We had a lot of great photographs published Jan. 17 of the Somerset County-wide flooding. Among the best was Wendy Hampe’s photo of the flooded Somerset County Fairgrounds in Meyersdale. The edition featured flooding photos from nearly every part of the county. Those photos are available here.
Read and meditate on Ephesians 6:10–20 — For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. — Ephesians 6:12 ESV
PATTON — State police at Ebensburg are investigating a man’s death Friday morning in a wooded area about half a mile north of the juncture of state Route 36 and Willow Lane in Clearfield Township, Cambria County.
A Leola man was injured after he drove in front of a freight train late Friday night just south of Route 23 in Leola.
The Lancaster County Friends of the NRA will hold its annual fundraising event in East Hempfield Township today amid a renewed national conversation about gun violence and the National Rifle Association's role in firearms policy.
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — In the spring of 2015, Dorothy Blyskal had quit her corporate job and was writing Facebook posts begging for an entry-level position in show business.
PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) — A newly reopened East Rockhill Quarry pits a $224 million turnpike contract against a small group of residents accustomed to a quiet way of life.
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A dog's sense of smell is said to be thousands of times stronger than a human's, enabling dogs to detect things human senses might miss, such as a thumb drive contain…
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging has announced the menu and program schedule for its centers for active living for the week of Feb. 26.
FRENCHVILLE — Customers of the Covington-Karthaus-Girard Area Authority were reminded on Tuesday to update their telephone contact numbers with the authority.
PHILIPSBURG — Students at the Philipsburg-Osceola Area Middle School participated in their first ever Four Diamonds Mini-THON on Friday and raised $2,619.33 for pediatric cancer.
Clearfield-Lawrence Township Airport Authority tabled bids received recently for its vegetation and fencing repair project because a full board was not present at Wednesday’s meeting.
NEW YORK — “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the brash former pharmaceutical CEO had a new look since his bail was revoked in September: a scruffy beard that made his appearance less boyish.
Clearfield County remains under a flood watch through Sunday evening. Waves of moderate to locally heavy rain will move over the area through Sunday. Temperatures will remain at or above normal levels.
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.
President Donald Trump’s proposal to arm teachers to “fire back if a savage sicko came to a school with bad intentions” has received strong criticism.
There were many Republicans who had lots of things to say about guns in the wake of a horrific high school mass-shooting tragedy in Broward County, Florida that left 17 dead. And, by the end of a noisy week in which GOP policymakers struggled to find footing and politically navigate the coordinated outrage of “we’ve-had-enough” teenagers, Florida’s very right-leaning (and National Rifle Association member) Republican Gov. Rick Scott couldn’t resist the state capital’s urge to make dramatic changes in its own gun laws. Even state Democrats couldn’t argue with it.
Health Partners Plans (HHP), a managed care organization, Broad Street Ministry and Philadelphia FIGHT, have formed an innovative collaboration to improve health care access for people struggling with homelessness and chronic health conditions.
Some of the cities top elected officials came together during a round table at the University of Pennsylvania Friday morning discussing a wide-range of issues concerning the criminal justice system in Philadelphia.
Smyrna's Jaymeir Garnett led four Eagles in double-figures as they pulled away from Woodbridge late for a 65-49 win to claim the Henlopen Conference boys basketball title.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal agency that keeps open shipping channels along Lake Erie has settled a long dispute with Ohio over what to do with sand, soil and mud scooped out of Cleveland's harbor.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — It didn't take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed GOP front runner in Missouri's hotly contested U.S. Senate race.
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Activism in the aftermath of the Florida school shooting has some gun-control advocates hopeful a time for change may have finally arrived.
ROME (AP) — Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend for political action before the March 4 national election.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Speedskater Kim Bo-reum has gone from being the target of an online petition calling for her to be expelled from the Pyeongchang Olympics to earning a spot on the medals podium.
MILAN (AP) — As fashion and politics clashed in Milan's main squares and runways on Saturday, Giorgio Armani offered his remedy for the increasingly violent tones surfacing in his native Italy's divisive election campaign — and in shock fashion shows.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security and judicial officials say authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man who is suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait.