The Pennsylvania Department of Education is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the Department’s Summer Food Service Program. New sponsors must apply by May 31.

Ashee Dreas, 38, of Ulysses, was charged in district court after she allegedly took Genesse Township funds for personal use during her time as Genesee Township secretary/treasurer between Oct. 9, 2019 and Dec. 8, 2020. According to state police at Coudersport, Dreas used the township debit c…

District Attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer reports that charges have been filed in connection with a Kane man’s death in August. Michael Cunningham, formerly of Kane, was charged with drug delivery resulting in death, involuntary manslaughter, delivery of a controlled substance, criminal…

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PORT ALLEGANY — Coming off a dominating win against Smethport earlier in the week, the Port Allegany boys basketball team kept their hot streak alive with a 46-29 win against Brockway.

GALETON — Despite Addy Reigle’s six 3-pointers and 18 points, the Lady Tigers were unable to overcome Northern Potter’s multi-sourced scoring, as Galeton lost their 12th North Tier League loss…

COUDERSPORT — Abundant Blessings Tea Room and Cafe, a locally loved flower shop, gift shop, art gallery, cafe and restaurant fusion, will close its doors for good on Feb. 3.

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Nationally, Latinos are flexing their growing political muscle. They now make up 11% of the U.S. House, for example. In Pennsylvania, however, Latino voters essentially sat out the last election. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, turnout in the state’s most heavily Latino districts was less than half that of 2020. Turnout was lower among white and black voters, too, but by much smaller margins – 20% fewer white and 36% fewer black voters.

Truck-Lite, the worldwide leader in advanced LED lighting systems for commercial trucks, buses, and commercial trailers, has named company veteran Jon Stineman president of its U.S. operations.

Community Blood Bank of NWPA & WNY is the exclusive blood supplier to 19 hospitals and seven Stat MedEvac bases throughout the region. Every two seconds, someone needs blood for surgeries, cancer treatments, childbirth, anemia, serious injuries, blood disorders and more.

It takes, on average, eight minutes for paramedics to respond to the scene of an emergency, according to Jim Callipare, a health and physical education teacher at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. So, in an attempt to create more first responders in Armstrong County, and potentially save lives or just buy time before paramedics arrive, students at the school took part in hands-only CPR training on Nov. 18.

UPMC Cole recently expanded breast imaging services available at the hospital to offer 3D mammography (tomosynthesis) as a lifesaving diagnostic screening.

In 1790, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson, by that time bitter rivals serving together in Washington’s Cabinet, dined privately with James Madison and struck a deal. The Virginians would get Hamilton the votes in Congress needed to adopt a financial system of his design in exchange fo…