WARM WEATHER SAFETY MINUTE: With summer officially here, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania is kicking off its “Warm Weather Safety Minute” campaign, highlighting simple tips anyone can follow to stay safe.


If Jean Senuta of Olean, N.Y., is proud of her brother, Matt Langianese, she has a right to be. Not every Yank is honored as a knight of France — and certainly not at the age of 99.

A 19-year-old “drifter” who fell victim to a gruesome murder this past spring was allegedly beaten and humiliated by three Galeton residents before he was taken to the woods, choked and abandoned, according to police.


MOUNT ALTON — Southern Air Express, which provides daily flights from Bradford to Pittsburgh from Bradford Regional Airport, will add commercial air service to Washington Dulles International Airport, possibly before the end of the year.

GALETON — The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission is delaying the reopening of state-owned historic sites and museums, including the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, until further notice. With COVID-19 cases increasing across the country, every precaution possible must be taken to pre…

DENVER, Colo. — The building housing Herbology, the medical marijuana dispensary in Bradford, Pa., has been purchased by Colorado-based Scythian Real Estate, a company that specializes in working with sophisticated, well-capitalized cannabis operators.

HARRISBURG — A bill to expand membership on the state’s Hardwoods Development Council has been unanimously approved by the state House, said Rep. Martin Causer, R-Turtlepoint, prime sponsor of the measure.

GROWING BEANS, PART 2: Beans benefit from soil that has been mixed with a bit of compost. After planting, mulch the ground surface to preserve soil moisture and deter weeds. Be sure that the plants get about an inch of water per week. Water the soil, not the plants. To ensure a long harvest …

Three people face murder charges for allegedly killing a Galeton man this spring, then leaving the body in a wooded area in Harrison Township, Potter County.

WESTFIELD, N.Y. — Anna Lemnitzer, associate professor of art at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (Pa.), will be the featured artist at a virtual art show to be held Friday by the Octagon Gallery at the Patterson Library.

HARRISBURG — A one-time, $50 million grant program to support the state’s fire and emergency medical services organizations as they deal with impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is now open for applications, said Rep. Martin Causer, R-Turtlepoint.

COUDERSPORT — Time is running out for non-profit organizations, township or borough governments and small businesses to apply for funds being made available by the Potter County Commissioners to help cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Erie man arrested on warrant in Kane


NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of cler…


Banks helped drag stocks lower on Wall Street Thursday amid worries that recent improvements in the economy may be set to stall as coronavirus cases continue to climb.

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Thinking about taking some personal time off this summer? It might look and feel a bit different this year in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that plans to unwind, de-stress and detach from work-related responsibilities have to be canceled altogether. Learn ways to decompress and avoid stress while taking PTO.

Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.

The question of how much liquid to consume daily basis has no simple answer. Several studies have shown differing recommendations. However, specific fluid needs depend on several factors, which include overall health, location and even level of activeness. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, but knowing more about the body’s need for liquids can help in estimating how much ought to be sipped up.