Matthew G. Quesenberry Sr. is announcing his intent to seek re-election as a Democratic candidate for Elk County Commissioner. Currently in his first term as Elk County Commissioner, Matt has worked to always protect the best interest of the taxpayers of Elk County.

BROOKVILLE — A Brookville couple has helped out the Brookville Area Little League when it needed it most and now BALL wants to say thank you in a big way.

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 March 15.

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CLARION — “Fentanyl is the plague of a generation. There has never been a more direct, lethal threat to the welfare of rural communities in general, and Clarion County in particular, than the …

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Sandy Township Police have filed charges against a 27-year-old DuBois man as a result of a standoff which closed the Oklahoma-Salem Road and all surrounding side streets in the nearby area for…

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DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois baseball team played its first official game at Showers Field Friday night since winning the USCAA national title on its home turf last May, and the Lions picked…

OIL CITY — Ridgway was unable to overcome a dominant third quarter by Our Lady of Sacred Heart, as it saw its PIAA Class 2A run come to an end in the quarterfinal round at Oil City High School…

ST. MARYS — Trailing the entire night, Ridgway took its first lead of the game with 1:20 to go and used a strong free throw shooting performance in the final minute to secure a 60-51 victory o…

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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2019--Small business owners know “tax time” is an all-year-long process. With new tax rules in effect, GEICO has four tips that could save you and your business some cash:

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2019--By Ben Percifield The 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women ( CSW ) was held at the UN Headquarters in New York from March 11 - 22, 2019. Representatives of Members States, UN entities and NGOs from all regions of the world attended th…

Thanks to glands of the endocrine system like the ovaries, testes, thyroid and hypothalamus, special chemical messengers known as hormones influence the health of our minds and bodies every day — whether it’s basic needs like hunger and movement to more complex systems such as puberty and reproduction. Hormones can also influence our emotions and moods.

As cliché as it may sound, it’s also a fact: Doing good is good for everyone. Altruism is beneficial to your mental health, physical well-being and sense of belonging. A recent study revealed that volunteering for as little as two hours every week can be instrumental to your health. The same study found that out of all the do-gooders who spent their free time helping others 93 percent reported an improved mood, 79 percent reported decreased stress levels and 88 percent felt a boost in their self-esteem.

Rebecca Williamson, a registered dietitian at IRMC, has spent much of her career making sure folks eat so their hearts are healthier. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. But there’s more to keep in mind.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren't why the money is suddenly available.

BEIRUT (AP) — The announcement of victory over the Islamic State group in Syria marks the end of the extremists' self-styled caliphate, a proto-state in which they held millions hostage to their dark and brutal vision.

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday that it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.

SYDNEY (AP) — The vast and powerful Cyclone Trevor has crossed a remote area of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who've stayed in the area.

The Alaska State Fair announced on Thursday the first four acts in the 2019 AT&T Concert Series: all-vocal country band Home Free on August 22, multi-platinum rockers Shinedown on August 23, hot country act Dustin Lynch on August 24, and soul/rock/pop powerhouse Tower of Power on August 28. All concerts take place rain or shine at the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre on the fairgrounds. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m.

Game Master Mike delves into the Savage Worlds table-top role-playing game, showing how the mechanics work, what they're good for, and even has a live-action example of how combat works! If you're curious about the game, be sure to check out this episode!

WASHINGTON — A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the mild word “snip” describes what the camera, demonstrating the eloquence of reticence, does not show in gory detail: Kermit Gosnell’s use of scissors to cut the spin…

WASHINGTON — Until last week it seemed that the Division 1 college basketball industry could produce nothing more risible than its pieties about cherishing the amateurism of the “student-athletes” who generate, but get mere crumbs of, the industry’s billions. Last week, however, a New York j…