Osceola Township supervisors met Sept. 13 where resident, Robert Goodrich, encouraged the board to move away from the animosity displayed at the recent meetings. Goodrich encouraged the board to find a way to “handle it better.” Chairman Sam Baker agreed, saying the supervisors needed to be friendly and productive.

DuBOIS — Two men lost their lives in a collision on U.S. Route 219 at 7:10 p.m. Monday just south of Brubaker Road in Jefferson County.

The word “veteran” often is associated with an image relating to the military. However, Bradford VFW Post 212’s Ron Peters, Pennsylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars’ state junior vice commander, considers first responders as veterans, too.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin accepting applications for the Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) program at 8 a.m. on Monday.


The “America’s Got Talent” finalist group Catapult will perform as part of Alumni and Family Weekend Sept. 29 at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Tom Mathison of Mathison Architects outlined the next potential areas of work needed to be done by West Shore Community College Monday at the college’s board of trustees meeting.

The Ludington Area School District has a new intervention known as the Orange and Black Pack program. The program is much like the Lakeshore Food 4 Kids program started last year by Sara Ewing, Tara Autrey and Carrie Brandt, three local mothers who saw a need for a program that would provide food for students during the weekends. The Food 4 kids program is helping students at Franklin, Lakeview and Foster elementary schools. 

Crime and Courts

The following information was provided by the Ontario County District Attorney's Office. Addresses are those listed in court records at the time of arrest:

Business and Economy

    Members of the Randolph County Airport Board Wednesday discussed what they see as animosity towards them by county government officials. The board decided to invite County Council member Gary Friend to attend its Oct. 3 meeting to discuss the matter and hopefully reach some sort of agreement that is beneficial to all concerned.

    The East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center has developed a workshop designed for small business owners who may feel fear regarding the financial side of their businesses. The Center’s “Don’t Be Afraid of Your Numbers” workshops will help owners determine the five numbers that are crucial in small business management. Participants will discover how to leverage their five numbers and increase profits. A $10 fee helps cover the cost of the workshop.

At a brief ceremony held on Wednesday at the Bradford Post Office, letter carriers Lou Ambrose, Gary Page, Rick Cotillion and Steve Colosimo were each recognized and presented with commemorative plaques and special jackets signifying their induction into the Million Mile Club, sponsored by the National Safety Council.

Beacon Light Behavioral Health System and Dickinson Center both recently earned 2018-2020 certificates from the Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care) as designated Northcentral Trauma-Informed Care Centers in Pennsylvania.

Health Care