National News

WJAC-TV: Man Charged with Marathon Hoax due in Court

BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings says her son has a mental disorder. Joie Edson tells The Associated Press her son Kevin “Kayvon” Edson...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

A & E

Fair Concert/Gate Special Ends Today

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Fair concert/gate ticket special ends today. Concert tickets purchased by the end of the day will include free gate admission, reminded Brenda Morgan, fair marketing/promotions director. Tickets can be ordered online via the official fair...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Crime

GantDaily.com Police Blotter

State police at Clearfield An incident of harassment occurred Tuesday on Electric Avenue in Woodward Township. During the incident, a 19-year-old Houtzdale man and a 21-year-old Madera man allegedly engaged in a physical altercation. The incident remains under investigation at...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Business

China GDP expands 7.4 percent in Q1

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Beijing, China (4E) – China’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose by a better-than-expected 7.4 percent in the first three months of 2014, but slower compared with the 7.7 percent growth in the final quarter...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014
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Health

UPMC Altoona Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic Slated

ALTOONA — UPMC Altoona Foundation’s annual Golf Classic will be June 23 at Scotch Valley Country Club. An individual golfer fee is $150 and includes greens fees, cart and luncheon. Play is open to all golfers. Throughout the day, prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin,...
Posted On 13 Apr 2014

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