A bloodhound K9 “Dixie“ joined District Attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer, handler Ruth Webb, handler Rod Johnson, and K9 trainee “Roxy“ at Kane Area Middle School’s PTO meeting on Feb. 12, as part of the organization’s First Responder Night along with area firemen and officers from Kane…

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The Port Allegany wrestlers wrapped up the regular season last week with a dominating 74-6 win over Oswayo Valley, securing a second consecutive unbeaten Allegheny Mountain League slate in advance of this week’s District 9 Class AA tournament in Clearfield.

While the traditional high school winter sports have wrapped up their regular-season slates, a brand-new program at Port Allegany High School is looking forward to its first home match this we…

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The launch of the Sinnemahone Triple Crown in 2019 brought numerous suggestions moving forward and organizers are moving on those ideas. New this year, as of Feb. 11, competitors can register …

The Port Allegany wrestling team’s 39-30 win at Kane — and another Allegheny Mountain League championship — wasn’t secured until the final contest of the evening, but according to Gator coach …

Registration is still open for the 4-H Regional Wildlife Field Day, to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Sinnemahoning State Park.

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Court Appointed Special Advocates of McKean County has scheduled the next Volunteer Training sessions will be held weekly, from 5-8 p.m.. to begin on Monday, March 16 and ending on Monday, May…

A bloodhound K9 “Dixie“ joined District Attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer, handler Ruth Webb, handler Rod Johnson, and K9 trainee “Roxy“ at Kane Area Middle School’s PTO meeting on Feb. 12…

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The launch of the Sinnemahone Triple Crown in 2019 brought numerous suggestions moving forward and organizers are moving on those ideas. New this year, as of Feb. 11, competitors can register …

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David Brown, of Coudersport, was driving a Ford F-150 north on SR-44 in Hebron Township on Jan. 22 when he crossed the center line multiple times, court documents indicate. Police reported initiating a traffic stop, making contact with Brown and immediately detecting an odor of an alcoholic …

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McKean County district attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer announces the expansion of services of the McKean County Detectives’ Bureau operating out of the DA’s office with the addition of m…

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…

Discussing mental health has become less taboo in modern culture than it used to be before, and that openness is now also crossing over into the workplace. However, many organizations still seem to be falling behind on this trend. From unrealistic, demanding deadlines to heavy workloads and long hours to even shifting performance priorities, there’s often never a shortage of stress at work.

On Jan. 14, Community Health published story titled "No More Body Shaming" that contained quotes from a source who levied unfounded allegations of impropriety against White Rock Montessori school in Dallas. Allegations that White Rock Montessori condoned or allowed instances of body shaming against students, and is now retaliating against the children of parents who raise such issues with the school, are unsubstantiated and solely the opinion of the source quoted in the story. Community Health apologizes to White Rock Montessori for any harm that has come to its reputation and its business as a respected educational institute as a result of the statements contained in the story.

It’s tax season once again, and stress levels are high. While you are plunging away those numbers and stressing about refunds and payments to the IRS, there are ways you can keep those anxieties under control.

“Every risk factor you can imagine was on this student’s Internet posting,” recalls Lisa Cull, senior program coordinator for Glenn County Behavioral Health.

As families come face to face with medical requirements every school year, the country is feeling the effects of a vaccine resistance movement that’s been decades in the making. In a climate of fake news and ever-growing misinformation that is spread online, it can be hard to decipher the false information from the truth. That’s why Facebook is taking a stand.

The beginning of the year brought with it a new decade, one we all hope will be filled with opportunity and success for us all. Contrary to what some of the folks currently out on the hustings say, government cannot guarantee those outcomes, but it can do a lot to make sure the table is set …

When future historians look for the last, documented instance of Republican political courage in the Trump imperium, they’ll look to one man: Sen. Mitt Romney.