A Punch for Peace

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A Punch for Peace

By: Matt Pettinato Altoona Boxing Club 1800 Union Ave. (Basement of UVA Club) Altoona, PA 16601 Hours: MON-THURS 6:30pm-7:30pm Mr. John Robertson, the operator of the Altoona Boxing Club, has always had one main goal: to keep young children off the streets and away from drugs. He accomplishes that objective...

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Tom and Joe’s Restaurant

I visited Tom and Joe’s in downtown Altoona for the first time the other day. It was so hard to decide what to eat. Tom and Joe’s has a large variety of delicious food for breakfast and lunch. ...

Blair County Arts Festival
Blair County Arts Festival

The 48th annual Blair County Arts Festival, presented by the Blair County Arts Foundation at Penn State Altoona, will be held Saturday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 17, from noon until 6:00 p.m. The event will feature a juried...

Women’s History Month
Penn State Altoona Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and Penn State Altoona has a full schedule of events to celebrate and educate. A roundtable discussion will be held March 16, 2-2:50 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center. The topic is Feminism on Campus – Response...

Penn State Altoona offers Business Training Programs
Penn State Altoona offers Business Training Programs

Penn State Altoona will offer three business training programs at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence in downtown Altoona.  Certificates and CEU’s will be awarded. How to Lead Effective Meetings will be held Wednesday, April 8, 9-11:30 a.m. or 5:30-8 p.m. with Colleen Devorris, MBA, vice president...

Everything Altoona

Welcome to the new I Love Altoona. This is your place! A place to talk about anything and everything Altoona. From events and happenings in downtown to plans and ideas for revitalizing our City. We want to hear from you, your thoughts, ideas and feedback about...

The Spritz Lounge

Opened in October, 2015, SPIRITZ Lounge, has quickly become a warm, inviting gathering space for theatre patrons. This wonderful enhancement to the Mishler’s many amenities was conceived, developed and brought to life through the artistic visions of preservationist John Rita; architect David Albright; and project supervisor...