This year, 1,924 high school students gave up a week of their summer vacation to attend the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week 2019. Each student attends the program on a full scholarship donated by local businesses and organizations in the community. Each summer, PFEW brings students from ac…
HARRISBURG — Municipal leaders must answer to constituents for the state of local law enforcement, roads, parks and clean drinking water — not to mention the property tax rates people pay.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania have filed a lawsuit opposing a proposed constitutional amendment addressing victim’s rights less than one month before Pennsylvanians vote.
In response to news reports last weekend that at least one additional administration whistleblower has come forward to say what he or she knows about President Trump’s Ukrainian schemes, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham tweeted, “I’ve seen this movie before — with Brett Kavanaugh. More and more doesn’t mean better or reliable.”
October 29 the deadline for absentee ballots
Educators say that the number of students with special needs has increased in Pennsylvania, and so has the need for funding.
An unidentified person ran into the Gaines Post Office, 1977 Route 6, Gaines Township on Sept. 27.
The following individuals have appeared or are scheduled to appear in front of District Judge James Edgcomb to face charges.
Winning the overall title for the Northern Pennsylvania Running series for the women was Kathey Brown from Galeton. In the men’s division there was a tie between Michael Haraschak of Wellsboro and Seth Neal from Westfield. Based on the Northern Pennsylvania’s Series Tie Breaker Rules, Seth N…
The Williamson Warrior girls soccer team picked up a big win against the North Penn-Mansfield Panthers team as they traveled to Mansfield Saturday afternoon. After the Warriors dropped their b…
WESTFIELD — On a chilly October night under the lights, the Cowanesque Valley Indians put on their best all-around performance of the year so far, winning 35-6 over Bucktail and putting on an …
Male Athlete of the Week
The Cowanesque Valley Indians golf team put on their best performance of the season and dethroned the Wellsboro Hornets golf team as the District Champions. Austin Outman has had the best year…
Dr. Ryan Kio, chiropractor, has joined Dr. Bruce Fink at the Multi-Care Clinic on South Main Street in Coudersport.
Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.
Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.
Vaping has come of age in the most perfect of social conditions. Smoking cigarettes is falling out of favor socially and even among nicotine users, and is wholly rejected by many young people today. To get their fix they're turning to what is marketed as a cleaner and safer method of ingestion. Enticing flavors, edgy technology and social media are empowering the tobacco industry to ensnare a new generation with nicotine addiction by way of vaping. And it’s working. In 2016, 43.8% of high schoolers in New York state tried vaping, more than double the total two years prior. This trend has Ontario County officials deeply concerned.
When you come back from a vacation, your inclination may or may not be to talk about it. Some travelers enjoy relating to whomever will listen — strangers if necessary — the minutiae of their excursions.
Local news starts with us. Newspapers have been the foundation of real news for more than 300 years. While the delivery of the product has transitioned from black ink on newsprint, to the internet, to smartphone applications and social media outlets, no other industry is as firmly rooted in …
With the Sept. 25 release of Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s report on his marijuana “listening” tour and Governor Tom Wolf changing his position to now fully support legalization, Pennsylvania Family Institute raises serious concerns over the legalization and commercialization of marijuana an…
In the aftermath of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla. as well as other tragic violent incidents across the United States, it was vital to find an effective way to immediately stem the tide of tragedies and better protect students, teachers and administrators.