EDITOR’S NOTE — Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting shutdown, many Memorial Day celebrations will not be held this year. This column originally was written to be delivered as a Memorial Day speech to be delivered by National Commander of the American Legion James W. “Bill” …

WASHINGTON (TNS) — President Donald Trump said he would order states to allow places of worship to reopen from stay-at-home restrictions imposed to combat the coronavirus outbreak, promising to override any governor who refuses without explaining what authority he had to do so.

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DuBOIS — In early March, just prior to when schools were closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, DuBois Area High School freshman Julia Wirths put her talents to use by competing in the 2020 Pennsylvania Poetry Out Loud state finals along with 13 other regional finalists in Harrisbur…

DuBOIS — Penn Highlands Healthcare has not changed its visitor policies at this time, said Dr. Shaun Sheehan, medical director of Emergency Medicine for all of Penn Highlands Healthcare and leader of the PHH COVID-19 Task Force, at Thursday’s teleconference.

REYNOLDSVILLE — The Reynoldsville Citizen of the Month honor for March was posthumously awarded John “Squeak” Scolese for his long, dedicated service to the community.

REYNOLDSVILLE — The Reynoldsville Borough Council has rescinded the resolution to disband the Reynoldsville Municipal Authority after hearing of the legal ramifications of that action from two authorities.

Area fire departments are being careful with what money they have as many have had to cancel major fundraisers in the recent months of COVID-19 restrictions.