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BROOKVILLE — An overview of the Brookville Area School District’s new comprehensive plan was presented Monday night to the school board. Superintendent Robin Fillman said that the plan outlines goals for the next 3 to 5 years, as mandated by the state.

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BROOKVILLE — A full-time school police officer at Brookville Area High School was approved Monday night by the Brookville Area School Board. He will be on duty the first day of school, August 28.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Like many young men, Joe Pascuzzo works alongside his dad at their family business, Bob’s Sales and Service, and coaches a youth football team. But last month he did something most people only dream about – running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.

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BROOKVILLE — A dog park was proposed at the Brookville Borough Council meeting last Tuesday, August 7. Molly McNutt brought the idea before the council, along with some of the benefits that having a dog park would have for man’s best friend.

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REYNOLDSVILLE — The challenge seems simple enough – eat a sandwich in 48 minutes and you get it for free. The catch is the sandwich is 48 inches long and weighs about 9 pounds. If you don’t eat in the time allotted, you pay $59.99.

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Brookville Equipment celebrated 100 years of business on Friday, August 3 by having a half day of work and a gathering in their parking lot for some fun. The workers came in to clean up the shop in the morning to prepare for the open tours that were given that afternoon.

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BROOKVILLE — Peggy Gilbert started knitting when every parent’s worst nightmare came true for her and her family. Her son Justin was diagnosed with leukemia at 16 years old. She began knitting so she had something to do with her hands while spending so much time in the hospital.

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BROOKVILLE — Relay for Life took place Saturday at Brookville’s Town Square. This was a new location for the event that honors cancer survivors and raises money to help in the fight against cancer.

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BROOKVILLE — Knocking Cancer off the Board is the theme for the 2018 Relay for Life, which will be held this Saturday, August 4, at Brookville’s Town Square.

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Following a year-long investigation into multiple cases involving the distribution of dangerous drugs in Jefferson County, the Pennsylvania State Police Troop C vice unit, assisted by elements of the Jefferson County Drug Task Force, arrested 12 people Wednesday and are seeking four more.

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EDITOR’S NOTE — This is another in an ongoing series of columns focusing on the people of our area who restore and enjoy older cars, and on the cars that are their passion. The column appears in the Tri-County Sunday every week. If you have or know of one of these cars, please feel free to c…

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BROOKVILLE — “We had an awesome week,” Toni Facchine, a member of the Jefferson County Fair Authority, said after the close of the 2018 Jefferson County Fair.

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BROOKVILLE — Once a staple at the Jefferson County Fair, the Palumbo’s Meat stand has returned after being handed down to the fourth generation of the Palumbo Family.

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BROOKVILLE — Jefferson County Treasurer James “Moon” VanSteenberg attended the Jefferson County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning to remind areas hunters of the Aug. 3 mailing deadline for the first round “unsold/bonus” doe license applications. He noted that his office will start proces…

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KNOXDALE — The small town of Knoxdale had a big celebration Friday evening to reveal a monument added to the town to honor the friendship the community shows toward one another. The monument has been named the Knoxdale Friendship Eagle, and was made by the family of lifelong Knoxdale residen…

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BROOKVILLE — An overview of the Brookville School District’s comprehensive plan, which was begun in 2015, was shared with the school board Monday night by Superintendent Robin Fillman.

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BROOKVILLE — For the first time in the history of the Jefferson County Fair, co-queens are presiding over the full week of activities. The selection of co-queens is only one of the events that have started this year’s fair on a banner run.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners last Wednesday approved the construction contract for the Service Center Paving Project to the low bidder, Jefferson Paving Corporation.

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Funeral procession for Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emmett “Blake” Rowan makes its way up Pickering Street before turning west on Main Street in Brookville Monday.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Affairs Office is asking for help from area residents as it revamps a program for veterans.

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BROOKVILLE — “If the weather is good, we should have a good week,” Wayne Jackson, president of the Jefferson County Fair Authority said. The 2018 Jefferson County Fair opens Sunday afternoon, and according to Jackson, “the fair board is ready in all departments. We all seem more prepared tha…

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BROOKVILLE — An old-time pumper has returned to the Brookville Volunteer Fire Company after nearly two decades with another owner.

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CLARION — Dr. Haresh Desai, an allergist-immunologist-pediatrician in Clarion, recently announced he would retire and see his last patients Aug. 9.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Fair Authority met Monday evening to put the finishing touches on plans for this year’s Jefferson County Fair, which will open Sunday, July 15 at 1:30 p.m.

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BROOKVILLE — The Brookville Area School Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, to gain community ideas regarding security issues in the school district.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — A person cannot drive very far down the streets of Punxsutwney without noticing lots of statues with open arms, welcoming visitors to the Weather Capital of the World.

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BROOKVILLE — When dozens of youngsters gathered on Main Street Tuesday evening for the Laurel 500, very few realized that their car or truck had been handmade in Silver Springs, Florida.

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BROOKVILLE — With members of the community pleading with the Brookville Area School Board not to take God out of the schools, the interpretation by the Supreme Court of the establishment clause in the U.S. Constitution was given as the factor leading to the decision for school groups not to …

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BROOKVILLE — By a one vote margin the Brookville Area School Board has adopted a $26.2 million budget for the 2018-2019 school year. Also adopted Monday night were the tax resolutions to support the budget, which includes a 0.9923 mill real estate tax increase.

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BROOKVILLE — Since Officer Vince Markle became Chief Markle a few months ago, there have been some big changes happening in the Brookville Police Department.