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President Judge Fredric Ammerman heard the following cases at Sentencing Court for the month of February.


BROOKVILLE — The Elk County Catholic and North Clarion girls basketball teams met in the District 9 Class A playoffs for third time in four years Tuesday evening, and for the second straight year it was North Clarion that come out on top.


BROOKVILLE — Ridgway followed up an emotional win against previously unbeaten Elk County Catholic Saturday night in the AML championship game with a hard-fought 48-32 victory against Clarion T…

A winter storm will bring snow, ice and difficult travel to central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Conditions will improve into Thursday as a breezy west wind directs drier air into the region. Fair weather will continue into Friday before another round of precipitation over the weekend. It will turn windy and colder Sunday night into Monday with little to no precipitation expected early next week.

James Richard McGonigal, 50, of Woodland pleaded guilty to burglary and was sentenced by Judge Paul Cherry to serve six months to one year in the Clearfield County Jail plus one year consecutive probation Tuesday at Colloquy (sentencing) Court.

A Gifford, McKean County teen who robbed two convenience stores at gunpoint waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Glass yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail.

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The following preliminary hearing is scheduled before District Judge Susan Mankamyer in Boswell:

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A Windber native announced Wednesday that he intends to seek the Republican nomination for Somerset County district attorney.


BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--PureTech Health plc (LSE: PRTC) (“PureTech Health”), an advanced biopharmaceutical company developing novel medicines for dysfunctions of the Brain-Immune-Gut (BIG) Axis, today announced two presentations at upcoming investor conferences. Daphne Zohar, …

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will be exhibiting at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show *1, March 5 th through 17 th, under the company’s global tagline “Drive your Ambition.”

As part of an effort to keep students front and center regarding plans for preparedness, staff at Seneca Valley School District recently participated in the first “Stop the Bleed” training to learn the basics of bleeding control, how to use dressings and how to use a tourniquet properly.

Whether you like to graze all day at the office or eat simply out of boredom, it can be tough to make healthy snack choices when you’re sitting at a desk, especially if you’re limited to a potato chip-filled vending machine, a co-worker’s candy jar or a nearby fast food restaurant.

You know the routine. Life’s hectic, and you’re short on time. For ease and convenience, how often do you find yourself reaching for pre-packaged, processed foods or hitting the drive-thru after work? Even grocery stores provide single-serving meals you can heat for a quick bite.

It’s that time of year again, where football is at the center of many a weekend party. Foods like chips, dip, sliders, taquitos and mozzarella sticks are standard fare, but is there a way to make Super Bowl Sunday a little more health conscious without taking away any of the fun of these time-honored treats? We say, absolutely yes. Check out three excellent swaps for your game day feast.

BROOKVILLE — A Winter Germination Workshop will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Conservation District Office in front of the Fairgrounds.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican narrowly leading the country's last undecided congressional election wants North Carolina elections officials to overlook ballot manipulation in a rural county and declare him the winner. But Mark Harris will have to overcome testimony from a compelling wi…

HOUSTON (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government is still needlessly breaking up immigrant families.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Survivors of clergy sexual abuse met with organizers of a Vatican prevention summit Wednesday and demanded transparency, zero tolerance for abuse and for religious superiors to be held accountable when they protect priests who rape and molest children.

A group from our church accepted an invitation to get together last Thursday in the fellowship hall of the church for a sweetheart dinner to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2019. The whole gathering was a fitting tribute for the occasion and was organized by the family of Sue and Denny Smith. I en…

The cease-fire between the White House and Congress that brought back to work thousands of furloughed federal employees means paychecks are resuming now for these wage earners, many of whom had struggled financially during the longest government shutdown in history.

One Father’s Day, when I was 6 years old, I asked my dad why there was no such thing as “Kids’ Day,” and he said, “Because every day is kids’ day.” And that’s my feeling about Presidents Day. Every day is Presidents Day. Besides, I’m not quite sure if not getting my mail is going to make me …