Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of this page. Add to Cart

Clearfield Progress Newspaper Archives Jun 8 2015, Page 1

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Vol. 109 a no. 134 our 102nd year Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., monday. June 8, 2015 75 cents 14 pages a in today a headlines. After hacking workers Are warned of fraud a turn to Page 6 police seek escapees following prison break a turn to Page 6 the Progress news dept. Clearfield 206 e. Locust st., 765-7813 . 7 . 4 . Philipsburg 109 n. Front st., 342-4763 . 7 . 2 . Curwensville 460 state st., 236-3468 ., 7 30 . 3 30 . Check us out online at inside today birthdays 3 classifieds 10-11 comics 13 dear Abby 14 editorials columns 4 Heloise 14 lottery 12 news in Brief 3 obituaries 12 police 12 sports 7-9 sports a Gerrit Cole pirates Blank braves 3-0 Page 7 a Philipsburg tops Clearfield 9-4, in legion baseball Page 7 today s Outlook thunderstorms with highs in the mid tos for Complete weather forecast turn to Page 2 Al �o���5 insurers ask a. Regulators for big rate increase Harrisburg Cap a National upswing of health insurance rates is coming to Pennsylvania and that could mean bigger than expected Cost increases next year for at least a couple Hundred thousand pennsylvanians who bought insurance in the marketplace created by the 2010 Federal health care Law. I ast weeks deadline to file paperwork with the state department of insurance showed that some insurers Selling plans on the marketplace want rate increases of almost 10 percent a or Well above that in one or More of their plans. At one end of the spectrum is an individual health plan offered by a subsidiary of Milwaukee based ass rant health that is seeking an average 61 percent rate increase. About 3,300 people Are covered by it now according to the company a filing. At the other end is a group of plans for both individuals and Small groups offered primarily by Harrisburg based capital Blue Cross. Rates in those plans would remain basically unchanged according to company filings. The department of insurance emphasized that it must approve any rate increase and that nothing is final. A a key thing we want to stress is these Are proposed rates Only so they May not be what the rates Are come the fall a said department spokesman Ron Ruman. A we have the authority to review them and we Are going to do that very carefully and our top priority is consumer Impact. That a important for folks to Antoinette Kraus executive director of the Pennsylvania healthcare Access network which works to help people get insured said proposed rate increases last year also came Down before they were finalized turn to Page 6, col. 4 n v c Quot Nap of Unfer 7 a a of mm1 it my i my Damp is amp looking up according to Diana Bloom the recent weather has helped this climbing Blue clematis at her sister Bonnie Williams Home in Hyde burst into Bloom. Submitted photo West Decatur Man Dies in crash West Decatur a fatal Accident occurred sunday at 8 19 at 2100 Salem Road approximately 300 feet South of Glosser Lane in Boggs township Clearfield county according to state police at Clearfield. Randy James Hanes 27. Of West Decatur was travelling North on Salem Road when he lost control of his 2002 Ford explorer and travelled onto the East berm. Hanes attempted to regain control of the vehicle and it rotated and then overturned several times. Hanes was not wearing a seat Belt and was ejected from tilt vehicle which came to rest on the East berm of Salem Road. Clearfield county Coroner Michael Morris pronounced Hanes dead at the scent As a result of injuries he suffered in the Accident in Clicc were assisted at the scene he the Philipsburg fire department and Bow fire i department. For Many in the . More jobs done to mean More financial Security Washington Aid the . Economy is churning out a lot of jobs these Days but not a lot of financial Security for Many of the people who hold them. Pay growth though improving remains tepid. Many workers have few opportunities to Advance. Others have taken temporary. Part time or freelance jobs with Little Chance of Landing full time permanent work with benefits. As a result Many jobs done to deliver As much economic punch As they used to part of the reason is that . Workers have grown u is efficient in recent months. When they produce less per hour of work their earnings Power shrinks. So the Economy does no to fully Benefit from the fuel that healthy Job growth normally provides. Queens for a cause planning event for sunday 330flb 3 Clearfield county fair Queen Chelsea Folmar and her court will Host the fourth annual Queens for a cause Royal 5k run walk along with a car Bike show at the Clearfield county fair grounds on sunday. The Public is Welcome to join the Queen and her court for a Day of cars food music kids activities and a variety of Craft and retail vendors. This year s event features the 5k, car Bike show a kids pedal tractor pull at noon Ages 5 and under and 6 to 8a celebrity cow milking contest at 3 ., Pony rides the Clearfield Volunteer fire department and Safe kids of Clearfield county. Do mad Maxx will be spinning tunes All Day. Registration for the Royal 5k is from 7 