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Hunting for a venison recipe? Readers come to the rescue

December 18, 2013 Many hunters now have deer in the fridge, and if you happened to bag any game you might find yourself hunting for something else — a recip. more »»

List of nominees for 71st Golden Globe Awards

December 13, 2013 List of nominees for 71st Golden Globe Awards BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif. more »»

Golden Globe nominations announced

December 13, 2013 The Associated Press The searing historical epic “12 Years a Slave” and the con-artist caper “American Hustle” lead the 71st annual Golden Globes with seven nominations each. more »»

HBO gets 9, most nods for TV

December 13, 2013 The Associated Press NEW YORK — HBO led all television networks with nine Golden Globe nominations on Thursday while Netflix, which didn’t exist as an original programming source until February,... more »»

Just like Grandma's, Family-run Bellwood restaurant makes customers feel at home

December 11, 2013 BELLWOOD — Even though she passed away 10 years ago at the age of 92, David Veneziale can still hear his Italian grandmother telling people they weren’t leaving her house without having something to... more »»

ASO ushers in the holidays with special guests

December 5, 2013 Altoona Symphony Orchestra is ringing in the season with a holiday concert aiming to get the festivities starte. more »»

Dog leaves paw prints on hearts

December 5, 2013 It was a normal day in mid October. A dull orange sun crept through my bedroom window. Tucker, our German Shepard, came in and greeted me with a spit bath — my usual morning wake-up cal. more »»

Holiday bling: Light display gives back to community

December 2, 2013 Laughter and the delicious smell of park food are still floating through the summer air at Lakemont Park & Island Waterpark when park staff start thinking more about the crooning of Bing Crosby and... more »»

Playhouse producing Christmas production

November 30, 2013 Combine the most popular Cresson Lake Playhouse actors with a well-known Christmas story, and you’ve got the makings of a great holiday show sure to delight audiences. more »»

Telling the story of Sheetz, from dairy to empire

November 23, 2013 For Blair County residents, the familiar red and yellow Sheetz sign is as much a part of Pennsylvania as the mountains that surround them. more »»

Duo shares love of music

November 21, 2013 There’s a tradition in places like Irish pubs, college bars and coffeehouses that if people feel inspired, they’re welcome to get up and join the musicians onstage and form an impromptu jam session. more »»

Altoona native Winter to perform at JFK tribute

November 21, 2013 Altoona native Paul Winter will be performing at the tribute to John F. Kennedy on Friday. Winter will be playing with his Sextet along with James Taylor and the U.S. more »»

Mount Aloysius prepares to go back to the Middle Ages for Madrigal Christmas Feaste

November 20, 2013 For 43 years, Mount Aloysius College in Cresson has specialized in something special each December: Time travel. No souped-up DeLorean needed. This Dec. more »»

Simulation schooling: Area nursing students put their skills to the test on mannequins to prepare for real patients

November 17, 2013 Maria Sabrina Mezyk remembers coming to Mount Aloysius College as a high school student and feeling awe at the school’s simulation labs. more »»

‘Night’ to remember: Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to play Jaffa

November 16, 2013 Once you’ve filled up on turkey and shopped the sales, why not take in a show that was a huge hit last year with local crowds? That’s what local company P&J Productions — owned by Neil Port and Will... more »»

Digging for history

November 10, 2013 From her parents’ perspective, Erin Darby’s journey into archaeology was “fated. more »»

Feeling the beat: Japanese drumming troupe to perform at Eisenhower

November 9, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK — At a “Yamato: The Drummers of Japan” performance, it’s not just about the musicians on stage. more »»

Altoona restaurant serves leisurely atmosphere with homemade dishes

November 6, 2013 At the heart of Altoona’s Villa Capri restaurant is Vincenzo Scolaro, the owner whose vodka sauce attracts people from a distance. “Vinny is known for his vodka sauce. more »»

Home for the holidays: Local designers suggest decorating trends, offer tips for the season

November 3, 2013 Ready to deck those halls, but don’t know what decorating direction to take? Local experts have some answers. more »»

Hollidaysburg native working his way up TV, movie directing ranks

October 20, 2013 Matt McLoota isn’t one to rest on his laurels. more »»

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