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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 »»

Health exp sets goal to ‘encourage’

September 27, 2014 The Central PA Health & Fitness Expo is coming to State College and bringing a trio of celebrities with it. The inaugural expo is taking place Saturday, Oct. 4 and Sunday, Oct. more »»

Earth Matters: There is still room for improvement in derailment response

September 27, 2014 Train derailments can be especially unsettling events. more »»

Get the shot! Options for protection come with flu season

September 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — It’s time for flu vaccine again and while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the... more »»

Chris Brown ready to stop getting in his own way

September 25, 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own “spread cake”: chocolate, peanut butter, bread and mil. more »»

Student of the Month: Tobin Mills Great Commission Schools

September 25, 2014 Age: 17 Grade: Junior Accomplishments: Life Scout, Billy Mitchell Award, Solo Flight in a Cessna 172, in the school’s honors program, takes advanced classes, participates in school sports, student... more »»

‘Earthy’ turnovers can save you time for dinner

September 24, 2014 These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal. more »»

Savory pear tart can be brunch or dessert

September 24, 2014 We weren’t sure whether this slightly sweet, slightly savory, very Italian pear tart belonged best at brunch or dessert. And then we realized it doesn’t matte. more »»

Sweitzer’s ‘Music Got Me Here’ performance postponed

September 23, 2014 Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Altoona Symphony Orchestra has postponed Tom Sweitzer’s performance of “Music Got Me Here” at the Mishler Theatre in Altoona. more »»

 
 
 

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