James S. Potash
A new program aimed at providing a way to report early signs a young person could be a threat to themselves or someone else is slated to launch Jan. 14 in Pennsylvania.
Pastor John Christopher Ramsey, 73, formerly of Luthersburg, died Wednesday in Hagerstown, Md., after being struck by a pickup truck while walking near his home in the north end of the city.
Pennsylvania ranked No. 45 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
A winter storm warning remains in effect for Cumberland County from 1 p.m. Saturday through 1 p.m. Sunday as the area braces for a batch of snow, wintry mix and rain.
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s announcement on Friday that she will not seek reelection leaves questions about how the dynamics of City Council could change during her remaining 11 months in office and after.
On the edge of Philadelphia, Mount Moriah cemetery sprawls over 380 acres, spreading into Delaware County and sheltering 80,000 thousand graves.
A Philadelphia judge played the city’s land sale process to flip a publicly owned lot for a windfall, again calling into question the city’s process for appraising and selling its land.
CLEARFIELD — At the second day of a jury trial of two Clearfield County Jail corrections officers charged with assaulting an inmate, the Commonwealth rested its case on Wednesday.
CLEARFIELD — The leader of Hyde Vol. Fire Co. waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail in front of District Judge J. Michael Morris.
ST. MARYS — A felony charge was filed against a Ridgway man Tuesday after police accused him of involvement in the distribution of drugs, including heroin, in the county.
DuBOIS — A 28-year-old Erie man is accused of assaulting a pregnant woman in the parking lot of a DuBois hotel, according to a criminal complaint filed at Magisterial District Judge Patrick Fo…
CURWENSVILLE — Things got off to a good start for Curwensville on Friday night against visiting Johnsonburg.
DuBOIS — Now you see it, now you don’t.
ST. MARYS — Elk County Catholic led from start to finish, despite a 10-0 run by St. Marys to open the fourth quarter, as the Crusaders secured a 45-35 victory over their cross-town rivals on t…
JOHNSONBURG — The old saying “patience is a virtue” couldn’t have rung more true for the Johnsonburg boys basketball team Friday night as the Rams displayed more poise, particularly on the def…
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States ambassador to Congo says 20 days without internet in the country are "20 days too many" and that access cut off just after the disputed presidential election "needs to be restored now."
ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2019--Just a few days before the start of the World Economic Forum 2019, Davos is celebrating a world premiere: The latest ABB FIA Formula E racing car - dubbed Gen2 – was transported on a train from the iconic Swiss Rhaetian Railway to Europe’s highest city,…
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament is crumbling — shored up by scaffolding, patched by endless repairs. And after a week of upheaval over Brexit in the House of Commons and angry exchanges on the streets outside, Britain's democratic system is looking a bit shaky, too.
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2019--The (PSMF) announced today at the 7th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 90,146 lives were saved in 2018, thanks to the efforts of more than 4,710 hospitals committing to patient safety, and 89 healthcare technology c…
The winter air is quiet. Peaceful. Trees in the Finger Lakes are blanketed in white, fields of fresh clean snow glisten in the (sometimes rare) sunlight.
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.
There was a time when parents were concerned their children were watching too much television. Today, with iPads, iPhones, computers and video games in little hands, parents have even more screens to worry about.
As the winter weather settles in, there’s one phrase that sends chills down the backs of teachers and parents.
Let’s be honest. It’s easier to eat healthy when there are loads of delicious, freshly harvested fruits and vegetables available. In Ontario County, that kind of choice is only available for half the year. During the throes of winter, when sunshine is a rare commodity and warmer temperatures exist only in dreams, accessing fresh produce can be challenging.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State police investigated all but one officer-involved shooting in South Carolina in 2018. And the one they weren't called out for was the deadliest encounter of all.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Louisiana voters enacted new restrictions on felons running for office, they inadvertently ensnared the small town of Ball in a new mayoral feud.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Despite the government shutdown, federal courts around the country have remained open and allowed the wheels of justice to keep turning in criminal cases.
MADRID (AP) — Authorities in southern Spain say they hope in about 35 hours to reach the spot where they believe a two-year-old boy who fell in a borehole six days ago is trapped.
TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says death toll from pipeline explosion in central Mexico rises to 66.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The French military says it has carried out airstrikes in central Mali that killed some 15 members of an unnamed extremist group that had been preparing an attack.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Madagascar's new president has been sworn in and vows to establish independent bodies to combat the Indian Ocean island nation's widespread corruption.
Victoria Beckham has admitted she finds speculation that her 20-year marriage to David Beckham is in trouble "frustrating".
Allen Leech says being on the set of the 'Downton Abbey' movie was like a family reunion.
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…