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Clearfield Borough's Streetscape
project is progressing rapidly could be finished by the end of the year, according to borough operations manager Leslie Stott. Originally, the project was expected to take two years to complete, Stott said. (Photo by Jeff Corcino)

New bus stop slated at courthouse; Streetscape ahead of schedule
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer The Area Transportation Authority is constructing a new bus stop shelter in front of the Clearfield County Courthouse, according to Clearfield Borough Manager Leslie Stott in a telephone interview with The Progress.
Stott said the new shelter will be made out of metal and would match the look of the new benches and the rest of the downtown.
The current bus stop shelter is going to be moved to the bus stop by the J.G. Food Warehouse so those patrons will have a shelter as well.
"It's a win-win for everybody," Stott said.
She also gave an update on the streetscape project. She said it is progressing well and crews should be finished with Market Street by more...
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Parker Dam reopens lake for swimming, boating
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
By Emily Miller Staff Writer Parker Dam State Park opened up its recreational swimming and boating area on Saturday after being closed for the second time in one week. The beach had previously been closed on July 18 due to the heavy rainfall from a storm.
"The water levels were too high, there was high turbidity and there was storm debris on the buoy lines and in the swimming area. It was not safe for people to swim," park Manager Deanna Schall said.
According to Schall, Friday's shutdown was due to public health water quality sampling results more...
Water and sewer upgrades almost complete at Parker Dam campground
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
By Emily Miller Staff Writer Beginning in the fall of 2014, water and sewage upgrades were underway at campsites at Parker Dam State Park as a part of a pilot program across the state.
So far, fully-functional hookups have been installed at 16 of the chosen 22 campsites at the park.
Park Manager Deanna Schall is hopeful that this will draw even more people into the campgrounds.
"They picked so many of us in each region to add some sites more...

Area Police Logs and Reports
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
State police at Clearfield
A Slayington, Ohio, woman was arrested after she was suspected of causing a DUI crash on Interstate 80 Sunday that injured herself and her 10-year-old passenger
According to police, at 4:30 p.m. in Graham Township, Karen Roberts, 33, was traveling east at a high rate of speed in a Chevrolet Cobalt when she became distracted and her vehicle struck the rear of a Peterbilt truck operated by more...

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7/28/2015 - Area Scoreboard and Schedule