CLARION - The "Clarion Alley Cats," a group of volunteers maintaining the flower pots along Main Street in Clarion, will hold a "work day" starting at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30.

CLARION - PennWest Clarion will kick off the fall semester with a full slate of activities for students and families during Welcome Weekend 2022, held from Aug. 18 to 21.

WEST FREEDOM - The Perry Township Historical Society will celebrate the 175th anniversary of the two-room school in West Freedom by holding an open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the school during Perry Township Community Days.

CLARION - Pennsylvania Western University has been awarded three Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board grants totaling $102,022 for use in prevention efforts at California, Clarion and Edinboro campuses.

CLARION A virtual public workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, via Zoom, to gather public input for the Northwest Pennsylvania Greenways plan update. The meeting can be accessed using Zoom Webinar ID: 829 2717 2954.

MONROE TWP. - Representatives from the Clarion community and Penn Highlands Healthcare participated in a ribbon-cutting at the Clarion Community Medical Building last week. The new center is located along Holiday Inn Road off State Route 68 in Monroe Township.

CLARION - The portable toilets at Toby Boat Launch are being used as dumping sites for garbage and if the abuse continues, the convenience stations could be removed.

CLARION - During this time of steady price inflation of nearly every staple of life, some seniors at the "Nifty at Sixty" senior expo last week at the Clarion Mall were ready to share their experiences.

CLARION - The Clarion Summer Fest committee kicks off the third and final 2022 summer event weekend with a Chalk Art and Music Festival from Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7 in Clarion.

PARKER - Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative serving approximately 25,000 members with over 3,000 miles of distribution line in portions of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer and Venango counties in Western Pennsylvania.

PARKER - Central Electric Cooperative has again decided to modify the format of its annual meeting and member appreciation event by foregoing the traditional public gathering at Whitehall Camp and Conference Center.

PITTSBURGH - A coalition of western Pennsylvania hospitals and health care systems are coming together in a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of blood donation and to urge more people to become blood donors as supplies remain critically low at hospitals across the region.

EMLENTON - Farmers National Banc Corp., the holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Canfield, Ohio and Emclaire Financial Corp., the holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, last week announced the shareholders of Emclaire have voted to approve the agreement and pl…

CORSICA - On the Fourth of July, the Corsica Borough in Jefferson County honored the oldest veteran in the town, 96-year-old Don Mauthe who was the grand marshal of the annual parade.

BROOKVILLE - Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Carrie Lewis DelRosso made her first visit to Jefferson County July 2 and gave a preview of what the future of abortion rights might look like in Pennsylvania if Sen. Doug Mastriano and DelRosso are elected in November.

CLARION - A Clarion County man is using the most modern technology to uncover the county's oldest technology. Clarion County's oldest industry was based on iron. In fact at one point Clarion was the iron capital of the United States. While the furnaces have been documented, the source of the…

CANFIELD, Ohio - Farmers National Banc Corp. the holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Canfield, and Emclaire Financial Corp., the holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, remind shareholders an election deadline of 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, July 19, for sha…

CLARION - The Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry has announced the annual "I Love Clarion" celebration scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Clarion Mall.

LUCINDA - After a two year pandemic pause with only online activities, St. Joseph's 83rd annual Fourth of July celebration will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. July 4, on the parish grounds in Lucinda. This is Clarion County's oldest Independence Day event.

HAWTHORN - In an effort to help educate local residents about their rights regarding firearms and their safety, state Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63) is holding another one of her popular Firearms Safety and Rights seminars from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Hawthorn fire hall.

GREENSBURG - West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., continues to conduct tree-trimming work in communities across its 24-county Pennsylvania service area as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability.

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announces it has enhanced transparency for customers by launching a new database showing which vehicle inspection stations, inspectors, dealers, and issuing agents are under suspension for infractions of state inspection re…

COOK FOREST - When Patti Kaltenbach of Lucinda sees an empty wine bottle she envisions garden art. Kaltenbach is one of a growing number of people who create garden art from unwanted or disused items.

ANNVILLE Pennsylvania veterans and their advocates should be aware of an increase in scammers looking to poach their VA pensions, warns the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA).

CLARION - The Clarion Rotary Club Community Auction kicks off today (May 31) this year utilizing an online bidding format instead of the traditional radio broadcast.

TIONESTA - This year's National Small Business Week highlighted the tenacity and resilience of small business owners in the U.S. who despite the trials and tribulations brought by the COVID pandemic have continued to support our economy, and deliver the services and products that Americans d…