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Area troupe to produce ‘True West’

May 16, 2015 When most people think of Sam Shepherd, they have in their minds his many acting roles, like his memorable onscreen recreation of test pilot Chuck Yeager in the 1983 film “The Right?Stuff. more »»

Garden Notes: Gardeners can find a hardy, nutritious plant in chard

May 16, 2015 In the early 1900s, the cartoon characters Popeye and Olive Oyl were created by cartoonist Elzie Crisler Segar. more »»

‘A wonderful experience’: 10th annual Isaac Awards to recognize 14 area schools

May 14, 2015 Area high schoolers will soon get a taste of what it’s like to be at the Tonys when they fill the Mishler Theatre for the Isaac Awards. more »»

Cooking at the Curve

May 13, 2015 Walking into the stadium at Peoples Natural Gas Field for an Altoona Curve home game will cause your olfactory senses to take ove. more »»

Mom's day in the Spotlight

May 10, 2015 Nancy Knob doesn’t like being the center of attention. She said that she told family members to cancel a surprise celebration for her 50th birthday when she uncovered i. more »»

Sci-Fi Valley Con continuing to grow

May 9, 2015 It’s called a science fiction convention, but it’s a lot more than that. It’s about stories, games, art, superheroes, comic books, board and war games, zombies and horror movies. more »»

Bike ride helped to shape columnist

May 9, 2015 Many things help make us the people we become and help us pursue the things we love. When we look back, we can often pinpoint particular events that are especially noteworthy in shaping our lives. more »»

Ringing in spring

May 8, 2015 It’s a rite of spring and, even at 48, never gets old. more »»

The state of your mind matters

May 7, 2015 We are our own worst enemy when it comes to managing our free time and often sabotage any positive results that come from downtime, says a recreational therapist with the Penn Highlands DuBois... more »»

Professor deserving of award

May 7, 2015 Word association has always been interesting to me. It’s a fun game of chance because of its ability to surprise. Some might say it’s a game of sheer creativity and wit. more »»

A taste of local history

May 6, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A local landmark is in the midst of a revival, with a new menu and new vibe to match the updated interior and exterior. The U.S. more »»

Eclectic Clearfield County: Natural beauty, a covered bridge, history -- something for everyone

May 3, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the second in a series on traveling in the region. In this installment, we visit Clearfield County, just to the north of Blair County. more »»

The proof is in the product

May 2, 2015 BELLEFONTE — Thanks to a chance encounter with a Pittsburgh lawyer, Kevin Lloyd heard about a Pennsylvania law passed four years ago that allowed for micro distilleries to set up shop in the Keyston... more »»

Man wages war against birds on his property

May 2, 2015 He’s the block’s curmudgeon, prickly and cranky. People either avoid him or purposely antagonize hi. more »»

Student of the Month: Briana Shriver, of Central High School

April 30, 2015 Age: 18 Grade: 12 Accomplishments: High honors, National Honor Society member, class president, varsity letter-winner Future goals: Attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania, earn a degree in... more »»

No worries

April 30, 2015 By Cory Dobrowolsky Any Disney fan will immediately know what “hakuna matata” means. more »»

Pints for Pets continues to support CPHSPints for Pets continues to support CPHS

April 29, 2015 There are some beers — barleywines, lambics and imperial stouts, just to name a few — that just get better with age. more »»

Wine, beer tasting event to benefit Mending Hearts

April 29, 2015 From Mirror staff reports Anyone looking to sample craft beers and local wines can do so for a good cause this weekend at “Berries, Bottles and Brew. more »»

Tribute concert to benefit library

April 25, 2015 Folks who’d like to be transported to a Broadway theater need only take the short trip to Tyrone next week. more »»

Morris remembered for her love of her community

April 25, 2015 A longtime resident of Altoona, Charlotte Lee Morris worked tirelessly for a number of civic organizations and left her community with a long-living legacy, say community leaders who knew her. more »»

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