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Happy Saint4thHallowThanksXmas Eve 2020 Party This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Pennsylvania live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 22 through Thursday, January 28. Due to COVID-19-related restrictions, many live music venues across the area are still not able to host performances at this time. The listing below includes ...

Norman’s Not Alone Any More!

Here is a listing of Pennsylvania live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 15 through Thursday, January 21. Due to COVID-19-related restrictions, many live music venues across the area are still not able to host performances at this time. The listing below includes ...

Some Live Music Venues Reopen…

Here is a listing of Pennsylvania live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 8 through Thursday, January 14. With the holiday season COVID-19-related restrictions lifted on January 4, some live music venues across the area have resumed hosting live musical entertainment, ...

Live Streaming Music to Guide You Into 2021!

Here is a listing of online live-streaming music happenings for New Year's Eve and New Year's weekend, December 31, 2020 through January 3, 2021. With public live music venues unable to host New Year's Eve events due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, live-streaming events are available for ...

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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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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 ...

Saving the animals at Lakemont Park

I had heard about Lakemont Park and Blair County cleaning the lake. It sounded all well and good, remove extra silt and stone, etc. However, in their goal to clean, they have disturbed the animals that live and thrive there. This is especially affecting the fish as they are corralled into a ...

Arts Around Altoona

I thought I'd do a little section on my blog here about arts around Altoona. For my first one here, I thought I'd talk about ArtsAltoona. They are a local group that are promoting the arts in our community. I like their message and how they are incorporating a need for our youth to grow in art ...

Fall Art

Hello, everyone! I hope all are doing well and staying healthy. There have been a lot of transitions lately with school, work and actions to make our environments safer. I honestly am impressed by the flexibility of our town and people to handle these times of crisis in a way that is both ...