Philipsburg - The development of a small campground area at Philipsburg’s Cold Stream Dam and Park is getting a federal funding boost. More than $111,000 in grant money was announced Wednesday, and it will be used to cover construction of a pedestrian walkway, boardwalk trail,... Read More.
BROCKWAY – Brockway’s levee structures will be replaced, and the project has a price tag of $366,000. The Brockway Borough... Read More.
Punxsutawney – Monday will be another opportunity for Jefferson County vehicle owners to get their faded or peeling Pennsylvania license plate replaced for free. State Representative Brian Smith is teaming up with local law enforcement for a license plate replacement event in Punxsutawney. If one or... Read More.
Brockway - The Brockway Borough Council thanked the community for another successful Brockway Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration. Council President Chris “Smoke” Benson spoke on behalf of the council Thursday and praised the Fourth of July Committee, saying that the police, fire, and ambulance services... Read More.
Clearfield – Clearfield Borough and Lawrence Township continue to take steps towards joining forces and sharing resources in an effort to save money in both municipalities. The consolidation of police departments is getting closer to reality. At a town hall meeting Wednesday night, members of the... Read More.
Clearfield - The Clearfield – Lawrence Township Airport Authority celebrated its first annual Airport Awareness Day on Saturday. Airport Authority Chairman David Schultz says the Awareness Day highlighted the uses of the airport including STAT MedEvac transport and a flight training facility and he thanked... Read More.
Brockway - A police officer in Brockway has been honored for many years of service to the Jefferson County borough. The Brockway Borough Council honored longtime police officer Paul Brosky at its regular June meeting. Brosky became Brockway’s Officer in Charge several years ago when a former... Read More.
Punxsutawney - Founders of Unity Rises Association approached the Punxsutawney Borough Council to request use of Barclay Square to support the organization’s mission. Unity Rises is a local nonprofit that runs a free donation center in the borough. The donation center is run by Melissa and... Read More.
Pittsburgh – A former borough secretary and treasurer in Jefferson County has been sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release on her conviction of wire fraud. 49-year-old Tammy Laird of Corsica was sentenced in Federal Court in Pittsburgh. According to court documents, from... Read More.
Curwensville - Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of a $15,000 Municipal Assistance Program project to assist Curwensville Borough with updating its comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance. The update in Curwensville, Clearfield County, is to prioritize inter-community pedestrian and biking connections, the borough’s sidewalk rehabilitation program,... Read More.