CLARION — Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s Donald C. Peirce Planetarium is hosting a series of presentations in December highlighting the role of astronomy in wintertime celebrations around the world. The area’s residents are invited to visit the planetarium’s solstice-related shows for …

Clearfield County Jail saw inmate population drop and for the first time in months — Clearfield County doesn’t have inmates housed in other county jails.

A slow moving storm system over the Gulf Coast states will track northeast to the Mid Atlantic region this weekend, bringing periods of rain this afternoon through Sunday. Cooler and drier conditions are expected Monday and Tuesday with lake effect snow showers and flurries over the west and north.

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield County Jail saw inmate population drop and for the first time in months — Clearfield County doesn’t have inmates housed in other county jails.

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

DuBOIS — A 27-year-old DuBois man has been charged in connection with threatening to kill his girlfriend, according to a criminal complaint filed at District Judge Patrick Ford’s office in DuBois.

ST. MARYS — Despite having less members than a typical season, the St. Marys swim team is looking to have a strong season both on the team and individual levels.

JOHNSONBURG — After years of struggling to field competitors, the Johnsonburg wrestling program has seen its numbers increase in recent years — along with that has come more success on the mat.

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BROOKVILLE — Knocking off the two-time defending tournament champions and dealing North Clarion its first regular-season loss in almost two years, the Brookville Lady Raiders basketball team c…

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One tech giant strung dozens of North American cities through a circus-like contest that led mayors and governors to desperately pitch their regions — and offer huge sums of public money — in hopes of landing a gleaming new corporate campus. The other swept in quietly be…

As it gets chillier, you may notice the cooler weather has begun to wreak havoc on your skin, hair and nails. While cold temperatures can definitely play a role in this, it’s also possible that your diet has something to do with it.

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.

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…

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-…