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Face it, even Superman is vulnerable

February 5, 2015 Many grow up thinking that Superman is invincible — that he doesn’t need help. Others may say he’s invincible for a reason. more »»

Fresh and local, The Deli features Pennsylvania, American pride

February 4, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — The tagline says it all: “All-American Kitchen. more »»

Fresh and local, The Deli features Pennsylvania, American pride

February 4, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — The tagline says it all: “All-American Kitchen. more »»

Second Harper Lee novel to be published in July

February 4, 2015 NEW YORK — “To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all. more »»

Former rap mogul Suge Knight pleads not guilty to murder

February 4, 2015 COMPTON, Calif. — Former rap music mogul Suge Knight pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and attempted murder charges before complaining of chest pain and being rushed to a hospital. more »»

WJAC anchor Brown retires

February 3, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A longtime news anchor at an NBC station in western Pennsylvania is retiring at the end of the month. more »»

Earth Matters: Energy sources have checkered past in Pennsylvania

January 31, 2015 Energy, economics and politics have made strange bedfellows for centuries. The peculiar dynamics among the three have historically been especially interesting in this part of the United States. more »»

Fundraiser for sick boy Saturday

January 30, 2015 CRESSON — A fundraiser will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cresson American Legion Post 238, 222 Ashcroft Ave., for a 5-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma on Oct. 30. more »»

Initiating imagination: Gallery exhibit ‘empowers’ student artists

January 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG – Knowing her mixed-media work entitled “Obsession” is displayed at a local gallery, Hannah Myers said she is excited that the community supports the arts. more »»

Student of the Month: Ali Feathers Claysburg-Kimmel Junior Senior High School

January 29, 2015 Grade: Senior Age: 17 Chosen for: In addition to being an honors student, Ali’s greatest accomplish is her servant leadershi. more »»

Author appearances: Miller will read her work at PSU’s Paterno Library

January 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK —Award-winning author Cathleen Miller will read her book at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium. As part of the Mary E. more »»

Free book giveaway

January 25, 2015 From time to time, the Mirror receives complimentary copies of books, and we like to share these with our readers. This week, we are giving away "Annie Mundy,” a novel by Robert H. Fowler. more »»

Talented and mysterious: Area autistic artist's artwork on display locally

January 25, 2015 By the time Matthew McCoy was 5, he was meticulous with his toys. Too meticulous, his parents noticed. more »»

Don’t let weather stop your exercise

January 24, 2015 Though the warmth of summer offers a variety of activites to help people stay in shape, winter’s chill can make it harder to stay motivated and attentive to personal fitness. more »»

Garden Notes: Native plants can suitably substitute for invasive species

January 24, 2015 Once upon a time, I had a sign on my desk that read “Absquatulate or Risk Defenestration.” I thought of it as a subtle nudge out the door for any salesperson that dropped in without an appointment. more »»

‘Newgrass’ headed to State: Today’s music influenced by rock; creates new genre

January 22, 2015 If you like bluegrass with a rock ‘n’ roll flavor, the State Theatre in State College is serving up two performances in coming weeks that will sat- isfy your appetite for what some now call... more »»

Nazi-code breaker’s notebook in auction

January 22, 2015 NEW YORK — A handwritten notebook by Alan Turing, the Nazi code-breaking genius depicted by Benedict Cumberbatch in the Oscar-nominated “The Imitation Game,” is going on the auction block. more »»

'The sky's the limit'

January 21, 2015 Brian Quarello of Duncansville got a small beer-making kit for Christmas. more »»

Pennsylvania Farm Show offers diverse menu

January 21, 2015 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Farm Show offered all kinds of sights and sounds, but the food was the main attraction that brought people from all over. During the show, held Jan. more »»

Kranich named as SAMA trustee

January 20, 2015 LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art has added Michael Kranich Sr. to its Board of Trustees. Kranich of Altoona is chairman of Kranich’s Inc. more »»

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