DuBOIS — Officials from the City of DuBois implemented an emergency plan Friday to prepare for this weekend’s snowstorm and set up an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the city building located at 16 W. Scribner Ave.

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Last fall, Pennsylvania lawmakers were warned that if they didn’t take action to make state law align with the principles of the Supreme Court’s landmark Janus v. AFSCME decision, then the courts would be left to handle that realignment – and the resulting legal challenges and counter-challenges could take years to come to a resolution.

Richard Lynn Hagen, 60, 231 North St., Rockton, has been charged by DuBois-based state police with misdemeanor counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of al…

DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois men’s basketball team battled with arguably the best team in the PSUAC from start to finish, but fell short in the end as Penn State Wilkes-Barre came away with a 77-67 victory Friday.

DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois women’s basketball team used a dominant opening quarter to jump out to a 31-9 lead on its way to a 71-53 victory over Penn State Wilkes-Barre at home Friday.

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RIDGWAY — Friday’s highly anticipated rematch between Elk County Catholic and Ridgway lived up the hype, and it was the Crusaders who handled the pressure of the “big-game” moment better in a …

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $165.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

Should a sprained ankle or chest pains send a person to the emergency room, or is an urgent care center more appropriate? The choice is difficult, to be sure, particularly for someone like me, who travels a lot.

For years, Darcie Buffone, a fourth-grade teacher at Armstrong School District’s Shannock Valley Elementary, struggled with weight. She tried diets and lifestyle changes that, for some, would have generated long-lasting results. Then, in 2015, Buffone learned her inability to lose weight was no fault of her own — it was because her thyroid gland was not functioning properly.

If you want to learn how to swing from your knees or walk a tightwire, then you should try out aerial, or circus, fitness. Circus has seen a resurgence throughout the U.S. in the past several decades; circus schools and companies have been opening everywhere. For example, Aloft, a studio in Chicago, is housed in a former church and has been offering classes for over a decade. While many who train at these schools aspire to be professional circus performers, many other students train as a form of fitness.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A judge in Alaska has ordered jail time for a man who skied with his son to a bear den, where they killed a mother bear and her two cubs, unaware that a research camera was recording them.

The following is part of an occasional installment of “old time headlines” compiled by the DuBois Area Historical Society. The headlines were researched by the historical society board member Ken Wiser. Headlines and story samplings appear as they did when they were published in the newspape…

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…

WASHINGTON — If Sen. Ben Sasse is right — he has not recently been wrong about anything important — the nation’s most-discussed political problem is entangled with the least-understood public health problem. The political problem is furious partisanship. The public health problem is loneline…