New standouts expected to emerge

The 2017 high school golf season should produce plenty of new stars in the area after most of the top-tier talent graduated following last season. Altoona, ...

Local girl wins national title

A local girl recently played a key role on a national championship softball team. Emily Cavender, 10, who will be a sixth-grade student at the ...

McSorley on Manning watch list

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State junior quarterback Trace McSorley claimed a spot on the Manning Award watch list. It is McSorley’s sixth watch list appearance ...

Lions hire rugby coach

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has selected Justin Hundley as coach of the men’s rugby program. A Penn State graduate, he will begin his duties ...

Fold an old book into a piece of art

Books have more uses than might be obvious. Sure, you can press flowers in a heavy one and set out the pretty ones as decoration. You can read ...

School spending to rise

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Emergency responders are heroes

The words “hero,” “heroic” and “heroism” all apply to today’s emergency responders. They put their own personal well-being, as well as their lives, ...

Postal rules need to change

Violence in Virginia sickening

Births

July 20, 2017 Benjamin Robert Clapper, a son born to Allison and Seth Clapper of Lebanon at Women and Babies Hospital, Lancaster, at 3:59 p.m. Allison is formerly ...

Magisterial district judges

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Peggy Ann Espenlaub

Peggy Ann Espenlaub, 78, Exton, died July 25, 2017. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles L. and Peggy Dolores (Watson) Campbell. Surviving are her ...

Lucy Grimme

Martha J. ‘Marty’ Lindsey

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