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October 28th, 2012

Exercise boosts satisfaction with life, researchers find

October 29, 2012

UNIVERSITY PARK -- Had a bad day? Extending your normal exercise
routine by a few minutes may be the solution, according to Penn State
researchers, who found that people's satisfaction with life was higher on
days when they exercised more than usual.
"We found that people's satisfaction with life was directly impacted by
their daily physical activity," said Jaclyn Maher, graduate student in
kinesiology. "The findings reinforce the idea that physical activity is a
health behavior with important consequences for daily well-being and

Red Cross has downloadable apps for Hurricane Sandy

October 29, 2012

DuBois - The free Red Cross Hurricane App for mobile devices provides real-time hurricane safety information such as weather alerts and where Red Cross shelters are located. The app also features a toolkit with a flashlight, strobe light and alarm, and the one-touch “I’m Safe” button lets someone use social media outlets to tell family and friends they are okay.

Devin E. Mertz

October 29, 2012

Devin E. Mertz, 24, of 535 Washington St., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born June 19, 1988 in St. Marys, a son of Thomas A. Mertz of Kane and Kathryn Novosat Mertz of St. Marys, who survive.
Devin was a lifelong resident of the area and had attended St. Marys Area schools. He enjoyed skateboarding, biking and spending time with his friends. Devin also gave the gift of life as an organ donor.

David A. Benson Sr.

October 29, 2012

David A. Benson Sr., 71, of 482 Silver Creek Rd., Johnsonburg, died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born on Dec. 17, 1940 in Johnsonburg, son to the late Arthur and Louise Polinski Benson.
On Aug. 2, 1963 he married Julia Kasmierski, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of Johnsonburg, having graduated from the Johnsonburg High School in 1958. He was employed by PennTech Papers in Johnsonburg for 40 years before retiring in 1998.
He was also a member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg.

Gennocro wins girls' D9-AA title, Foster places third in boys' race

October 29, 2012

Weisner sets record, ECC girls take D9-A team title

October 29, 2012

October 26th

Crusaders rally for 26-12 senior night win over Otto-Eldred

October 27, 2012

Bradford Owls hand Dutchmen 24-12 non-league setback

October 27, 2012

Hurricane Sandy set to hit East Coast this weekend

October 27, 2012

With Hurricane Sandy set to hit the East Coast late Sunday, state and local agencies and area residents are preparing for what might happen.
Governor Tom Corbett on Friday declared a statewide disaster emergency in advance of Hurricane Sandy to enable state, county and municipal governments to respond effectively to what is anticipated to be a significant impact.

Gas prices down 9 cents in Western Pa.

October 26, 2012

The current average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline in Western PA is $3.781, down 9 cents per gallon from a week ago.
This week’s average prices: Western PA Average: $3.781; Average price during the week of October 16, 2012 - $3.871; Average price during the week of October 25, 2011 -  $3.480. Today’s National Average Price - $3.648.

Elk County Catholic's Nicole Florio medaled at the PIAA Class AA Track and Field Championships...
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders picked up their first win of the postseason with a 14-4 five-...
The 2014-2015 Spring Athletic Awards Program was held at Elk County Catholic High School on...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...