It is time to get into the holiday spirit with the Hollidaysburg Alumni Community Chorus! Director, Sandy Harteis, stopped by to give a little background on the group, and their upcoming concert, “Christmas Around the World.”
Originally from Hollidaysburg, Singer/Songwriter Jeff Harris makes his living performing at Irish Kevin’s in Key West, Florida. Earlier this year, Jeff visited the Central PA Live studios to sing “Never Get to Heaven (Angel Arms)” off his latest CD “Angels & Scars.”
Football season may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take a trip to Beaver Stadium to indulge in some sports. There’s an entire museum on the property devoted to the subject, with all sorts of great things in store, like Olympic Medals, or even the Heisman Trophy. Sarah Swistak takes you there, in this week’s “Hot Spots”.
We've got a curious kitty, a dancing bug and a snowy prank...it's all in Today's Two Cents!
In this week’s Life & Health segment, Sarah meets up with Dana Miller, the Administrative Director of Radiology, to get a tour of the new facility.
Cresson Lake Playhouse presents “A Cresson Lake Christmas” as part of Dickens of a Christmas weekend in Ebensburg.
Richland Performing Arts Center proudly presents a concert presentation of the award winning musical “Chess” starring Broadway veterans from the Johnstown area.
Soil from Pearl Harbor makes its way to Tyrone’s Soldiers Park!
We've got a confused pup, a flock full of geese and so much more, in Today's Two Cents!
Experience all natural, handmade soaps from Mountain Meadows Soap.
Unity Church of Jesus Christ presents “The Christ of Christmas” Concert this Friday. Today, we get a preview from singer Tabby Emel, guitarist Vince Wilson, and artist Josh Deutsch!
Join AMED this Saturday as they Stuff the Ambulance for Toys for Tots!
Logan Valley Mall’s Marketing Director Joy Weidel has some great gift ideas for the men in your life.
What makes St. Mary’s Area High School so cool? Their music program!
Celebrate the season in downtown Tyrone with a weekend, packed with holiday activities. From a soup sampling to the annual Christmas Parade, there's something for everyone!
Walt & Jackie perform one last song from their new CD “Take Time”.
It’s Tuesday’s Tails time! That time of the week when we shine a spotlight on the adoptable pets in our area. This week, we’re joined by Diane Albright from Beagle911 in State College. She brought along two precious pups, Flash and Baxter, who are looking for their forever homes.
If you’re looking for a place to get one-of-a-kind, handmade holiday gifts, look no further than the Winter Craft Market put on by the Central Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.
The annual tradition, based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, continues this weekend in Ebensburg!
Singer/Songwriters Walt Churchey and Jackie Kopco’s new Christmas CD “Take Time” was just released today. The singing duo’s first stop on their CD tour…Central PA Live!
This timeless classic returns in a performance by Altoona Dance Theatre. The company will bring "The Nutcracker" to the stage at the Jaffa Shrine December 14th.
The holidays can be a stressful time, but it doesn’t have to be. Karen Hackett, from Portfolio A Salon in Boalsburg, is here to help us!
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could help a local charity, just by doing your holiday shopping? Well, now you can! Just head down to the Junior Woman’s Club Elves’ Gift Shop this weekend!
Over fourteen million Americans are still paying off debt from last holiday season. Michael Wall, from Wall Financial Group, offers expert advice on how to avoid the same financial trap this Christmas.
Darnell Urie, owner of Urie’s Rib Shack, is back in our kitchen. Today, he’s featuring a new menu item!
You can catch the band “Full Kilt” live on Thursday, December 5 at Molly Maguires in Altoona. But today you can hear the band on our show!
Spice up your holiday with these Thanksgiving cocktails courtesy of Fine Wine & Good Spirits.
When you think of giving thanks this time of year, you probably don’t think of being thankful for bugs! But did you know that there are actually insects for which you should be thankful?
Check out some great gift ideas and meet local artist Penelope Wilson at Thompson's Pharmacy in Hollidaysburg this weekend! Meet Santa too!
Enjoy another one of Anna Pearl Belinda's original songs in her encore performance!
A local singer-songwriter has been chosen to compete in a songwriting competition in South Africa, but before she goes there, she stopped by the CPAL set for a quick interview, and a preview of her work!
It is time to help two more adorable adoptable pets find their forever homes! This week, we are shining our spotlight on Fire and Rush from Nittany Greyhounds in Port Matilda.
