April 16, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Historical Society Releases Books

Since 1979 the Fulton County Historical Society has published an annual book as one of its membership benefits. Volume 30 for 2009 is the first one to be printed in full color. More...

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Your Tax Refund: Invest Today For Tomorrow's Goals

The tax-filing deadline arrives this week. Will you be getting a refund? More...

Study: Herbs Added To 5,100-Year-Old Egyptian Wine

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Herbs have been detected in wine from the tomb of one of ancient Egypt's first rulers, many centuries before the civilization's known use of herbal remedies in alcoholic beverages, according to a study published Monday. More...

Be Prepared Before Aging Parents Need Medical Care

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - Taking an aging parent to the emergency room can be a trying time for any adult. But there are ways to ease the stress. More...

In Art Contest, Condiment Serves As Unusual Canvas

TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) - Nathan Doverspike's art soon will be seen by millions on an unusual canvas: Heinz ketchup packets. More...

Tainted Drywall From China Is Driving Owners From Their Homes

A toxic substance is suspected of causing corrosion, health problems, and foul odors, bringing lawsuits and calls for government action

MIAMI - There was something that always bothered Rene Galvin when she walked in the front door of her new condo - an eye-watering, rotten egg smell that clung to the four walls and everything contained within them, from the furniture to her carpe More...

Out In 4? Some Colleges Guarantee It

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) - Pursuit of a bachelor's degree is often seen as a four-year journey from precocious freshman to savvy senior. But completing that degree in four years isn't as commonplace as some may think. More...