Embiid returns to lead Sixers in win

MIAMI — Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask. It didn’t slow him down. Embiid’s playoff debut was a smashing success for Philadelphia. The All-Star ...

Mountain Lions take care of Central

The Altoona boys volleyball team improved to 6-1 Thursday night, thanks to a 25-11, 25-11, 25-15 win over Central in high school action at the ...

Chambers close to extension deal

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers and athletic director Sandy Barbour both met the media Thursday and ...

Safe in Comforter’s arms

With my readers’ permission I’d like to offer a poem I composed a few days ago: “Ode to an Easy Chair” With open arms and gentle sway, You nurture me ...

Prom schedules

Proms have been scheduled for the following area high schools. Schools not included on the list can call 946-7520 to be included. - Bellwood — 6:30 p.m. Saturday ...

UPMC opens new outpatient facility

Briefcase

Bedford DA must be transparent

William Higgins’ successor as Bedford County district attorney, Lesley Childers-Potts, has embarked on her new responsibility commendably. Thrust into her new ...

Spending consumes our future

Airstrikes message to many

Births

April 7, 2018 Asher Kenneth Shoop, a son born to Maddie E. Estep and Ronnie H. Shoop, Roaring Spring, at Cone-maugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, at 6:09 ...

Births

Divorces

Lucinda M. ‘Cindy’ Acker

Lucinda M. “Cindy” Acker, 75, Altoona, entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Thursday at Hillview Health and Rehabilitation Center. Friends ...

Ernest S. Black Jr.

Jeanette ‘Jane’ (Debo) Brown

Did the Altoona Area School Board do the right thing on the building project?

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