DuBOIS — The DuBois City Council held a brief work session Thursday afternoon and approved a recommendation from the Planning Commission concerning Rusty Gate Apartments at 417 Rumbarger Ave.

DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings Friday.

DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings Friday.


CLARION — The second day of the Damien Ditz murder trial proceeded yesterday at the Clarion County Courthouse — without the defendant.

DuBOIS — Sandy Township Police have filed driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances charges against a 63-year-old DuBois man as a result of a minor two-vehicle accident o…

DuBOIS — A Penfield man and a woman face charges following a domestic dispute which occurred at 7:48 p.m. on Nov. 27 at 15233 Bennetts Valley Highway, according to a criminal complaint filed N…

ST. MARYS — The Elk County Catholic High School girls’ basketball team joins a host of other area teams that find themselves in similar situations this season –a decided lack of varsity experience.

ST. MARYS — The burden of carrying streaks can be cumbersome, but the Elk County Catholic High School boys’ basketball team will hope to start some of their own this season.

BROOKVILLE — A Raiders swimmer himself just five years ago, Jaren Ananea is now calling the shots for Brookville Area High School’s swimming and diving team.

ST. MARYS — Graduation and the injury bug hit the St. Marys wrestling program hard going into last season, but with a strong healthy core back this year, optimism runs high for the Dutchmen an…

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WASHINGTON – With just weeks left in the legislative session, President Trump and key senators are pressing Republican leadership to "seize this opportunity" to act on a long-awaited bipartisan bill that aims to reduce the number of people in the nation's crowded prisons.


NEW YORK (AP) — It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to educate staffers about these very basic forms of cybersecurity. And staffers may not know that their passwords could be easily g…

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.

LORETTO — Saint Francis University student Jamie Houston was among the 31 students that celebrated induction into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) during an inaugural ceremony held Dec. 1 at the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health & Wellness.

WEEDVILLE — The sign up for the Bennetts Valley Senior Center's Christmas dinner deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 11, at noon. The dinner will be held Dec. 18 at noon. The entertainment will be SMA Choir at 11 a.m. and family and friends are welcome to come.

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…