FALLS CREEK — The Falls Creek Borough Municipal Authority will be flushing hydrants in Smithtown and in the Borough of Falls Creek starting Tuesday, Oct. 27 through Wednesday, Oct. 28.

HARRISBURG — According to the Department of Health, as of 12 a.m. Friday there were 2,219 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 190,579. Daily increases are now comparable with what the state saw in April, with Thursday’s case count the largest one-day total.

The Pennsylvania State Police – Troop C-DuBois Station is investigating the theft of a 2012 Mack drilling rig that was stolen on Sunday, Oct. 11, at approximately 6:20 p.m.

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Showers this evening, becoming a steady rain overnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%.


Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High around 55F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

JOHNSONBURG — Magisterial District Judge James Martin presided over several preliminary hearings Oct. 21.


ST. MARYS — The City of St. Marys Police Department has arrested a St. Marys man on a criminal homicide charge after he allegedly tried to purposely cause his wife to fatally overdose in July, according to an affidavit from Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob’s office.

ST. MARYS — Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob presided over several preliminary hearings Oct. 20.


It’s often said that a person or group’s true character shines through in the face of adversity, and that has proved to be the case when its comes to the DuBois Area School District family and DuBois community as a whole in recent months.

CLARION — Karns City and Central Clarion met for the second time in three weeks Friday night, and it was the Gremlins who won the meeting that mattered as they pounded the second-seeded Wildcats, 34-9, in a District 9 Class 2A semifinal game at Clarion University’s Memorial Stadium.

EMPORIUM — The Elk County Catholic football team used a strong second half push to surge past host Cameron County, 42-14, Friday night to improve to 4-2 on the season.

So I was scrolling through the social media the other day and I came across an ad from some group or other warning me to avoid voting for Herm Suplizio because he was once seen with Socialist Ed Rendell.

After decades of independence, many older adults may be having trouble with the COVID-19 restriction of self-isolation. It’s hard for many to stay home or to depend upon someone else to help. But, it is a life-saving measure.