Preserve your cherished Christmas memories with Claire Terese Photography!
Prime Sirloin Buffet is known for its great tasting, homemade food and desserts. Today, they share their recipe for Magic Bars.
The CBS Uber Fan salutes our veterans with a look back at some classic, militery-themed television shows that aired on CBS. TV trivia fans will love this!
Great food, gifts, entertainment and Santa! Enjoy the holiday season at this Breakfast with Santa event to benefit The Children's Miracle Network Janet Weis Children's Hospital at Geisinger.
Your dog will be thankful for you this Thanksgiving if you make up a batch of these! But don’t take our word for it, try it yourself!
The Easter Seals work hard to make sure that people with disabilities or special needs have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play, and no one knows that better than Easter Seals Ambassador Mitchell Case.
Darnell Urie, owner of Urie’s Rib Shack, is back in our kitchen. Today he’s making his famous Smokehouse Burger.
Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Downtown Hollidaysburg! It’s an all day celebration with sales, specials, music, artists, Santa and more! Plus, area merchants will present a fashion show on the Diamond.
She’s gone from being a professor at Penn State to an Award-Winning Children’s Book Author, and now Judy Swisher is on the Central PA Live set!
WTAJ Sports Director KC Kantz makes an easy Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole perfect for bachelor life!
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Although we hear a lot about Diabetes on television, at the Doctor’s Office, or even from friends and family, there’s always so much more to learn about this disease that affects so many people worldwide.
We’re launching a new segment on Central PA Live, called “Hot Spots”, where we feature all the must-see places and events around our area. In terms of holiday décor, Conklin’s Corner is one of the hottest spots around.
Just in time for the holidays, Julie Follansbee, editor and publisher of Macaroni Kid Johnstown/Laurel Highlands/Altoona, reviews some of this year’s most popular toys.
From the WTAJ sports desk to the Central PA Live kitchen, Amy Gill shares a recipe for a cool S’mores Ice Cream Dessert.
Help Mending Hearts Animal Rescue by attending their 2nd Annual Fundraiser! You could win a trip to Disney!
More and more men are trying professional waxing for nose hair and ear hair removal... and they say it's nothing to be afraid of or ashamed of!
The holidays can be a difficult time for those who have lost loved ones. That’s why the Home Nursing Agency created “Lights of Love”, a special tribute event that urges people to shine a light in honor of someone they’ve lost.
From the WTAJ anchor desk to the Central PA Live kitchen, John Clay puts his own spin on a Chef Michael Symon recipe.
So far, the YMCA of Centre County has raised $18,095 towards their goal of $50,000. There’s still time to register, so staffers are hopeful they’ll reach their goal. Need some inspiration to jump into a chilly lake in December? Read the article!
If you love pumpkin, you’ll love this! Chef Anne Quinn Corr is the Author of “Seasons of Central Pennsylvania” and she is back in our studio with her recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake.
Joy Miller, from the Bedford County Humane Society, introduces us to a Yellow Lab looking for a new home!
You know him as WTAJ’s Chief Meteorologist, but today we introduce Joe Murgo as an at-home chef making his quick but very tasty pepperoni rolls!
He was a fixture on Froggy 98's radio airwaves. Steve "The Frogman" Kelsey passed away over the weekend.
You can find Anni Matsick's latest illustrations on the pages of, “Duck Dreams: City Boy to Farmer Boy”, which follows the journey of Simon Hirsh, a young Jewish boy from Boston who wants to be a farmer.
You know her as one of WTAJ’s evening news anchors; today we introduce Carolyn Donaldson as an at-home-chef making Sweet Potato Casserole.
The Second Annual Cabaret Night is held in memory of Doreen Fogle. On today's show, we hear about the cause and how you can audition to be a part of the show!
Two recycling mavens, Amy Schirf (Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority) and Katrina Pope (Blair County Recycling Educator) stopped by to talk all about the big day, and share the top five reasons to recycle.
You've probably seen their offices around, but do you know what Aspen Dental is all about? We visit a local office to find out what makes Aspen different.
For weeks now, staff from the Philipsburg Elks Lodge and Country Club have joined us live in our kitchen to make some absolutely amazing dishes. But this week, we are headed to them for a look at the lodge and all it has to offer.
Concert this weekend benefits the Home Nursing Agency program. Come out and enjoy some great music at the "Patch of Blue" fundraiser concert.
The Patched Together All Stars wrap up the show with another song. See them perform live this weekend to benefit "The Healing Patch".
