The Beer Can Caper

The Beer Can Caper
By Dave Staab

Knox Borough Police Chief, Jason Bowen, assisted by Emlenton Police, made an arrest of a 47 year old man from the Emlenton area, for possession of stolen property on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

While examining the crime scene, store owner, Terry Kahle, a local Knox retailer of heavy machinery and power equipment, noticed a beer can that he preserved and reported to the borough police. Local police put the can of “Miller High Life” into evidence.

Caitlyn Klingler Receives The "Gold Apple Award"

Caitlyn Klingler

Congratulations to Caitlyn Klingler, Kindergarten teacher at Harnett Primary School in North Carolina! Caitlyn has been selected as a recipient of the Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce Golden Apple Award.
Ms. Klingler was surprised with a visit from Vice President of Education Meredith Bradham, Education Committee members Bo Jones and Susan Byerly, along with Principal Dr. Sylvia Wilkins with a balloon bouquet and Gift Certificates.
Her students shared the following about her.

Area Veterans Show Their Support for VA Outpatient Clinic in Foxburg

Paul Lieberum

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the VA Outpatient Clinic and ACV Medical Center in Foxburg became the focal point of many area Veterans who are disappointed with the news that the VA Butler Healthcare wants to move the clinic elsewhere in the county.

Red Brick Gallery Opens 2015 Season With “Dancing Off The Canvas” ACV Student Art Show

Sampling of ACV student's art.

Foxburg, PA – The Red Brick Gallery in Foxburg, PA will open its 2015 exhibition season on April 11 with “Dancing Off the Canvas” - a multimedia exhibit featuring artworks created by local students from Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School. The art show will be on exhibition through Sunday, April 19 and is the first show to feature students' works. More than 85 A-C Valley School high school students in Anita Allen's art classes have created 100 works of art inspired by the dance which will be a part of the student art exhibit.

ACV Dev. Corp. and Clarion Hospital Considering Filing for Injunction Against Butler VA’s Plan to Move Clarion County VA Outpatient Clinic

ACV Medical Center and VA Outpatient Clinic

Since 2005, under contract with Butler VA Healthcare, Clarion Hospital has operated a veteran’s clinic at the A-C Valley Medical Center in Foxburg, Pa. The Allegheny-Clarion Valley Development Corporation, a community development organization, constructed and maintains the building and the Hospital provides the staff addressing the health needs of veterans from the four adjoining counties. The VA contract for the clinic and services was set to expire on March 31, 2015, so the contract renewal was put out for bid in July 2014.

UPDATE: Clarion Hospital Signs Extension Contract with the Butler VA


Late this afternoon the Butler VA and Clarion Hospital signed a five month extension for the Outpatient Clinic at the ACV Medical Center in Foxburg, PA.
The contract will run from April 1, 2015 through August 31, 2015, thus allowing VA outpatient services to continue without interruption at the Foxburg clinic.

VA Outpatient Contract Extension is Anticipated But Not Certain for ACV Medical Center

ACV Medical Center and VA Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient Contract Extension is Anticipated
But Not Certain for ACV Medical Center

Allegheny Grille Hosts Firemen’s Thank You Dinner

Buffet line at the Allegheny Grille, Foxburg, PA

As a way to say thank you for their dedication, hard work, training and attentiveness to the emergencies that arise, the Allegheny Grille in Foxburg, with the cooperation of the community, patrons and staff, local firemen were treated to a buffet dinner on Monday, March 23, 2015. Victims of the fire in Emlenton on February 5th were invited as well. More than 110 firemen, and their wives, from Parker, Perry Twp., St. Petersburg and Emlenton, and the ACV Ambulance Service attended the buffet.
Everyone was welcomed to the event with Jeremy Borkowski, assistant manager, serving as MC.

- Knox Mayor’s Spotlight - "Sportsmen Outfitters"

Sportsmen Outfitters - Knox, PA - Randy Culberson, Owner

This month the business spotlight rolls over to “SPORTSMEN OUTFITTERS” at 526 East State Street here in Knoxerland.

SPORTSMEN OUTFITTERS is a full service supplier of everything & anything that any Sportsman would ever want or need. Folks come from miles around to shop at Sportsmen Outfitters here in Knox.

Self-Publishing Conference to Be Held


It seems everyone has a book in mind that they’d love to write. Some only want to give copies to their friends and relatives; others would like to sell their book. But the process of putting their ideas on paper and getting them printed into book form can seem to be an overwhelming task.
The staff at Mechling Bookbindery/Bookbinders Workshop, of Chicora, hopes to calm the fears of would-be writers. They are holding a “Self-Publishing Conference” on Saturday, April 25, 2015 for those who want to see their dream come true.

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