DUJ Airport to receive grant monies to improve facilities

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will invest $10 million in state grant funds benefiting 12 Pennsylvania airports. “Aviation plays a vital role in keeping our state’s economy moving,” Governor Wolf said. “These investments will help Pennsylvania’s airports operate safely, expand to meet current demands, and sustain growth well…

Resurfacing on the Route 322/28 Brookville intersection begins next week

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing an upcoming resurfacing project for the State Route 28/322 intersection in Brookville Borough and Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County beginning May 3, 2021. Intersection work will include overlay, drainage, water line replacement, signal work and other miscellaneous construction. Once the project is complete, there will be improved…

DuBois Area Jaycees soliciting requests for donations

The DuBois Area Jaycees are now accepting requests for donations to local non-profit or charitable groups. Address your request, including the amount requested, mission of group and specific need for funds, along with contact information to: DuBois Area Jaycees, Attn: Kayla Stockdale, 120 Highland Street Ext., DuBois, PA 15801. Requests will be accepted until May…

PennDOT urges motorists to use caution during construction season – upcoming weekend closure on State Route 322 near Broookville

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists to use caution in work zone areas. Currently crews are working on State Route 322 in Union and Rose Townships and Brookville and Corsica boroughs in Jefferson County.  Work began on April 19 and will continue through the fall.  Crews will be completing pipe cleaning, measurements…

The Jeff Tech Operating Committee gets budget approval, plans for outdoor prom and graduation

The Jeff Tech Operating Committee met on April 26 and quickly went through its agenda. School Administrative Director Dr. Barry Fillman announced that the four sending districts have approved Jeff Tech’s 2021-2022 budget which totals $9.6-million, a 2.45% increase over last year. The increase was primarily due to grants to the practical nursing program. The…