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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 »»

Earth Matters: Earth Day came from golden age of environmentalism

April 25, 2015 For those of us that lived through the first Earth Day, it may come as a surprise that the planet’s holiday turned 45 this past wee. more »»

Stitching up a show

April 23, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Some call quilting a craft, but the finished product surely is art. And, a lot of it will be on display at this week’s 24th annual Huntingdon Quilt Show. more »»

Altoona native to appear on TLC show

April 23, 2015 By Paige Minemyer pminemyer@altoonamirror.com Altoona native Brittany Kleiner said finding her wedding dress at Kleinfeld Bridal in was one of the best birthday gifts she could have asked for. more »»

On-Foot Foodies: Leighty's Chik-N-Ribs

April 22, 2015 It’s almost summer —time for relaxing outside and enjoying the mild weather. But it’s also a great time to take a ride and buy a treat at a food stand. more »»

Bryan is ACM Awards entertainer of year: Miranda Lambert takes home four awards; It’s a family affairfor Taylor Swift

April 20, 2015 ARLINGTON, Texas — Luke Bryan won entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. more »»

Summer’s coming: Time to sign up kids for camp

April 19, 2015 Parents may view summer camp as a babysitter for their children. more »»

Garden Notes: Ramps popular, despite their inherent, smelly issues

April 18, 2015 There’s a reason Valentine’s Day comes two months before ramp season. The “King of Stink” outranks garlic in its assault on the olfactory sense. more »»

Spring cleaning: Time to dust off the winter blues... and dirt and clutter

April 18, 2015 The red robins are hopping across the now-green grass as the yellow of the daffodils bursts onto the scene. more »»

Expo looks at women’s health issues

April 18, 2015 Area women looking to learn a little more about their health will have a chance to meet expert doctors and local vendors at the Women’s Healthy Living Expo. more »»

College course studies ‘Thrones’

April 18, 2015 DEKALB, Ill. — Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series “Game of Thrones. more »»

"It's really a family": Altoona's Jewish community takes pride in tradition

April 16, 2015 For leaders in the local Jewish community, it’s all about family. more »»

On the air: A quick look at some area radio and TV personalities Ashley Doerzbacher

April 16, 2015 Name: Ashley Doerzbacher Age: 25 Current position: Reporter/Weekend Anchor Hometown: Harrison City, P. more »»

Hearing delayed for suspect in Minaj tour member death

April 16, 2015 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A court appearance for a Philadelphia man accused of fatally stabbing a member of rapper Nicki Minaj's tour and severely wounding another has been postponed. more »»

Cooking under pressure

April 15, 2015 By Cherie Hicks chicks@altoonamirror. more »»

Turn frozen green peas into a stunning spring side dish

April 15, 2015 When my best friend, Erin (Pribozie) Pinkas, and I meet up for our weekly dinners, we reminisce about our one-bedroom college apartment at Duquesne University. more »»

Concert review: ASO brilliant with Beethoven’s Ninth

April 14, 2015 The Altoona Symphony Orchestra concluded its seventh season under the baton of Teresa Cheung on Saturday night with a massive performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphon. more »»

WISE Women lead the way: Organization recognizes outstanding individuals

April 12, 2015 Carol Stevens has spent a lifetime performing community service, but her most noteworthy accomplishment is to be the longest living breast cancer survivor in the country, having been diagnosed 58... more »»

Smaller and easier: Landscaping trends reflect aging population

April 11, 2015 Less work and less water. Those seem to be among the trends in landscaping and home gardening, particularly as baby boomers age. more »»

Earth Matters: Recycling still a low priority for many county residents

April 11, 2015 Everyone, everywhere, all the time — that was the recycling message recently delivered to nearly 30,000 mailboxes in Blair County. more »»

 
 

AVSA Shotgun Shoots April 29, 2015

The Altoona Vol. Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots each Wed. at 7pm through May 20. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located at 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (approx. 1.5 miles from the Allegro Restaurant). All ages welcome to attend. more »

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April 20, 2015 Episode title: “The Forecast” Blogger’s note: After the stilted quality of the season’s first two episodes, “The Forecast” was one of the most direct (and accessible) hours in recent memor. more »

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