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Secrets to Staying Young

By Annie Reifsteck I believe the secret to staying young is a combination of being productive, constantly learning, keeping a positive attitude, laughing, and loving a lot. Being useful and fruitful helps determine the number of our days and how we look a ...

Beef Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb. pkg beef stew cubes, cut into bite size 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 medium yellow onion, diced fine 2 Tbsp minced garlic 6 Tbsp olive oil 1 (32 oz.) box chicken stock 2 cups celery (about 5 stalks), diced fine 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced toma ...

Everett Welcomes Everyone Home for the Holidays

By Kellie Goodman Shaffer Vintage street lamps decorated with wreaths and parking meters covered with wrapping paper greet shoppers in the quaint and welcoming town of Everett, along the historic Lincoln Highway and Juniata River in Bedford County. The E ...

Invest Like a Woman

You hear wedding bells. You have a baby on the way. You’re going through a messy divorce. You lose your lifetime spouse.  Good or bad, these are major life transitions that carry daunting challenges along with them. These life-altering changes don’t just ...

The Well Woman Visit

One of the most important steps women of all ages should take is to schedule an annual well woman visit. A well woman visit is a physical exam typically performed by your primary care provider or a gynecologist, a specialist in women’s health. The purpos ...

Is Your Marketing Plan Ready?

By Cheryl Ebersole I once read that not every business needs a marketing plan. I disagree. Every business should have a marketing plan, follow the plan, evaluate, and adjust the plan as needed, and very importantly develop a new marketing plan every year. ...

Pretzel Dessert

Ingredients: 2 ½ cups crushed pretzels 1 ½ sticks melted butter 3 Tbsp. brown sugar Filling: 8oz. cream cheese ¾ cup powdered sugar 1 (10oz.) container whipped topping 1 (6oz.) pkg strawberry Jello 1 lb. frozen strawberries Directions: Melt margarine and ...

There Is No Place Like The Cove

By Teresa Patterson In the Southern end of Blair County is an area commonly referred to as “The Cove”. A beautiful rural community surrounded by mountains with farms in the heart of it.   In the Cove you will find local food, local attractions and shops ...

Winter Wonderland Getaway

By Teresa Patterson Plan the coolest winter vacation with the family.  If you are looking to relax and have fun with the kids this winter, a snow-covered getaway can be family-friendly.  But where can you stay comfortably without sacrificing a big chunk o ...

Kivitz Serves As Investigator for Kevzara

Altoona Rheumatologist Alan J. Kivitz MD is an investigator in the global clinical program for Kevzara, a new biologic that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. “Sarilumab (Kevzara from Sanofi and Regeneron ...