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Festivus of Fall Festivals!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, Oct. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 19. Outdoor fall festival season reaches its peak this weekend, with four prominent annual fall festival events transpiring through Sunday. Bedford's Fall Foliage ...

Hail the Spud!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, Sept. 29 through Thursday, Oct. 5. Let the fall festivals begin! This weekend features two of the area's most anticipated fall season festivals, plus a first-time concert event. Spud worshippers will ...

Night Market, New Germany Arts & Crafts, Italian Food Festival This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, Sept. 15 through Thursday, Sept. 21. The final official weekend of the Summer of 2017 features several festival and fair favorites, plus a special night market event. The Downtown Night Market event ...

Striking Chords, Sundance Head and Lots More This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, Sept. 8 through Thursday, Sept. 14. With an early autumn "crisp" in the air, a number of special events featuring live music take place during this weekend and upcoming week. The sixth annual Striking ...

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Oh my gravy! Weruva BFF OMG! ‘People Food for Cats”

Weruva cat food? Yes, it’s THAT GOOD!!! (Just ask Odilia, Gracie, BoBo, Grayer, Katie and Krusher) With International Cat Day celebrated earlier this month (August 8), and Happy Healthy Cat Month in September, now is the perfect time to address the 'cat in the room'- as well as, your ...

PA passes historic animal anti-abuse law: Libre’s Law

I never thought I’d live to see this day. Thanks to a most bipartisan act of the Pennsylvania legislature, we now have stronger laws to protect innocent animals from abuse. Ending what was a near yearlong effort, the PA Senate unanimously passed Pennsylvania HB 1238, better known as ...

Shirley, you can’t be retiring?

Several year’s ago I met Shirley Fonda of Fonda’s Foundlings. This one-woman crusade has been saving the lives of homeless cats in the Center County region for nearly 20 years, rescuing more than 1,600 over this time. I just learned that Shirley is going to retire finally at the age of 81 ...

The life and times of Czar, a senior pup

Czar is a 13 ½ year old pitt bull who rescued his parents (Jackie and Paul) at the tender age of 9 weeks. This gentle giant is the pride and joy of his mom, Jackie, who loves to deck Czar out in holiday duds and showcase his pictures in fundraising calendars, contests and even on his own FB ...

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We have a winner, 2017 version

The MLB regular season has ended, and so has the blog's annual Guess How Many Games The Pirates Will Win Contest. This year's contest went right to the final game and required the tiebreaker, which is predicting how many home runs the Pirates will hit. The Pirates beat Washington on Sunday in ...

This is a test

This is just a test. Stay calm, if that's possible. If you see this on the Mirror website, report back to me please. Thank you. Have a good day.

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Artist of the week: Angela Landrin

This week we present Angela Landrin's work. She is a local abstract artist in Hollidaysburg. Wife and mother of two, she sells her work on her website ALoriginals (found on her FB page below). Landrin says she "loves painting with bold colors to make a connection with all who looks at my ...

LaVintage Decor Art Upcoming Art Classes

September and October Upcoming Events at LaVintage Decor and Wine & Design Studio Ticket URL for all classes is https://squareup.com/store/lavintage-decor or call LaVonne at (814)934-8928 Take advantage of this coupon for these classes unless stated otherwise in the description. Inline ...

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PREGAME STRETCH: Cincinnati at Pittsburgh

The game: Cincinnati Bengals (2-3) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2), CBS, Sunday, 4:25 p.m., Heinz Field, 68,400. Announcers: Jim Nantz and Tony Romo. It will be interesting this week to see how Romo’s approach changes seeing the same team two weeks in a row. Also, we were wrong last week about ...

ARROW POINTING UP

The score: Pittsburgh 19, Kansas City 13 The bottom line: In the ultimate week-to-week league, the Steelers flipped the script from last Sunday and totally dominated the lone unbeaten team in the league in all facets of the game, save scoring, which led to a nail-biting fourth quarter, decided ...

PREGAME STRETCH: Pittsburgh at Kansas City

The game: Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (5-0), CBS, Sunday, 4:25 p.m., Arrowhead Stadium, 76,416. Announcers: Jim Nantz and Tony Romo. It’s time! It’s time! It’s time for Steelers fans to see what all the fuss is about around Romo, who’s been pretty much universally ...

JAG-OFFS

The score: Jacksonville 30, Pittsburgh 9 The bottom line: Jacksonville is a much better football team than anyone gave them credit for, but the Steelers are officially a hurting bunch, with a start quarterback who’s been bad for way too long, a core of defenders who seem way too intent on ...