2017 Total Solar Eclipse – A Local’s story of the event

By | 2017-08-27T14:03:59+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Astronomy|

Diamond Rings with totality Ever since I was young there was always one day that I looked forward to the most in each year. The magic that exists around November and December was always a time when I felt enthusiasm and feelings of well being would well up the closer we got to [...]

Hal Lindsey Report: Terrorists, Hurricanes and Earthquakes

By | 2017-09-24T06:55:22+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst September 24, 2017 Terrorists struck again in England last week. It's fortunate that these would-be bombers weren't such great bombmakers. The crude bucket bomb was placed on a commuter train, but failed to fully detonate. The explosive flash injured 29 people, but a proper detonation could have killed dozens. ISIS claimed credit. [...]

East Forest Teachers Get Muddy for the Team!

By | 2017-09-24T04:28:33+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Brad Roth, Ernie Hartwig, Michael Cradduck, Chris Pappas and Dan Patton Recently, a group of East Forest teachers teamed up with a local accountant from Leeper to take on the Tough Mudder in Slippery Rock, PA. East Forest staff members Brad Roth, Ernie Hartwig, Michael Cradduck, and Chris Pappas joined forces with [...]

Clarion Bobcat Football 500 Win Celebration Set for Sept. 29th

By | 2017-09-23T09:18:26+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The Clarion High School Football Boosters are planning a 500 win celebration after the September, 29th home game with Moniteau, at the Clarion University Memorial Stadium. The Boosters are inviting anyone who has been part of the Clarion High School Football program to join in the celebration. The Clarion High School Football [...]

Photography exhibit at Clarion University Art Gallery

By | 2017-09-23T08:26:22+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com The photography of Roger May, an Appalachian American photographer and writer based in Charleston, West Virginia, is on display through Saturday, Nov. 11, in Clarion University Art Gallery on level A of Carlson Library. An opening reception with May is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, followed by a lecture [...]

First day of fall

By | 2017-09-22T16:02:11+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com At 4:02 p.m. today, Autumn began. With temperatures predicted to stay in the mid- to upper-80s for several more days, it seems like this is an endless summer. “This is very unusual, if not record-setting, for this long stretch of warm weather,” said Chris Leonardi, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service office [...]

Chorus Sponsors Vendor Fair

By | 2017-09-22T15:02:37+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local School|

By Makenna Bish, Writer VENDOR SHOW Redbank Valley Music Boosters will be hosting their annual Vendor Show. It will be hosted on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9am – 3pm in Redbank Valley High School Gymnasium. Enjoy a simple, low pressure way to shop a wide variety of products all in one location! Get started [...]

The American Dream

By | 2017-09-22T11:49:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com Creed Moyer, Alexis Bauer, Lauren McLaughlin and Ryleigh Hancock present their metaphorm of an American Dream during their American Literature class at East Forest High School. The project was derived from a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame lesson that explores the American Dream through media. The class then had to create a [...]

East Forest teachers take on Tough Mudder

By | 2017-09-22T11:46:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com Recently, a group of East Forest teachers teamed up with a local accountant from Leeper to take on the Tough Mudder in Slippery Rock. East Forest staff members Brad Roth (from right), Ernie Hartwig, Michael Cradduck and Chris Pappas joined forces with Dan Patton to form team #Quota in order to conquer the [...]

Homecoming for Senior High Students

By | 2017-09-22T10:18:06+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local School|

By Josie Delp, Author This year's Homecoming dance was for senior high students only for the first time in years. Most recently, all grades in the high school were permitted to attend the dance. When there were some problems last year, the decision was made to have this year's Homecoming dance limited to senior high. [...]

Clarion University withdraws faculty retrenchment letter

By | 2017-09-22T09:33:31+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Acting President Todd Pfannestiel announced yesterday that Clarion University has withdrawn the letter of possible faculty retrenchment sent in March of 2017. “We look forward to working closely with the faculty union leadership to address our mutual goals of ensuring academic quality, affordability and cost containment,” Pfannestiel said. “Even though we still [...]

West Forest Students Sending Donations to Harvey Victims

By | 2017-09-22T12:07:17+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Mr. and Mrs. Alex and fourth grade student, Ayala Reese, West Forest National Honor Society sponsored a School Supply Drive for the people of Texas that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. School supplies could include notebooks, plain computer paper, notecards, post-it notes, glue, pencils, pens, tape, erasers, highlighters, permanent markers, construction [...]