DuBOIS — Volunteering may not have been part of Manda Shaw’s life while growing up, but her husband, Chris J. Shaw, modeled it to her, said 2018 Silver Ribbon Committee Chairwoman Claudia “Coo…

BROOKVILLE — Two former nursing home aides accused of abusing two residents of Laurelbrooke Landing were sentenced to time in the Jefferson County Jail Wednesday.

DuBOIS — Divorce Care, a 13 week support group program, is set to begin Sept. 27 and continue Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at the Tri County Church of God on Old Route 255.

FALLS CREEK — The Falls Creek Borough Municipal Authority will be flushing water hydrants in the Red Mill Section on Tuesday, Sept. 25 and in the borough on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

A cooler and less humid air mass will persist across most of northern and central Pennsylvania through much of Monday. Areas of light rain will begin to slide back into the southern tier tonight, with a more widespread soaking rain developing from south to north Monday and continuing into Tuesday night. A cold front will bring scattered thunderstorms Tuesday night into Wednesday.

BROOKVILLE — Two former nursing home aides accused of abusing two residents of Laurelbrooke Landing were sentenced to time in the Jefferson County Jail Wednesday.


DuBOIS — If Thursday night’s Brookville-DuBois Central Catholic volleyball match had been a prize fight, the Lady Cardinals would have been on the verge of a 10-count and a knockout loss.

BROCKWAY — We’re now a month into the high school football season, with that opening four-game stretch setting the stage for some key matchups over the second-half of the year.

Jonathan “Jon” Levitt spent the last years of his promising young life battling the grips of a merciless addiction to opioids. Jon was an attractive and athletic young man. He excelled in sports, particularly hockey, was academically successful throughout his high school years, with a particular fondness for history, and was a gifted artist. By all accounts, Jon was the son most people dream of raising.

Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, according to a study published recently in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, and you walk into your office to see someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your coworker tells you there will be cake later, for yet another birthday celebration.

Research shows certain risk factors can increase the chances of developing cancer. Some of these factors, such as tobacco use, can be controlled. Others, like age and family history, are beyond our control, so F.F. Thompson Hospital is now offering cancer genetic testing to empower patients in minimizing risk.

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has decided to take Poland to its top court, the European Court of Justice, over disagreements on the overhaul of the Polish judicial system, a move criticized as a violation of Western democratic standards.

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Open Society Foundations, created by billionaire philanthropist George Soros, says it has filed applications before the European Court of Human Rights and Hungary's Constitutional Court about recent laws in Hungary targeting civic groups working with refugees and…

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in western Germany say they are continuing to evict dozens of environmental protesters from a forest after the operation was suspended last week due to the death of a journalist there.