SMETHPORT — The directors of Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 Educational Services approved requests Monday from the Bradford, Galeton and Smethport school districts to receive services through the IU9 Virtual Academy for 2018-19.

Charles Burgett (foreground) receives his influenza shot from nurse Michelle Sprester Saturday at the Friendship Table in Bradford. The shots were administered free of charge to the public through a collaborative effort of the Table, Drs. M. Javed and Shahnaz Akhtar and Bradford Regional Med…

If you couldn’t tell already, the weather this past weekend was a reminder that we are now truly in the heart of football season. Speaking as someone who was on the sideline for a very cold, very wet Bradford-Clarion game, I was longing for the far off days — otherwise known as last week — o…

SMETHPORT —  Nathan Hollowell and Blake Kinner each reached the century mark in rushing yards and scored a touchdown to key unbeaten Smethport’s Senior Night celebration with a 37-0 shutout of…


NEW YORK (AP) — The leading U.S. investment banks — Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley — each reported third quarter profits that beat analysts' expectations Tuesday, helped by strong performance in their trading operations and better-than-expected revenue from stock underwriting.


BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine was fined 9.1 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) on Tuesday for falsifying production records in a scandal that prompted a nationwide crackdown on the industry.

It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.

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It’s autumn, and the markets are filled with a harvest of carrots, parsnips beets and turnips, loaded with fiber and vitamin C. But how do you eat these rich root vegetables? Chef Jeffory McLean, of the New York Wine and Culinary Institute, offers some tips on buying and preparing seasonal root vegetables, just in time for comfort food.

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It’s said that a positive attitude is essential to health and wellness. Keeping a positive attitude in the face of great obstacles — tragedy, anger, violence, illness or hardship — is life’s toughest challenge. Hank Commodore has a simple, unfailing solution: Humble yourself with wisdom, and practice love and kindness to humankind.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry's keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching band and ended with an exhibition by the Harlem Globetrotters. It was a spectacle befitting the industry symposium. "We're sharing our energy bounty with the world," Perr…

When President Donald Trump was touting the accomplishments of his administration before the United Nations last week, there were some guffaws from the assembly.

It’s an absolute fact that natural gas development continues to be an economic and environmental winner for our region. But a letter to the editor (“Rural Pennsylvania Needs a New Voice”) shares misleading and downright false information regarding this important, job-creating, economic drive…

Many years back — sometime in the 1990s — syndicated columnist George Will wrote about a survey taken in newsrooms at major newspapers and TV networks. The survey found that more than 90 percent of the staffers of said newsrooms identified themselves as Democrats, single digits as Republicans.