DuBOIS — A 27-year-old DuBois man has been charged in connection with threatening to kill his girlfriend, according to a criminal complaint filed at District Judge Patrick Ford’s office in DuBois.

DuBOIS — A couple of lengthy scoring droughts turned what looked like a promising night for the DuBois Area High School girls basketball team into a one-sided Hollidaysburg victory, as the visiting Lady Golden Tigers upended the Lady Beavers, 59-32, Tuesday.


BROCKWAY — Brockway hosted an undermanned Ridgway squad Tuesday evening in the dual-meet opener for both schools, and the Rovers came away with a lopsided 54-15 victory.

DuBOIS — Brookville led by double digits for most of the night, but had to hold off a late-game rally by DuBois Central Catholic to secure a 67-60 victory Tuesday night.

HARRISBURG — The St. Marys Minor League, Little League and Junior League All-Star softball teams made the trek to Harrisburg Friday and were honored by Gov. Tom Wolf for all their accomplishme…


HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

As it gets chillier, you may notice the cooler weather has begun to wreak havoc on your skin, hair and nails. While cold temperatures can definitely play a role in this, it’s also possible that your diet has something to do with it.

As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.

LUTHERSBURG — There will be live country music, with "Crossfire," from 7-10 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Community Center in Luthersburg. The kitchen will be open at 6 p.m.

LORETTO — Hannah Kraus of St. Marys helped the Saint Francis University Shields School of Business Fed Challenge team compete in the Philadelphia Fed District College Federal Reserve Challenge competition on Nov. 7-8. Members of the presenting team traveled to Lehigh University and Lafayette…

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah bemoaned the disappearance of political civility, kinship and cross-party collaboration during a farewell speech where he called the Senate a legislative body in "crisis."

Christmas is only a couple weeks away. And this year our sister newspaper, the Jeffersonian Democrat is decorated for the season.

WASHINGTON — A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the mild word “snip” describes what the camera, demonstrating the eloquence of reticence, does not show in gory detail: Kermit Gosnell’s use of scissors to cut the spin…

We’ve entered the holiday season, that magical time of the year that causes a child’s eyes to light up with wonder as they spy houses decorated with Christmas lights, trees with boughs hung with baubles galore and of course the sight of that old jolly elf – Santa.

With all the political tension and social evolution we are experiencing now, it is no wonder that anxiety disorders “are the most common mental illness in the United States” (Medicalnewstoday.com). I think this is why we are seeing an increase in hate crimes. Anxiety can lead to fear, and fe…