NEW BETHLEHEM — Young people from the New Bethlehem area rolled smoothly, fell down or hung out with friends at the Redbank Valley Municipal Park’s skating rink last Friday night. A mainstay of the area park for more than 70 years, it has provided active entertainment for generations of area…

OSCEOLA MILLS — At the age of 93, Francis “Budd” Hollis of Osceola Mills has plenty of stories to tell. Many of those stories includes his time serving our country during World War II, with much of his time from 1944 to 1946 spent on the island of Tinian – just north of Guam – in the south P…

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Since 1996, South Middleton Township Supervisor Tom Faley can only recall four times when the township had to send out municipal crews for a winter storm before the start of December. Three of those times was close to the last week of November.

DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings Friday.

DuBOIS — Turning over Brookville six times, the Brockway Rovers marched into the District 9 Class AA Championship game with a 38-18 win on a frigid Saturday night at E.J. Mansell Stadium.

BRADFORD — Smethport used its potent ground attack to run past Curwensville, 28-0, Friday night at Bradford’s Parkway Field to reach its first District 9 Class A title game since winning the c…

BROCKWAY — Injuries are a part of football and no coach wants to see a player get hurt, especially a key player. Unfortunately, such an injury happened as Clarion-Limestone saw their season co…

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Clarion volleyball team was unable to take advantage of a set point in the third set as they fell 20-25, 25-22, 27-25, 25-17 to Northern Cambria in the District 9 Class A qu…

As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.

A large part of aging gracefully calls for accepting and adapting to our maturing bodies. Let’s face it, the older we get, the more we find ourselves modifying our activities of daily living—including our fitness routine. But, just because we don’t move quite as quickly or have the same stamina and endurance we once did, doesn’t mean it’s time to kick our cross-trainers to the curb and take up residence on the couch.

My husband and I chose Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri for a recent walk because it offered something for both of us: running paths for me and a museum for him.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has approved a new policy on ships that dump ballast water in coastal ports and the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive species that damage the environment and the economy.

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…

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine — Could towns like this, a tiny crossroads of fewer than 1,300 households — now draped in brilliant autumn foliage colors, by Election Day perhaps resting quietly under a gentle dusting of snow — decide whether Democrats or Republicans rule the House? Or whether subpoena-…