BROCKWAY — The German-American Partnership Program (GAPP) gives a group of German exchange students a chance to experience what American life is like, focusing on such activities as visiting New York City, high school, Easter, shopping, and petting a chicken.

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DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings April 12.

A 42-year-old Sykesville man has been charged in connection with an assault on a woman at a Sandy Township convenience store in April of last year, according to a criminal complaint filed at D…


DuBOIS — The DuBois Central Catholic softball team entered Monday’s doubleheader against Greensburg Central Catholic having mercy-ruled eight of its first nine opponents and hoped the WPIAL fo…


DuBOIS — With just a 10-game regular season schedule, Senior Night came early for the DuBois volleyball team Monday night, and the squad sent its three seniors out with a hard-fought, five-set…


DuBOIS — To say the Brookville softball program has struggled against DuBois over the years would be an understatement, but for the the second time in three seasons the Lady Raiders made the t…

The Indiana Area school board is nearing its next round of calculations for the 2019-20 school year and, so far, school directors and administrators haven’t talked of a need for a tax increase — despite a looming $1.8 million gap between projected revenues and expenses for the coming year.


KATY, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2019--Today, Igloo announces “RECOOL,” the world’s first eco-sensitive cooler, made from 100% biodegradable materials. “RECOOL” was created to provide customers with an economical and environmentally conscious alternative to single-use foam coolers.

Speech ­— even in this age of social media — is still humanity's most important means of communication. The spoken word is the way the vast majority of people on our planet express their wants and needs.

Members of the Bennetts Valley Senior Center held their monthly Birthday Bash in March. The afternoon was spent playing Left Right Center, scat and socializing. The March honorees, Gerry Quickel and Gail Arrowood, received many well wishes and a great Happy Birthday tribute sung by their man…

Pictured are Landon Buchanan, 11, and his father Justin, presenting a check to Sharon Pearce of “Women at the Well Ministries” in Corsica. Landon raised funds through a Golden Gloves boxing tournament, held March 16 in DuBois, to donate to the faith-based organization.

The St. Marys Rotary Club recognized Baird Bankovic and Nathan Caggiano for their work and help with the club’s auction held this past February. Baird and Nathan were presented with Walmart gift cards. Bankovic and Caggiano are pictured with Rotarian Vern Kreckel III and club President Betty…

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 people began posting videos online three years ago calling for non-Muslims to be "eliminated," faith leaders said Tuesday.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As a state of emergency took effect Tuesday giving the Sri Lankan military war-time powers, police arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by suicide bombers involved in deadly Easter bombings and the owner of a house where some of them li…

A common greeting on Christmas cards and other notes might say, “Another year has passed and here we are again!” In our case, that very thing has passed – another year has passed … since we celebrated our wedding anniversary the last time. Evelyn and I were married on the 4th of April and th…

What makes a memory take hold and stay with us? Over the years I’ve talked to people who remember what they were doing when JFK was killed. I’m not talking about people who were adults at that time but those who were children such as I. I was a toddler then and no I don’t remember where I wa…

With warmer weather more people are on the move – walking, jogging, running, etc. Many of us want to lose some weight before summer and short season arrives and still others need to watch what they eat for medical reasons.

A team I was on won a trivia contest the other week. I mean, I love the idea of trivia – my head is full of useless knowledge and trivia is a chance to bring that out. This event has inspired me to write a column about little-known facts.