ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — More than 250 students and advisers from 16 area high schools and one home-schooled student attended Communications Day 2019 Friday, sponsored by the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University.

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EMPORIUM — Drew Evens found Howie Stuckey twice in the second half to lead Port Allegany to a 13-12 victory over Cameron County and to snap its five-game losing skid. 

Any hunter worth his salt comes to love and respect the creatures he hunts. Though this may seem a contradiction, it isn’t. Hunters come to know in intimate detail the habits and terrain they …

JOHNSONBURG — Friday's matchup between Ridgway and Brookville was a tale of two halves, with the Elkers' dominant opening two quarters being the difference in a 28-14 victory at Johnsonburg's …

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OXFORD, Miss. — As time ticked off the clock at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium with the Texas A&M football team nursing a 10-point lead, freshman linebacker Andre White Jr. barreled into the backfield and pulled down Ole Miss quarterback Matt Carroll down for an 11-yard loss.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year.


Chief executives of a handful of pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies are negotiating with government attorneys to see if they can reach a settlement ahead of the first federal trial over the nation's opioid crisis.


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR closed its $2 billion purchase of International Speedway Corp. on Friday, bringing under the sanctioning body's control 12 tracks that include Daytona, Talladega and Miami-Homestead Speedway.

We’ve all experienced sticker shock. It’s one thing to gasp over the cost of a new dishwasher, but sticker shock for those who need to purchase medications for a chronic disease such as diabetes is a serious issue.

Vaping has come of age in the most perfect of social conditions. Smoking cigarettes is falling out of favor socially and even among nicotine users, and is wholly rejected by many young people today. To get their fix they're turning to what is marketed as a cleaner and safer method of ingestion. Enticing flavors, edgy technology and social media are empowering the tobacco industry to ensnare a new generation with nicotine addiction
by way of vaping. And it’s working. In 2016, 43.8% of high schoolers in New York state tried vaping, more than double the total two years prior. This trend has Ontario County officials deeply concerned.

Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.

Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.

The United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors may be nearing an end after a month after it was announced late Wednesday a tentative agreement had been reached. One day later, however, that announcement might prove premature.

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under current plans all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent its resurgence.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is reversing his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort.

When I was in grade school my grandparents lived in the town of Portville, but they spent their summers at The Camp in Mount Jewett, the town where my grandfather was born.