CLARION - Clarion County District Attorney Drew Welsh stated in a press release that there is no "suspected criminal" cause in the death of 14 year-old Paige Harrigan.
- Compiled by Randy Bartley
CLARION - The Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry welcomed new members, No Excuses Training & Coaching and T-Mobile.
HARRISBURG - Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63) announced more than $2.5 million in grants have been awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for various purposes in Clarion County.
CLARION - Registration is now open for the 43rd annual Clarion Rotary Community Auction at clarionrotary.com. The eBay-style online auction kicks off at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28 and runs four days.
BOSTON, Mass. - The largest online referral network for small businesses, Alignable.com announces the results of its annual national search for leaders who've gone above and beyond guiding peers and supporting entire communities as many small businesses continue to combat major economic challenges.
CLARION - James Averill, a resident of Clarion, has announced his candidacy for borough council in the upcoming May 16 primary election.
PHILADELPHIA - UPMC Health Plan and Benefits Data Trust (BDT) announces that their joint initiative has helped UPMC for You Medicaid managed care members access an estimated $7.35 million in benefits since April 2021, helping address health disparities by increasing access to available suppo…
CLARION - Amy Winger, of Knox Borough, announces her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the Clarion County Register and Recorder Office.
- Compiled by Randy Bartley
100 YEARS AGO
CANFIELD, Ohio With the closing of its recent acquisition, Farmers footprint has expanded throughout Pennsylvania. Farmers National Bank has added staff throughout Pennsylvania to lead lines of business such as private bank, treasury management and commercial lending.
- By Randy Bartley, Staff Writer
CANFIELD, Ohio - With the closing of its recent acquisition, Farmers footprint has expanded throughout Pennsylvania. Farmers National Bank has added staff throughout Pennsylvania to lead lines of business such as private bank, treasury management and commercial lending.
- By Randy Bartley, Staff Writer
CLARION - Blue Grass music poured from every nook and cranny at the Clarion Ramada Inn last weekend when pickers and singers played at the Clarion River Jam Bluegrass Festival. The event benefitted the Clarion United Way of Clarion County.
CLARION - The Constitution Party of Pennsylvania (CPPA) is holding its spring committee meeting Saturday, March 18 at the Ramada Inn by Wyndham Clarion located at 45 Holiday Inn Road in Clarion.
CLARION - Misty Ditz of Fryburg is announcing her bid for the Republican nomination for the position of register and recorder for Clarion County in the May 16 primary election.
CLARION - Seneca Rocks Audubon Society is sponsoring a nature program, "A Beginner's Guide to Mushroom Foraging," at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 8, at the Clarion Free Library.
100 YEARS AGO
CLARION The State of Pennsylvania is offering a new cost-share program, the Agriculture Conservation Assistance Program, to help farmers implement best management practices to improve soil health and reduce pollution in our streams.
CLARION Do you have a private drinking water well, spring, or cistern? Are you interested in learning more about how to protect, test, and treat your family's drinking water?
TIONESTA - Patrick "Pat" Kline, a dedicated community leader and advocate, has officially announced his candidacy for Forest County Commissioner.
CLARION - Karyn Montana of Knox is announcing her intention to run as a Republican for re-election for Clarion County Treasurer in the May 2023 primary.
INDIANA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to view plans regarding the bridge preservation project of the existing structure (Clarion River Bridge) carrying Interstate 80 over the Clarion River in Monroe and Paint Townships, Clarion County.
CLARION - The State of Pennsylvania is offering a new cost-share program, the Agriculture Conservation Assistance Program, to help farmers implement best management practices to improve soil health and reduce pollution in our streams.
- By Randy Bartley, Staff writer
CLARION -- Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, founding president of Pennsylvania Western University, announced today that she is transitioning to a new role with the State System office as President-in-Residence and CEO for PennWest Investment. She will begin the transition now and will assume the…
STATE COLLEGE - In partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, Ben Franklin Technology Partners offering a 10-week business boot camp to local entrepreneurs, grad students, professors, and university researchers to help take the first step in launching their startup.
CANONSBURG - In recognition of National Energy Assistance Day which was held on Wednesday, Feb. 1, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania is reminding customers that many assistance programs are available to help with energy bills and paying down past-due balances.
NEW BETHLEHEM To accommodate renovations at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits at 452 Broad St., New Bethlehem, Clarion County, the store will temporarily close at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
CLARION - The Clarion Conservation District is holding two events in March to celebrate National Agriculture Week; a week to recognize and celebrate the contribution of agriculture in our economy and our everyday lives.
DENVER UGI Electric division filed a request with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to increase its base rates for electric distribution service to customers by $11.4 million annually.
PLEASANTVILLE - Drake Well Museum and Park and Friends of Drake Well, Inc. will host the Pithole Cabin Fever Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Historic Pithole City located at 14118 Pithole Road just off of State Route 227 near Plumer.
PITTSBURGH -- Neil A. Ashbaugh, formerly of Knox, has been appointed to the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Board of Directors for a three-year term. Ashbaugh is a 1991 graduate of Clarion University, with a major in communications.
CLARION -- Erich Spessard is announcing his candidacy for Clarion Area School Board.
CLARION -- Jeffrey A. Himes, of Redbank Township, Clarion County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts is announcing his intention to seek a fifth term as the Republican nominee in the May election.
