BROCKWAY — The cold will not bother Brockway Area Junior-Senior High School’s winter production even though the show has a brand new director and is trying a new form of set design.

DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings on Nov. 8.

ST. MARYS — Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob presided over the following preliminary hearings Nov. 12.

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DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings on Nov. 8.

ST. MARYS — Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob presided over the following preliminary hearings Nov. 12.

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DuBOIS — Back in Week 7 of the regular season Redbank Valley traveled to Coudersport for a matchup of the final two undefeated teams in District 9.

DuBOIS — Ridgway and Clarion are set to meet in a heavyweight battle for the District 9 Class 2A title Saturday at Mansell Stadium at 6 p.m.

HYDE — The highly anticipated showdown between state volleyball powers Clarion and Northern Cambria in the PIAA Class A semifinals lived up the the hype Tuesday night at Clearfield Area High School.

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Home has never been very far away for me. I have spent most of my life out on the farm and, though my occasional travels have taken me across the country, this place has always been home to me. After my wife and I built our house, it took a while for that building to become “home.” For us, h…

DuBOIS — The Parkside Community Center menu for the week of Nov. 18 is as follows:

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WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers on Sunday laid out their road map heading into the second week of public impeachment hearings against President Trump: continue to bolster an abuse-of-power case against him by tying Trump directly to demands that a vulnerable ally carry out criminal investigations for the president’s personal political benefit.

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest-ever clinical trial of a medication for pediatric cardiology patients found that an oral drug significantly improved exercise capacity in adolescent patients with severe, congenital single ventricle heart defects. A study leader says the physiologic benefits represent a milestone in the care of those who have undergone the Fontan procedure, a palliative operation for single-ventricle disease.

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RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new interim analysis of three-year data from the EMPagliflozin compaRative effectIveness and SafEty (EMPRISE) real-world study on effectiveness shows that Jardiance® (empagliflozin) was associated with a decreased risk of hospitalization for heart failure and a similar risk of non-fatal atherosclerotic cardiovascular events compared with DPP-4 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists. The interim analysis included 190,000 adults in the U.S. with type 2 diabetes with and without cardiovascular disease. The results were shared today on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) at the American Heart Association® Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia.

On the list of what frightens people the most, ranking right up there with spiders, snakes and heights are needles. In fact, the extreme fear of medical procedures involving needles is a valid phobia with an ominous name: trypanophobia. Charyn Caruso, a phlebotomist for Grove City Medical Center, has worked with her share of patients who have suffered from the condition throughout her 20-year career.

Each year, hundreds of thousands suffer from cardiac arrest in the U.S. Anytime, anywhere, an emergency can strike, leaving many with little chance for life-saving personnel to make a difference. These numbers would be decreased dramatically if more people were CPR certified. Currently at Seneca Valley School District, students and staff are training to be ready for any dire situation thrown their way.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Full of festive decor and family traditions, the months of November and December can provide plenty to be jolly about. But they also come with their fair share of holiday health hazards.