HARRISBURG – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced a significant expansion of access to high-speed internet, health care and educational services for millions of rural Americans nationwide.

SYKESVILLE — The Sykesville Borough Council was informed by the borough solicitor that it will not be able to raise the earned income tax (EIT) above the current rate of 1 percent during it’s meeting last week.

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ST MARYS – Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob presided over preliminary hearings Oct. 19.

JOHNSONBURG — Magisterial District Judge James Martin presided over preliminary hearings Oct. 20.


CORAOPOLIS — The DuBois volleyball team closed out its regular season on a high note Saturday by capturing the title at the always tough Our Lady of Sacred Heart (OLSH) Tournament by besting P…

The Tri-County Area has seen its share of huge individual performances and big team wins week in and week in 2021, and Week 9 produced more of the same Friday night.

RENOVO — Coming off a heartbreaking home loss to Port Allegany a week ago, the Brockway football team bounced back in a big way Friday night with a 39-0 victory at District 9 Small School Sout…

Recently I had a doctor appointment in Altoona and I decided to turn that trip into a little adventure. I continued south on I-99 for another 40 miles to Bedford County, after having researched a few things that I’d like to visit while I was there. Covered bridges have always appealed to me …

I won’t have a vote in the Nov. 2 election about whether the City of DuBois and its surrounding Sandy Township should consolidate into one government. Since 2003, I have lived a half-hour’s drive west of DuBois and Sandy Township.

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The Brockway Area High School National Honor Society recently picked up Trash for the PA Adopt-A-Highway. From left are: From left are: Jared Marchiori, Landon Schmader, Sarah Koehler, Lauren Schmader, Seth Stewart, Hunter Raffeinner, Natalie Smith, Alia Mosier, Abby Rhed- Latshaw, Maci Dixo…

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The St. Marys Rotary Club recently recognized Tanner Pasi as the Student of the Month for October from Elk County Catholic High School. While at ECC, Pasi has participated in Boys Varsity Soccer, Indoor Soccer, and Varsity Track and Field. He is also a member of the National Honor Society an…