Watermelon Donuts

(Family Features) Fresh fruit is a breakfast staple, and a nutritious option like watermelon is a sweet way to satisfy hunger (and thirst). As a refreshing…



Venango, Forest jobless rates drop

From staff reports The tri-county area’s June seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, for the most part, was down from May, according to the state Department of…







Recent Deaths 7/28/21

Mary C. Slusser, 78, of Grove City, formerly of Lake Latonka and Oil City, died July 26th, 2021. Ruth Beichner, 71 of Lucama, N.C., died…



Pet of the Day 7/27/21

Chop says, “Look deeply into my eyes.” He knows that one look at those beautiful peepers will melt your heart, and you won’t be able…


Vaccine Confidence

The COVID-19 vaccine has become such a political and controversial lightning rod that many are reticent to write about it or express their opinion in…







Recent Deaths 7/27/21

Bruce B. “Pops” “Hitch” Hitchcock Sr., 62, of Kennerdell, died July 23, 2021. Ricky Lee Cherry, 61, of Utica, died July 24, 2021.   For…




Beware of VA Claim Sharks

Last week, Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) sent a letter to VA Secretary McDonough highlighting…






Recent Deaths 7/26/21

John D. “Jack” Snyder, 69, of Parker, died July 24, 2021. Lida M. Schwabenbauer, 86, of Marble, died July 24, 2021. Norma “Toots” Lucille (Rea)…