NEW BETHLEHEM — Ninety-seven New Bethlehem and surrounding area residents attended a three-hour seminar on mass violence on Jan. 9. The free event was sponsored by the New Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department.

BROOKVILLE — Policy regarding disciplinary measures came under fire Monday night during the Brookville Area School Board’s first meeting of the new year.

CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield Center for Active Living encourages individuals to exercise indoors during the winter weather with a group.

BROOKVILLE — Jolene Hartle says being the executive director of the Brookville Area Chamber of Commerce doesn’t feel like a job because she is so excited to meet area business owners and find out how the chamber can help them.

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JOHNSONBURG — Magisterial District Judge James L. Martin presided over several preliminary hearings Jan. 15.

ST. MARYS — Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob presided over the following preliminary hearings Jan. 14.

DuBOIS — Perhaps a thermometer would have been an apt measuring stick for the DuBois Area High School girls basketball team in its 59-46 win over Marion Center Friday.

DuBOIS — Costly turnovers and a huge performance by Sheffield’s Tyler Hepinger in the second half doomed DuBois Central Catholic Friday night as that combination powered the Wolverines past the Cardinals, 67-42.

ST. MARYS — Elk County Catholic led from start to finish as it kept its undefeated season rolling with a 43-32 victory over visiting Ridgway at Aaron J. Straub Gymnasium Friday night.

BROOKVILLE — Going into another challenging Johnson Motors Ultimate Duals schedule Friday, the Brookville Raiders wrestling team — like many other teams around the area — weren’t a full strength considering illnesses and injuries.

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BROCKWAY — Tom Weaver’s unexpected decision to step away from the Brockway football program after two years following the season left the school district scrambling to find a new coach.

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