SMETHPORT (EC) — A clothing collection has be set up for the Rich Tanner family who lost everything is Tuesday’s fire on the East Valley Road in Keating Township.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and U.S. Reps. Harley Rouda (D-Calif.) and Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) are working together to provide greater assistance to individuals who have struggled with opioid misuse and abuse.

Dario Caminite graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.S cum laude and a B.A. cum laude in mechanical engineering. At USD, he was unanimously selected to be the Commanding Cadet of all Air Force ROTC students at the 19 (nineteen) colleges and universities in southern California.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP) it is partnering with multiple vendors to resume motorcycle safety training classes for Pennsylvania residents through a statewide pilot program for the re…

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(Editor’s note: Wade Robertson was recently received an award for the top outdoor column in Pennsylvania. This piece was his winning article.)

SMETHPORT — Another fast start and high quality performance from quarterback Noah Lent and running back Braedon Johnson led Smethport to a 39-6 win over Elk County Catholic Friday night in Smethport.

WELLSBORO — C&N is offering chances for an iPhoneTM 11 or equivalent AppleTM gift card with all proceeds going to support our local food banks and backpack programs.

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice 2020 winners were revealed Wednesday, and Seneca Resorts & Casino’s Social Club by Seneca took 2nd place for the Best Player’s Club.

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — Casino Player magazine just revealed its Best of Gaming 2020 Awards and once again the readers have spoken and placed Seneca Resorts & Casinos in the top three in 28 categories with 35 total awards.

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Tops Friendly Markets has expanded the number of stores in which shoppers can purchase beer and wine to now include its Bradford, Pa., location at 150 Main St.

The wildfires in the West have burned up millions of acres, taken dozens of lives, destroyed thousands of homes, cost enormous amounts of money to combat and, yes, they are connected to climate change. For years, it has been getting hotter out West with cruel droughts becoming crueler, and s…

For almost everyone in America, life has changed this year. It’s about to change much more.

In the Sept. 10 edition of The Era, Dr. K. James Evans wrote a disparaging article about our president, Donald J. Trump, accusing him of “irresponsible and cowardly statements” concerning our veterans.


President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. (Sept. 26)