NEW BETHLEHEM — Hats, mittens, chemo caps, lap afghans for veterans – someone in an extended-care facility or social-services program in the region has benefited from the creations of a low-key group of knitters. Gathering around a table at the Redbank Valley Community Center on Tuesday morn…

PHILIPSBURG — For the sixth consecutive year, the Philipsburg Revitalization Corporation will host the annual wine walk in downtown Philipsburg Friday. This year, it’s been renamed the “Wine Walk and Brew HaHa,” as there will be more craft breweries and distilleries than in previous years.

The DuBois Area High School drama department will present Mamma Mia! as its annual all-school musical May 2-3 at 7 p.m. and May 4 at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

The 2019 DuBois/Jefferson County Special Olympics will be holding the Annual Track & Field Experience on Wednesday at Mansell Stadium in DuBois.

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DuBois City Police Monday filed felony drug-related charges against two Rockton residents as a result of an incident in September 2018, according to criminal complaints filed at District Judge Patrick Ford’s office.

A 35-year-old Brookville man faces felony drug-related charges following an incident earlier this month in the City of DuBois, according to a criminal complaint filed at District Judge Patrick Ford’s office in DuBois.

ST. MARYS — Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob presided over several preliminary hearings last week.

BROOKVILLE — The DuBois track and field teams experienced a mixed bag of results Friday at the District 9 Class 3A Championships, but by night’s end left Brookville with four gold medals — two by each squad.

BROOKVILLE — For the rest of the Tri-County Area Class AA boys teams Friday night’s District 9 Track and Field Championships, there were plenty of state-qualifying performances led by four gold medalists.

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BROOKVILLE — St. Marys enjoyed quite the day at the District 9 Class 3A Track & Field Championships Friday in Brookville, bringing home some major hardware in both the boys and girls events.

BROOKVILLE — The Brookville girls dominated Friday’s District 9 Class AA Track & Field Championships, winning four events and rolling to the team title by 23.5 over second-place Johnsonburg.

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BROOKVILLE — Somewhat disappointed with last year’s fourth-place finish, the Brookville Lady Raiders couldn’t have been much more pleased with this year’s return to the top of the team standings.

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We at Christ the King Manor care deeply for the people we serve in this area. That’s why I am writing to inform our readers that continued Medicaid funding shortages are making it increasingly difficult on nonprofit nursing homes in Pennsylvania.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is finding unexpected online fundraising success from low-dollar donors, with more than 97% of his contributions coming from those who gave less than $200, his pres…