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Penelec outlines steps to avoid shutoff

Penelec customers who have fallen behind on their electric bills could see shutoffs as a moratorium for winter utility disconnection was lifted Friday. “We are encouraging Penelec customers experiencing financial hardship to contact us as soon as possible to establish affordable payment ...

Area conservation organizations respond to Avian Flu spread

To stem the spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, regional nature conservation organizations are encouraging residents to join them in following the recommendation of the Cornell Cooperative Extension to stop activities that cause birds to gather. These activities include pausing all ...

Scholarship aims to get students interested in nursing

A family tradition of nursing that is four generations deep is gaining breadth by helping others move forward in the same vocation. Hanna Ketzko was awarded a Mary Edwards Conarro Nursing Scholarship to finish her final semester at the Venango Technology Center registered nursing program ...

Mastriano proposes drug overdose mapping

A Republican candidate for governor is proposing legislation to increase the information available about opioid overdoses in Pennsylvania. Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Chambersburg, and Sen. David Argall, R-Mahanoy City, have proposed Senate Bill 1152, which would require drug overdose incidents ...

ROY working ‘to bring back vitality and enthusiasm’

Since 2004, Revitalization of Youngsville (ROY) has been working to live up to its title. It has yielded a number of positive changes over the years and is now looking to revitalize its own efforts. On Wednesday, ROY hosted a meeting of local movers and shakers to gather and share ...

Warren man pleads to forgery from stolen checks

A Warren man has pleaded guilty to a felony forgery charge stemming from stealing and cashing checks totaling over $2,000. Lee Jordan, 48, entered the plea during proceedings Thursday morning before Judge Gregory Hammond. District Attorney Rob Greene said the plea was discussed with the ...