PASSHE Board of Governors Meet Todahy

By | 2017-07-12T06:53:50+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The Pennsylvania System of High Education (passhe) Board of Governors will hold their quarterly Board of Governors' Committee Meetings starting at noon on today. The meeting will be held in Harrisburg. A live meeting webcast that can be found at www.passhe.edu. A fact finding report about Clarion University will be released at [...]

Rafter Drowns in Redbank Creek

By | 2017-07-11T17:13:10+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst A 40 year old Rimersburg man drowned in the Redbank Creek on Sunday. According to Clarion County Coroner Terry Shaffer, Brown was rafting with friends on Redbank Creek on Sunday and went missing. His companions called state police and a search ensued. The state Police helicopter spotted a yellow raft near the [...]

Forest Area High School Students Attend Nashville Competition

By | 2017-07-11T16:39:21+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Forest Area Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members recently competed at the national competition in Nashville, Tennessee. The following member recieved metals at the competition: Macie Doty – Gold Morgan Miller- Gold Rachel Beatty and Amelia Crouse – Gold Emma Cussins and Daniel Parrett- Silver Tessa Korchack and Hope [...]

SAWMILL CENTER TO HOLD 33rd ANNUAL WOOD CARVING FESTIVAL

By | 2017-07-11T13:45:54+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst [COOKSBURG, PA] The Sawmill Center for the Arts will hold its annual Wood Carving Show July 15-16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. This is the 33rd year for this festival that features the talents of artists who carve wood by hand. A $2 admission fee allows the public to [...]

Winners announced for St. Joseph July 4 celebration

By | 2017-07-11T08:22:06+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com LUCINDA – Winners have been announced for the St. Joseph Fourth of July celebration in Lucinda. Charles Ziminski of Oil City won the drawing for the grand prize of $5,000. Second prize winner Wanda Wagner of Shippenville was awarded $2,000, and third prize winner John Ochs of Shippenville received $1,000. Other winners included [...]

“GODSPELL” COMES TO THE SAWMILL THEATRE.

By | 2017-07-10T12:13:25+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The cast of Godspell [COOKSBURG, PA] The Verna Leith Sawmill Theatre will host the Reitz Theater Players July 13-15. The public is invited to this classic retelling of the Gospel of Matthew, set in modern-day New York City. Shows begin at 8 p.m. each night. At the behest of John the Baptist, [...]

Mobile food pantry set July 25 in Emlenton

By | 2017-07-10T09:24:47+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports Chapel on the Hill will host the Second Harvest mobile food pantry from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 25. The free food pantry is provided for the residents of Emlenton and the surrounding area who are in need of food assistance. Pre-registration will be required for the event between [...]

Forest County is featured in ‘Images of America’ book

By | 2017-07-09T08:56:02+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com By Saxon Daugherty – Staff Writer By Saxon Daugherty – Staff Writer Two people from Ohio have teamed up to write a book about a love that they share – Forest County. Joseph Pavlansky and Paula Hanahan, both natives of Youngstown, are co-authors of the book “Images of America – Forest County,” which [...]

Knox Horsethief Prince/Princess Contest Photos now being accepted

By | 2017-07-09T08:21:56+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Pictures are now being accepted for the annual Knox Horsethief Prince/Princess Contest, sponsored by Knox Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. To enter, pictures must be submitted by July 29. Only babies under 36 months of age who live in the Knox Volunteer Fire Company service area are eligible (Knox Borough, Salem, Beaver, [...]

The Cranberry Mall Sears Store is Closin

By | 2017-07-08T11:32:44+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The Sears in the Cranberry Mall will be closing this fall. This is part of a nationwide closing of K-Mart and Sears Stores. The news came from a blog post in the Sears Holdings Website. The store opened with the Cranberry Mall in 1981. Read More: C93 Radio

Wesley Grange recruitment event set for July 19

By | 2017-07-08T08:41:59+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports The Wesley Grange is holding an open house and recruitment event at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. The Wesley Grange is located at 601 Old Route 8 in Harrisville. The focus of the event is to inform youths aged 5 to 14 about the Junior Grange, which is specifically designed [...]