Wanda Shirk, of Gold in Potter County, received the Keystone Trails Association’s highest award at the KTA Fall Hiking Weekend and membership meeting on Oct. 13.


In a nod to the newly-established co-op agreement with Smethport, the Port Allegany boys’ soccer team made a slight change to one of its traditions this year, chanting “United” in place of “Ga…

When Rob Cooney reached Freeport Beach in Pennsylvania after swimming 24 miles from Long Point, Ontario, in 13 hours and 32 minutes, he was greeted with applause from more than 200 people who were thrilled to see him become just the 21st person since 1989 to complete the rugged Lake Erie test.

Like many people, Michael Wojcik was on a daily medication he didn’t really want to take — and would often forget to take — because he felt fine. Wojcik's cholesterol numbers would rise and fall, but in any case were dangerously high. The medication was, for all intents and purposes, supposed to keep him alive.

It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.


(23 Oct 2018) The search for a missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed in the family's home was expanded Tuesday, with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to take part in a grid search of the area. (Oct. 23)

My wife, Lisa, and I never started out with the goal of being lightning rods in the national debate over autism and vaccines in the United States. We just wanted to understand what happened to our 2-month-old son Jamison and how we could help him.