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At the top of his game: Event Hall of Fame drafts PSU's Punt

August 9, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — A huge New York baseball fan, Jay Z had to be dragged reluctantly on stage to perform while the Yankees were tied and going into extra inning. more »»

Going to ‘Church’: ‘A Second Helping’ opens new dinner theater in Tyrone

August 8, 2015 Faces & Places Alive Theatrical Company is kicking off a new season in a new home later this month when its production of “Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping” opens in the new Iron Bridge... more »»

Garden Notes: Tasty basil can improve growth, flavor of veggies

August 8, 2015 Someone showed up at the Fourth of July work/party with a fresh fruit salad. more »»

Lower Trail’s summer programs continue

August 7, 2015 Rails to Trails of Central PA, Inc. more »»

Science made fun: Prof publishes another bug comic book

August 6, 2015 It is a story of the joy of exploration, and it is on several “must-read” lists this summer, including Scholastic Instructor magazine, a popular go-to periodical for many secondary school ... more »»

Bucket list dreams can come true

August 6, 2015 The expression, “Everything is not what it seems!” is commonly used to describe something crazy, outlandish or nearly impossible. more »»

'Hollidaysburg's best kept secret'

August 5, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — John Rutter spent much of his life working in a variety of pizza shops, and all that time spent tossing dough in the kitchen taught him a few business lessons. more »»

Huntingdon County abounds with recreation

August 2, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the fifth story in a regular series on travel in the region. In this installment, we visit Huntingdon County, just to the east of Blair County. more »»

Earth Matters: Buying locally grown produce can help solve issues

August 1, 2015 As we near the peak of local fruit and vegetable harvests, it’s a great time to revisit the benefits of buying and eating locally. more »»


July 30, 2015 ‘Breaking Bad’ houses for sale ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad” are up for sale in Albuquerque. more »»

Dylan’s electric guitar returned to Newport

July 30, 2015 The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the New-port Folk Festival 50 years ago was back in Newport. more »»

Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows

July 30, 2015 By Mark Kennedy The?Associated?Press NEW YORK — Lifetime TV’s “The Balancing Act” will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on “Kinky Boots,”... more »»

Auction acquisition creates 4 generations of fraktur

July 26, 2015 The email from Corinne Earnest, part of a husband-wife-daughter team of experts on fraktur documents of the Pennsylvania Germans, was casually stated. more »»

Garden Notes: Corn smut sought for taste, despite ugly appearance

July 25, 2015 One summer day, I went through two of my Dad’s cornfields with a mission: eradicate the gray, bulbous growth that seemed to appear in every field, particularly in the Silver Queen field. more »»

Gaining something new

July 23, 2015 Girls from across Pennsylvania will flock to Altoona this weekend in hopes of capturing one of three pageant crowns and the chance at national competition. more »»

Fresh, homegrown, delicious: Summer vegetables bountiful at farmers’ markets

July 22, 2015 They kind of look like creatures from the sea with their tendril-like leaves, and they have a funny-sounding name. more »»

Southern-style chili goes perfectly with hot dogs

July 22, 2015 Summer cookout season is in full swing. For me, the ultimate grilled treat is a hot dog. Southern-style hot dogs are loaded with chili and slaw with a healthy smear of mustar. more »»

Birds in the ’Burgh: The National Aviary offers new fowl and features

July 19, 2015 If you haven’t been to the National Aviary in Pittsburgh lately, you haven’t seen the three gorgeous birds of paradise and a colorful eagle native to Africa that have been added to the zoo’s flock. more »»

Plant food: Cresson Lake Playhouse to stage ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

July 18, 2015 Cristin Caroff said she had attended plenty of musical theater productions through her children, but her role in the ensemble for Cresson Lake Playhouse’s rendition of “Little Shop of Horrors” is he... more »»

Earth Matters: We can be guilty by association in environmental issues

July 18, 2015 Especially in today’s complicated and intertwined world, it is easy to become disconnected from the consequences of our actions. more »»

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