DuBOIS — Establishing “pen pal” relationships with students in a village in Tanzania began almost 18 months ago for DuBois Central Catholic Middle School students.

  • Updated

COATESVILLE – With about three weeks left until the midterm elections, Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, both incumbent Democrats seeking re-election this year, spoke at a rally at the New Life in Christ Fellowship church and urged voters to cast ballots for Dan Williams, a Democratic candidate for state representative in the 74th Legislative District, and to support Democratic candidates up and down the ticket.

CLEARFIELD — Jason Merritts, 37, of Park Avenue Extension, Clearfield, who is accused of participating in a drug ring responsible for distributing $1.5 million worth of crystal methamphetamine, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge James Glass Wednesday at Centraliz…

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

President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman heard the following cases at sentencing court for the month of September:


BROCKWAY — DuBois Central Catholic used strong nights at the net from Alyssa Bittner and Jordan Kosko, along with a balanced attack at the service line to secure a 25-16, 25-10, 17-25, 25-17 victory over Brockway on the road Thursday night.


DuBOIS –It was basically just another day at the office for the DuBois Area High School volleyball team as the Lady Beavers easily routed Punxsutawney in straight sets, 25-13, 25-4, 25-16, Thursday.


BROCKWAY — Coming off a near week-long layoff, the Brockway boys soccer team a while to get going Wednesday night against Punxsutawney, but once they did, the Rovers rolled to a 6-1 victory in…

BROOKVILLE — Sydney Kaschalk and Kelli Hoffer dominated at the net, leading the visiting DuBois Lady Beavers to a three-set win at Brookville Tuesday night.

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 15, 2018--The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") announced that on October 15, 2018, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.47 per share. The quarterly cash dividend will be paid on November 2, 2018 to shareholders of record as…

Hair loss (or alopecia) for a woman can be emotionally painful. While some men with no hair are considered handsome, this is not the case for women whom often perceive their hair as part of their physical identity. Losing it can be distressing. And yet, according to the American Academy of Dermatology 40 percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40.

Ian McNichol was about 13 or 14, playing shortstop for his baseball team, when he sustained his first serious blow to the head. He lost a pop-up in the sun, and the ball struck him square in the right eye. Four years later, he was hit in the face again while playing baseball. Both incidents resulted in concussions.

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — A family of six lost children lives quietly in a small apartment among strangers in this northern Iraqi city. The "man of the house," an 18-year-old, heads out each morning looking for day labor jobs to pay the rent. His 12-year-old sister acts as the mother, cooking meal…

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government has passed an emergency ordinance requiring prosecutors in key agencies to have a greater number of years of professional activity. The move would hamper ongoing investigations as it would disqualify less experienced prosecutors.