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…
State Rep. Clint Owlett announced that nearly $1.2 million in housing assistance has been granted to various projects in Bradford, Potter and Tioga counties.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH — A baby alligator was found far from the tropics in the parking lot of a grocery store outside Pittsburgh on Friday morning, the fourth alligator discovered near the city since May.
Pennsylvania was ranked 24th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled this week that the city of Pittsburgh has the authority to require businesses to provide paid sick leave to its employees.
The decommissioning process for Three Mile Island’s No. 1 reactor remains on schedule as officials with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced this week the Pennsylvania reactor will shut down for good by the end of September.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf once again tried to rally support for his Restore PA initiative Thursday, holding a news conference on the importance of broadband connectivity as he seeks to convince lawmakers to OK his $4.5 billion infrastructure plan.
Sinnemahoning State Park is now accepting applications for vendors and exhibitors for the seventh annual First Fork Festival, which will be held at the Wildlife Center on Saturday, Oct. 12, fr…
The Susquehanna River Valley Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will hold its third annual Habitat Shoot Saturday, Aug. 3, at Thunder Ridge Sporting Clays in Middlebury Center.
Well, it seems like the smoke has barely cleared from the legislation that brought you the new Saturday deer season opener and now there’s possibly more to come.
Sitting here this morning of July 5, I’m hoping for at least a little break in the weather for the Galeton parade tomorrow. And of course all the other festivities.
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.
While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins.
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.
Once again, millennials — anyone born between 1981 and 1996 — are in the news. This time, unbeknownst to them, it’s a plea for help.
A few years ago, my doctor recommended a routine heart exam. I would be paying for it out-of-pocket, since I had a high-deductible plan, so naturally I asked what it would cost.
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…
Just two months apart, the governors of Maine and New Jersey signed laws ensuring that terminally ill adults in their states would no longer have to suffer needlessly at life’s inevitable end.