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Kids Fest slated for PNG Field

September 14, 2013 Two years ago, Candy Holliday craved just one day for her family away from the daily grind of the dishes, the laundry — you know, the stuff that gets us all down from what really matters to a famil. more »»

Smiles for Miles: Bellwood couple forms organization to help grandchild

September 12, 2013 Penny and Jerry Brunner of Bellwood found out they were going to be grandparents when they received Penn State shirts from their son, Matthew, a graduate of Penn State University, emblazoned with th... more »»

Readers share recipes that start in their own back yards

September 11, 2013 For those with a green thumb, garden vegetables bring a bounty to the table, and Mirror readers recently answered the call for recipes embracing the freshness of one’s garden. more »»

Blair County Arts Hall of Fame to hold induction ceremony

September 9, 2013 Five honorees will have their contributions to the art world recognized as they take their place this year among past recipients of the Blair County Arts Hall of Fam. more »»

Marking autumn: Area fall festivals offer crafts, fun, food for everyone

September 5, 2013 Come, all you lovers of exotic food, crafts and unbeatable entertainment, it’s your time of year, the season for fall festivals. more »»

Tyrone eatery serves up burgers, pizza and more

September 4, 2013 TYRONE — A hat trick of eateries run by a local family is serving up good food in a family-friendly atmosphere. more »»

Once a house of worship: Couple preserve history, make their home in a church

September 1, 2013 Bill and Diana Bartley took into consideration their future needs as they age when looking for a new home, but the antique lovers and renovation veterans didn’t buy the typical two-bedroom ranch in ... more »»

Moonlight stroll: Tussey Landscaping to host backyard walking tour

August 30, 2013 Arla Bratton of Hollidaysburg had gone on Tussey Landscaping’s “Moonlight Walk’’ tour before, just to see what the company was like and what other people were doing with landscaping in their... more »»

Despite efforts, degradation legacies continue in area

August 30, 2013 Unpleasant legacies of environmental degradation can be found all across the United States, including right here in Central Pennsylvania. more »»

Area native’s jobs lead to The Huffington Post

August 29, 2013 It’s a huge step from Hollidaysburg to the Big Apple and an even greater jump from working on the Holllidaysburg Area Senior High School yearbook to landing a managing editor’s job at a major online... more »»

Syracuse’s ‘Orange Girl’ from Altoona

August 29, 2013 First,she was “a teacher’s dream,’’ and now, she’s “the Orange Girl,’’ carrying on a tradition at Syracuse University that’s more than 60 years old. more »»

For the birds: Feeders bring out variety of species for observation

August 24, 2013 Gayle Gondek is quick to point out she is not an expert on birds. more »»

State recipe contest winners bring new ideas to vegetables

August 23, 2013 The winners of the 2013 Vegetable Recipe Contest, held by the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program, were announced after an Aug. 8 Cook-Off held in Lebanon. more »»

Honoring vets: Volunteers compiling list and photos of those who served from Blair County

August 22, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Now they’re just photos scattered across a tabletop, some colored and others grainy, pictures of soldiers smiling on the day they enlisted, most eager to serve their countr. more »»

Ghost stories: Paranormal group raises awareness for theater; investigators explore other area locations

August 18, 2013 From the 1984 “Ghostbusters” comedy — Don’t cross those streams, guys! — to the currently popular TV shows such as the SyFy channel’s “Ghost Hunters,” the paranormal world has entertained and... more »»

Annual event for moms, families coming Friday

August 18, 2013 This year, the Mirror Moms magazine will hold its fifth Expo at the Logan Valley Mall and will focus on mothers. more »»

Keeping it in sight: Eye doctor, family travel to Ethiopia to help others

August 17, 2013 By Amanda Gabeletto Dr. Stewart Van Horn went to Ethiopia on his first trip to a developing country to teach doctors how to perform a cataract surgery. more »»

Sesame Street's ‘Make a New Friend’ show coming to Johnstown

August 15, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Some things are timeless, like good friends, a great cookie and even legendary rocker Mick Jagge. more »»

Letting kids help makes packing lunch less of a struggle

August 14, 2013 Packing school lunches doesn’t have to mean another task for a parent during the school year, because kids can get in on making choices and planning. more »»

Shop talk: Business owners, employees share stories

August 11, 2013 BEDFORD — Nearly 50 years ago, Clyde Ressler opened the business that today is Ressler’s Automotive & Towing. more »»

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