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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - September 5, 2015, Clearfield, Pennsylvania The Progress vol. 109 a no. 210 our 102nd year Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., saturday september 5, 2015 75 cents 18 pages no Progress on monday due to the labor Day Holiday there will be no Progress on monday. The deadline for obituaries for the tuesday edition is monday at 6 . Inside today birthdays 2 classifieds 13-14 comics 16-17 dear Abby 8 editorials columns 4 i Heloise 15 j lottery 6 i obituaries 6 police 6 Bridge 15 i sports 9-12 weather 2 deaths of the area Michael p. Marrow 64, of state College and formerly of Philipsburg Heintzelman David Leo Watchorn 80, of Odenton my. Hardesty Penelope sue Hugev. 61, of Frenchville Heath obituaries can be found on Page 6 sports a West Branch tops Philipsburg Osceola 21-10 Page 9 a Curwensville upends port Allegany Page 9 today a Outlook partly sunny High of 80. For Complete forecast go to Page 2 new Golden tide scoreboard photo by Rich Mura Wiki Northwest savings Bank recently donated the Cost of a new scoreboard at Riverside stadium to Curwensville area school District the original scoreboard had been used for Many decades. The score Board Cost about $18,000. Pictured at Friday nights dedication ceremony held during halftime were from left Northwest savings representatives Nancy Smeal Judy Kenndy and Donna lash and Curwensville superintendent Ron Matchock. Amish barn damaged by fire Blaze damages appalachian Wood by Dianne Byers staff writer or Moor a fire Day afternoon damaged an Amish barn on Verne a Road near Kerr Moor Ferguson township. Nick Seiner Grampian Penn Bloom fire co. Fire chief reported the barn was located on the Albert Beyer farm. Persons working inside the barn were filling equipment with gasoline when the gasoline storage tank caught fire. Fire spread to the structures Wall. Seiner estimated damage to the barn at 15,000. One person who was not a firefighter was transported to the Hospital by private vehicle for Burns he said Grampian Penn Bloom fire co. And Rescue Hose and ladder co. Of Curwensville were on scene along with Curwensville ambulance service. Community Volunteer fire department of Mahaffey and Glen Richey fire co. Were cancelled in route to the fire. By Jeff corel no Suff writer fire Crews and emergency personnel responded to a fire at appalachian Wood products on Industrial Park Road Friday at 1 43 . When Lawrence township fire company no. I station no. 5 arrived on scene they found heavy smoke and an Active fire in the rear of the building. A third alarm was requested and Crews began an Interior attack of the Blaze. The fire was located in a compressor room in the rear of the building. The fire was extinguished and damage was limited to a single Section of the building according to a release 3qflb w3 posted on the fire company a website. All employees of appalachian Wood products were accounted for and no injuries occurred while fire Crews were on the scene. Company officials were not available for comment yesterday afternoon. Attempts to reach fire officials at Lawrence township were unsuccessful Friday. A damage estimate and cause of the Blaze is unknown at this time. Appalachian Wood products was founded in 1987 by Dennis Mccahan and currently has 241 employees. The company manufactures Kitchen Cabinet doors drawers and frames and other Stock Semi Stock Hardwood components. Chief Lawrence twp. Police need a new Cruiser by Jeff Corcino staff writer Lawrence township police chief Mark Brooks asked township supervisors to Purchase another patrol car for the department at yesterdays township supervisors meeting. He said the department has three regular patrol vehicles and two fora expedition sums. He said the sums Are Only used during inclement weather because of their higher Cost of operation. Brooks said one of the patrol cars a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria has 141,000 Miles on it and the contract with the police Union stipulates that vehicles cannot be used for patrol once they reach 150,000 Miles. He said the police department vehicles average about 3,000 Miles per month. Brooks said the department does no to need the vehicle immediately because the Ford still has a few months remaining. But once Winter comes officers will be using photo by Jermyn Yang Ltd firefighters from about a dozen fire companies responded to the three alarm Blaze Early Friday morning at appalachian Wood products. The sums More. Brooks said he is putting in his request a nip som supervisor William Law read asked Brooks to look for for a vehicle now to give the township some time to look into it and possibly draw up some specifications. Some leftover new models because they Are often less expensive. Brooks agreed stating the township purchased one of its sums this Way and it saved the township a substantial amount of Money. Brooks said the vehicle was comparable to the newer Model. Brooks said a new patrol car would Cost the township about 130,000 in other business a Brooks gave a report on the final statistics on the wave Iii of the state department of transportation a aggressive driving buckle up program. He said in wave Iii the department targeted infractions in construction zones. Brooks reported in wave Iii photo by Joh Corcino business As usual a this photo of the appalachian Wood products factory located in Clearfield firemen a Commerce Park was taken Friday afternoon several hours after a fire damaged a Section of the building. Firefighters were Able to contain the Blaze to the compressor room and avoid any additional fire damage Morris township approves tractor Purchase from Cooper township the township issued 39 citations under the aggressive driving program and 16 Seatbelt violations under the buckle lip program. See Cruiser Page 5 by Tyler Kolesar staff writer Morrisdale a in a change of heart the Morris township supervisors decided to Purchase a tractor from Cooper township at thursday nights supervisors meeting. Last month Cooper township sent a letter regarding joint ownership of a Massey Ferguson tractor. Cooper stated it like to see one of two would Morris Tup a its original share of $12,500 tractor or Cooper could Thi of Morris $12,500 and keep it. At that time Morris township supervisors decided they would be better off accepting $12,500 from Cooper and let Ting the tractor go due to a Lack of funds. The $12,500 Price tag was derived from Cooper because that was the original Cost of each townships investment. The other $25,000 was obtained from a Grant. But supervisor John Saggese told those see tractor Page 5 .rf#,-#.,., i a monday. September 21st w and Progress wednesday september twists jew lets caterers Hall rentals bridal stores Contact display advertising at 765-9495 a to rentals printers Lino a in it rentals or Duntay a6&& oat at get Hiff. A amp it set Fiona of to att Tike. Anea ii Etc amp of

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