s franchise locations in the Western Pennsylvania employed 34 children to work later and longer than permitted by child labor laws.
Redbank Valley Eager to Begin Chase of Another District 9 Girls Basketball Championship
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT/D9) — For two years, Mylee Harmon has slashed her way to nearly 1,000 points for the Redbank Valley girls basketball team. She averaged 21 points per game last season, using her speed, quickness and instincts to get steals and layups for instant offense. She is also adept at driving the lane and creating for herself. Her play earned her the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference MVP award and an all-state nod.
Injured Karns City QB Mason Martin in 'frustrating' spot
The father of injured Karns City quarterback Mason Martin has provided another update on his current condition. Mason was injured in early September, suffering a serious head injury with bleeding.
Cassidy Snider Named Atlantic Region Player of the Year; London Fuller All-Region Selection
CLARION, Pa. — For the second straight year, Golden Eagle volleyball boasts the consensus Atlantic Region Player of the Year, with Cassidy Snider earning the award from both the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and the Division 2 Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA). (Pictured above: Cassidy Snider, left, and...
Family tree branches out at Indiana County Christmas tree farm
Four years ago, Brandon and Stacey Mytrysak bought an established 60-acre Christmas tree farm in Indiana that they are growing into a Christmas holiday destination. The sale of a Christmas tree farm in a county touting itself as “The Christmas Tree Capital of the World” may not seem like news. But, according to Gregg Van Horn, president of the Indiana County Christmas Tree Growers Association, the number of farms there has been shrinking.
Clarion Sports Zone
A Near Thirty Year Tradition, Junior High Wrestling Tournament Continues With New Wildcats Team On Saturday, December 9th; Information And Sign-up Links For Volunteers And Contributors For This Program-Wide Fundraiser; The Team Will Also Host The Newly Formed District 9 Wrestling League Varsity Tournament On Saturday, January 6th. Wildcats Logo...
Is Death Penalty on the Table for Suspect in Trisha Cole Murder?
(Pictured above: Dakota Greeley mugshot provided by the Jefferson County Prison.) Dakota Hamner Greeley, 20, is currently being held without bail in the Jefferson County Prison for the murder of his 25-year-old girlfriend, Thrish Renee Cole. Court records list the reason for his bail denial as “Capital offenses punishable by death or life in prison.”
State Police Calls: Woman Harassed in Falls Creek, Crash in Pine Creek Twp.
Area state police responded to the following incidents:. The PSP DuBois Patrol Unit is currently investigating an incident that happened between 10:00 a.m. on November 25, 2023, and 3:00 a.m. on November 26, 2023. The incident, which involved a case of physical harassment, took place in the Falls Creek Borough, Jefferson County.