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Expo brings options for those with diet restrictions

November 5, 2014 LEWISTOWN — The second annual Central Pennsyl­vania Gluten Free Expo will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College. more »»

Disney princesses get more independence

November 5, 2014 LOS ANGELES — A Disney princess no longer needs a prince to experience true love. Sisterhood saves the day in “Frozen.” Motherly love breaks an evil spell in “Maleficen. more »»

Cosmetic legend: New York museum tells story of Helena Rubenstein in art

November 2, 2014 NEW YORK — Judgmental, autocratic and wholly self-made after fleeing pre-war Poland and the prospect of arranged marriage as a teen, Helena Rubinstein built a cosmetics empire on the notion that... more »»

Two country stars help shape Chase’s TV persona

November 2, 2014 By Alicia Rancilio The Associated Press NEW YORK — Will Chase’s character on ABC’s “Nashville” is the quintessential superstar. more »»

Area writers gather for book event

November 1, 2014 Caged grave sites, the Vietnam War and the Amish community are just a few of the topics authors will speak on at the third annual Blair County Genealogical Society’s 2014 Book Signing Day. more »»

Garden Notes: Despite bad reputation, fresh Brussels sprouts are tasty

November 1, 2014 In August, Englishman Stuart Kettle climbed to the summit of Mt. Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, while pushing a Brussels sprout with his nose. more »»

WPSU doc chronicles pow-wow

November 1, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Fewer than 200 Native Americans call central Pennsylvania home, but thousands have gathered in State College once a year for more than a decade to celebrate and embrace their... more »»

Altoona comics show is Sunday

October 31, 2014 The Altoona-Con 1, the first Altoona comics show, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Altoona Grand Hotel in Altoona. more »»

Special needs beauty pageant to be held Saturday

October 29, 2014 Angela Ebersole of Claysburg, who launched a pageant for special-needs women last year, never dreamed that when she and her husband pulled over to help a woman by the side of the road that they woul... more »»

Joel to perform at Jordan Center on Dec. 5

October 28, 2014 Live Nation has announced that legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park on Friday, Dec. 5. more »»

‘A heart of gold’: Altoona’s Igoe family meets donor family for the first time

October 25, 2014 More than two years after the unexpected passing of her 12-year-old daughter, Valerie Sinclair listened to her late child’s beating heart with a stethoscope through the chest of 17-year-old Dalton... more »»

Ghost tour of Mishler raises spirits

October 25, 2014 A lot of haunted houses will try to send people screaming in fear from the building. But when ghosts invade the Mishler next week, they’ll be more likely to tell you a story than try to scare you off. more »»

Earth Matters: Recycling common items makes sense for environment

October 25, 2014 It may seem odd that common objects we use almost every day can be connected to serious environmental problems. more »»

Family dysfunction: Edgy dark comedy brings violence, suspense

October 23, 2014 A Tony-winning dark comedy about a dysfunctional family is taking the stage at the Church in the Middle of the Block Cultural Cente. more »»

Comedians honor Leno with humor prize in DC

October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the nation’s top humor priz. more »»

Altoona natives will appear on ‘House Hunters’

October 22, 2014 Altoona natives Brianna Durbin and Eric Scherden are potentially welcoming millions into their Florida home Friday. more »»

Following his 'Quest': Altoona native captures people's imagination with popular video games

October 19, 2014 Adam Bohn admits he’s been obsessed with video games since the fifth grade. Little did he know that obsession would one day lead him to found a multimillion dollar business that creates video games. more »»

Rough-and-tumble dogs may hurt knees

October 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Dashing after a ball or tumbling off a couch make dogs up to 10 times as likely to get surgery on a key knee ligament that is similar to the one athletes often injure. more »»

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

October 19, 2014 LONDON (AP) — U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses are not a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. more »»

Bond of brothers: Men, mostly veterans, return yearly for canoe trip

October 18, 2014 It was 1975 and two men, just five years removed from fighting in Vietnam, decided to take a couple of canoes and their soon-to-be wives to try camping. more »»

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