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 ...

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From UPMC Altoona Foundation

As the year draws to a close, the UPMC Altoona Foundation would like to thank its many donors and volunteers. Your generosity has enabled the Foundation to continue to make a positive impact on the health needs of our region’s residents. The foundation ma ...

Lifestyle and Risk Reduction

Taking positive steps to change your lifestyle can lead to prevention of heart-related health conditions and cardiovascular disease. At Cardiology Associates of Altoona, L.L. P., their team of cardiologists is committed to educating and assisting their pa ...

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Whispering Hollow

Whispering Hollow Estate is a unique location for your wedding, reception, graduation party, family reunion, company picnic, and milestone birthday celebration. Nestled in the rolling hills of rural Pennsylvania, Whispering Hollow Estate is the perfect ba ...

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UPMC Foundation

Imagine being able to help others in need without a large personal financial sacrifice. Planned giving is a simple, effective way to make a big impact on the lives of others.  Through a planned gift, you can gain tremendous tax benefits including tax-free ...