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Feeling the beat: Japanese drumming troupe to perform at Eisenhower

November 9, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK — At a “Yamato: The Drummers of Japan” performance, it’s not just about the musicians on stage. more »»

Altoona restaurant serves leisurely atmosphere with homemade dishes

November 6, 2013 At the heart of Altoona’s Villa Capri restaurant is Vincenzo Scolaro, the owner whose vodka sauce attracts people from a distance. “Vinny is known for his vodka sauce. more »»

Home for the holidays: Local designers suggest decorating trends, offer tips for the season

November 3, 2013 Ready to deck those halls, but don’t know what decorating direction to take? Local experts have some answers. more »»

Hollidaysburg native working his way up TV, movie directing ranks

October 20, 2013 Matt McLoota isn’t one to rest on his laurels. more »»

Option for veterans: Acupuncture can treat pain and PTSD

October 17, 2013 Area Vietnam veteran John Reid suffered from back pain caused by injuries he received while serving with the 82nd Airborne. more »»

Aspiring country singer from Cresson chasing dream of stardom

October 13, 2013 Josh Gallagher only needed one word to describe performing a recent concert with country music star Randy Houser: “Big. more »»

Altoona pianist makes second trip to Taiwan

October 12, 2013 For the second time in eight years, Altoona piano teacher Carole Parsons traveled to Taiwan during the summer as a judge for the National Guild of Piano Teachers. more »»

Calling all pet lovers

October 10, 2013 Not needing any charm after coming off of two successful years, the Central PA Pets Expo is back for a third time. more »»

Local theater mainstay remembered by friends

October 9, 2013 Co-artistic director of Altoona’s Things Unseen Theatre and actor Jody . more »»

Game on! Area tabletop gamers open space, welcome community

October 6, 2013 What started out as an informal gaming club among a few local buddies has gone to the next level, continuing on its quest of embracing a community mindset. more »»

All in the family: Nationally-televised ice show set for Penn State arena

October 3, 2013 Though Paul Wylie, 1992 Olympic silver medalist, is the son of two Penn State alumni, he has never been to Happy Valley. When he performs in the Musselman’s Applesauce Family Skating Tribute on Nov. more »»

Penn State’s Pegula Arena ready to shine

October 3, 2013 Three weeks after its official opening and dedication, Pegula Ice Arena will already be in the national spotlight. more »»

Movie industry insider: ‘It’s all about emotion’

September 28, 2013 Sound designer and editor of ’90s remake of ‘Psycho’ talks to college students HUNTINGDON — Marion Crane steals cash from a man whom her boss is in business wit. more »»

Finding her stride: Altoona mom shares breast cancer survival story, chairs upcoming walk to benefit local counties

September 28, 2013 Despite receiving a normal result for her annual mammogram in 2010, further examination revealed a different outcome for Altoona mom of three Becky Knott. more »»

Local temple presenting food festival

September 28, 2013 A popular Jewish food festival is back for another go. more »»

Celebrating the ASO’s 85 years

September 26, 2013 The Altoona Symphony Orchestra is rejoicing Saturday in the decades of music it has performed since its inception. The ASO will present “85 Years of Musical Traditions” at 7:30 p.m. more »»

'Modern Family,' 'Breaking Bad' take big awards at Sunday's Emmy Awards

September 23, 2013 LOS ANGELES — “Breaking Bad,” the brutal saga of an everyman’s ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, while “Modern Family” won its fourth consecutive trophy for... more »»

A doll's world: Auction of woman’s 4,000-piece collection Tuesday

September 22, 2013 She never had any little girls of her own to give dolls to, but that didn’t stop Lulu Oxley from sharing her love of dolls with people of all ages. more »»

Making music sweet: Experts keep pianos in tune

September 19, 2013 If you want perfect pitch in your voice, you have to be born with it, but luckily, if you want it in your piano, there’s someone who can give it to you. more »»

‘Harry Potter’ sport conjures up serious game play for PSU club team

September 15, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK— Junior classman Jeremy Ross was looking to join a unique club sport as a freshman at Penn State University. more »»

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