BROCKWAY — An information session for students interested in applying to BC3 @ Brockway’s Nursing, R.N., associate in applied science degree program for fall 2020 is set for 5 p.m. Oct. 21, followed by BC3 @ Brockway’s fall 2019 open house from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Recent Obituaries

Local Videos

Local & Social

Follow us on Facebook

Right Now
  • Humidity: 91%
  • Cloud Coverage:%
  • Wind: 10 mph
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 07:29:59 AM
  • Sunset: 06:29:52 PM


Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 51F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.


A few passing clouds. Low 32F. Winds light and variable.


Partly cloudy skies. High 61F. Winds light and variable.


A Morrisdale woman is facing homicide charges after she allegedly shot her disabled husband to death and attempted to pass it off as suicide.

Local Sports Videos

DuBOIS — The DuBois and Punxsutawney boys soccer teams met on the pitch for the third time this season Wednesday night, and the visiting Chucks scored a goal in the final five minutes to pull …

As the regular season winds down, a pair of Small School Week 8 games will play a vital role in determining seeding heading into the District 9 playoffs.

DuBOIS — The DuBois football team will take the field at Mansell Stadium for one last time in 2019 as it hosts Hollidaysburg on Senior Knight for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

Inspirational Video

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, an ongoing eruption of self-refuting statements (“I’m a very stable genius” with “a very good brain”), is adding self-impeachment to his repertoire. Spiraling downward in a tightening gyre, his increasingly unhinged public performances (Google the one with Finland’…

There have so far been two hearings in the House Democrats’ effort to impeach President Donald Trump over the Ukraine matter. Both have been held in secret. One was last Thursday, the other Friday, and the public does not know what was said in either. Two more are scheduled for this week, an…

DuBOIS — Area native Butch Ross, a nationally known performer on mountain dulcimer, will conduct two workshops and perform in concert, Monday, Oct. 21, at Christ Lutheran Church Multi-Purpose Room. Christ Lutheran is located at 875 Sunflower Drive, just off Maple Ave., in DuBois.

The following is part of an occasional installment of “old time headlines” compiled by the DuBois Area Historical Society. The headlines were researched by historical society board member Ken Wiser. Headlines and story samplings appear as they did when they were published in the newspaper.

Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.

Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.

We’ve all experienced sticker shock. It’s one thing to gasp over the cost of a new dishwasher, but sticker shock for those who need to purchase medications for a chronic disease such as diabetes is a serious issue.