The Sandy Township Supervisors gave township Manager Shawn Arbaugh approval to move forward with the design of the municipality’s new websites — both for the administration and police department — at Monday’s meeting.

Sandy Township Manager Shawn Arbaugh, at Monday’s municipal authority meeting, reported on an issue at the pump station by the Pilot Travel Center on Rich Highway last week.

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BROOKVILLE — The DuBois Minor League All-Stars lived to see another day at the Section 1 tournament, defeating Northwest 11-2 in the losers’ bracket final Thursday at Zufall Field.


WELLSBORO — The St. Marys Minor League All-Star softball team couldn’t have asked for a better performance to open the state tournament, as it blasted Section 2 champ Ingomar Franklin Park Lit…

GUYS MILLS — The DuBois Junior League All-Star baseball team saw its summer come to end Wednesday with a tough 2-0 loss to Titusville in an elimination game at the Section 1 Tournament at Jake…

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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, I’ve since learned that all the family stories are true: All eight of my great-grandparents were born in Ireland. Mayo an…

Does your company or organization have a unique truck or vehicle that you'd like to display at Touch A Truck? The Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce, Glenn O. Hawbaker, DuBois Walmart, Firehouse Pizzeria, and DuBois Kiwanis Club, are holding this annual event on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Du…

The following is part of an occasional installment of “old time headlines” compiled by the DuBois Area Historical Society. The headlines were researched by the historical society board member Ken Wiser. Headlines and story samplings appear as they did when they were published in the newspaper.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say several hundred people were evacuated from a northwest Philadelphia retirement community due to a partial power outage amid dangerous hot weather.

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.