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Earth Matters: Recycled buildings: Saving history and the environment

March 29, 2014 Many historic and architectural treasures have fallen to the plagues of neglect and misdirected development over the years here in Blair County. more »»

‘A whole new world of adventure’: Children’s book festival welcomes authors, offers activities

March 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — It’s story time in Johnstown. The sixth annual Children’s Book Festival of Johnstown is taking place April 4, 5 and 6 at the BOTTLE WORKS Ethnic Arts Center and ART WORKS buildin. more »»

Eminem, Outkast top Lollapalooza 2014 lineup

March 27, 2014 CHICAGO — Eminem and Outkast will headline a diverse lineup of more than 130 acts at this year’s three-day Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Jane’s Addiction lead singer and Lollapalooza... more »»

To the rescue! Superhero Day returns with more action, real-life heroes

March 26, 2014 It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s the return of Superhero Day. more »»

Chefs fight for bare-hand contact

March 26, 2014 By Fenit Nirappil The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. more »»

Bouillon, cayenne add flavor to soup

March 26, 2014 Have you noticed how the broth, stock and bouillon section of the grocery store has blossomed and expanded over the past few years? I can remember when there was one national brand and one house... more »»

Smoked fish adds flavor to light soup

March 26, 2014 Smoked fish happens to be one of my favorite “cheating” ingredients. Like bacon, it is a single ingredient that adds outsized oomph to any dish. Unlike bacon, smoked fish has no saturated fat. more »»

Kourtney Kardashian talks up new line

March 26, 2014 NEW YORK — It’s no secret the Kardashian family loves fashio. more »»

High-fashion hair: Local salon owner worked behind the scenes during New York Fashion Week

March 23, 2014 Jesse Peles began helping out in his family’s Johnstown salons when he was just a teen. more »»

Disney kicks off global sing-along

March 23, 2014 NEW YORK — Disney on Friday launched a website to create a global sing-along for “It’s A Small World,” marking 50 years since the classic attraction with the unforgettable earworm of a song opened a... more »»

Garden Notes: Kohlrabi, ‘the mongrel of vegetables,’ very practical

March 22, 2014 The Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening reads, “It has been called the mongrel of the vegetable kingdom, because it is like a turnip growing on a cabbage root. more »»

Taking a ‘journey’: Dallas Brass to explore American music during April 1 show in Hollidaysburg

March 20, 2014 It’s quite a demanding task that Dallas Brass has taken upon itself — tackling the broad, diverse scope of the American musical landscape in concert. more »»

Florida Georgia Line to play Clearfield Fair

March 20, 2014 CLEARFIELD — Florida Georgia Line, the Oak Ridge Boys and Halestorm will perform at the 154th Clearfield County Fair, which will run July 28 through Au. more »»

Lunafest explores women’s issues

March 19, 2014 There’s the one about the Grecian woman whose power has been cut off, and armed with her tiny bit of remaining money, she sets off to battle the electric company only to meet a woman searching... more »»

PSU event discusses sexual violence

March 19, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s Center for Women Students is partnering with the Smeal College of Business Sapphire Leadership Program to honor women and raise awareness about sexual violence. more »»

Review: ASO performs colorful, visual show

March 18, 2014 In a concert designed to salute the visual arts in general — and an Altoona artist in particular — the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestra Teresa Cheung, presented a colorful... more »»

50 years of Love: The Beach Boys to play Johnstown’s War Memorial Arena

March 16, 2014 During a more than 50-year career, Mike Love of the Beach Boys has had enough fabulous memories and experiences to match other music legends story for story. more »»

‘Pinocchio’ to be staged at Mishler

March 15, 2014 With the help of some out-of-town friends, local students will take to the Mishler stage with a production of their own. more »»

Earth Matters: Downtown revitalization integral to Altoona’s allure

March 15, 2014 It is difficult to oppose historic preservation, environmental protection or community revitalization, yet when it comes to our urban planning and downtown development, our practices and policies... more »»

The sound of art: ASO to deliver concert celebrating art and music; local artist Servello featured

March 13, 2014 Visual and audible art are coming together for an upcoming Altoona Symphony Orchestra concert. more »»

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