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American Refining Group Inc. announced Monday that its president and chief operating officer Jeannine T. Schoenecker will resign in early 2019.

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It’ll be all about the dogs on Saturday when the McKean County SPCA invites the community to its shelter to meet the eligible canines during Barktoberfest.

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SMETHPORT (EC) — The new McKean County Recycling Center has reopened at its former location, the Good Growing Gardens on U.S. Route 6 west of Smethport.  

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CANDY: We went on “a trip down candy lane” with a report on trends in Halloween candy through the years, starting in the 1920s.

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…

HATS: We can’t recall the last time we saw a woman wearing a stylish hat, outside of the Derby Gala that used to be an annual event in Bradford.

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Stars, planets and other celestial objects illuminate the night sky at Cherry Springs State Park on a chilly Saturday night.

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Megan Wells, middle, who won the Teen Leadership Award Sunday at the 2018 McKean County 4-H Achievement Day program at the Smethport Firehall, is shown with past winners of that award: Alexandria Flynn, 2016, left, and Hannah Wareham, 2017. Wells, a student at Bradford Area High School, is v…

The light trails from headlights and taillights on vehicles moving down U.S. Route 219 were captured in this prolonged exposure shot taken on Friday night near American Refining Group in Bradford.

SMETHPORT — Speaking before a small crowd of backers from both political parties Sunday night at the Smethport Firehall, Democratic candidate for the General Assembly from the 67th District Maryanne Cole promised, if elected, to become a voice for rural interests.

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As a teenager glued to his television in 1968 watching sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise gloved fists during the playing of the national anthem at the Olympics, Kenneth Shropshire immediately thought he knew what the protest was about.

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German law enforcement authorities added another chapter to Volkswagen's diesel scandal Tuesday by fining the company's luxury division Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is edging out profit and revenue expectations for the third quarter and raising its profit outlook as domestic sales rise.

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.

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…

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's new Cabinet is now a record 50 percent female, including the country's first woman defense minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.