15-8 15 . Pre registration fee is $20 and for the Day of the race it is $25. A race to shirt will he available while sup plies last. Individuals who registered prior to May 23 Are guaranteed a to shirt awards will be presented to the top three Overall male female finishers As Well As the top three finishers in each age group male and female. A stroller category has been added this year. The top three finishers with a stroller will win an award. Participants Are encouraged to join m the Royal spirit and dress in costume for the race. Tutus tiaras and Pixie wings Are Welcome. A special prize will be Given to the participant with the Best Royal appearance. On line registration is available via . Forms can be found on the Clearfield turn to Page 6, a of. 4 Senate gop Wolf in showdown Over police commissioner vote Harrisburg apr the Republican controlled Senate is poised to reject gov. Tom Wolf a nomination of col. Marcus Brown As commissioner of the Pennsylvania state police the Senate Gopas vote is expected monday after Brown meets Republican senators in a closed door question and answer session. It comes amid disputed circumstances and Browne a rejection would Mark a Low Point in the increasingly ugly relationship Between Republican senators and the new democratic governor republicans say they must take the vote monday or risk seeing Brown confirmed automatically. But democrats say republicans can wait until tuesday the 25th session Day after Browne a nomination was submitted. That a when a new democratic senator is being sworn in but republicans say it wont change the outcome. If he a rejected Brown can continue serving As acting commissioner As he has since january. People and pets lookalike contest at Progress fair Booth people love their pets and vice versa. So much so that the two often seem to take on characteristics of each other. Its True a pets and their people look alike. This years Progress Booth is out to prove this by staging a photo contest at its Clearfield county fair Booth during the annual fair which runs from August 2-8, people Are urged to submit a photograph of themselves with their pet whatever it is a dog cat iguana Turtle horse fish Rabbit or Snake the Public will pick the winners the top three will each receive $50 prizes will in awarded at the end of fair week. G u idol i nes to j Subonis Sions Are As follows a include your name phone number and address and your pet s name there is no age limit Only one entry per person will be accepted. A photos can he color or Black amp White and the print must be 8 x 10 or larger. Only Many pets and people really do take on each others looks. For example take a look at Jill Ogden of Woodland shown Here with her late dog Roscoe see any tos of pets and resemblance submitted photo win be accepted. A professional photographers and Progress employees and their family members Are excluded from entering. Photos will not be returned. Send photos to Progress fair Booth co Jill Ogden newsroom . Box 291, Clearfield a 16830. They can also be dropped off at the Progress newsroom. 206 e. Locust st., Clearfield Between the hours of 8 . And 4 . The deadline for submissions is july 6. The result is a disconnect Between the High number of Job gains and a nagging dissatisfaction among some both Job holders and Joi seekers turn to Page 6, it of. 1 Mideast problems command Obama a attention Fuma Germany it a it president Barack Obama huddled with allies monday on the sidelines of an International Summit to address pressing Mideast problems while trying to convince european leaders to maintain sanctions against Russia in the tace of fresh Vio Lonco in Ukraine Obama participated in tin final Day of the group of seven Summit under the Strain of an intimidating list of global pressures and Little signs of move ment to address them among the worlds largest Industrial democracies. Climate change and terrorism topped the official Agenda. But leaders also grappled with russians aggressive moves on Ukraine an upcoming nuclear deadline with Iran tenuous Trade pact politics and an impasse Over Greece s International bailout Obama met privately with French president Francois Hollands a sometimes sceptical partner in tin talks with Iran Over its nuclear weapons Gram. Among the issues they discussed the two leaders agreed to stay United in Pursuit of a comprehensive agreement with several other world Powers to keep Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon the White House said. They also agreed that sanctions against Russia should remain until the Kremlin fully abides by a peace agreement with Ukraine. Obama and Hollands also discussed climate change the turn to Page 6, col. 4 Ziao b. Una Bierei Ilia Iown cd Miciu 814-765-2500 or 1-888-765-5636 11 2015 hip Cherokee his oof Srp �?~27,690 36 to. 04q per lease i to. $2499 due at delivery lease allows 10,000 Miles per year total due at signing includes first payment Down payment i sales tax and License fees Are extra with approved credit see dealer for details. Offer ends 6/30/15 i

Search all Clearfield, Pennsylvania newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for June 8, 2015

Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of the page above.