CLARION – The Clarion County Planning Commission held its first meeting last week under coronavirus precautions in the lobby of the Main Street Administrative Building. Instead of meeting through Zoom on the web, members elected to have to have a face-to-face — or mask-to-mask — meeting.

CLARION – Discussion continued earlier this week between the Clarion County Commissioners and representatives of the Clarion-Limestone School District regarding the future of the district’s security contract with the Clarion County Sheriff’s Department.

STRATTANVILLE – Clarion-Limestone High School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the school’s Class of 2020.

ALCOLA – The Clarion County Fair is scheduled to open in just under two months, but organizers of the annual week-long event are scrambling to figure out what this year’s fair will look like. Or if there will even be a fair at all.

KITTANNING – The Armstrong County Commissioners proclaimed May 17-23 as National EMS Week, and welcomed several emergency medical services providers to their meeting on May 21.

KITTANNING – A week after announcing that the Armstrong County Recycling Center would close in July, county commissioners on Thursday were adamant that they are committed to bringing a new recycling program to the county.

NEW BETHLEHEM – When voters in the Redbank Valley School District head to the polls on Tuesday, June 2, they will be faced with a referendum question regarding a possible increase of district property taxes.

NEW BETHLEHEM – The deteriorating condition of water lines in Cottage Hill was once again a recent point of discussion for officials of the Redbank Valley Municipal Authority.

NEW BETHLEHEM – Plans to bring beer and wine sales to the Tom’s Riverside store in New Bethlehem cleared one hurdle last week as borough officials adopted a resolution in support of a liquor license transfer to the local company.

NEW BETHLEHEM – One month after beginning the program, a group of local students and teachers last week announced the success and continuation of the milk and dairy drive at Redbank Valley High School.