Local News 8/9/22

News 8-9-22 AK

State police are looking for the man responsible for breaking into the Reynoldsville Gospel Center and stealing $746 worth of items. Sometime between July 24 and Aug. 4, an unknown person gained entry into the church on more than one. The potential suspect is described as a white man with light-colored hair wearing dark clothing, dark gloves and carrying a dark color gym bag. Anyone with information is asked to reach out to state police in DuBois at 814-371-4652.

A South Fork man was pronounced dead after striking a tree and being thrown from his Suzuki motorcycle. The crash happened when Corey Yatsky was driving a motorcycle on Burnt House Road in Lincoln Township. For unknown reasons, he crossed from the southbound lane and across the northbound lane before striking a tree. Police reported that Yatsky was taken to UPMC Bedford but was pronounced dead from his injuries.

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Pennsylvania is currently four dollars and 35 cents, while the national average is four dollars and 3 cents.

An Altoona man and woman are facing charges after a home was found in deplorable conditions without running water and a child at home. Alisha Marie Leslie and Joshua Turiano are facing child endangerment charges as well as possession of a controlled substance and possession of drugs/paraphernalia. Leslie and Turiano were taken into custody.

Police are investigating after they say Chester Hill Volunteer Fire Company was burglarized earlier this month. State police were able to view security footage of the burglary and are currently investigating. Reported stolen were a Midea room air conditioner, a case of Country Meat beef sticks, Survival stream light, and a white wash bucket. Anyone with any information can call State Police out of Clearfield 814-857-3800.

School lunches will no longer be free for all students when the new school year starts in a few weeks. During the pandemic, schools provided free meals to all students in Pennsylvania, regardless of their family’s financial status.  But the federal government’s most recent budget cuts involved some of its pandemic-related spending, including the National School Lunch Program.