Category: News

PA Wilds Center, Leave No Trace establish sustainable tourism partnership

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship and Leave No Trace have developed a partnership to promote sustainable tourism practices across the 13-county Pennsylvania Wilds region, which is explored by millions of visitors each year. The PA Wilds Center, a nonprofit whose mission is to marry conservation and economic development in a way that strengthens and…

Jeff Tech Operating Committee honors SkillsUSA winners

Five students who received gold medals at the SkillsUSA District 7 Competition held in Altoona recently attended the Jeff Tech Operating Committee meeting on January 23. Those students included Michael Ford (Diesel Equipment), who is also the student representative to the committee; Ethean Siple (Welding); and Mariska Isaac, Maya Isaac, and Chris Lengel who make…

Interstate 80 weather related speed reduction implemented

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has reduced the speed limit on Interstate 80 to 55 miles per hour between Exit 42:  PA 38 – Emlenton and Exit 97:  US 219 – DuBois/Brockway both eastbound and westbound due to winter weather. Restrictions are communicated via variable message boards, the 511PA traveler information website and smartphone apps. Motorists can…

DASD board members recognized for their service to the district. A story by Glenn Schuckers.

The DuBois Area School Board held its regular monthly meeting on January 19, 2023, at the Administrative Center in DuBois. All members were present with member Dustin Dodd attending via phone.  Before going into the agenda, Superintendent Wendy Benton recognized all the members for their service by presenting them with certificates. The longest serving member…

Reynoldsville Library Board reorganizes, honors departing member. An article by Peggy Zortman.

At the regular January meeting of the Reynoldsville Public Library Board of Trustees on January 12, plans for the future were discussed, new officers were elected and a long-time Trustee was wished well as she withdrew from the board. The new officers unanimously elected were:  Denise Dennison, President Kim Roman, Vice President,  Ryan Hayden, Secretary…