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 [...]

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 [...]

Clarion County SAFE receives grant

By | 2017-07-18T14:17:58+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports CLARION – Clarion County Stop Abuse for Everyone was awarded a grant from the Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation in Pittsburgh. The grant was used to replace the main entrance door, code door locks on all doors, and upgrade the security system and to purchase food for the emergency shelter. “SAFE is [...]

EDGE OF EXTINCTION CARD TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD AT SAWMILL CENTER

By | 2017-07-18T10:56:29+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst [COOKSBURG, PA] The Sawmill Center for the Arts is pleased to host a card tournament on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Participants, age 10 and up, will play the educational trading card game, “Edge of Extinction.” There will be a $10 entry fee, and contestants must have a [...]

Children’s art show set Aug. 5 in Callensburg

By | 2017-07-18T09:11:02+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports About 65 children from communities such as Knox, Clarion, Parker, Rimersburg and Callensburg have participated in an eight-week Summer Fun Kids program that allows participants to deal with grief through art. The children, who range in age from 3 to 17, learn about nature, gardening, recycling and practical life lessons. [...]

Move Premiere at Cook Forest Sawmill Theater

By | 2017-07-18T07:48:13+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Cook Forest State Park will hold a benefit Film Premiere of “Cathedral: The Fight to Save the Ancient hemlocks of Cook Forest.” The ancient hemlock trees of Cook Forest State park are under attack by an invasion insect, the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. Proceeds from the film premiere will help fund Hemlock Wooly [...]

Free Wellness Fair Today at Clarion Mall

By | 2017-07-17T23:59:06+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The Practical Nursing Program at the Clarion County Career Center will hold a Wellness Fair today (7-18) at the Clarion Mall. The screening will be held from 10am to 5pm and will include blood pressure and blood sugar screening. Stop and find out about the part time and full time education programs [...]

Veteran Banner Tour by the Walter W Craig Post #354

By | 2017-07-17T22:25:16+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Local News|

The Walter W. Craig Post #354 American Legion provided a tractor-wagon ride around New Bethlehem, Saturday, July 15th, so that family members and friends could view the servicemen and women banners that have been placed on Broad Street and Wood Street. The project honors over 200 local members for their service. The project sponsored by [...]

East Brady RiverFest Set for July 21 – 23 ird.

By | 2017-07-17T04:55:25+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst East Brady Riverfest on July 21 to 23, 217 Friday starts with the Fireman's Parade, followed by Opening Ceremonies and Naming of the Citizen of the Year! Saturday take part in a Kids Fun Run & 5k run/walk, Duck Race sponsored by Karns City Quarterback Club at the SOI Hall, Lil Miss [...]