The Altoona Mirror Lifeen-usWed, 28 Sep 2016 02:30:01 EDTWed, 28 Sep 2016 02:30:01 EDT served: Cooking up 18th-century dinner is hard, but fun and educational 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' 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 summer 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 Williams 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 Flatts 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