Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, PA.

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  1. MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday May 24 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    A bridge is being replaced starting today in Washington Township, Jefferson County. The project will rebuild a bridge carrying Route 219 over Wolf Run.


  2. Mining for favoritismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Times-Tribune

    ... "special law" for a narrow interest in a particular case. But Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, a Jefferson County Republican and longtime recipient of Consol-related campaign contributions, seems to be undeterred. If the Legislature ...


  3. Rotary Conference kicks off in PunxsutawneyRead the original story

    Saturday May 20 | Spirit

    The 2017 annual Rotary District 7280 Conference got underway Friday morning in Punxsutawney. With the assistance of the Jefferson County Conservation District and Pennsylvania American Water, several Rotarians from Punxsutawney and afar planted 1,500 trees at the Punxsutawney Reservoir on the State Game Lands 195, located off Filtering Plant Road in Gaskill Township.


  4. Edison FFA holds Tractor ShowRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Herald Star Online

    The Edison FFA Tractor Show brought out tractors from throughout Jefferson County, some from Carroll County and antique trucks from Pennsylvania.


  5. Alexander, Mizerock, Shumaker among local winners on Election DayRead the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | Spirit

    A total of 6,815 voters turned out to their respective polling stations for the Municipal Primary Election on Tuesday in Jefferson County, with 4,703 Republicans and 2,105 Democrats selecting their local and state officials that will represent their districts in November's election. Plenty of local races were contested, with the Republican seat for mayor, the cross-filed battle for the Punxsutawney magisterial district judge and the Republican spots on the ballot for county coroner and district attorney drawing special interest.


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    Tuesday May 16 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    ... the sheriff's posse and focus on placing deputies in areas that currently don't have a police presence. For Jefferson County Coroner, Tammy Stansell was chosen with 59 percent of the vote for the Democrat ballot, while a write-in candidate earned 41 ...


  7. CWD on rise in 2016 among Pa. deerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 16 | York Dispatch

    Chronic Wasting Disease on rise in Pa. deer during 2016 The Pennsylvania Game Commission found Chronic Wasting Disease in 25 state deer in 2016.


  8. Police Logs 5-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | The Progress

    ... into a recklessly endangering another person on May 2 on Hamilton Markton Road, Perry Township, Jefferson County. Police are investigating a fatal crash Sunday at 2:28 a.m. at 428 Toby Road, Fox Township, Elk County. James Park, 49, of Brockway was ...


  9. Pa. auditor general to tackle the $10 million question: Were state funds for DNC spent appropriately?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 |

    ... including the venue license and construction costs. But Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson County; Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, R-Centre County; and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne, R-Lehigh County, ...


  10. PennDOT spotlights plans to replace bridge in DoraRead the original story

    Sunday May 14 | Spirit

    Residents of Ringgold/Dora/Timblin areas took advantage of their opportunity to review the plans for the replacement of the Route 3004 East Dora Bridge No. 1 in Jefferson County at a recent public plans display.


  11. N.Y. district offers top job to former Salamanca headRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | District Administration

    ... available for comment, has been the superintendent of Belleville Henderson Central School District in Jefferson County for the last 10 years. In addition to serving as OHS assistant principal, he was previously superintendent of Salamanca City ...


  12. Journal Junction for May 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Comey. Do they know that the investigation will go on without him? The White House can fire all the From Jefferson County: It's May! Snow in western Maryland and Pennsylvania. Temps in the low 40s to mid 60s ... From Bunker Hill: Donald Trump is the ...


  13. Primary Election 2017: Centre County District AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 |

    ... members. After earning her law degree from Duquesne School of Law in 1994, she practiced criminal law in Jefferson County, where she also was a deputy coroner, before moving to the Clearfield County District Attorney's office in 1996 as an assistant ...


  14. Journal Junction for May 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... point in the future reap all of the accrued past profits, you have to get your head out of the sand. From Jefferson County: It's May! Snow in western Maryland and Pennsylvania. Temps in the low 40s to mid 60s ... From Bunker Hill: Donald Trump is ...


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    Tuesday May 9 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    ... say that Radaker and Fait traveled to Allegheny County to buy heroin, then later picked up May and went to Jefferson County to buy meth. They also reportedly sold drugs while traveling. Police found the trio at a hotel in Monroe Township, Clarion ...


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    Monday May 8 | WDSN-FM Du Bois

    Two men had to be flown from the scene of a two-vehicle crash on State Route 36 in Bell Township, Jefferson County, on Thursday morning.


  17. One-vehicle accident reported on Route 310Read the original story

    Sunday May 7 | Spirit

    ... accident. Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police were assisted by the Punxsutawney Fire Department, Jefferson County EMS and Rebuck's South Side Service. No further details were available at Spirit press time. (Photo by Larry McGuire of The ...


  18. Police Logs 5-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | The Progress

    ... scam while the female was employed at the Hill Top One Stop Store along US-322 in Pine Creek Township; Jefferson County. A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 48F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. ...


  19. Peruvian woman in the U.S. unlawfully and seeking refuge in church gets first nod in court battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Denver Post

    Sanctuary church resident Ingrid Encalada Latorre, center, enters a courtroom inside the Jefferson County Courthouse, in Golden, Colo., Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Latorre, an immigrant who has been living in a Denver church to avoid deportation, feared being arrested by federal immigration agents as she ventured out of her sanctuary to a court hearing Wednesday to try to stay in the United States.


  20. LocalDecision 2017: Results from Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | WTOV9

    One of the key issues is the Buckeye Local School District emergency levy. Voters in Jefferson, Harrison and Belmont counties cast their ballots and the levy failed with 53 percent voting no and 47 percent voting yes.