May 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mountain bike enthusiasts get muddy

Quinton Jensen of northern Virginia, left, and Greg Tice of Mount Joy, power washed their mountain bikes after riding on the muddy Allegrippis Trails during Dirt Rag Magazine’s Dirt Fest Saturda More...

Local News

Car goes over embankment

Emergency crews from Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. responded to a motor vehicle crash in the area of 21640 Church St., Three Springs, around 11:45 a.m. More...

Traffic pattern to change on Route 22 bridge project

SMITHFIELD TWP. — Construction for the Route 22 (William Penn Highway) bridge, spanning Route 26 (Pennsylvania Avenue) is scheduled to resume as part of PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. More...

Police Log

Retail theft   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 21 AIDS Intervention o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800- 445-6262 or 944-2982. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Darvish recovers from shaky start

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yu Darvish (1-3) recovered from a shaky start for his first win with the Cubs, allowing one run and two hits in six innings in a 6-1 win over the Reds. More...

Ohtani sharp as Angels snap skid with 5-2 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Justify wins Preakness on another sloppy track

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. More...

Senior Spotlight

Lifesaving Ideas Rewarded

(NAPS)—If you or someone you care about is among the approximately 47 million Americans over 65—or hopes to be someday—there could be good news for you. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boundaries needed for mom

Dear Annie: I have been in a relationship with my fiance for seven years. When we first started dating and I met his mother, she cried and said, “Take care of him.” Mind you, he’s 52 years old. I didn’t think anything of it. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 22, 2018: More...

Downtown Summer Camps scheduled

Local children will be given the opportunity to expand their horizons through a series of Downtown Summer Camps offered through a collaborative effort of local organizations and organizers. More...

Survey in place to collect data

Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in a citizen science project to help observe native species through the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS). More...

Charity tournament to aid united way

Golfers from across the county will be making the “drive” to participate in an annual fundraiser held in the center of the county, hoping to make par, not only for hole prizes, but to raise money for a charitable cause. More...

State  Free Access 

Guides bring views to museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia.  More...

Mange in bears reaches epidemic rate

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Over a lifetime, some Lancaster County residents may have seen a fox with mange. Hunters may have glimpsed an infected coyote. It’s a horrible sight with clumps of hair missing from the beautiful animals.  More...

Cause sought for massive Philly warehouse fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire investigators are trying to find the cause of a massive fire that destroyed a vacant north Philadelphia warehouse over the weekend. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats shut out Panthers 10-0

District 6-3A Semifinal:

A year ago to the day, Huntingdon trailed 3-2, but had two runners on base with two out in the top of the seventh inning at Penn Cambria. More...

Curve rout Sea Dogs

Mitch Keller held the opposing lineup in check on Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Field as the Altoona Curve scored a season-best 12 runs on 17 hits to beat the Portland Sea Dogs 12-3.  Keller (5-2) struck out seven batters for the second straight More...

People/Pastimes

Add spice to outdoor summer entertaining

Warmer weather may mean finding ways to cool off, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring bold flavors to the gathering you’re hosting with family and friends. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lennon Rose Heath, who turned 1 year old Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Lennon is the daughter of Lindsay and Clinton Heath of Shirleysburg. More...

Simple ways to help kids eat healthy

Childhood obesity is a problem in many parts of the world, including the United States and Canada. The 2015- 2016 National Health and Nutritional Evaluation Survey from the U.S. More...

Hints from Heloise

Pare down, then live it up

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is about having self-control with credit cards. — Heloise  More...

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