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DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings April 12.

A 42-year-old Sykesville man has been charged in connection with an assault on a woman at a Sandy Township convenience store in April of last year, according to a criminal complaint filed at D…


ST. MARYS — It’s not often a missed sign proves to be the turning point in a game, but a good argument can made that was the case Wednesday in DuBois Central Catholic’s 10-0, 5-inning win against Elk County Catholic at Berwind Park.


DuBOIS — Ashley Wruble and Morgan Tyler combined to pitch a perfect game as DuBois Central Catholic powered its way to a 12-0 victory in five innings over visiting Elk County Catholic at Heind…


ST. MARYS —Capitalizing on your opponents mistakes is key in any sport, and the Johnsonburg softball team showed just how important it can be Tuesday in an 11-5 victory against Elk County Cath…

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The DuBois track and field teams were swept on the road by Punxsutawney in a dual meet Tuesday, as the girls were defeated 79-71 while the boys fell by a score of 104-46.

JOHNSONBURG — Johnsonburg jumped out to an early lead and rode a dominant pitching performance from Gabe Watts to a 9-2 victory over Elk County Catholic at Knothole Park Tuesday.


DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has undergone surgery for a stress fracture in his lower left leg and is expected to resume basketball activities before the start of training camp in September.

Speech ­— even in this age of social media — is still humanity's most important means of communication. The spoken word is the way the vast majority of people on our planet express their wants and needs.

The mass-shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and schools around the nation last year ignited a debate on mental health and the need to prevent young people from slipping through the cracks.

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 60,000 young adults in the U.S. are diagnosed yearly with cancer and of those 9,000 die. Among that age group, cancer is the fourth leading cause of death. Sadly, this number is showing no signs of slowing and may be going up. In fact, while in general cancer rates tend to be higher among those who are older, a recent study published in The Lancet Public Health found there are certain types of cancers presenting more often in younger adults.

The DuBois Area High School will present "Mamma Mia," the smash hit musical, based on the songs of ABBA at 7 p.m. on May 2-3 and at 2 p.m. on May 4 in the DAHS auditorium. 

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, Inc. is bringing Neil Simon’s funniest play, Rumors, to their stage.

A common greeting on Christmas cards and other notes might say, “Another year has passed and here we are again!” In our case, that very thing has passed – another year has passed … since we celebrated our wedding anniversary the last time. Evelyn and I were married on the 4th of April and th…

What makes a memory take hold and stay with us? Over the years I’ve talked to people who remember what they were doing when JFK was killed. I’m not talking about people who were adults at that time but those who were children such as I. I was a toddler then and no I don’t remember where I wa…

With warmer weather more people are on the move – walking, jogging, running, etc. Many of us want to lose some weight before summer and short season arrives and still others need to watch what they eat for medical reasons.

A team I was on won a trivia contest the other week. I mean, I love the idea of trivia – my head is full of useless knowledge and trivia is a chance to bring that out. This event has inspired me to write a column about little-known facts.