Clearfield County: Land of Natural Resources

Clearfield County, believed named for the cleared fields found by early settlers in the area, belies its name; 83 percent of the county’s 1,143.5 square miles is still forested today. Its present timber, however, is second and third growth. Although its forest lands support some lumbering, the county’s economic life depends mostly upon coal and clay inĀ­dustries and the manufacture of...
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Arnold N. Nawrocki

Although Americans consume an average of thirty pounds of cheese each year – up from eight pounds in 1950, a staggering increase of 287 percent – few probably recognize the name Arnold N. Nawrocki. However, at his death at the age of seventy-eight, his obituary was published in more than one hundred newspapers in six countries on three continents. His obituary appeared in a number of...
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