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Fall flavors lend themselves to comfort food

October 15, 2014 Let’s talk about one of the season’s most iconic vegetables — canned pumpkin. Yes, canned, because that’s how 99 percent of us get our pumpkin. more »»

Transform acorn squash into healthy witch’s cauldron

October 15, 2014 As Halloween approaches, many holiday rituals creep onto my to-do list. more »»

Diamond Jubilee: Altoona Chorus of Sweet Adelines mark anniversary of sweet harmony

October 12, 2014 A celebration of sweet harmonies is almost here. The Altoona Chorus of Sweet Adelines is celebrating 60 years with a Diamond Jubilee on the Altoona Area Junior High School stage Saturday. more »»

Earth Matters: Dialogue directing positive movement in communities

October 11, 2014 Folks from the country often see cities as noisy, busy and congested places. A half century ago, parts of many cities fit that description. more »»

The big band theory: Tommy Dorsey Orchestra keeps WWII-era music alive

October 11, 2014 The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is swinging into Altoona. The big band, which has evolved over the years, had 17 No. more »»

Shook Twins play Altoona

October 9, 2014 Twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook didn’t always dream of making it in the music world. But they always wanted to be in the spotlight — until they didn’t. more »»

Grant Gustin suits up as ‘The Flash’ in new series

October 9, 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When Grant Gustin found out he got the role of a lifetime, the lead of The CW series “The Flash” (Tuesdays at 8 p.m. more »»

Swiss museum to decide next month on art trove

October 9, 2014 The?Associated?Press BERLIN — A Swiss museum said Wednesday that it expects to decide late next month whether to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden artworks bequeathed by German collector... more »»

Altoona native takes part in magazine roundtable with Michelle Obama on female veterans

October 8, 2014 Like many people in the military, Kandy White of Altoona faced the hardships being away from home and family, but she thought the sacrifice would pay off in the future. more »»

Study says genes may determine coffee use

October 8, 2014 NEW YORK — How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day? Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. more »»

Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, to speak on domestic violence at PSU

October 5, 2014 Twenty years ago, Denise Brown publicly spoke up during the murder trial for her sister, Nicole Brown Simpson. “I said, ‘If O.J. more »»

Simpson: Rice case has finally made NFL take notice

October 5, 2014 Denise Brown believes the National Football League should have stepped up 20 years ago, but is glad to see the sports organization is doing just that toda. more »»

All that jazz: U.S. Navy Band’s Commodores take to area stage

October 4, 2014 The United States Navy Band’s Commo­dores are bringing America’s music to Hollidaysburg. The premier jazz ensemble will perform as part of its fall tour Tuesday, Oct. more »»

Garden Notes: Labor-intensive process ensures ‘early spring’ for resident

October 4, 2014 Spring arrives early in one little spot of Blair County. It’s heralded by pots of exuberant crocuses and hyacinths and tulips waving to the neighbors. more »»

Cher concert rescheduled for January

October 4, 2014 Cher’s concert at the Bryce Jordan Center in Univer­sity Park as part of her “Dressed to Kill” tour has been rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. more »»

Comedienne’s look at her life: Andrea Martin on battling bulimia, flying trapeze

October 2, 2014 NEW YORK — Here’s a tip for the next time you bump into Andrea Martin: Don’t forget to spit out your gum. more »»

Don’t let the word ‘can’t’ get in your way

October 2, 2014 When I was growing up, “can’t” was considered a “bad” word. My older brother and I were never allowed to say it — or think that we couldn’t accomplish something for one reason or another. more »»

3rd-graders face high-stakes reading targets

October 2, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — The games, ice cream and play rehearsals that 9-year-old Joshua Rowell experienced during summer school this year weren’t just for fun. more »»

The fight hits home: Inspirational baseballs from local family to be displayed

October 1, 2014 Finding a way to celebrate life through a cancer diagnosis cannot be easy. more »»

Cher concert at BJC will be rescheduled

September 30, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — According to a release from the Bryce Jordan Center, the Cher “Dressed to Kill” Tour has postponed October concert dates, including the Oct. 13 performance at the cente. more »»

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