BROOKVILLE — College tuition and mental health were two of the many topics raised by upperclassmen at Brookville Area High School when they met with Senator Bob Casey on Wednesday, October 9.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — David Pendelton, evangelist and ventriloquist, will be the speaker at the annual fundraising banquet of the Child Evangelism Fellowship on Saturday, Oct. 26.

BROOKVILLE — Investigation is coming to a close regarding the body of a 47-year-old Montgomery County man that was discovered at the Brookville Borough Complex on the morning of Oct. 7.

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BROCKWAY — Noah Bash converted an open look on goal with 54 seconds left to play in the second overtime period as Brockway completed a come from behind 3-2 victory over visiting Clarion-Limestone at Frank Varischetti Field Tuesday evening.

BROOKVILLE — Meeting its coach’s ultimatum, the Brookville Lady Raiders soccer team took care of its must-win situation in a 4-0 win over visiting Forest Area Monday on Senior Night at the football field.

FRANKLIN — In their annual trip to the Rocky Grove Invitational at Two Mile Run County Park near Franklin, both Brookville cross country teams finished out their regular-season schedule last Saturday.

The friends and family of Steve Dinger want to thank all of the people and businesses that helped make the dinner for Steve Dinger so successful. The number of people who bought dinners exceeded our expectations. Thanks also to the businesses and individuals who donated items for our Chinese…

Taking a vacation usually means going somewhere completely different in order to get a change of scenery. While my recent trip to New England did bring a change of scenery in the technical sense, it also brought some comforting sameness.

I was yapping more about the Brookville High School Band not playing at the courthouse dedication the other night and was told that the decree of not playing any place where there was a prayer being said was rescinded! Praise God! I was told that the band could play at any doings they choose…

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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.