The Otto-Eldred School Board heard updates on Keystone Exams and preliminary reporting on Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) scores.
Osceola Township supervisors met Sept. 13 where resident, Robert Goodrich, encouraged the board to move away from the animosity displayed at the recent meetings. Goodrich encouraged the board to find a way to “handle it better.” Chairman Sam Baker agreed, saying the supervisors needed to be friendly and productive.
EMPORIUM (EC) — At Cameron County Return Day proceedings Tuesday in Emporium, several defendants appeared on charges related to methamphetamine possession.
The word “veteran” often is associated with an image relating to the military. However, Bradford VFW Post 212’s Ron Peters, Pennsylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars’ state junior vice commander, considers first responders as veterans, too.
CLEARFIELD — CNB Bank has become the first banking institution in Pennsylvania to offer Gradifi’s Student Loan Paydown (SLP) as a benefit to full-time employees in an effort to help reduce the financial burden of student loans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin accepting applications for the Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) program at 8 a.m. on Monday.
ELKLAND — Borough council here met Sept. 12 and discussed West Nile virus, mosquitos, dilapidated properties, issues with the sewer treatment facility and cleaning Camp Brook Creek.
The Ludington Area School District has a new intervention known as the Orange and Black Pack program. The program is much like the Lakeshore Food 4 Kids program started last year by Sara Ewing, Tara Autrey and Carrie Brandt, three local mothers who saw a need for a program that would provide food for students during the weekends. The Food 4 kids program is helping students at Franklin, Lakeview and Foster elementary schools.
Crime and Courts
After the BYU football team scored a field goal to take the lead in the fourth quarter of the showdown at No 6-ranked Wisconsin on Sept. 15, the Badgers got the ball back and looked to answer.
Business and Economy
Members of the Randolph County Airport Board Wednesday discussed what they see as animosity towards them by county government officials. The board decided to invite County Council member Gary Friend to attend its Oct. 3 meeting to discuss the matter and hopefully reach some sort of agreement that is beneficial to all concerned.
The East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center has developed a workshop designed for small business owners who may feel fear regarding the financial side of their businesses. The Center’s “Don’t Be Afraid of Your Numbers” workshops will help owners determine the five numbers that are crucial in small business management. Participants will discover how to leverage their five numbers and increase profits. A $10 fee helps cover the cost of the workshop.
ALLEGANY — A plan to bring a national discount tool and equipment store to the former DeSoto Motel site will be up for public viewing Monday.
At a brief ceremony held on Wednesday at the Bradford Post Office, letter carriers Lou Ambrose, Gary Page, Rick Cotillion and Steve Colosimo were each recognized and presented with commemorative plaques and special jackets signifying their induction into the Million Mile Club, sponsored by the National Safety Council.
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