CLIMAX – Trail enthusiasts will join with local and state officials this Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the Climax Tunnel on the Redbank Valley Trail.

SLIGO – New members of Sligo Borough’s council and authority took their places at the August meetings of both boards, replacing former council and authority member Dave McElravy, who recently passed away.

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RIMERSBURG – Union School District residents are riled up, and a group of about 40 of those folks confronted school board members and administrators last Thursday to voice their concerns on a number of issues.

NEW BETHLEHEM – Two administrative hirings topped the agenda at a special meeting of the Redbank Valley School board on Tuesday, July 31.

NEW BETHLEHEM – The new acting superintendent for the Redbank Valley School District tells it like it is — and he told school officials Monday night that everyone needs to be more positive about what he sees as a good school district.

DAYTON – Event organizers are preparing for the start of the 2018 Dayton Fair, which begins Sunday, Aug. 12. Prior to that, pre-fair events will be held at the Dayton Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 11.

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CLARION – Even though Clarion County has not increased property taxes in recent years, it has been able to collect more real estate tax simply by making sure that taxes are being paid on all structures.

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NEW BETHLEHEM – Issac Herzog wrote, “Auschwitz will forever remain the black hole of the entire human history.” One local history teacher was part of a group who recently returned from visiting that black hole and other equally notorious sites from this bleak time in history.

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ALCOLA – Despite a slight drop in the number of animals from last year, the Clarion County Fair’s 2018 4-H Livestock Auction drew a large crowd of local business owners, state and county officials and community members, whose support garnered nearly $4,000 more in purchases from 2017.

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ALCOLA – Attendance and revenues were up, the weather cooperated for the most part, and nearly everything went smoothly all week, making the 80th anniversary edition of the Clarion County Fair one for the history books.

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