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…

Following a jury trial held at the McKean County Courthouse on Jan. 17 and 18, former Bradford and Port Allegany resident Aaron Davis was convicted of 84 counts related to sending explicit materials to a minor and possessing child pornography. He was acquitted of 8 additional counts.

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SMETHPORT — The Smethport boys basketball team was able to complete the season sweep of Coudersport, beating the Falcons 54-38 with the dual efforts of Hayden Leet and Preston Alfieri’s combined 36 points.

The Galeton Tigers’ boys’ basketball team ground out a hard fought win on Tuesday, Jan. 17 with a 67-48 home triumph against the Northern Potter Panthers in a league conference battle.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced after a Commonwealth Drought Task Force meeting that drought watches have been lifted for five counties and hydrologic conditions are normal statewide.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the details of additional assistance for dairy producers, including a second round of payments through the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Pr…

The Friends of Hanley Library honored longtime board member and former president Jim Guelfi recently with emeritus status in recognition of his leadership, service and contributions to the org…

Upper Allegheny Health System parent company of Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process awarded by DNV …

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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…

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.

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(28 Jan 2023) When Pope Francis arrives in Congo and South Sudan next week, thousands of people will take special note of a gesture more grounded than the sign of the cross. Watching from their wheelchairs, they will relate to the way he uses his. (Jan. 28) (AP video: Justin Kabumba)