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Wearing Green with the Live Music Scene
Another St. Patrick's Day weekend has arrived, and that means plenty of celebrations centered around shamrocks, green attire, leprechauns, corned beef and cabbage, green-colored beverages and snacks, products named Guinness and Jameson, kilts, and Irish-themed bands and music.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Centre Daily Times
Home show organizers 'see a good future'
Bill Rittenhouse, from Central PA Dock and Door, shows visitors a garage screen door during the Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania's 30th Annual Home and Garden Show on Friday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Huffington Post
Erin M. Kelly: True Parallels: Cerebral Palsy, Maysoon Zayid And Me
In one of his most famous pieces of work, William Shakespeare wrote, "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players..." I'm not much for Shakespearian theory, but to me, those two lines speak volumes about what it's like to have a disability.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Ryan Shaun Carruthers
Ryan Shaun Carruthers, 33, Altoona, died Wednesday evening at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, after a courageous battle against a rare blood cancer.
Before you die . . .
Possibly one of Frank Lloyd Wright's finest achievements is Fallingwater on route 381 in southwestern Pennsylvania.
New locomotive joins Norfolk Southern fleet
GoRail is a non-profit grassroots organization founded in 2004 that educates the public about the benefits of moving more freight by rail.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Probation check leads to seizure of heroin
A check of a city home by state parole and probation agents led to the seizure of $40,000 worth of heroin, according to police.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Robert C. Meyers
He was born in Altoona, son of the late G. Fred and Blanche Meyers. He married Elizabeth L. Lloyd on Sept.
Penn State Altoona to Present Work of Visual Art Studies Senior
The exhibition will be on display in the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts from April 24 - May 4. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., April 24 in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Center.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Marlene L. Ermin
Surviving are two daughters: Cheryl Lynn Myers of Bellwood and Cynthia Lou Ann Patterson and husband, Gairth, of Altoona; a son, Donald Earl Irvin Jr. and wife, Frances, of Altoona; a son-in-law, Thomas Yingling of Ashville; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Penn State Altoona to Present Eurydice
Penn State Altoona's spring production Eurydice will take place April 4 - 6 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Surviving are four children: Maureen Gordon of Santa Monica, Calif., Leslie Doran of Herndon, Va., Ellen Fulchiero of Sarasota, Fla., and Randall Fulchiero of Dayton, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Brian Conway, Michael Conway, Jason Gordon, Jessica Conway and Erin, Rachel, Christopher and Kristen Fulchiero; three great-grandchildren: Jax, Liam and ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
PA Ranks First in Northeast Region for New, Expanded Corporate Facilities
Gov. Tom Corbett has announced that Site Selection magazine, a publication specializing in the corporate real estate and economic development field, has ranked Pennsylvania as the top state in the northeast region for new corporate facilities in 2013.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Kent E. Ritchey
Surviving are two daughters: Lucy Weiss of Altoona and Laurie Stephens of Raleigh, N.C.; a son, Aaron of Hollidaysburg; five grandchildren: Ashley and Robert Robinson, Joshua and Alyce Ritchey and Matthew Stephens; six great-grandchildren; a sister, June Stultz of Hollidaysburg; and his loving longtime companion, Mary Reffner of Dayton, Ohio.
The York Daily Record
Correction: Bomb Materials-Arrest story
In a story March 1 about a college student charged with making bombs in his Pennsylvania apartment, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the position held by Kim Gibson and the nature of his court ruling.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Altoona lauded as top metro area
A national publication Monday recognized the Altoona metropolitan area as among the top metropolitan areas in the United States for new and expanded facilities in 2013.
Men's Chorus Cantus Coming to Penn State Altoona April 2
The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State is partnering with the Penn State Altoona Division of Arts and Humanities to present two, free public programs featuring men's choral ensemble Cantus on April 2. An interdisciplinary arts and science event, Seeking Sonic Space: Science and Serendipity , and an open rehearsal with community singers ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Lull gives crews a break
With the latest snow already hitting the roads and sidewalks, a long, miserable winter might have launched its last major offensive on Pennsylvania.
The Lebanon Daily News
Central Pa. officer fined in post-concert fracas
A central Pennsylvania police officer has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $1,000 for allegedly punching another man after a concert near Pittsburgh in September.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The York Daily Record
Russian-born man to remain jailed in Pa. bomb case
A federal judge has reversed himself and decided that a Russian-born college student accused of building bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment will remain jailed until trial.