PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Punxsutawney man has been charged with allegedly having sexual intercourse with a young girl and giving her a sexually transmitted disease, police say.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Punxsutawney man has been charged with allegedly having sexual intercourse with a young girl and giving her a sexually transmitted disease, police say.

RIDGWAY — The Ridgway YMCA Blue Tide swimming team enjoyed quite the trip to Ohio last weekend, as the program had 13 competitors in three different age groups place in the Top 6 at the Western PA District Meet at Spire in Geneva to advances to states.

DuBOIS — The DuBois softball team is under new leadership this season, but that new face — Denny Nosker — is a very familiar one with all parties involved with the program.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

An upper level trough will remain over the region through the weekend retaining seasonal temperatures and dry conditions. A dying cold front is likely to approach from the northwest by the middle of next week increasing the possibility for rain.

Justin Smith and Brittney Mayhew of Grampian announce the birth of their son, Jameson Keith Smith, born Thursday, March 15, 2018. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 21-inches long.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico government officials say they will not bow to demands from a federal control board overseeing the island's finances that they implement cuts to a struggling public pension system as part of an upcoming fiscal plan to help pull the U.S. territory out o…

DuBOIS — The documentary film, “Black Guides of Mammoth Cave,” is being shown tonight at the Reitz Theater in DuBois at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Northern Appalachian Film Collective’s (NAFCo) Monthly Film Festival Series.

DuBOIS — According to Kelsi Wilcox Boyles of the Riverview Intermediate Unit #6, Technology Integrator job-alike meetings throughout the year provide a great networking space for educators from various school districts to come together to learn and share.

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say they are working around the clock as they struggle to determine why a man with no apparent ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan full of propane tanks and gasoline cans through the main gate of a major Northern California Air Force Base this week.

TACTICAL BASE GAMBERI, Afghanistan (AP) — Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he thinks the United States is making progress on building an Afghan military that can take control of its own nation's security and lay the groundwork for a stable government.

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's biggest city will witness a high-profile cricket match for the first time in nine years on Sunday when the Pakistan Super League final is staged amid heavy security at a newly renovated National Stadium in Karachi.

A friend at my church surprised me the other day with some old recipes. They looked as if they had been a magazine inserted into a newspaper but the photos looked more like those I’ve seen in my Mother’s Betty Crocker Cookbook. They reminded me of the 1950s. So of course, I loved it.

A magazine caught my eye as I entered the break room at the Courier Express office in DuBois. There was a photo of a luscious peach pie on the front cover. A closer look and I realized the picture was of a slice of “Freezer Peach Pie” with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

In case you haven’t heard the news, that I had a “big” birthday earlier this month. You would be an exception around here if you hadn’t heard because my family went way overboard in spreading the word on all sorts of today’s media. I’ve never seen such a pile of greeting cards and more keep …