SIGEL — Victoria Reid was only 12 years old when she was called in, along with her parents and volunteer group, to help with emergency communications during the 1996 flood as an amateur radio operator.

BROOKVILLE — To help combat social isolation and depression among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with award-winning robotic pet manufacturer Ageless Innovation and the Pennsylvania LINK Program, is distributing …

BROOKVILLE — The Rebecca M. Arthur’s Library summer reading group has coordinated to host a pet food drive throughout July.

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SUMMERVILLE — Former Summerville mayor Bill Gatehouse shared his memories from the flood of 1996, remembering the disaster 25 years later.

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BROOKVILLE — Jefferson County Director of Emergency Services Tracy Zents shared how protocols and technology have changed when it comes to emergency response since the flood 25 years ago.

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Editor’s Note: The following accounts were provided by area residents via Facebook who experienced the 1996 flood that devastated the Brookville, Summerville and New Bethlehem areas.

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BROOKVILLE — “Come out and enjoy the fair, there is something for everyone,” Wayne Jackson, chairman of the Jefferson County Fair Authority, said following the opening day of the 2021 fair.

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STRATTANVILLE — With tears in his eyes, Clarion-Limestone High School teacher Caleb Kifer accepted a check for $30,000 from his “C-L family.”