Dollar General’s newest store at 1562 Fishing Creek Road in Roulette is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.

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…

Raymond Richard VFW Post 6611, Canteen/Home Association, 221 Germania St. Ext., Galeton, was cited on Sept. 12 by the state Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for failing to submit annual reports to the state Department of Revenue between Feb. 2 and July 1, 2019.

Stargazing programs and a photography workshop are being held on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Cherry Springs State Park at 4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport. The park is 12 miles from Galeton and 15 miles from Coudersport.

The annual Halloween Spooktacular at Lyman Run State Park will be held Friday, Oct. 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. This event was originally scheduled for Oct. 18, but has been moved to Oct. 25. Rain date will be Saturday, Oct. 26.

The 580,000 restaurant and food service jobs in Pennsylvania represent 10% of the state’s total employment. To serve that industry, Pennsylvania College of Technology is launching a bachelor’s degree in business administration: restaurant and hospitality operations.

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PHILADELPHIA — A Glenolden property owner is suing the borough for due process violations in allegedly failing to adhere to state law regarding property and filing criminal charges against him.

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PHILADELPHIA — A Glenolden property owner is suing the borough for due process violations in allegedly failing to adhere to state law regarding property and filing criminal charges against him.

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the release of a preliminary report gleaned from results of an extensive two-year survey seeking publi…

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Austin Area School Senior Night for Volleyball and Soccer will be held on Thursday, Oct. 17 during the home volleyball game.

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Mosch’s pool team is leading the Coudersport Pool League through three weeks of play with 24 wins so far. Pat Nelson is the top shooter in the league for week three, with eight wins and an ave…

There is still over $600,000 available to Pennsylvania small businesses for energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects through the Small Business Advantage Grant.

The Masonic Lodge #317 will host a Red Cross blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the lodge at 8 Kelsey St., Wellsboro.

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.

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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 …