You can add metallic powder to any clear binder to achieve a variety of stunning looks that are sure to spruce up your space!
World Diabetes Day is celebrated ever year on November 14th. It was created by the International Diabetes Federation to bring awareness to the disease on a global scale. On average, it’s celebrated by more than 160 countries and territories around the world.
In honor of National Novel Writing Month, local author Robert Jeschonek joins us with tips for aspiring writers.
The progressive rock powerhouse is bringing it's holiday concert to the Bryce Jordan Center. Catch "The Lost Christmas Eve" before it ends it's run!
Doctor Sue is tackling Croup in today’s Kid's Doctor!
It is one of Shakespeare’s most popular works, and it is coming to a stage near you!
You’ve seen her work bedazzling celebrities near and far, and now here she is, straight from her trip to the Emmy’s, Kaleen Wolfe.
We’ve got a Toddler Tiger on the loose, and a Fido in the Fridge. It’s all in Today’s Two Cents!
One of this year’s Ambassador Families for the March of Dimes stopped by the set, to talk about their hospital experiences after the premature birth of their daughter, along with how the March of Dimes has helped them on their journey, and what it feels like to be one of this year’s Ambassador families.
Forest Hills School District has their own broadcasting department and television station!
Eat'n Park unveils their new menu items for Fall. They also talk about community events for charity.
In this week’s Tuesday’s Tails, we have two of the cutest little kittens you ever did see!
Cove Community Chorus Member Joe Furry sings “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” to end our show today.
Cove Community Chorus gets us in the mood for a Christmas celebration! Chorus Member Joe Furry performs his rendition of “Go Tell it on the Mountain.”
The local singer and her band have a chance to appear on national television - VH1. You can help!
How would you like to take a trip around the world, without ever leaving Central Pennsylvania? If you head to State College this week, you can do just that at the Women’s International Night Out event.
Robyn Graboski of Centre Wildlife Care stopped by with one of the newest animals to come into her care, a red-bellied turtle.
Chef Zach Ford shares a special cheesecake recipe and talks about why he wanted to get involved with the annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction.
There are all kinds of deals for Veterans on this Veterans Day. Check out some of them here!
Chef Jennifer from the Philipsburg Elks Lodge and Country Club is back with her recipe for some delicious breakfast comfort food.
For the past five years, the band “Blameshift” has toured the country, logging more than 200,000 miles. And now, their travels have taken them from their homes in Long Island to Central Pennsylvania.
The concert this weekend will honor veterans in Central PA. Proceeds will also benefit local vets.
Watch the video for an encore performance from “Simple Gifts”. Band members Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon play a combined 12 instruments between them in a multitude of genres.
Watch the video to learn more about the Nittany Lion Inn, find out what tasty treat Chef Monk has in store, and learn more about the 2013 Signature Chefs Auction benefitting the March of Dimes.
The talent displayed by the Duo known as “Simple Gifts” is anything but simple. Between the two of them, they play 12 different instruments in more genres than you can shake a stick at.
If you have severe, persistent asthma, long-term relief is just a doctor’s visit away. Mount Nittany Medical Center is the only facility within a 63-mile radius to perform an advanced treatment called “Bronchial Thermoplasty”.
In honor of National Aviation History Month, Julie Follansbee from Macaroni Kid joins us to make paper airplanes. She also has details on a special movie screening of the Disney movie “Planes”.
The Green Gables Chef is gearing up for the March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction with a creme brulee recipe.
Hollidaysburg native Fred Corbin is the author of, "Dick & Jimmy's Adventures at Glen Afton".
Lace up for your sneakers and get ready to have some fun all for a good cause!
Pin-up singers, animals and a turkey dance: It's all in Today's Two Cents.
Lori Closson went from reading books to her class, to writing a book of her own! She just released her first Children’s E-Book, Macaroni Makenzie.
The Keystone Pinups are a non-profit group, aimed at giving all veterans, regardless of age or military branch, the thanks and respect they deserve.
Ben Manning joins us for Today's Two Cents, talkin' sleepy dogs, kids and pet parody music videos.
Oasis 2013 is a conference designed to bring support, hope, and healing to those who have been affected by sexual abuse.
The Leadership Centre County Class of 2013 is hosting an auction benefiting the Child Advocacy Center, which assists children who have been victims of abuse.
Just in time for the holidays, Sam Phillips from Gardners Candies stops by with some sweet treats!