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  1. Police: Missing Cherry Tree teen locatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Progress

    Punxsutawney-based state police said in a press release Wednesday that the search for a missing Clearfield County teen has ended. The official police statement said only that Misty Lynn Schmoke, 16, of Cherry Tree was located a week after she was reported missing last Wednesday, Sept.


  2. Police Log 9-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Progress

    Police responded to Lawrence Avenue for a 911 hang-up call. Police discovered a small child was playing with the phone.


  3. Amish man charged with driving buggy drunk; 4 friends citedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Progress

    State police have charged an 18-year-old Pennsylvania Amish man with driving his buggy while drunk, with two friends on its roof. Police have also cited Robert Miller, of Punxsutawney, and four friends, who ranged in age from 20 to 16, with underage drinking.


  4. Pennsylvania police say human bones found in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Progress

    The Youngstown Vindicator reports that Pennsylvania State Police got a search warrant for a 35-acre property in Shenango Township after receiving a tip that someone had been buried there. Police said Thursday that the remains have been sent to Erie for an autopsy and that a forensic anthropologist was at the property.


  5. Robbery suspect has all charges bound over to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Progress

    An Altoona man accused of robbing a Mahaffey man at gunpoint in his home had all charges bound over to court following a preliminary hearing before District Judge James Hawkins yesterday at centralized court held at the Clearfield County Jail. Michael J. Irby Jr., 26, is charged with robbery-threaten immediate serious injury, conspiracy-robbery, burglary-overnight accommodation, person present, conspiracy-burglary, theft by unlawful taking-movable property, conspiracy theft by unlawful taking, terrorist threats, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person.


  6. Motions court held July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | The Progress

    John P. Lutzow, 33, 814 Daisy St., Clearfield, had a motion to reduce bail denied. He is charged with a case of child pornography, corruption of minors, and possession of child pornography and has been incarcerated since April 11 in lieu of $50,000 bail.


  7. Police July 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Progress

    A suspicious person was reported at a business along state Route 879 and Interstate 80. The person left prior to police arrival. An unknown male punched at 36-year-old male on Dike Road, Rush Township, Centre County, Thursday at 2:30 p.m. An act of criminal mischief occurred Monday or Tuesday between 8 a.m. and noon at 71 Zimmerman Drive, Canoe Township, Indiana County.


  8. Drive safely this holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Progress

    Capt. Bernard J. Petrovsky, commanding officer, Pennsylvania State Police Troop Punxsutawney would like to remind motorists that safety should be the number one priority when traveling during Independence Day holiday. Speed is the leading cause of traffic acidents; therefore Troop C troopers will be focusing on drivers that do not obey the speed limit.


  9. P-O's Hayward, Harris earn first-team all-state honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Progress

    Philipsburg-Osceola senior third baseman Haylee Hayward and freshman pitcher Kameryn Harris have each been named to the 2016 Pennsylvania High School Softball Association Class AA first team. The Mounties also had four honorable mention selections in first baseman Maggie Peck, catcher Kylie Thal and outfielders Chelsey Henry and Maddie Lucas.


  10. Registered sex offender sentenced to lengthy jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Progress

    On Friday, Clearfield County President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman ordered Chris L. Turner, 53, formerly of Punxsutawney and DuBois, to serve a consecutive term of 14 to 28 years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center on seven counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and seven counts of incest.


  11. Police MAy 26Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Progress

    Police were stopped by a resident who advised that someone had broken into his apartment. Police entered the apartment and did not locate anyone inside the residence.


  12. P-O Superintendent Paladina withdraws resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Progress

    Philipsburg-Osceola Superintendent Gregg Paladina announced this week that he's not leaving after all. Weeks ago, Paladina was accepted to be the next superintendent at the Punxsutawney Area School District.


  13. Police April 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Progress

    Officer Shawn Fye, 32, of the Clearfield Borough Police Department was responding to a police call with the patrol car's emergency lights activated traveling north on 2nd Street when he went through the intersection with Cherry Street. Holly Demkovitch, 38, of Clearfield was traveling east on Cherry Street in a 2005 Hyundai Accent and had the green light, but had failed to see the police car with its emergency lights activated and proceeded into the intersection.


  14. Revocation court held last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Progress

    Jason P. Walls, 40, 57 Pacific Avenue, DuBois, had his probation revoked. On a charge of theft by unlawful taking, he was re-sentenced to serve ten months to two years in the Western Diagnostic Classification Center in Pittsburgh.


  15. Police April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Progress

    There was a two-vehicle accident occurred Friday at 5:30 a.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound in Pine Township. Traffic stopped due to an accident and Lisa Dishman, 36, of Mountain City Tennessee who was a 2003 Mazda ProtA gA and she was unable to stop in time due to the ice-covered roadway and collided with a 2011 Ford F-150 operated by Jason Lyon, 38, of Clarendon who was stopped in the left lane.


  16. P-O superintendent to leave district at end of school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Progress

    Current superintendent Dr. Gregg Paladina was approved Wednesday night to be the next superintendent at the Punxsutawney Area School District. "It was a really tough decision for me," Paladina told The Progress via email yesterday.


  17. 2-22 policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Progress

    Troopers are investigating the death of Jesi Aaron Neligh, 29, of Punxsutawney at a residence along Sarlite Lane in Bell Township, Jefferson County, Saturday at 7 a.m. Saturday at 3:19 a.m. a 44-year old Reynoldsville woman was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop on Pancoast Road, Winslow Township, Jefferson County. Yesterday at 3:34 a.m. a 35-year old Punxsutawney woman was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop along state Route-119 near the Blinker light in Sandy Township.


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