Furthering his plan for reopening Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf announced on Friday eight additional counties will move to yellow and 17 to green, effective at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 29. All remaining counties in red are expected to move to yellow by June 5 at 12:01 a.m.

During these times where national and local attention are focused on coping with the impact of COVID-19, McKean County Department of Human Services is reaching out to the public to raise awareness of child abuse and foster care and to recognize a 30-year benchmark of service.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced on May 2 a phased reopening of state park and forest facilities in keeping with Governor Wolf’s direction to ensure that Pennsylvanians have opportunities to safely enjoy outdoor recreation as …

Balancing economic benefits and public health risks, Governor Tom Wolf announced May 1 the reopening of 24 counties in the northwest and northcentral regions of the state, moving them from red to yellow beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 8.

Five area school districts and the intermediate unit serving students in the 67th Legislative District were awarded nearly $60,000 in Continuity of Education and Equity Grants by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the current academic year.

During the past eight years, there’s been a steady uncertainty in the dairy industry, Tricia Adams, of Hoffman Family Farm, LLC, in Shinglehouse, said. Now, more dangers are presenting themselves amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing on the news and social media lately is dairy farmers being…

With farmers and food processors facing challenges in getting food to market and charitable food banks facing significant increases in need, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), c…

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The Eliot Ness Fest has been canceled due to the coronavirus, organizers announced on April 17.

Due to uncertainty related to the coronavirus, the PA Route 6 Educational Summit and Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for May 13 and 14, has been rescheduled to Aug. 5 and 6. The events will occur at the same time and same location.

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The 2020 Star Hose Company #1 annual banquet was held at the Star Hose Banquet Room in Port Allegany. The welcome was given by Andrew Johnson who served as master of ceremonies. After remembering the deceased members with a moment of silence and an Invocation offered by Chaplain Matthew Gunc…

Potter County’s total confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 remains at four, as of Wednesday, April 22, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Positive cases are in the Coudersport and Roulette zip codes, according to data provided by the DOH. Sixty-five people have tested ne…

In an effort to protect the public and county employees, the McKean County Commissioners and President Judge John Pavlock are asking that all visitors to all county buildings follow the state protocol to wear a mask beginning on Monday, April 20, until further notice. On Friday, Governor Tom…

First Citizens Community Bank has promoted Abbie Pritchard to market leader of their western Pennsylvania/New York market. At this time, this region includes the Wellsville, Genesee and Ulysses locations.

Entrepreneurs representing 10 different businesses from across the Pennsylvania Wilds have completed the inaugural PA Wilds PACE Program, a 10-week professional development course to help scale rural businesses.

In 2019, employees of First Citizens Community Bank reached into their pockets to donate funds that provided more than 10,000 meals to those in need through the Central Pennsylvania Foodbank.

When the American Bankers Association recently announced the top-performing community banks in the nation, First Citizens Community Bank made the list once again, ranking 59th, up 17 places from the previous year.

How you can stop comparing yourself to the woman next to you and feel better about yourself and your body.

Most of us don’t want to think about death. It’s an unsettling and largely unwelcome topic. Humans are emotional creatures by nature, and the majority aren’t well equipped to handle a death of a family member, friend or pet. But for a beloved cat or dog, the ordeal may be easier to bear.

OK, it’s time to hydrate. Knowing that and staying on top of it is a good start. But what drink is best for the situation?

Many people can benefit from more exercise. But after a long day at work and tending to obligations at home, making time for exercise can be an uphill battle. Come nighttime, there may be little energy or time left to be active. However, failure to engage in regular physical activity can be detrimental to one’s health.