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50 YEARS AGO: July 26, 1969 Mayor William H. Prosser cut the ribbon on a new restaurant called Snappy Chef, owned by John Dorazio, opened on Logan Boulevard between Ruskin Drive and Landis Avenue. 25 YEARS AGO: July 26, 1994 A Pennsylvania League of Cities task force study on the ...

ACT will present ‘Elf – The Musical’ in November

Show replaces ‘Miracle On 34th Street’ in lineup Altoona Community Theatre has secured the rights to produce “Elf – The Musical” Nov. 21 to 24 in place of “Miracle On 34th Street” that was originally part of their 2019-20 season announcement. Season subscriptions are ...

AileyCamp provides training, life skills

JONESBORO, Ga. — Of all the mantras Anai Espinoza and her fellow campers recite each morning at AileyCamp, the eighth grader’s favorite is this: “I am in control.” “It makes me believe I have the power to choose the right thing,” she said. Anai is one of a thousand students in ...

Pioneering Native American author honored with Literary Peace Prize

CINCINNATI — A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year’s winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. Dayton Literary Peace Prize officials selected ...

Smollett lawyers call for decision reversal

CHICAGO — Last week lawyers for Jussie Smollett filed motions contending that because the actor was the victim of an attack earlier this year in Chicago a judge should reverse his decision to appoint a special prosecutor. Cook County Circuit Judge Michael Toomin named a special prosecutor ...