“I can’t wait to leave this town!” Words spoken by my “all-knowing” teenage self as I planned my future. How I longed to leave this area, spread my wings, experience what was out there and find where I belonged. I laugh about it now, because in reality, here is exactly where I belong. Howeve…

Grant applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s new Food Recovery Infrastructure Grant Program, which will provide assistance to eligible nonprofit organizations such as shelters and food banks for proper food management.

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Brig. Gen. Mark McCormack honored members of the PA Preferred Homegrown by Heroes program for their service to this nation and to Pennsylvania, through their military service and work in agriculture. The tw…

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 'New' Penn Museum will debut more than 10,000 square feet of completely reimagined spaces, including its new Sphinx Gallery; a suite of Africa Galleries; a Mexico and Central America Gallery; the historic Harrison Auditorium; and its stunning new Main Entrance. Part of the Museum's ongoing multi-million-dollar Building Transformation project, this reopening marks a pivotal moment for the Museum, which has become an internationally recognized cultural destination, while staying true to its purpose as a teaching and research institution.

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dandy, the dental platform delivering straighter, healthier and more confident smiles through a combination of in-person treatment and advanced virtual care, launched today in Philadelphia. The new service directly addresses the lack of medical supervision provided by existing DTC companies in the clear aligner market. Philadelphians can now visit MeetDandy.com to book a Snapshot appointment with a local dentist, where they will get a 3D scan, X-rays, a full dental check-up, and then receive their custom aligners at their door within days.

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded Integral Molecular a contract (75N93019C00073) which will provide up to $5.5M over the next five years to define antibody responses to pathogenic viruses including Zika, Marburg and equine encephalitis viruses (EEV), aiding the discovery of vaccines and therapeutics against these currently untreatable and often lethal viruses.

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District Attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer reports that, following a two-day jury trial at the McKean County Courthouse on Nov. 1 and Nov. 4, Eric Michael Fuller, of Shinglehouse, formerly…


On Oct. 21, following a jury trial in McKean County, Donald Green of Port Allegany was convicted of crimes related to an incident involving illegal gun possession within Port Allegany.

Twenty-two Port Allegany High School seniors, 10 players and 12 cheerleaders, were the guests of honor at the annual varsity football banquet at the Veterans Memorial on Nov. 1.

Midway through the first half of Port Allegany’s District 9 Class AA semifinal soccer match against Punxsutawney, Gator fans were dreaming of a fourth consecutive trip to the D-9 championship …

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…

The Community Blood Bank is saying thanks for giving this holiday season. Come donate blood for a chance to win a $100 grocery gift card to a store of your choosing. This is the perfect chance to not only help save lives, but also to get all you need to make that delicious Thanksgiving meal.

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.

For the past 24 years, Arthur Dilg did some pretty fun things, including taking his wife, Marilyn, on multiple trips to Germany to visit family. The semi-retired Christ Episcopal Church clergyman also had a chance to be a part of some blessed events, including baptizing the majority of his nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren as well as countless others outside the family. He performed numerous weddings, and he and Marilyn were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary six years ago.


Despite female push, Garth Brooks bests Underwood at CMAs; Rapper Kodak Black gets prison sentence in weapons case; Juanes honored as the Latin Grammys' Person of the Year. (Nov. 14)

I was recently reminded how important it is to take time for yourself. I’m big into wellness and self care, but sometimes I’m too focused on other things to think about what I truly need for myself. Sometimes I’m just too busy to take a day and do what I need to do for myself.