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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Vol. 109 no. 175 our 102nd year Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., monday july 27. 2015 75 cents 14 pages Bobbi Kristina Brown has died at 22. See Story on Page 2 inside today birthdays 8 classifieds 6-7 comics 13 dear Abby 7 editorials columns 4 Heloise 7 lottery 12 obituaries 12 police 3 the Progress news dept. Clearfield 206 e. Locust st., 765-7813 . 7 . 4 00 . Philipsburg 109 n. Front st., 342-4763 . 7 . 2 , Curwensville 460 state st., 236-3468 ., 7 30 . 3 30 .check us out online at wow. The Houtzdale Days wraps up with fishing Derby 80s hair and annual Parade by Emily Miller staff reporter Houtzdale a it was a sunny ending to Houtzdale Days with children and Community members lining the streets for the festivals annual Parade. The lineup gave onlookers an hour Long showing of the areas fire companies marching bands twirling groups and More. The Parade stepped off on Don Street at 6 . And followed the route until the end locating in front of Moshannon Valley Floral. A it was a very Good turnout this year. I was surprised at just How Many people came out and made it As Well As it was a Parade chairman Ted Mcculley said. While trophies Are not Given out for the Parade an award ceremony immediately followed the Parade to present plaques to emergency vehicles and winners of float awards. The following Are the plaques that were Given to emergency vehicles As announced by Mcculley Best appearing engine 2006 and newer Glendale fire co. First and Osceola f ire co. Second. Best appearing engine 1996-2005 Madera fire co. First and Glen Richey fire co. Second. Best appearing engine 1995 and older Mountain top fire co. First and Osceola fire co. Second. Best appearing oldest motorized apparatus War Wagon owned by Jason Odon. Best appearing Aerial Hyde fire co. First and Reliance fire co. Second. Best appearing Rescue Bow fire co. First and Philipsburg fire department second. Best appearing Tanker Ramey fire co. First and Winburne fire co. Second. Best appearing Brush unit Ramey f ire co. First and Reliance fire co. Second. Best appearing squad Utility hrs Mountain top fire co. Utility first. Bellefonte fire co. Received the award for longest distance travelled and Hyde fire co. Received the fire chiefs award for Best Overall company or unit giving them the travelling trophy to return to next years festival. The Houtzdale Moose took first place in the float division with the Houtzdale legion coming in second. Marching bands received Money for participating. For next year Mcculley Hopes that even More people will come out to participate in the Parade. A you always want bigger a Mcculley said. A bigger is keeping up with the rocking through the Ages theme saturday see Parade Page 5 at their Hometown Parade the Moshannon Valley High school Black Knight marching band left performed for the crowd under the direction of Todd Sproull and band front advisor Kristie Buell whose daughter Adri helped carry the Banner. Members of the Starlettee school of twirling and dance of Hyde performed their a shut up and dance Quot routine for the Parade crowd on saturday. More Houtzdale Days photos can be found on Page 5. Photos by Emily Miller Philipsburg Boro invests in playground 06 Pontiac solstice it v to by Tut 17,995 01 Subaru legacy and up a arts Lowr k9 ii 9,995 ii jeep Patriot 4wd ill Man uni 3$l it $16,495 of Bissau mightier Biscaio my a it it 11 4 in n $18,995 sports a Clearfield teeters win two at vow state tourney Page 9 �?�p-0 10 and 11s fall to red land at sectionals Page 9 today a out ooh see the Complete weather forecast for Progress land on Page 8. I 0flfi05 330flb 3 local author debuts first published fiction by Tyler Kolesar staff writer Philipsburg a the 13th Street playground in Philipsburg has seen generations of kids playing basketball. Using the swing sets and sliding Down sliding boards. Recently Philipsburg Borough took it upon themselves them to liven up the playground and make it safer by adding new equipment. Borough councilman Sam Womer said the Borough originally looked at acquiring Grants for the playground about two years ago. However they were restricted As to what they could do. A when you get a Grant you have to do everything exactly the Way they Tell you a Womer said. A so we just returned the Grant. They had a lot of fancy stuff that did no to suit Womer said the Borough had enough Money to Purchase a new play set As is so it worked out the Best. Recently they installed the new play set estimated to Cost about $4,000. They also repaired the areas around the swing sets and sliding Board. A the swings Are right where they be always been a Womer said. A the sliding Board was taken Down and see playground Page 5 Christian author Carolanne Socash of Winburne signed copies of her new children a Book a a Santa a gift yesterday at a launch held at the knights of Columbus Hail Clearfield. The Book penned under the name Kathryn Sokacz was inspired by the sculpture a the kneeling photo by Dianne Byers 1/ u Avert Braniff motors it. 322 e. Of clfd., 765-1517 Quot like Quot Kab motors on Datebook a this play set is the newest addition to the 13th Street playground in Philipsburg Borough. Councilman Sam Womer said the play set is part of the boroughs initiative to fix up the Parks. They re also currently restoring an old merry go round that was once located at cold Stream dam. They Are also rehabilitating the seesaws to be returned to the Park in the immediate future. Photo by Tyler Kolesar by Dianne Byers staff writer author Carolanne Socash of Winburne has been writing since she was 12. She said yesterday following a Book signing for her first Book a a Santa a gift a those Early poems were a Means to express her feelings or share something inspirational. The Book signing was held at the knights of Columbus social Hall in Clearfield on sunday afternoon. A writing poems was a wonderful Way to gel out what 1 was feeling. It was an outlet for my True feelings. Some people write music. I wrote poetry a Socash said adding a writing is a gift i was Given from god that i have to share. Writing gives me Joy. I can to explain Socash said through her writing she likes to examine the Long standing question a what if a she said her Faith stirs her to write about things that make readers wonder what will or could happen. Socash said she has been waiting Many years for a a Santa a gift to become a reality. She reported writing see Santa Page 5 4.<4. 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