BROCKWAY — If the fishing is good along the Little Toby Creek, students from the Brockway Area Junior-Senior High School may be the reason.

BROCKWAY — Brockway Area Elementary School students got a rare opportunity to play in the dirt and let worms wriggle through their fingers Friday as the first of the district’s composters were…

BROOKVILLE — Januaries in the recent memory of Jefferson County residents were likely drier than last month, according to data from the county Department of Emergency Services’ latest Rain Gau…

The leaves may not be changing colors as quickly as most people think they should be this time of year, but there are other seasonal indicators. Festive homeowners, including Mark Herron, of Somerset, has his home ready for Halloween with spooky decorations. Staff writer Dylan Johnson’s photo of the display is the top image of the week.

Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area.

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

CLEARFIELD — Jason Merritts, 37, of Park Avenue Extension, Clearfield, who is accused of participating in a drug ring responsible for distributing $1.5 million worth of crystal methamphetamine…

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

President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman heard the following cases at sentencing court for the month of September:

BROCKWAY — Brockway jumped out to a 3-0 lead on the way to a 5-1 victory over Elk County Catholic at Frank Varischetti Field Thursday night.

BROCKWAY — A pair of goals in the span of 30 seconds in the first half propelled Brockway to a 6-0 victory over visiting Elk County Catholic at Frank Varischetti Field Thursday.

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DuBOIS — The DuBois volleyball team used a strong all-around effort to roll past Central Mountain in straight sets 25-16, 25-10, 25-13 Thursday night.

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BROOKVILLE — Considering it took two overtimes to decide the winner the first time Brookville and DuBois Central Catholic met in boys’ soccer, it wasn’t a surprise that the rematch was a hard-…

With just two games remaining in the regular season, Tri-County Area teams enter Week 8, some looking to continue their strong seasons, while others look to end the year on a high note after t…

It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.

It’s autumn, and the markets are filled with a harvest of carrots, parsnips beets and turnips, loaded with fiber and vitamin C. But how do you eat these rich root vegetables? Chef Jeffory McLean, of the New York Wine and Culinary Institute, offers some tips on buying and preparing seasonal root vegetables, just in time for comfort food.

It’s said that a positive attitude is essential to health and wellness. Keeping a positive attitude in the face of great obstacles — tragedy, anger, violence, illness or hardship — is life’s toughest challenge. Hank Commodore has a simple, unfailing solution: Humble yourself with wisdom, and practice love and kindness to humankind.

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its …