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Loretta Wagner, of Clearfield, has been named Main Street Manager. (Submitted photo)
Wagner named CRC's Main Street Manager
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Clearfield Revitalization Corp. has named Loretta Wagner as its Main Street Manager.
"With enthusiasm and confidence, we would like to welcome Loretta as our manager. Her work ethic and dedication will provide an invaluable resource to the CRC and the town of Clearfield," said CRC President Katie Penoyer.
Wagner is a lifelong resident of Clearfield and has volunteered with several organizations, including the Mountain Laurel Auxiliary, Clearfield Youth Baseball and the Girl Scouts of America.
"I grew up in Clearfield," Wagner said, "and have enjoyed raising my family more...

Curwensville schools on lockdown yesterday
Thursday, September 18, 2014
CURWENSVILLE - Schools in the Curwensville Area School District were under external lockdown yesterday morning and early afternoon while state police searched the Grampian area for a robbery suspect.
Superintendent Ron Matchock said both the Curwensville Area schools complex and Penn-Grampian Elementary School in Grampian, on the advice of state police, were in full external lockdown for approximately four hours. Parents/guardians were notified via the district's automated telephone system.
The external lockdown was strictly precautionary, Matchock said.
The school resumed normal procedures by early afternoon. more...
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United Way preps for campaign
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Clearfield Area United Way held the campaign orientation meeting yesterday and prepped team members for the upcoming fundraising campaign to support 24 local member agencies in Clearfield County. From left, are team members Wilson Fisher, Tracy Wilkinson, Kristi Johnson, Mark Schultz, campaign chairman; Michele Fannin, president; and Debbie Bowser, campaign vice chairwoman. This year's goal is $245,500 and the kick off luncheon will be held Oct. 2 at St. Charles Café at noon. more...


Vendor registration due for Fall Festival
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Fourth annual Clearfield Pumpkin Run/Walk 5K and Fall Festival will return to downtown Clearfield on Oct. 11, hosted by the Clearfield Revitalization Corp.
The day will start off with a timed 5K run/walk through the streets of Clearfield. Participants can register by Oct. 1 to guarantee a race shirt. Day-of registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the race will start at 8:30 a.m. Those running with pumpkins will be eligible for special prizes.
After the race, the Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is no admission. The family-friendly event will take place on Market, Locust and Third streets.
Festival-goers can enjoy food while visiting the more than 100 talented artisans as they display and sell work ranging from ceramics, fiber, wood, leather and metalwork to jewelry, glass, photography and mixed-media art pieces.
Many downtown businesses will also more...
 
Round ‘em up ...
Judging of exhibits was held yesterday at the Harmony Grange Fair. Competition was fierce in the junior 4-H swine show in the fitting and showmanship categories where sisters Mariah Brothers, left, and Marissa Brothers, center, and Macy Hughes, all Harmony 4-H members, coaxed their pigs to perform for top honors. (Photo by Dianne Byers)


Clearfield's Matt Ryan, left, and Penns Valley's Robert Stattel race to the ball during Wednesday's game at the Bison Sports Complex. Stattel and his teammates went on to earn a 3-0 win.(Photo by Jon Christoff)
Clearfield blanked by Penns Valley
Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Jon Christoff Sports Writer
HYDE - The friendly confines of the Bison Sports Complex have been anything but for the Clearfield boys soccer team.
After falling to Tyrone by a 1-0 margin last Wednesday, the Bison were unable to crack the scoreboard once again when it hosted Penns Valley.
The Rams' Geno Nicosia netted a pair of goals while an own goal capped the scoring with 33 seconds to play, as Clearfield dropped to 1-5 with a 3-0 setback on Wednesday.
"We've been struggling with trying to get some offense up top," said Bison head coach Todd Trinidad. "Once again, more...

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