As pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church for the past 32 years, I believe with all my heart that we have to continue to explore new opportunities for ministry. As we live in a changing world of technology, as well as gentrification of our neighborhoods, it is increasingly more challenging to look at new ways to do ministry.

STATE COLLEGE — If all goes according to the plan of state Rep. Scott Conklin, (D-Philipsburg), public and private school athletics will be separated once playoffs begin.

ST. MARYS — The Elk County Catholic boys basketball team took control of the game early on its way to a resounding 78-55 Senior Night victory over St. Marys Friday night.

featured

HERSHEY — Brookville squared off against two teams ranked in the Top 4 in the state Friday at the PIAA Class AA Team Wrestling Championships, and the 10th-ranked Raiders went 1-1 to advance to…

featured

HERSHEY — Brookville, which has two PIAA Class AA Team Championship titles on its resume, just put together one of the program’s most memorable trips to Hershey, going 2-1 on Saturday to cap a…

featured

DuBOIS — The District 4/9 Class AAA Team Wrestling Championships belonged to District 4 Saturday at DuBois Area High School as Selinsgrove knocked off Williamsport, 39-33, in the finals to cap…

AP

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 15, 2019--Novus Therapeutics, Inc. (“Novus”) is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing products for patients with disorders of the ear, nose, and throat (“ENT”). Novus has two technologies, each that has the potential to be developed for multiple ENT …

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 15, 2019--Today, BH Properties announced the hiring of John Crump as Senior Managing Director. Mr. Crump will be responsible for finance at the firm as well as building their Leased Fee portfolio. With more than 16 years of experience in commercial real esta…

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open Saturday. It cited unspecified "challenges" amid reports that voting materials had not been delivered to all parts of t…

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 15, 2019--WWE ® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Minute Maid Park in Houston will host the Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The event will mark WWE’s debut at Minute Maid Park and the second time the Royal Rumble has been held at a baseball stad…

As part of an effort to keep students front and center regarding plans for preparedness, staff at Seneca Valley School District recently participated in the first “Stop the Bleed” training to learn the basics of bleeding control, how to use dressings and how to use a tourniquet properly.

Whether you like to graze all day at the office or eat simply out of boredom, it can be tough to make healthy snack choices when you’re sitting at a desk, especially if you’re limited to a potato chip-filled vending machine, a co-worker’s candy jar or a nearby fast food restaurant.

You know the routine. Life’s hectic, and you’re short on time. For ease and convenience, how often do you find yourself reaching for pre-packaged, processed foods or hitting the drive-thru after work? Even grocery stores provide single-serving meals you can heat for a quick bite.

It’s that time of year again, where football is at the center of many a weekend party. Foods like chips, dip, sliders, taquitos and mozzarella sticks are standard fare, but is there a way to make Super Bowl Sunday a little more health conscious without taking away any of the fun of these time-honored treats? We say, absolutely yes. Check out three excellent swaps for your game day feast.

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 15, 2019--AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) praised today the U.S. Congress and President Trump for adopting bipartisan appropriations legislation that will increase funding for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) while keeping the U.S…

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent have delivered badly-needed humanitarian assistance to more than 40,000 displaced people in a tent settlement near the Jordanian border, the U.N. said Friday, as Russia offered to help relocate those willing to move to government-held a…

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email se…

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world's largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internecine war among them.

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…