Two DuBois women have been charged with making false reports to law enforcement authorities and with possession of drug paraphernalia following a July 1 incident in the City of DuBois, according to a criminal complaint filed at District Judge Patrick Ford’s office in DuBois.

Sandy Township Manager Shawn Arbaugh, at Monday’s supervisors’ meeting, said the municipality received notice that its petition to enforce a noise ordinance has been approved by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

KERSEY — The Building and Construction Next Gen Partnership of North Central PA is holding a Hiring Event and Expo, which will provide employers from this industry with an opportunity to showcase their business while attracting potential candidates to their job openings. Building- and constr…

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BROOKVILLE — Carrying some momentum over from Tuesday’s sweep of Punxsutawney, the Brookville Lady Raiders volleyball team made it four straight wins with a straight-set victory over visiting …

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys girls tennis team recorded a pair of wins over Punxsutawney at home Thursday afternoon, sweeping a postponed match 7-0 before winning the second match 5-2.


BROCKWAY — The Brockway girls soccer team made a strong opening 30 minutes stand up in a 4-1 victory against visiting Elk County Catholic Thursday evening at Frank Varischetti field.

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I’m ready to once again taste a slice of homemade apple pie. It’s funny how no matter how good an apple pie may taste at a restaurant, it still does not match the flavor one finds from a pie made at home or at times find at a church potluck. Those homemade recipes with quality ingredients bu…

Johnstown wasn’t the only Pennsylvania city to have been devastated because of the failure of a poorly constructed dam. Even though 2,209 lives were lost in Johnstown, the tragedy did not result in any laws concerning dam failures being passed. In 1911, twenty-two years after the Johnstown f…

On August 29th, several weeks ago, my wife and I attended a memorial service for long-time friend Joyce Simchick who had passed away at the age of 89 years following a lifetime of service for her family and the tri-county area. The service included a eulogy by her pastor, the Rev. Christophe…

Lindsey E. Swisher, a member of the Class of 2019 at DuBois Central Catholic High School, is attending Edinboro University, Edinboro. Her field of study is social work.

Kenneth Starr, a member of the Class of 2019 at DuBois Central Catholic High School, is attending the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. His field of study is neuroscience. While attending Pitt, Starr has been hired as equipment manager for the Pitt basketball team.

Ashley J. Wruble, a member of the Class of 2019 at DuBois Central Catholic High School, is attending Saint Francis University, Loretto. Her field of study is occupational therapy.

Fighting back tears, her voice cracking, Jackie Bieber had a simple message for anyone who’s thinking about taking their own life:

Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.

Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.

We’ve all experienced sticker shock. It’s one thing to gasp over the cost of a new dishwasher, but sticker shock for those who need to purchase medications for a chronic disease such as diabetes is a serious issue.