Editor's Note

Remembering our fathers

June 16, 2017

Many, if not most, of us who are baby boomers were fortunate to have fathers who were members of the “Greatest Generation,” and whose life experience included World War II. Many of their fathers’ life […]


Walk the tracks across the sky

May 24, 2017

The Kinzua Viaduct was a bridge unlike any the world had seen In 1882, Gen. Thomas Kane, a Philadelphia lawyer, decorated American Civil War veteran, and president of the New York, Lake Erie and Western […]

Cruise Corner

SIZE OF cruise ships truly amazing

May 16, 2017

  Large ships come with a host of amenities, and as their length, width, and number of staterooms climb, so do the variety of offerings. While the one-upmanship battle between cruise lines seems to have […]


TripBeatSM: Vacation to your heart’s content

May 12, 2017

TripBeatSM makes it easy, convenient, and affordable to search and book resort vacations by providing access to more than 2,400 resort condo rental properties in desirable destinations in approximately 90 countries.  The properties offer variety, […]


Blair County Arts Festival celebrates 50 years

May 12, 2017

Event features art, music, dance, and even dippy pizza Back in 1964, a small downtown arts festival was held in the Mishler Theatre in Altoona, Pa. Three years later, it was moved to Penn State’s […]


Paddling the water trails of Maryland’s Talbot County

May 9, 2017

Exploring Talbot County’s water trails by canoe, kayak, or paddleboard opens the tidewater heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Talbot’s 600 miles of shoreline embrace both sheltered waters and more challenging bayfront paddling. The Tilghman Island […]