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Members of the community gathered last night at St. Charles Café to hear updates on what the Clearfield Revitalization Corp. has accomplished in the Clearfield Downtown and to learn about changes coming to the area with the streetscape and river walk projects. (Photo by Wendy Lynn Brion)
CRC shares updates, goals at community gathering
Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Wendy Lynn Brion Staff Writer
The Clearfield Revitalization Corp. held its Sixth Annual Community Gathering last night at St. Charles Café updating the community on successes and plans for the future.
President Katie Penoyer explained the reasons why CRC, and the community as a whole, does what it does. She said for most it is a return on investment, and different for each person. more...

County planners retain current slate of officers
Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Josh Woods Staff Writer
Clearfield County Planning and Development Commission retained its current slate of officers at last night's regular meeting. The commission retained Chairman John Kaskan, Vice Chairman Willie Yost and Secretary Jack West.
The board briefly discussed its new meeting time and agreed to keep holding its meetings on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the county's administrative offices building, as advertised.
Planning Specialist Rob Thomas reviewed a 2-lot subdivision. The John Buffington subdivision in Bell Township has a total area of 4.476 acres, and no zoning applies. Lot 1, 1.042 acres, is to be conveyed. more...
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CASD adopts Act 1 resolution
Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer
The Clearfield Area School District passed the Act 1 resolution stating it would not increase real estate taxes more than the state index next year, at its meeting last night.
State law requires school districts to either adopt the resolution keeping real estate tax increases less than the index; the index for the district next year is roughly 2 percent, Business Administrator Sam Maney said.
If a district wants to increase real estate taxes beyond the index, it has to submit a preliminary budget by the end of January and seek voter approval via referendum or ask for exemptions from the state. more...

Curwensville's Jake Terry (12) looks to pass as Harmony's Dustin Kurtz defends at midcourt in Wednesday's game in Westover. Terry had 10 of his team-high 16 points in a pivotal fourth quarter, as the Golden Tide went on to win 62-46. (Photo by Jon Christoff)
Golden Tide top Harmony
Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Jon Christoff Sports Writer
WESTOVER - For as well as his team played the first half of Wednesday's game at Harmony, Curwensville boys basketball coach Shane Pentz had no words to describe his team's effort in the third quarter.
Pentz's squad went nearly six minutes without a bucket and saw the Owls narrow the deficit - which stood at 21 points late in the second quarter - to just two entering the final quarter of play.
Despite the lackluster effort in the stanza, Pentz was more than satisfied with the way his team closed out the contest and the position it has put itself in looking at a playoff bid down the stretch. more...

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1/29/2015 - Black Knights fall to Penn Cambria in D-6 Team Dual Tournament
1/29/2015 - Fast start propels Lady Tide over Glendale, 50-33
1/29/2015 - Area Sports Results and Schedule
1/29/2015 - Daily Police Logs
1/29/2015 - Police search for burglary suspects
1/29/2015 - P-O board member suggests tax reduction
1/29/2015 - Kephart hearing continued
1/29/2015 - Weekend Events
1/29/2015 - Stingy defense leads Clearfield boys to 53-28 win over Bellefonte