PUNXSUTAWNEY — Magisterial District Judge Jacqueline Mizerock presided over the following preliminary hearings July 22.

SIGEL — The Sigel Civic Center hosted an active shooter preparedness seminar for local churches and organizations, offering information on how they can prepare themselves in case the unthinkable happens.

District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings on July 19.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Magisterial District Judge Jacqueline Mizerock presided over the following preliminary hearings July 22.

District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings on July 19.

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WELLSBORO — The St. Marys Minor League All-Stars took an early lead and rode another strong performance in the circle from Avery Eckels to a 6-1 win over Delaware Valley in the losers’ bracket…

BANGOR, Maine — The Elk-McKean Senior League All-Stars scored at least one run in every inning on its way to an 18-2 victory in six innings over New Hampshire in the East Regional Monday.

ORANGE, Conn. — The St. Marys Junior League All-Star softball team knocked off Delaware, 11-8, Monday morning to complete pool play 3-0 and earn the Mid-Atlantic No. 1 seed for the single-elim…

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President Donald Trump is on the defensive for a tweet he wrote Sunday.

Long ago and far away, I sometimes joked that I only look white: Actually, I’m Irish. These days, people have no idea what you’re talking about. Courtesy of Ancestry.com, I’ve since learned that all the family stories are true: All eight of my great-grandparents were born in Ireland. Mayo an…

“God be good to him — we sure weren’t,” was the prayer that came to mind when I saw the news that Vincent Lambert had died. He died nine days after being taken off food and water following a long legal battle.

ST. MARYS — It was crystal clear from her arrival at Toastmasters that Shanda Kelsch is extraordinarily passionate about the fate of children being raised in desperate circumstances. She is not referring to children suffering from poverty in a Third World country or surviving in a war-town e…

The Guidance Center’s Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson, Elk and McKean counties program attended the June 2 home Altoona Curve game. Big and Little Brothers, Big and Little Sisters, family members and youth waiting to be matched with a volunteer were invited to attend. Altoona Curve sta…

Eight Basic Principles of Life and Success, hosted by Square One Community, will be held from 6-7 p.m. on July 31, Aug. 7, and Aug. 14 at 1590 Kiwanis Trail, DuBois. 

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.