Articles by: Maxfield Lane

Week 3 Football Preview: Brookville and Karns City Clash in Battle of Unbeatens

Week 3 Football Preview: Brookville and Karns City Clash in Battle of Unbeatens

Week two had its share of important games, with both Brookville and Union/A-C Valley getting the job done against top opposition. Coudersport picked up right where they left off in their commanding opening week victory, while St. Marys proved that their successful 2019 season wasn’t just a mere flash in the pan. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 25, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports
Agriculture Secretary Encourages Farmers to Reach Out As Industry Faces Growing Stress Throughout Pandemic

Agriculture Secretary Encourages Farmers to Reach Out As Industry Faces Growing Stress Throughout Pandemic

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Human Services Dr. Perri Rosen joined industry and healthcare representatives for an open conversation about decreasing stigma surrounding mental health in agriculture. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 25, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Advisory Committee Recommends Pausing Unemployment Benefit System Change During Unprecedented Claims Volume

Advisory Committee Recommends Pausing Unemployment Benefit System Change During Unprecedented Claims Volume

HARRISBURG, Pa. – At the recommendation of state legislators, stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Labor, Pennsylvania will avoid potentially disrupting people relying on unemployment compensation by pausing the launch of a new system that will change how to file for and claim benefits. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 25, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Releases Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, DCNR Grants

Wolf Administration Releases Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, DCNR Grants

READING, Pa. – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn on Thursday joined City of Reading and other officials in the release of the new Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan and an announcement of DCNR 2020 grants for community parks, small communities, and partnerships. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 25, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Paul F. Miller

Paul F. Miller

Paul F. Miller, age 87, of DuBois, PA died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at his home after a brief illness and in the loving care of his family. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2020 · Obituaries

Michael P. Meko

Michael P. Meko, 89, of Punxsutawney, began his eternal Sunday polka party Wednesday September 23 2020. A man of many words that never failed to make everyone smile; Mike passed peacefully at home surrounded by family. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2020 · Obituaries
Pennsylvania Requests Additional Assistance for All SNAP Recipients Following Federal Court Ruling

Pennsylvania Requests Additional Assistance for All SNAP Recipients Following Federal Court Ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) has submitted a request to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that would extend additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds to all SNAP recipients. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave Of PUA Fraud

L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave Of PUA Fraud

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On September 23, The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced that due to an alarming spike in suspicious applications for unemployment benefits through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, additional anti-fraud and identity verification measures will be put in place. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Secretary Of Agriculture Highlights ‘Earn While You Learn’ Agriculture Apprenticeship Opportunity

Secretary Of Agriculture Highlights ‘Earn While You Learn’ Agriculture Apprenticeship Opportunity

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Wednesday encouraged young Pennsylvanians to apply for an Agriculture Equipment Service Technician Apprenticeship where they'll earn a paycheck while they learn hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering, and math. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Martz Market Co-Owner Passes Away at 102

Martz Market Co-Owner Passes Away at 102

Irene Della Martz, 102, of Sigel, PA, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020, while a resident at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville, PA. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 24, 2020 · Local News, News, Obituaries