DuBOIS — Volunteering may not have been part of Manda Shaw’s life while growing up, but her husband, Chris J. Shaw, modeled it to her, said 2018 Silver Ribbon Committee Chairwoman Claudia “Cookie” Jacobson.

BROOKVILLE — Two former nursing home aides accused of abusing two residents of Laurelbrooke Landing were sentenced to time in the Jefferson County Jail Wednesday.

DuBOIS — Michael W. Miles, 40, DuBois, has been charged by DuBois City Police with a felony count of possession of a controlled substance, contraband/inmate and a misdemeanor count of intentio…


DuBOIS — If Thursday night’s Brookville-DuBois Central Catholic volleyball match had been a prize fight, the Lady Cardinals would have been on the verge of a 10-count and a knockout loss.

BROCKWAY — We’re now a month into the high school football season, with that opening four-game stretch setting the stage for some key matchups over the second-half of the year.

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Under a barrage of shouts, chants and music from protesters, city officials and supporters of W. Wilson Goode Sr. dedicated a block in West Philadelphia to the city's first Black mayor on Friday.

Jonathan “Jon” Levitt spent the last years of his promising young life battling the grips of a merciless addiction to opioids. Jon was an attractive and athletic young man. He excelled in sports, particularly hockey, was academically successful throughout his high school years, with a particular fondness for history, and was a gifted artist. By all accounts, Jon was the son most people dream of raising.

Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, according to a study published recently in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, and you walk into your office to see someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your coworker tells you there will be cake later, for yet another birthday celebration.

Research shows certain risk factors can increase the chances of developing cancer. Some of these factors, such as tobacco use, can be controlled. Others, like age and family history, are beyond our control, so F.F. Thompson Hospital is now offering cancer genetic testing to empower patients in minimizing risk.

DuBOIS — Rachel K. Young of DuBois and Jordan D. Cole of Williamsport announce the birth of a son at 9:50 a.m. Sept. 6, 2018, at Penn Highlands Healthcare DuBois. 

BROCKWAY — The Brockway American Legion Post 95 will hold a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. The public is welcome.

Shown are four generations of the Doris Larson family. From left are: Betsy Larson, grandmother, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Doris Larson, great-grandmother, of DuBois, holding August Bean Rolle; and Drew Rolle, father, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses say they are willing to set up a victims' compensation fund as they face the prospect that state lawmakers will give victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to sue the church.

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship as they were fishing off the northern coast of the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation.

It’s only taken 13 years, but Pennsylvania is finally starting to pre-qualify people for a new enhanced identification card.

I remarked to Dad the other day that the lawns are still so nice and green. Usually at this time of the year we are beginning to see brown spots, or with persistent hot weather entire lawns begin to go brown.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At the time — though the world was weary of war — no one thought the way the British army and its Arab allies swung into Syria would be forgotten.

Monkey see, monkey do. According to the web it’s a saying from the 1920s that has its origin in ancient West Africa. Basically, it’s the act of doing or believing something someone else has done or thought without actually thinking about it. The Internet has given this saying a new life way …