CLARION - The Clarion Free Library is holding the 1,000 books before kindergarten program for children not of kindergarten age and their parents.
Emclaire announces quarterly dividend
GREENSBURG - Residential customers of Penelec, Penn Power, Met-Ed and West Penn Power, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp., who are having difficulty making ends meet are encouraged to contact their utility now to enroll in payment plans or to receive referrals for bill assistance programs.
CLARION - Incumbent Clarion County Commissioner Ted Tharan announced that he will seek a third term. Tharan said he wants to make local government "function within its means." He said he opposes tax increases and the "exorbitant cost of large government."
PARKER - Central Electric Cooperative is happy to once again invite high school juniors to attend Youth Tour, a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. from June 18 to 23.
HARRISBURG - Older and disabled Pennsylvanians can now apply for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2022, the Department of Revenue announced. This assistance is available through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, which has delivered more than $7.6 billion to eligible Pennsylvania…
REDBANK TWP. - Republican Rebekah Weckerly of Redbank Township, Clarion County, has announced her election bid for Clarion County register and recorder in the May 16 primary election.
UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State Extension is offering a webinar, titled "Toss Your Hat in the Ring" for anyone who has thought about serving on a school board, borough council or township board of supervisors.
100 YEARS AGO
HARRISBURG - While it might be winter, landowners can begin making plans to help wildlife this spring and beyond by planting tree and shrub seedlings offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Howard Nursery.
- By Kayla Johnson, For the CLARION NEWS
CLARION - PennWest Clarion University honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Monday at the Eagle Commons Dining Hall.
READING - The recent record cold temperatures around the holidays highlighted the need for energy-efficient homes that help keep residents warm and comfortable while providing for manageable utility bills.
CLARION - PASSAGES is currently seeking bright and compassionate volunteer advocates to help survivors of sexual violence and assault in Clearfield, Clarion, and Jefferson counties.
CLARION - Community Action, Inc.'s IRS-certified tax preparers are available, by appointment only, to complete and electronically file simple tax returns for individuals who earned $60,000 or less in 2022 in Clarion and Jefferson counties. These taxpayers may qualify for free Volunteer Incom…
CLARION - The Clarion County Board of Commissioners and the county Office of Veterans Affairs have released guidelines for inclusion of veterans' photos in county buildings.
ST PETERSBURG - Brady R. Feicht, 24, of St. Petersburg, is announcing his candidacy for the position of Clarion County Commissioner.
CLARION - Long-time Clarion County Register and Recorder Greg Mortimer announces that he will not seek re-election in this year's May Republican primary and November municipal election. Upon completing his ninth term at the end of 2023, Mortimer will be the longest serving row officer in the…
HARRISBURG Believing strongly that decisions of the past shouldn't keep Pennsylvanians from making progress, Governor Tom Wolf granted his final 369 pardons this week. The 369 pardons signed bring his total to 2,540.
CLARION The Penn State Extension, in partnership with Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry, and the Clarion County Forest Stewardship committee has announced the 2023 Clarion Forest Landowner Conference.
CLARION Community Action, Inc.'s IRS-certified tax preparers are available, by appointment only, to complete and electronically file simple tax returns for individuals who earned $60,000 or less in 2022 in Clarion and Jefferson counties. These taxpayers may qualify for free Volunteer Income …
CLARION -- PASSAGES is currently seeking bright and compassionate volunteer advocates to help survivors of sexual violence and assault in Clearfield, Clarion, and Jefferson counties.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, January 14, 2023, through Monday, January 16, 2023, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. …
MIDDLETOWN - A top prize-winning ticket worth $122,343.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Plu$ the Ca$h game was sold at a Lottery retailer in Clarion County on Wednesday, Dec. 28.
HARRISBURG Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding today unveiled the 2023 Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture. Carved from 1,000 pounds of butter, it highlights this year's theme: Rooted in Progress.
On New Year's Day, the Parker Polar Plunge returned to the shores of the Allegheny River in Parker.
BROOKVILLE - Brookville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a series of informative presentations on a variety of interesting topics throughout the community. With each topic, they provide guests with a delicious breakfast, enlightening discussions, and great networking opportunities.
ST. MARYS – Penn State Extension is conducting the ServSafe Food Safety Manager Course being held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 and from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 at St. Mary’s Community Education Council, 4 Erie Ave., #200, St. Marys. Exam will begi…
CLARION - The Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry is accepting submissions for the 2023 Allegheny Toyota Autumn Leaf Festival theme contest.
CLARION - Clarion County Special Olympics has reorganized and is now part of the northwest region of Pennsylvania Special Olympics. As part of the reorganization process the following new officers have been announced: Amy Mays, team leader; Jacqueline Griebel, community outreach leader; Tany…
Clarion-Limestone Elementary School held a Christmas party Dec. 22 which included a bingo game, Reindeer games, a sing a long, a trivia contest and many other activities.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania state forests are popular for winter recreation enthusiasts and everyone is reminded to be safe when traveling state forest roads in winter conditions.
TIONESTA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District are accepting live evergreen Christmas trees at Tionesta Lake, which will be used for aquatic habitat-improvement projects.
- By Randy Bartley, CLARION NEWS Staff Writer
100 YEARS AGO
BROOKVILLE – The Jefferson County Historical Society is pleased to announce it is a recipient of a 2023 Historical and Archival Records Care grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
- By Randy Bartley
100 years ago
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