Conservation group receives grant for water improvement project

By | 2017-07-20T09:26:04+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports Armstrong Conservation District has received a $925,754 state grant for a water quality improvement project in Clarion County. The project will involve installing a variety of best management practices, including infiltration trenches, vegetated swales, revegetation and reforestation along trails as well as removal of coal refuse. The funding for this [...]

Will you be viewing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

By | 2017-07-19T14:48:26+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Astronomy|

On August 21st, 2017 an event will happen that hasn't been seen in the contiguous U.S. in 38 years. On that day across 10 states a total solar eclipse will occur. There is a narrow band about 70 miles wide stretching from Oregon to South Carolina where viewers will experience total darkness for up to [...]

Knox girl earns Scout Gold Award

By | 2017-07-19T14:02:25+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports Audrianna Van Tassel of Knox received the Gold Award in Girl Scouting during a ceremony at Grace Evangelical Congregational Church in Ninevah. She is the daughter of Dwayne and Julie Van Tassel of Knox. State Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and state Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63) both attended the ceremony and [...]

Autumn Leaf parade tickets available Monday

By | 2017-07-19T09:12:41+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports Tickets for the Tournament of Leaves Parade are going on sale early this year beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 24, according to the Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry. Though a bit earlier this year due to staff vacations in August, we want to accommodate everyone to the [...]

Hilarious Night of Improv Sketch Comedy coming to Clarion!

By | 2017-07-19T08:14:50+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Hilarious Night of Improv Sketch Comedy coming to Clarion! Saturday, August 5th 7:00pm American Legion Post #066 For those who love Improv Comedy, made famous by the hit TV show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”, the Friends of the Clarion Free Library present The Cellar Dwellers live comedy improv show Saturday August [...]