The father/daughter and mother/son dance at Juniata Elementary School in DuBois will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the school gymnasium. The date was incorrect in a story published in Wednesday’s edition.

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CLARION — “Fentanyl is the plague of a generation. There has never been a more direct, lethal threat to the welfare of rural communities in general, and Clarion County in particular, than the sale of fentanyl – because fentanyl is death.”


Sandy Township Police have filed charges against a 27-year-old DuBois man as a result of a standoff which closed the Oklahoma-Salem Road and all surrounding side streets in the nearby area for…

The Vatican has defrocked a former Roman Catholic priest who is serving a prison term for the sexual assault of two boys in Jefferson County.

DuBOIS — While the days of the Rubik’s Cube craze may be a distant memory, those who watch the DuBois Area High School baseball team this season may get a little bit of a glimpse of what it was like.

ST. MARYS — After trailing by just three points at the half, Brockway was outscored 51-19 in the second half as it was defeated 79-44 by Coudersport in the District 9 Class 2A Quarterfinals at…

President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman heard the following cases for Colloquy Court for the month of March. First Assistant District Attorney Ryan Dobo represented the commonwealth at the hearings.

A Clearfield man who allegedly was caught with methamphetamine in his underwear at the Clearfield County Jail waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at Centralized Court before District Judge J. Michael Morris.

Thanks to glands of the endocrine system like the ovaries, testes, thyroid and hypothalamus, special chemical messengers known as hormones influence the health of our minds and bodies every day — whether it’s basic needs like hunger and movement to more complex systems such as puberty and reproduction. Hormones can also influence our emotions and moods.

As cliché as it may sound, it’s also a fact: Doing good is good for everyone. Altruism is beneficial to your mental health, physical well-being and sense of belonging. A recent study revealed that volunteering for as little as two hours every week can be instrumental to your health. The same study found that out of all the do-gooders who spent their free time helping others 93 percent reported an improved mood, 79 percent reported decreased stress levels and 88 percent felt a boost in their self-esteem.

Rebecca Williamson, a registered dietitian at IRMC, has spent much of her career making sure folks eat so their hearts are healthier. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. But there’s more to keep in mind.

ST. MARYS — The Elk County Catholic High School Alumni Association will hold its March Alumni Mass at 9:05 a.m. Friday at ECCHS.

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft.

BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the U.K. a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain's Parliament spurns the offer, a chaotic exit would happen in ju…

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that it's time for the United States to recognize Israel's control over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White House.

The last few days have been a welcome relief from the winter weather of February and early March. Thursday morning, I stood at my living room window and looked out over the hills to the east, all the way to the mountains of the east in Clearfield County. There was very little trace of white,…

When the New Year rolled around several weeks ago, I did something I usually don’t bother to do anymore: I actually made a New Year’s Resolution. One that hasn’t already been abandoned. I resolved that I was going to pay off my house and have a mortgage burning party before the end of this y…