Youth survey reveals changes in risk behavior
Students who choose to use alcohol and marijuana are waiting longer to do so, according to the 2011 Cambria County Pennsylvania Youth Survey Report.
However, other risk behaviors have increased.
Scholarships honor ex-Windber teacher
Seven seniors at Windber Area High School have received scholarship awards in memory of one of their teachers who died unexpectedly May 12, 2012.
St. Francis offers science camps
Science youth camps for children who will enter grades four through eight in the fall will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
June 17-21 at St. Francis University in Loretto.
VIDEO | Sci-Fi expo connects with fans
The Force is strong with Casey Bassett.
In two years of feverish planning and laborious love, the 24-year-old has roughly tripled the size of his homegrown geek convention, Sci-Fi Valley Con, being held this year at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. Today is the 2013 convention’s final day.
Teens plan Boswell Beautification Project
Area teens will spruce up neighborhoods in Boswell on Monday as part of the “Boswell Beautification Project.”
Youth from the Somerset County Probation Department will plant 250 germaniums beneath 150 red maple trees in a four-block area, said Georgia Sheftic, co-organizer.
Saturday's Powerball numbers
Winning numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing were: 10-13-14-22-52. The Powerball was 11.
Windber considers options for furnace
This coal town might be going “gas” soon.
After months exploring heating options for their borough building, officials said they are hoping to replace their oil boiler with a natural gas one – a move Borough Manager Fred Oliveros said could pay for itself in just a few years.
Defense attorney: Woman’s death an accident
A defense attorney for a Blair County man charged with homicide in the 1999 death of his daughter-in-law said the woman’s death was accidental.
THOMAS YOUNG | Death tax explained
Recently, Thomas Seitz, of Wessel & Co., brought us up to date on the present estate tax rules. I will discuss the Pennsylvania death tax, called an Inheritance Tax, and describe some of the differences between the two.
BUSINESS PEOPLE | Puchko associates attend seminar
Puchko associates attend seminar
Doug Puchko and Kayla M. Puchko recently attended the Disability Income Insurance seminar conducted by Ohio National Financial Services.
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