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Curve honoring Mister Rogers today with special jersey

July 5, 2015 Mister Rogers would have loved the clever idea, which is all the validation the Altoona Curve could hope for as they honor his legacy. more »»

'Daniel Tiger' an example of children’s programming excellence

July 5, 2015 Television is bad for kids, and it will rot their brains. Right? That's an outdated myth that many parents hear over and over but actually isn't true -- if your kids are watching the right kind of TV. more »»

Last month the second-wettest June­­ locally on record

July 4, 2015 Even if you spent most of June in a cave, it was difficult to miss that it was a very wet month. more »»

Fighting multiple sclerosis: Bicycle ride, tennis tournament to raise funds for local MS group

July 2, 2015 Organizers are hoping two fundraisers this month will both increase awareness and bring in money for a disease that continues to affect millions of peopl. more »»

Teen created new fundraiser last year

July 2, 2015 By Mary Haley For the Mirror HOLLIDAYSBURG — Emre Cardakli never knew his mother's cousin who died from complications caused by multiple sclerosis, but Emre heard a lot about him when he was growing... more »»

Teachers and friends enrich life’s journey

July 2, 2015 The ability to listen and act can set the soul on an unpredictable journey. more »»

Celebrity snippet

July 2, 2015 Jim Caviezel is being honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart. more »»

Keeping things fresh

July 1, 2015 BEDFORD — Raeann Dailey said the first thing she did after finishing her bagel breakfast sandwich was look the restaurant up on Faceboo. more »»

Going natural

June 27, 2015 Craig Cameron is grateful for the evergreen privet shrubs that line his 28th Avenue front yard in Altoona. They hide the overgrown look of his yard. more »»

Wonder and humor dot Pittsburgh artist's work

June 26, 2015 Kathleen Zimbicki picked up oil painting because she wasn’t as good musically as the rest of her family, but her competitive nature made her want to be good at something. more »»

A good mix: Wine and paint events offer new experiences

June 25, 2015 People looking to try a new nightlife option need only pick up a paintbrus. more »»

Writer Larry Kramer 80, but ‘fight’s never over’

June 25, 2015 NEW YORK — He refuses to go quietly into that good night. Larry Kramer continues to rage. more »»

Beating the heat

June 24, 2015 It takes more than a twist of orange for bartender Tracey Lane to make up the shaker of Twisted Marg. more »»

Dad's day off: Single dad gets day of his own

June 21, 2015 Tyler Musselman lost his wife, Jess, to cancer last year, and he since has been raising his three children, ages 4 to 11. It never occurred to him to do anything else. more »»

Blast from the past: Music group bringing memories back to Altoona

June 20, 2015 If you’ve been missing a good old-fashioned 1950s sock hop dance and show, the Bavarian Hall in Altoona is the place to be on June 27. more »»

Earth Matters: Reduce toxics by changing habits, demanding alternatives

June 20, 2015 Too often, Americans use (and misuse) toxic products and don't even realize they are doing s. more »»

‘My own little community’: Muslims in region, state band together

June 18, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the third in a monthly series on the history of ethnic and religious groups in our area. What is now the largest Muslim mosque in the area came from much smaller roots. more »»

Trump a boon to late-night comics

June 18, 2015 NEW YORK — He doesn’t need the money, but if Donald Trump’s presidential campaign falters, late-night comics would surely pass the hat to keep it going. more »»

Weeding out the good

June 17, 2015 PATTON — They are the bane of landscapers and homeowners, but common dandelions actually have a lot of benefits. more »»

Salmon pairs well with summer salad

June 17, 2015 Salmon is almost the perfect fish. And if it isn’t quite perfect, it’s at least the most flexible and adaptable ingredient in a fish dis. more »»

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