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  1. Electronic Microscope Offers New Opportunities for Students, IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    Thanks to a gift from a generous donor, Penn State DuBois engineering students and faculty have another way to distinguish themselves as members of an outstanding program. An all new scanning electronic microscope now housed in the engineering labs is available, meeting a variety of needs, and bringing some research capabilities in line with labs at University Park.


  2. D-9 Playoff Games Set for Clearfield, Curwensville TeamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    The Clearfield boys will play Wednesday night while the Clearfield girls and the Curwensville boys will go on the road Thursday night in PIAA District 9 Tournament games announced by District 9 Basketball Committee chairman Jim Manners Friday. The defending champion and No.


  3. Obituary Notice: Richard Allen "Rick" BennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | GantDaily.com

    The son of Ester Shirley Bennett, he was born Aug. 1, 1960 in Spangler. He was raised by his grandparents, Joseph O. Bennett and Lillian Bennett.


  4. Mahaffey Woman Charged in Deadly Domestic DisturbanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | GantDaily.com

    Kayce Marie Lee, 31, of Mahaffey is facing charges after a deadly domestic disturbance Sunday in Bell Township, according to Punxsutawney-based state police.


  5. Punxsutawney Phil: Six More Weeks of Winter to GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | GantDaily.com

    GOBBLER'S KNOB - For the past 132 years, Punxsutawney's famous, weather-forecasting groundhog, Phil, has been fetched from his burrow mid-winter Feb. 2 by members of the Inner Circle and raised overhead the thousands of his followers who rely upon his prediction. As the legend goes, if Phil wakes from his winter sleep and sees his shadow, he warns of six more weeks of bad weather and scampers back into his burrow.


  6. The groundhog hath spoken! Welcome to six more weeks of winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | GantDaily.com

    On Friday morning, Punxsutawney Phil scurried out of his little marmot hole saw his shadow. This omen indicates a long winter.


  7. Groundhog Day Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | GantDaily.com

    Here's some background information about Groundhog Day , an American tradition that is meant to predict when spring will arrive. If the groundhog sees its shadow when it emerges from its burrow, there will be six more weeks of winter.


  8. GANT Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | GantDaily.com

    State police received a report about an incident of theft that occurred Monday at the Moshannon Valley High School. During the incident, a juvenile allegedly took a Nintendo Switch belonging to the district.


  9. Sony Pictures Entertainment to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Comedy Classic, Groundhog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | GantDaily.com

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will celebrate the 25th anniversary of director Harold Ramis' groundbreaking comedy classic, Groundhog Day, with a series of screenings. As a highlight of the celebration, the film will be returning to the big screen in time for Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, in the United States and Canada.


  10. Four Bison Medal at 31 Team Ultimate Warrior TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | GantDaily.com

    The Clearfield Bison enjoyed some success over the weekend, as they traveled to West Branch to participate in a grueling 31 team tournament. Clearfield finished in 12th place with 95 points, and four wrestlers finished on the podium, including 195 pound champion Luke McGonigal.


  11. Obituary Notice: John S. "Westy" Kucharski Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | GantDaily.com

    John S. "Westy" Kucharski Sr., 92, of DuBois died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois. He was a member of the St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church.


  12. Big Run Teen Accused in Sexual Abuse of Children CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | GantDaily.com

    A 19-year-old Big Run man, Daniel F. Jablonski, was jailed Monday for sexual abuse of children, Punxsutawney-based state police say. Jablonski was also charged with unlawful contact with a minor, criminal use of a communications facility and corruption of minors.


  13. Scouts Participate in Polar Bear CampoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | GantDaily.com

    The Bucktail Council, Boy Scouts of America, held the 49th annual Polar Bear campout from Friday, Jan. 19 - Sunday, Jan. 21 at Camp Mountain Run in Penfield. When troops arrived Friday evening, they were greeted by seven inches of snow to run their dog sleds during the Klondike competition the next day.


  14. Obituary Notice: Rose M. TinderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | GantDaily.com

    She is survived by two children, Ronnette Pittsley and her husband, Thomas of DuBois and Dawn Marie Stover and her husband, Kyle of Galeton, Pa.; four sisters, Carol Long of Curwensville, Jane Huntington of Punxsutawney, Norma Yingling of Cooks Forest and Donna Lee Richards of Summerville; and six grandchildren. There will be no public visitation.


  15. GANT Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    State police received a report about a burglary that occurred sometime between Jan. 8 and Jan. 11 on Old Harriger Road in Knox Township. During the incident, someone allegedly forcibly entered the victims' residence and removed a Ruger rifle, Hoyt bow, binoculars, scopes, copper pipe, ammunition and miscellaneous change.


  16. Curwensville Grapplers Fall to Punxy 39-32Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    Two weeks ago, the Golden Tide wrestlers bested Punxsutawney by a score of 36-33. Monday night, the score flip-flpped, and Punxsy was able to return the favor, edging out the Tide with a 39-32 victory.


  17. Glendale Utilizes Four Forfeits to Down Golden Tide 39-33Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    Wrestling for the second time over the past three nights the Curwensville mat team came up short against Glendale Thursday, losing to the Vikings on the road, 39-33. And it was a tough one for the Golden Tide to swallow as it won five of the eight bouts actually wrestled to just three for Glendale.


  18. Wilson Leads Bison Past Eagles 56-45Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    With Reese Wilson leading the way, the Clearfield Area High School boys basketball team got back on the winning track by defeating host Bald Eagle Area 53-45 in Mountain League action Wednesday night. Wilson registered a double-double with a career-high 16 points and 11 rebounds in the Bison's much-needed win that snapped a three-game skid.


  19. Falger Retires from CNB Financial Corp. Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    The board of directors of CNB Financial Corp. and CNB Bank recently announced the retirement of William F. Falger, effective Dec. 15, 2017, following 21 years of distinguished service to the organization's board of directors. Acknowledging Falger's service, Peter Smith, board chairman, stated, "CNB's growth is the result of two things - terrific employees and great leadership.


  20. Second Half Dooms Bison Again in 68-54 Loss To PunxsutawneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    For the second game in a row the Clearfield Area High School boys basketball team faltered in the second half losing to Punxsutawney 68-54 Monday night on the Chucks' home court. Clearfield, which trailed by only four at intermission, 30-26, was outscored by Punxsutawney 38-28 in the second 16 minutes and most importantly being outscored 21-9 in the third quarter.


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