CLEARFIELD — Administrative assistant Janice Stephenson, of Clearfield, is the newest member of the Clearfield County Conservation District.

NEW BETHLEHEM — A New Bethlehem area outdoorsman harvests more than wild game from the woods and fields of western Pennsylvania. John Royer IV is always on the lookout for edible mushrooms nesting on the forest floor or clinging to tree trunks.

Colder than normal temperatures and mostly dry weather are expected for much of the week.

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.

State Police at Clearfield

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

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…

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:

ST. MARYS — St. Marys was unable to build off a strong first half, as they were outscored 11-0 in the second half on their way to a 27-14 defeat at the hands of Kane on Senior Night at Dutch Memorial Stadium Friday night.

HYDE — Clearfield quarterback Isaac Rumery and the Bison had an inauspicious start to Friday night’s game against Philipsburg-Osceola, as the Bison signal caller threw just his second intercep…

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CLARION — Brockway earned its third straight win in a resounding way with a 48-19 drubbing of Clarion Friday night at CUP’s Memorial Stadium.

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CURWENSVILLE — Curwensville has produced the Top 3 all-time leading rushers in District 9 history, but the Golden Tide faithful sat idly by Friday night as an opposing team’s running back — Cl…

It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.

It’s autumn, and the markets are filled with a harvest of carrots, parsnips beets and turnips, loaded with fiber and vitamin C. But how do you eat these rich root vegetables? Chef Jeffory McLean, of the New York Wine and Culinary Institute, offers some tips on buying and preparing seasonal root vegetables, just in time for comfort food.

It’s said that a positive attitude is essential to health and wellness. Keeping a positive attitude in the face of great obstacles — tragedy, anger, violence, illness or hardship — is life’s toughest challenge. Hank Commodore has a simple, unfailing solution: Humble yourself with wisdom, and practice love and kindness to humankind.

MOSCOW (AP) — A security aide to businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted by American investigators for allegedly trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, says the Russian mogul has been involved in attacks on several people and at least one killing, an independent Russia…

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy.

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-…