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Jul 12

We Are Here Episode 1: Murals and moxie in Millvale

In the first episode of our new podcast, we’re heading to a small town across the river from Pittsburgh that is home to a spectacular set of church murals. Tackling themes such as social justice, poverty, and immigration, these stunning works of art, which are almost 100 years old, have a surprising amount of resonance in today’s world — and are playing an important role in Millvale’s renaissance.

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Mar 2

Prism Episode 1: "Nobody crowds you and nobody goes it alone"

In the first episode of our new podcast series, we speak with Hannah Harley of Indiana, PA, and Erin Ninehouser of Ambridge in Beaver County, two women who have committed themselves to creative pursuits outside of resource-rich and art-dense cities. The lesson is clear: In a small place, you can have a huge impact.

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Dec 9

Our Top Five Stories of 2021

These are the features our readers responded to the most, and they cover everything from ascendent small towns to recreation amenities to high tech wizardry.

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Oct 18

A historic mill is reborn in Altoona

Originally built over 130 years ago, this 100,000-square-foot mixed-use commercial space is set to welcome tenants and boost the local economy. The thoughtful and ambitious rehab was a team effort.

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