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Valley Community Services aims to aid intellectually-challenged volunteers

Valley Adult Developmental Training Center has implemented a Community Awareness program aimed at... More...

Special Sections


Hyndman 5K brings community together for fun

After a two-year hiatus, Hyndman 5K and Family Fun Day drew attendees from four states and... More...

Bedford County Players to perform ‘Opal’s Baby’ in August

The Bedford County Players will be performing John Patrick's comedy, "Opal's Baby" at Gardner... More...

Weather Today

Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the morning. Then mostly cloudy with a chance of... More...


Smoke tax a benefit

Guest editorial

After World War II, when cheese and butter were still prized commodities and men would pawn their... More...

Old Photo Album

Shirley Jean Weyant is photographed on her way to church as she passed the monument on Pitt... More...

Paul Ryan is the answer

Donald Trump's campaign strategy — an outrage a day to keep the voters away — seems to... More...

Local Sports

Espinal hits 10th inning walkoff, Curve win 2-1

ALTOONA — For the second consecutive night, Edwin Espinal walked the Altoona Curve off... More...

Former Steeler Greene follows long path to HOF

The showman in Kevin Greene sometimes overshadowed the football player. Not that the outside... More...



WILLS Mountain Church of Christ will host a book bag and school supplies giveaway on Aug. 13 from 1... More...

Obama denies $400 million payment to Iran was ransom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously denied that a $400 million cash payment... More...

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger”... More...

Top of th' Morning

The West St. Clair Township/Pleasantville Water Authority will be flushing lines Aug. 8 through... More...


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Amtrak: New locomotives have cut delays

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Farm Market


Martinsburg August 1, 2016   CATTLE: 94.  STEERS: Choice-102.-108.; Good-88.-97. ... More...

Feds indict 46 in mob sweep, including Philly boss

NEW YORK (AP) — Declaring that the Mafia is not just the stuff of movie scripts, federal... More...


UN bungles its response to Africa’s yellow fever outbreak

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The World Health Organization and its partners shipped more than 6... More...

Pope Francis: ‘Terrible’ child can choose gender

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that... More...

Police: London stabbings that killed US woman not terrorism

LONDON (AP) — A Somali Norwegian teenager went on a knife rampage through London's Russell... More...

State/National Sports

Williams still proves his worth to Steelers

At 26 years old, linebacker Vince Williams considers himself one of the ‘old guys’ on... More...

Garcia’s steal of home lifts Braves over Pirates

ATLANTA (AP) — Adonis Garcia scored from second on an improbable stolen base attempt in the... More...

Dungy’s legacy transcends football success

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nine games into his bid to transform the bumbling Tampa Bay Buccaneers... More...