Jane and Jeff Minich of Lucinda have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alana Minich of Lucinda, to Jonah Barnes of Tionesta.

Jim and Susan Culver of Tionesta announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Jo Culver of Asheville, North Carolina, to Andrew Louis Baldwin of Titusville.

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

My church's weekly Bible study group has been studying the book of John for the last 11 weeks. We have just gotten to the point in John's Gospel account of the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. This is a week before his crucifixion.

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

A young woman approaches her pastor, her red-rimmed eyes underlined with dark circles. "Where's God when you need Him?" she chokes. "Troubles are coming at me from every direction; social upheaval, broken relationships, financial collapse, illness..." She pauses to catch her breath. "It's ha…

Over the last several weeks, I have found myself returning over and over to the book of Exodus. Members of my congregation might tell you I've been stuck there, and I don't think that I can disagree. There's simply so much packed into this one book.

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

Jim and Nancy Weiser of Franklin announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Weiser, to Peter F. Gmiter.

Zoe Alexandria Yaich and Dillon Park Crispin exchanged wedding vows April 18 at The Hotel Bethlehem.

Larry and Kathy LaVan of Oil City have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Meghan Elizabeth LaVan of Franklin, to Garric Scott Boozer of Franklin.

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

"But each of us was given grace according to the measure of Christ's gift. The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to…

The priests of Saint Joseph Parish in Oil City will bless parishioners and cars with holy water from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, which is Pentecost.

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

I need to let readers know that I've been struggling, especially this last month. The statistics and facts that are now coming out regarding suicide, depression, business closures, abuse, loneliness, anxiety and other emotional ramifications due to "social distancing" have broken my heart.

Tasia Christine McCullough of Knox has announced her engagement to Joshua Michael Lencer, also of Knox.

Before moving to Pennsylvania, I spent several years with a church in the position of Executive Pastor. At least in my case, this was a fancy way of saying I oversaw the church finances. As with most jobs, there were aspects of it I enjoyed, and others not so much. Reconciling the church ban…

We asked area churches to let us know how they are adapting to social distancing guidelines while working to keep their congregations engaged and connected.

It's no secret the Mustang has been extremely popular since the first pony car made its debut in the mid-1960s. I've never owned one, and never really felt moved to own one. But test-driving the 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3-liter EcoBoost Premium coupe awakened me. It's a two-door fastback that sea…

Dear Doctor: The ignition key system on my 2007 Lexus ES 350 locks, so that when the key is put into the cylinder it's difficult to turn. I was told to jiggle it with considerable force to free it. I finally gave up with this routine and replaced the ignition cylinder. What caused this to ha…

COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines across the globe. This novel coronavirus first made headlines in late 2019 after an outbreak in Wuhan, the sprawling capital city in China's Hubei province. The virus has since spread around the globe, leading to school closures and changes in public …

As COVID-19 spread across the globe, it was evident that strong measures would need to be taken to help slow the rate of infection so as to not overwhelm the health systems. Schools shifted to remote learning, nonessential workers were asked to work remotely and families were told to engage …

Clarion University's Upward Bound program continues to provide students with year-round academic support and enrichment despite the closures of public schools.

Dear Doctor: My 2003 Cadillac DHS has a rotten egg smell. The dealer said the car had a bad 02 sensor and replaced it. I went back to the dealer again for the same smell. Again, they replaced a bad 02 sensor. They also said to switch the brand of gas and I did. Months later I went to another…

The 2020 CR-V is a spacious and versatile family hauler from Honda, long known for its reliability, safety and fuel efficiency. The new CR-V loses a base engine and is left with one power plant for 2020: a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that promises to take you 34 miles down the highw…

"For thus says the LORD: Only when Babylon's seventy years are completed will I visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope…

Long before the current health crisis, Grace United Methodist Church in Oil City took steps to broadcast its weekly Sunday worship service on the local cable television station to reach people who couldn't make it to the church for worship.

Dear Readers: With the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us are staying home and not driving. When you go to start the car, you may experience instances where it won't start. This is a dead battery, likely. For a proper and safe jumpstart, call your AAA-approved technician. I do not advise car owne…

Toyota's family hauler is worthy of its namesake, "Siena," the medieval city in Tuscany, Italy. Siena is known for its sturdy, Gothic brick buildings and historic districts. At 23 years old, the Toyota Sienna is ancient by minivan standards and is holding up well, despite declining sales and…

Bells will ring out and a new prayer will be offered across the Diocese of Erie on Easter Sunday at noon. The Most Rev. Lawrence T. Persico, bishop of Erie, is asking that all Catholics in the diocese offer the prayer daily at the noon, and that all parishes ring their bells each Sunday at n…