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Law to boost halal, kosher food for poor

May 2, 2014 DETROIT — For the first time, the federal government is required to purchase and provide food banks emergency supplies of kosher or halal products, serving a population whose survival could... more »»

Pastor likes to work with youth

May 2, 2014 Keith R. Moore was content serving as youth spiritual leader at Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church in Harrisburg, where he was ordained two years ago. He considered it his calling. more »»

Pair finds bright side when facing difficult situation

May 2, 2014 When my husband lost his job in 2012, it wasn’t a private family matter. It was all over the news under clever headlines like “Looks Like It’s GAME OVER for Curt Schilling’s Game Company, 38 Studios. more »»

Nightclub converted back to church

May 2, 2014 PONTIAC, Mich. — A southeastern Michigan church building that spent several years as a nightclub reopened recently as a house of worshi. more »»

Friendship loses close bond it had during teen years

May 2, 2014 Friendship is a funny thing. Sometimes it endures and, alas, sometimes it doesn’t. I’ve been thinking about friendship since I reconnected with my junior high school friend, Linda. more »»

For greyhounds: Concert to benefit nonprofit Monica’s Heart

May 1, 2014 The Altoona-based Monica’s Heart Greyhound Adoption organization is getting some overdue attention. more »»

Local native to reside in Frost Place

May 1, 2014 Writer Rebecca Foust is getting the chance to reside in the home of one of America’s great poets. more »»

Old films offer new perspective

May 1, 2014 There are times when you wish you could turn the clock back — times when certain moments become engraved in your conscience. more »»

Raise a glass

April 30, 2014 Tara Enedy and a group of her friends have been going to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society’s Pints for Pets Brewfest since it began seven years ago. more »»

Playing for keeps: Hollidaysburg Community Band celebrates 60 years

April 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Nancy Stevenson of Hollidaysburg was a teenager when she joined what is today called the Hollidaysburg Community Band. more »»

Playhouse spotlights ‘Dalmatians’

April 26, 2014 Who let the dogs out? This time, it’s Cresson Lake Playhouse. The children’s theater at the playhouse is putting on Disney’s “101 Dalmatians, The Musical” with public performances Sunday and May 2. more »»

Earth Matters: Intermunicipal cooperation would bring better services

April 26, 2014 “Most people don’t give it much thought if it goes away after they flush.” A colleague made that observation to me 15 years ago, also noting that this same principle held true for many things. more »»

Area woman named finalist in cookbook contest

April 26, 2014 EBENSBURG — If you can sneak healthy ingredients into chocolate chip cookies and even win over the toughest critics — a group of hungry high school students — you know you’re on to something. more »»

Summer flicks: Hollywood bets big again

April 24, 2014 NEW YORK — Like jumbo jets on the runway, Hollywood’s summer movies are lined up, ready for takeoff. more »»

Juniata music teacher gave to students, community

April 24, 2014 Longtime Altoona piano and voice teacher Kathryne Karraker Hitchen often talked about having what she called an “educated heart, thinking about what the other person wanted,” said her daughter, Lisa... more »»

Joan Jett will play Clearfield County Fair

April 24, 2014 CLEARFIELD — Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will close out the Clearfield County Fair with a night of rock and roll at 8 p.m. Aug. 2. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today via at www. more »»

Gallitzin Sportsmen’s Club preps third Wine Fest

April 23, 2014 When Ray and Kim McCloskey first took the idea of having a wine festival fundraiser to the board of the Gallitzin Sports­men’s Club, there were some doubts. more »»

Dig in! It’s time to plan, plant, nurture, grow

April 20, 2014 For many, the zing in the air this time of year has them rushing to their area garden shops for supplies, eager to add new life to their dreary landscape. more »»

Aged artistry: Ancient Japanese technique of shibori revisited, revamped

April 19, 2014 NEW YORK — From tablecloths to duvet covers, iPhone cases to wallpaper and startling calf-skin wall hangings, the ancient Japanese resist-dying technique of shibori has gone mainstream. more »»

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