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Dolly Parton Helped Fund the Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine

Dolly Parton Helped Fund the Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine

Dolly Parton is playing an important role in the global effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Country star, who is known for her charitable work, helped fund the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, which has been shown to be 94.5% effective. Parton’s funding of the vaccine was confirmed in the New England Journal of…

35 Years Ago Today 1/22/21

35 Years Ago Today 1/22/21

It was 35 years ago Saturday tonight (January 23rd, 1986) that the first inductees entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria. The inaugural class of the Hall of Fame featured rock’s forefathers: Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers, Ray Charles, James Brown, Sam Cooke and Jerry Lee Lewis. Included…

Local News Headlines 12/02/20

Local News Headlines 12/02/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 12/2 local headlines: The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 5,676 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 367,140 with 180 new deaths totaling 10,563. The number of Blair County cases stands at 3,889 confirmed with 523 probable and 66 deaths. Officials at the Blair County Prison have announced a…

News Headlines 1/22/21

News Headlines 1/22/21

BIDEN SIGNS CORONAVIRUS-RELATED EXECUTIVE ORDERS, WARNS WILL ‘TAKE MONTHS TO TURN AROUND’: President Biden signed 10 executive orders related to the coronavirus pandemic during his first full day in office Thursday (January 21st), moving immediately to start his national strategy to increase vaccinations and testing, increase the use of face masks, and more. At the same…

Beach Boys 1/22/21

Beach Boys 1/22/21

Despite the original Beach Boys 50th anniversary in 2012 ending in disarray and bad blood — Al Jardine says the group is eying the possibilities for its 60th. Mike Love, who controls the license to tour under the group’s moniker, opted out of carrying on with the original group following the band’s blockbuster “Celebration 50” tour, preferring to tour with…