Category: News

DASD School Board announces important dates for students and parents. A story by Glenn Schuckers.

DuBois Area School Superintendent Wendy Benton announced  six dates for important events in the district following the regular meeting on August 10. They include orientation meetings for parents  and students  as well as open houses at all the buildings in the district. There will be a High School Orientation on August 14 from 9-5 pm…

Local 14 year-old selected for a national softball team. An article by Peggy Zortman.

Elliette Brewer of Reynoldsville has been chosen from among 1700 participants to represent the Northeast Region of the United States on the ALL AMERICAN USSSA TEAM. The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), formerly the United States Slow-pitch Softball Association, is a volunteer, nonprofit organization based in Viera, Florida. Brewer will be participating with the…

DCNR approves park transfer deeds; council supports Jefferson County in decertifying PAGO

Reynoldsville Borough Council met in regular session on July 17 and learned the final step in the transfer of the borough park to the Reynoldsville Fire Department has been taken. Borough Solicitor Joe Ryan told the council that a representative from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has approved the deed language…

DASD board votes to rescind June motion concerning valedictorian and salutatorian. An article by Glenn Schuckers.

With three members excused from the July 13 regular meeting, the DuBois Area School Board conducted their business. Board members Davis Cuneo, Charlie  Watt and Gilbert Barker were excused from the meeting and Board Member Sam Armagost attended via phone.  With six members present, the first item of new business was to rescind action taken…

Reynoldsville Borough Council gets the go ahead to transfer the park to the fire department

Reynoldsville Borough Council met on June 26 and learned the process of turning the park over to the fire department can move forward. Borough Solicitor Joe Ryan told the council he had received word from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to go ahead with the transfer. “Everything we submitted to them…

Reynoldsville, Sykesville, and Brockway Ambulance Services celebrate 50th anniversary

Members of Reynoldsville Ambulance organization joined their colleagues from Brockway and Sykesville to celebrate their joint 50th anniversary. The event was held on Brockway on June 25. In an interview with reporter Andrew Bundy, Reynoldsville Ambulance President Dan Stitt traced the history of the service, from it’s origins in 1973 and its several moves to…