ACOLA -- The opening day of the Clarion County was hot and humid but that did not keep the dedicated 4-H kids away.

LEEPER The Leeper Flower Pad will host its annual Light Up Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the intersection of State Routes 36 and 66 in Leeper.

LEEPER The Leeper Flower Pad will host its annual Light Up Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the intersection of State Routes 36 and 66 in Leeper.

CLARION TWP. -- For the past 17 years, students from Clarion-Limestone High School have worked at the polls at Clarion Township. That tradition continued this year when students Aurora Dougherty, Jocalyn Henry, Ava Boyer and Jacob Lott worked on Election Day. Each student worked half a day.

EAST BRADY - The East Brady Area Development Corporation will hold its annual meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22 in Suite 14 at the Arnold Beabout Community Center at 502 Ferry Street in East Brady.

Broadband enhancement has become an agenda item taking center-stage at counties across rural America. The COVID-19 pandemic, aside from its obvious impact on the health and wellness of communities, has created one of the greatest economic events of this generation.

TIONESTA - Approximately 100 people gathered Oct. 14 at the Wilson Land & Cattle Co. for a grazing field day focusing on "improving land while lowering costs."

JENKS TWP. - The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15 at SCI Forest with the goal of filling dozens of positions for employment at that facility.

HARRISBURG Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and State Forester Ellen Shultzabarger announced that state forest campsites will move to a more user friendly, modern registration system.

LEEPER - The Farmington Township Volunteer Fire Department is again hosting a bear weigh station during this year's bear (rifle) hunting season.

KNOX - The Keystone School Board last week filled the district's vacant technical education/industrial art position with the hiring of Jason Knisley.

CANFIELD, Ohio - Farmers National Banc Corp. announces third quarter net income of $15.4 million for the three months ended Sept. 30.This compares to $16 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2021.

CLARION - Rosemary Blizzard, from the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center will speak to the League of Women Voters of Clarion County in an online Zoom meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, about Ranked Choice Voting.

KNOX - State Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63) is inviting all veterans of the 63rd District to an event to recognize their service, sacrifice and dedication to the United States, Pennsylvania and our communities.

HARRISBURG - Landmark legislation that will allow Pennsylvania to regain its position at the forefront of highly autonomous vehicle testing passed the state House and is on its way to the governor for his signature, announced state Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63), who introduced and crafted the bill.

CLARION - It is with great pleasure to announce that Kurt Nesbitt has accepted the position of administrator for Highland Oaks Personal Care Home on located at Water Run Rd., in Clarion, a Penn Highlands affiliate.

BUTLER - The Butler VA Health Care System is hosting a Town Hall event at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Abie Abraham VA Health Care Clinic (auditorium, Room 2ED002), 353 North Duffy Road in Butler.

HARRISBURG - A total of 63 "reportable outage events" during 2021 disrupted electric service to residents and businesses across Pennsylvania all related to the impact of weather on the state's power grid marking a substantial increase over previous years and marking the highest number of inc…

CLARION - After weeks of planning and building, the Clarion Area High School Robotics Team is gearing up to put it all to the test this weekend at the Boosting Engineering Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics competition Oct. 21 and 22 at Grove City College.

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds Pennsylvania residents that, as part of ongoing security enhancements, PennDOT is updating the design and enhancing the security features of its driver license and identification card products and urges residents wh…

CLARION - The Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration that will provide Opiate Use Disorder prevention, treatment and recovery core activities that a…

CLARION - The Clarion County Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Clarion County, has scheduled a public meeting to provide updates pertaining to countywide broadband projects.

PARKER - Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) is dedicated to providing quality service to members. To effectively do that, they need member feedback. That's why CEC is asking their members to take part in an important survey measuring member satisfaction.

HARRISBURG - Gov. Tom Wolf announces another expansion of Acting Secretary of Health and Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson's naloxone standing orders that allow residents to obtain naloxone products to help combat the rise of overdoses in Pennsylvania.

HARRISBURG - PennDOT announced this week that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Oct. 8, through Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Columbus Day.

CLARION -- The meeting of Take off Pounds Sensibly 742 of Clarion was held Sept. 12 and Sept. 19 with 10 members weighing in.

CLARION - The Alzheimer's Association invites Clarion residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. Registration is at 8 a.m., an opening ceremony is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the lawn of Clarion County Court…

CLARION - Shuttle bus service will be available from the Area Transit Authority between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, for the Kronspan USA "Farmers and Crafters Day" and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, for the Butler Health System - Clarion Hospital "Tournament of Leaves Parade."

HARRISBURG - Highlighting some of the world's most beautiful and diverse fall foliage, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources again is making its experts available to serve as regional advisers, offering tips and resources to help residents and visitors experience …

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) reminds consumers that the annual open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries will begin Oct. 15 and end Dec. 7. Any new coverage selected or changes to existing benefits will take effect Jan. 1, 2023.

Who for the past eleven years has been a practicing physician at Knox, Pa., is about removing his practice and family to Clarion and locating there permanently. He has secured offices in the Alexander Block over the A.G. Corbett Drug Co. He expects to be open by the first of October.

KITTANNING The Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society will host Kenneth Serfass as General Grant for a presentation about Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 on the museum lawn.

CLARION - The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will once again mark Sept. 17-23 as "Constitution Week."

CLARION - The Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry announces the addition of recycling bins to be set up for use during the 69th annual Autumn Leaf Festival.

HARRISBURG - Gov. Tom Wolf has announced $297,000 in new funding through Pennsylvania's Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program to help the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 9 continue its Western Pennsylvania Bricklayers Masonry Training Program in 29 counties and prepare ap…

CLARION - The public is invited to the 63rd annual Clarion County Arts Council reception and art show, to be held Sept. 24 through Oct. 2, in the Main Street Center. The hours of operation for the show are as follows: 4 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

PAINT TWP. - A Pittsburgh man who is a suspect in a vehicle theft Aug. 28 from a Washington Township home that ended in a hit and run crash in Lucinda has also been connected to another case of stealing items from several vehicles in the Marianne area of Paint Township in June.

CLARION - If you are one of the more than 13 million Americans who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, there is a new procedure available to residents of the Clarion area to relieve the pressure on the median nerve.

HARRISBURG - State treasurer Stacy Garrity wants to make sure Pennsylvanians who use the state's property tax and rent rebate program know about the one-time bonus rebate that's available this year.

BROOKVILLE - What began as a garage hobby has expanded into a 10,000-gallon a year distillery. On July 25, the Blackbird Distillery in Brookville broke ground for an 8,000-square-feet expansion of the business.

BROOKVILLE - The Jefferson County Historical Society is now in the middle of its capital campaign for renovations and repairs to their "New Archives, Collections and Community Resource Center."