The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission recently approved 29 Historical & Archival Records Care grants totaling nearly $185,000 to help care for Pennsylvania’s significant historical records.

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A new "Smart Justice" set of bills is set to be voted on next week, consisting of ten proposals that are meant to reform the state's probation and parole system and reward formerly incarcerated individuals who have successfully been rehabilitated. The goal is to reduce recidivism, which often keeps people in an endless loop of re-entering the penal system.

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a first-quarter 2020 dividend of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be paid on February 5, 2020, to shareholders of record as of January 22, 2020.

BERWYN, Pa., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ITF Pharma, a U.S.-based specialty pharmaceutical company and subsidiary of Italfarmaco, a privately-held European specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its application to broaden the existing label for TIGLUTIK(®) (riluzole) oral suspension to include administration via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This supplemental new drug application (sNDA) approval expands the patient population who stand to benefit from TIGLUTIK to include individuals whose swallowing difficulty is complicated by alterations in nutritional status, necessitating the use of a PEG feeding tube.

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pardee Resources Company (OTC: PDER) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special year-end dividend of $3.00 per share payable on December 20, 2019 to shareholders of record on December 16, 2019. This special dividend will be in addition to the Company's regular quarterly dividends.

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McKean County district attorney Stephanie Vettenburg- Shaffer reports that, on Nov. 27, 2019, detectives with the McKean County Drug Task Force arrested Obot “Sammy” Essien, of Bradford, for d…

It’s a new season for the Port Allegany wrestling team, but with the same high expectations for a squad that won another Allegheny Mountain League title last year before placing second at the District 9 dual-meet championships and fourth at the individual tournament. Four regional qualifiers…

Both Port Allegany basketball teams started the season with a split at the Sheffield Sports Boosters Tip-Off Classic, handily winning their first-round matchups before falling in the champions…

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On Saturday, Dec. 14, from noon to 2 p.m., view the Wildlife Center, all decked out in its holiday attire, during Sinnemahoning State Park’s annual Holiday Open House.

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Most people probably have never heard the name Pam Bales, but if you ever read her story, you’ll also probably never forget her name. I’ve read it a couple of times, quite awhile ago, and not …

Northwest Bancshares, Inc., announced net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30 of $33.4 million, or $0.31 per diluted share. This represents an increase of $5.7 million, or 20.5%, compared to the same quarter last year when net income was $27.7 million or $0.27 per diluted share. The annual…

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission posted detailed information about this year’s distribution of impact fees on natural gas producers – totaling $242,964,000 – on the PUC’s Act 13 website.

This month, the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. announced three updates to its flagship program, the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania: a new website was launched, the membership program was expanded to include new organization types, and the program no longer requires annual memb…

Alex Alsup, account manager for health and productivity at Assured Partners, says wellness leaders play key roles in the company’s regional offices. 

People familiar with harsh winters understand specific precautions must be taken to effectively contend with storms and cold temperatures. Both can be dangerous or even deadly for the unprepared or those who do not respect the power and unpredictability of nature.

If you’re like most adults, you might have a hard time falling or staying asleep. In fact, a 2018 Consumer Report found that 68 percent of Americans struggle with their sleeping patterns at least once a week. That accounts for 164 million Americans. If you’re included in that number, you may want to try the phenomenon of “clean sleep.”

On Nov. 30, the nation will celebrate Small Business Saturday, a day set aside to support your local retail shop, restaurant or other independently-owned small business. We encourage your participation in this year’s event, which falls two days after Thanksgiving, and hope you continue to pa…

The cover of the June 2019 issue of “National Geographic” shows a captive sloth peering out from between the wooden slats of a cage. The cover story and the accompanying pieces in this issue’s special report are about wildlife tourism, about the money generated by the unwilling and unnatural…

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Imagine it’s the year 2011. I’m a junior in high school and just turned 17. I made plans with two of my friends — both males — to go Black Friday shopping. They were going to pick me up around 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving so we could be in State College by 11 p.m. We didn’t really have a plan, we…