Culture

Blair County Arts Festival celebrates 50 years

May 12, 2017

Event features art, music, dance, and even dippy pizza Back in 1964, a small downtown arts festival was held in the Mishler Theatre in Altoona, Pa. Three years later, it was moved to Penn State’s […]

Hiking

The sound of running water

May 1, 2017

When you go to Ricketts Glen State Park in the far northern reaches of Columbia County for a hike, you might think it is about the walk, but it is not. It is about the […]

Biking

Find adventure in Columbia and Montour counties

March 31, 2017

Nestled in the heart of Central Pennsylvania, the neighboring counties of Columbia and Montour provide a combined destination full of rural beauty and outstanding adventure opportunities. The landscape is comprised of idyllic river valleys, rolling […]

Artists' Studio

Franklin County Pottery

March 27, 2017

If pottery is your cup of tea, one place to sample the wares is in Franklin County, Pa. John Bell, a 19th-century potter, is the most well-known name associated with pottery-making in the area. The […]