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Potatofest and Harvestfest This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, September 24 through Thursday, September 30. As the page has been turned to fall, some of the first fall season festivals and events highlight live music happenings over the next seven ...

Rockin’ the Yard Finale; Slavic, Bacon and Italian Festivals This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, September 17 through Thursday, September 23. As autumn officially starts within the next seven days, the final weekend of summer season concerts and festivals arrives in central PA. The finale ...

Northern Appalachian Folk Fest, Cambria Arts Fest and More This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, September 10 through Thursday, September 16. As cooler temperatures start to arrive in the region, numerous festivals and other outdoor events provide live musical highlights over the next ...

Labor Day Weekend Festivals, PA Roundhouse Rally and More!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, September 3 through Thursday, September 9. Labor Day weekend is here, and returning this year are the Labor Day weekend festivals that were scuttled last year due to COVID-19. The Johnstown ...

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Deeds

Blair County Robert L. LaMorte and Doris Melle to Stephen J. DeOliveira and Sarah S. Sloane, property in Altoona, $182,000. Justin D. Bigler to Frederick A. Sr., Catherine L. and Jacob L. Disher, property in Catharine Township, $153,500. Carolyn Lunghofer to Jeanette R. Acrie, 707-709 ...

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Viral Imaginations: COVID–19 at PSU

Recently, I took part in a zoom event called: Viral Imaginations Ekphrastic Art Workshop. It was a really interesting experience as I haven't done a zoom workshop for art. Also, I wasn't very familiar with the term Ekphrastic. As noted from the Poetry Foundation, Ekphrastic is a "Description" ...

Self Care and why it’s important

Hi, everyone! I pray and hope all are doing well as we enjoy the summer. Remember to put out water for our wild friends and animals as the heat is so intense for everyone. I thought I'd journal about self care, what it means and why it's important. "Self-care describes a conscious act one ...

Happy Martenitsa Day!

It's the first day of March and that means Grandma Marta or Grandma March is sweeping away winter and helping spring emerge! It's a month that is filled with lots of ups and downs when it comes to weather, so be prepared. For now, at least in our little part of the world, it's pretty mild. ...

Holiday thoughts

Hello, everyone! I wanted to say I hope everyone is doing well and is staying healthy. My wish for this year is to bless everyone with good health, wealth and stability. May next year be filled with positivity and hope and most importantly, remembering we can do something small each day to make ...