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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.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Fair Authority is busy putting the finishing touches on preparations for the 2018 Jefferson County Fair, which will be held the week of July 15 to 21. The board met Wednesday night to tie up some loose ends for this year’s fair and begin preparations for the…

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DuBOIS — Penn Highlands Healthcare officials provided details of a three-year $111 million major expansion and renovation project designed to enhance access to critical services and advanced care for the residents of the region and create an anticipated 400 jobs across the health system and region.

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BROOKVILLE — Courtney Sprague graduated from Brookville High School in 2015, but she took a different path than most graduates from Brookville. She decided to go to the United Kingdom for university.

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COOLSPRING — The Coolspring Cemetery Association placed a Veterans Monument in the Coolspring Cemetery to honor all American veterans this past May.

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BROOKVILLE — Brookside Senior Living is a senior living facility that prides themselves on being family owned and operated since its inception in 1997. The relationship between their workers and the residence is a large part of creating a homelike environment.

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BROOKVILLE — Some motions were made regarding positions within the Children and Youth Services during the Jefferson County Salary Board meeting a week ago. A vote was made to create a County Administrator 1 position within the department, and to eliminate the position of Director once the Ad…

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SUMMERVILLE – Veterans, Summerville residents, others from across Jefferson County and even Clarion County joined together Monday to dedicate the Summerville Veterans Memorial.

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SUMMERVILLE — Veterans, Summerville residents, others from across Jefferson County and even Clarion County joined together Monday to dedicate the Summerville Veterans Memorial.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners met on Wednesday last week. The temporary move caused Commissioner Jeff Pisarcik to be unable to attend the meeting, leaving the voting up to Commissioners Jack Matson and Herb Bullers.

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BROOKVILLE — Josh Riddle, 18, a senior at Brookville Area High School, has provided something that Brookville residents will enjoy for many years to come.

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EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the second 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 is planned to appear in the Tri-County Sunday every week. If you have or know of one of these cars, pleas…

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BROOKVILLE — David Strohm is a man of many talents when it comes to creative work. He graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1970, and was a cartoonist for the Jeffersonian Democrat and the Courier Express from 1984 until just recently. He also works in clay and paintings, mostly …

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BROOKVILLE — Nominations will soon be accepted for the first class in Brookville’s new Hall of Fame, which will be “an all-encompassing Hall of Fame,” according to Don Gill, president of the Brookville Area School Board.

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BROOKVILLE — Nominations will soon be accepted for the first class in Brookville’s new Hall of Fame, which will be “an all-encompassing Hall of Fame,” according to Don Gill, president of the Brookville Area School Board.

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BROOKVILLE — Henry Kissinger, the Cuban Missile Crisis, hurricanes, typhoons and drones are a few of the vivid memories of America’s veterans living at The Laurels on the campus of Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville. They shared their stories last week at a gathering held in commemoration of…

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BROOKVILLE — Brookville native Arthur McKinley and Dan Moore, of DEM Surveying, proposed a Riverwalk construction project to Brookville Borough Council Tuesday night.

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BROOKVILLE — All was quiet in Jefferson County, according to Karen Lupone, Jefferson County Chief Clerk, with no problems at any of the polling locations. A combined 12,811 Republicans and Democrats were not stopped by the thunderstorm that blew through the county Tuesday afternoon and turne…

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BROOKVILLE — After a month to review the feasibility study prepared by HHSDR Architects/Engineers of Pittsburgh, the Brookville Area School Board has more questions for the architect.

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BROOKVILLE — Second-graders from six Jefferson County schools spent a day at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, learning about many ways they can keep safe, both in their homes and when they are not at home.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Historical Society has announced that Brookville resident Carole Briggs has been selected as a recipient of a Jefferson Award for Public Service through Volunteerism. The award was presented to her at a gala event at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh on…

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BROOKVILLE — For 40 years, Jim Kemp has been helping people display precious photos, keepsakes and prints of all kinds.

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BROOKVILLE — More than 200 athletes gathered Wednesday morning at the Brookville Area High School stadium for the 39th annual Special Olympics. Nine area schools were represented at the event.

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BROOKVILLE — The Jefferson County Commissioners on Tuesday recognized members of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, the Brookville Police Department and the Jefferson County 911 Center for their handling of a tragic situation recently.

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BROOKVILLE — From the football field to the pulpit, Willie Franklin’s message has remained the same: “Integrity is doing the right thing, because it is the right thing to do.”