BROOKVILLE — A 20 percent increase in sewage fees is included in the 2019 budget approved Tuesday afternoon by the Brookville Municipal Authority.

CLARION — Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s Donald C. Peirce Planetarium is hosting a series of presentations in December highlighting the role of astronomy in wintertime celebrations around the world. The area’s residents are invited to visit the planetarium’s solstice-related shows for …

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

A slow moving storm system will move off the Mid-Atlantic coast today and high pressure will build in through midweek. A new storm system will begin to affect the region for Thursday and Friday.

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After a successful venture in 2018, there was no reason to discontinue it for 2019 as folks from literally the entire world will travel to central Pennsylvania to take part in geocaching events next year.

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Have you ever looked at a prescription pill bottle and thought, “I don’t understand what this is saying I should take”? Or walked out of a doctor’s appointment confused about what medication the doctor is recommending?

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield County Jail saw inmate population drop and for the first time in months — Clearfield County doesn’t have inmates housed in other county jails.

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

BROOKVILLE — In a night where it mostly struggled shooting the ball, the Brookville Lady Raiders basketball team used a second-half surge to hold off Elk County Catholic for a District 9 League-opening 54-50 win Friday night.


ST. MARYS — A strong defensive effort, primarily in the first half, led Elk County Catholic to a 50-41 victory over visiting Brookville Friday night.


DuBOIS — The DuBois wrestling team added a new chapter to its storied rivalry with Clearfield, rallying from a 27-point deficit with five bouts remaining to pull out a thrilling 37-36 victory.


DuBOIS — Senior Dalton Woodrow became the 12th member of the DuBois wrestling program’s Century Club Friday and did so in dramatic and memorable fashion by pinning Clearfield’s Bryce Daubs in …

ST. MARYS — Despite having less members than a typical season, the St. Marys swim team is looking to have a strong season both on the team and individual levels.

As it gets chillier, you may notice the cooler weather has begun to wreak havoc on your skin, hair and nails. While cold temperatures can definitely play a role in this, it’s also possible that your diet has something to do with it.

As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that six months after giving birth, she's looking forward to spending more time with her daughter Neve over the Christmas break and thanking everybody who's helped her juggle responsibilities.

In a big state/small town type of community like Anchorage, you're bound to run into some nepotism. This is especially so when talking about the music scene. The hip hop community isn't much different. Sadly, the people you will hear the most about aren't always the ones with the most talent, or the biggest following. Typically, they're just the ones with the biggest budget. With that said, one might find it both discouraging and pointless to venture on into such territory. What people forget is this; hard-work, talent, and self-drive can never be ignored. This brings us to our subject; DJ Covy.

New York police said they performed a "wellness check" on "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson after he posted an alarming note on Instagram in which he said, "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore."

WASHINGTON — A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the mild word “snip” describes what the camera, demonstrating the eloquence of reticence, does not show in gory detail: Kermit Gosnell’s use of scissors to cut the spin…

WASHINGTON — Until last week it seemed that the Division 1 college basketball industry could produce nothing more risible than its pieties about cherishing the amateurism of the “student-athletes” who generate, but get mere crumbs of, the industry’s billions. Last week, however, a New York j…

WASHINGTON — If Sen. Ben Sasse is right — he has not recently been wrong about anything important — the nation’s most-discussed political problem is entangled with the least-understood public health problem. The political problem is furious partisanship. The public health problem is loneline…

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine — Could towns like this, a tiny crossroads of fewer than 1,300 households — now draped in brilliant autumn foliage colors, by Election Day perhaps resting quietly under a gentle dusting of snow — decide whether Democrats or Republicans rule the House? Or whether subpoena-…