The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/category.detail/nav/738/Area Lifeen-usWed, 28 Sep 2016 02:30:01 EDTWed, 28 Sep 2016 02:30:01 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHistory served: Cooking up 18th-century dinner is hard, but fun and educationalhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645602.htmlSINKING VALLEY - The hostess warned: Don't fill up on the first course. It was hard not to because you wanted to taste everything -all 10 dishes. And that didn't include a roll, the second course's five accompaniments and two desserts.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea man to compete on 'Voice'http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645351.htmlViewers of NBC's "The Voice" will see some local musical talent this season.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTEarth Matters: Hottest summer calls to remembrance coldest summerhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645348.htmlSummer officially ended on Thursday, and it will most likely mark the conclusion of the warmest summer season since worldwide records began in 1880. The hottest three-month spell ever recorded was this past June, July and August.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT'Star'-filled nights: Special ASO concerts to feature music of John Williamshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645347.htmlThe Altoona Symphony Orchestra is bringing back its former conductor to lead a special pops concert weekend series that also will feature a former area resident who has gone on to a successful piano career in New York.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTOut of the box: Chase Bryant playing BJC with Rascal Flattshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645164.htmlDiehard country fans who helped make up-and-coming star Chase Bryant's debut single "Take It On Back" a top 10 hit in 2014 may not like his latest sexy and bluesy "Room to Breathe.Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT