As record-high temperatures and heat watches and warnings exist across the state today through Monday, Governor Tom Wolf is asking all Pennsylvanians to heed advice to stay informed, aware and take precautions against heat-related illnesses. Temperatures in the 90s, combined with high humidi…

Pipe replacement work on Route 1017 (Pleasant Valley Road) in Harrison Township, Potter County, is scheduled to start Wednesday, July 24, PennDOT announced. The road will be closed between Flewellyn Road and Route 1019 (Whites Corners Road) from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 and Thursd…

Grant money, awarded by The Tree House Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania to the Endless Mountain Music Festival, is being used to present a free STEM program at 12:30 p.m. and toward the free Festival Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert at 2 p.m., both on Sunday,…

At 7:30 p.m. this Friday, July 19, the Endless Mountain Music Festival opens its 14th season with Cartoons and Fantasy in Steadman Theatre on the Mansfield University campus in Mansfield.

Lyman Run State Park at 454 Lyman Run Road, Galeton, is 8.7 miles from Galeton.

Cherry Springs State Park at 4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, is 12 miles from Galeton and 15 miles from Coudersport. All stargazing and other programs will be cancelled if it rains or thunders.

On Thursday, July 25, at 9:30 a.m., there will be a “Bounty of Beetles DiscoverE Program.” This is a DiscoverE Program for children ages 6-12 (Outdoor Explorers, Penns’ Adventurers). Join the naturalist for a look into the life cycle and distinct characteristics of beetles. The program will …

Recently the Community Foundation of the Northern Alleghenies awarded two Coudersport Area High School students with the Masonic Euliala #342 F and AM Scholarship and the Gene “Toots” Staiger Scholarship administered by CFNA. Nicholas Clouser received the Masonic Euliala /342 F and AM Schola…

Recently the Community Foundation of the Northern Alleghenies awarded four Austin High School Students with the Austin Education Foundation Scholarship and the Charles McCloskey Memorial Scholarship, both administered by the Community Foundation of the Northern Alleghies.

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G2 Gymnastics of Shinglehouse, traveled to Gettysburg for the USA Gymnastics XCEL PA State Championships hosted by Rainbow Gymnastics.

Each month, First Citizens Community Bank employees go casual for a cause, trading their business suits for blue jeans, and donating from their own pockets to help local families in need when medical bills are piling up, or one of their neighbors faces tragedy. In May, bank employees donated…

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

I heard a funny bit last week on my favorite Saturday morning radio show, NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me.” It seems that several cities in the country — no surprise that NYC is one — are experimenting with using citizen volunteers to report on parking, illegal idling and other vehicle-relate…