Riverfest set for this weekend in East Brady

By | 2017-07-19T07:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor EAST BRADY – East Brady's Riverfest may have gotten off to a rocky start earlier this year, but organizers of this weekend's festival say that it's smooth sailing from here on out with three days packed with shows, events, vendors… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Detour set for Putneyville Road

By | 2017-07-19T07:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local Papers|

By jwalzak@thecourierexpress.com (Josh Walzak) PUTNEYVILLE – As crews prepare to remove the old railroad overpass along Putneyville Road, PennDOT has announced a detour for the local roadway that is planned to be in effect today (Wednesday). Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Clarion County Fair opens this Sunday

By | 2017-07-19T07:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By JOSH WALZAK L-V Editor ALCOLA – Organizers are excited about the start of the Clarion County Fair on Sunday, saying that there is so much to do at this year's event, that fairgoers are going to want to spend more than one day at… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

Chainsaw ‘Wizard’ featured on CNN for Trump carving

By | 2017-07-19T07:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Local Papers|

By By RON WILSHIRE L-V Correspondent LIMESTONE – Randy Rupert, aka the Wizard, has made a living at carving ice or wood for 39 years, but it wasn't until Donald Trump Jr. noticed a chainsaw sculpture of President Donald Trump in front of the Wizard's Workshop… Read More: Leader-Vindicator

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 [...]


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 [...]

No detour at Hunter Station

By | 2017-07-16T08:00:09+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com PennDOT announced Friday that a detour is no longer expected to be required for the $23.7 million Hunter Station Bridge replacement project in Forest County. A detour was initially planned for the project, which is replacing the existing 1,051-foot-long bridge on Route 62 over the Allegheny River in Tionesta Township. But an alternative [...]

East Brady Riverfest

By | 2017-07-15T08:15:35+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com EAST BRADY — The East Brady Area Riverfest will be held Friday through Sunday, July 21-23. There will be chainsaw carving, amusements and inflatables throughout the weekend. Events on Friday, July 21, include a parade at 6:30 p.m.; an opening invocation at 8 p.m. and a musical performance from Present Tense at 8:30 [...]