Somerset County has been getting pounded by rain this spring, summer and fall. The result as been flooded basements, river overflows — and at least one road collapse. Staff writer Matthew Toth was near Wellersburg this week to document the collapse of a portion of Palo Alto Road. Crews are at work fixing the road, which failed because of the weather, according to officials.

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The Homer-Center school board has approved on a divided vote the participation of Jon Stolarz and the marching band at competitive tournaments, including a district event Sept. 29 at Brockway High School at a cost of $1,000; a regional tournament Oct. 20 at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Band Fest at a cost of $560; and on Nov. 3 at Camp Hill, an event that some compared to a state championship for marching band competition at a cost of $2,400.

BEYER — In this South Mahoning Township village, just down Route 954 from Plumville, GoFundMe pledges quickly rose to more than 100 as friends of the late Sarah Kathleen Slovinsky sought to help her family.

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Helen Groves, of Johnstown, held a stack of books to purchase Friday at the 50th annual Newman Used Book Sale at St. Thomas More University Parish on Oakland Avenue in Indiana.

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Nighttime, flagger controlled restrictions will be in place next week on Route 119 as part of the Three Bridges Project on Route 119 in Homer City Borough and Center Township, according to PennDOT.

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Several dozen vehicles were on display Friday at the annual Clymer Days Festival, where a car cruise was part of the celebration on Friday.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing threats ranging from Mideast conflicts to the effect…