Houghton professor and physician named as Fullbright scholar for Uganda work

A Houghton University physician will spend the next school year in Uganda after being chosen as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. David Brubaker, M.D, director of Health Services and an assistant professor of biology at the educational institution, will teach at Bwindi Community College, a Christ-centered ministry in Southwest Uganda which is focused on improving the … Read more

P&G recalls millions of detergent bags due to ‘risk of serious injury’

BREAKING: The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reporting this morning that Procter and Gamble is recalling 8.2 million bags of Tide Pods, Gain Flings, Ace Pods and Ariel Pods liquid laundry detergent packets packaged in flexible film bags due to risk of serious injury if the containers split open. The hazard notice advises … Read more

Saturday spotlights Allegany County Christmas activities

Although today kicks off the “official” Christmas shopping season and festivities, Saturday will highlight some area focuses. Small Business Saturday, a nationwide designation to encourage consumers to recognize the impact which occurs when they engage with the 33 million small businesses in the United States that power America’s economy, create jobs and make communities vibrant, … Read more

Veterans Day recognitions and benefits this weekend

What’s open, what’s closed, where are observances, and what benefits are being provided for veterans and active service members all come to the forefront this weekend with Veterans Day falling on a Saturday this year. Many government offices and operations are closed today, although mail delivery continued and most banks remained open. Allegany County refuse … Read more