William Zeitler performs with his glass armonica at the La Crescenta Library as part of the branch's "Season of Discovery" program on Wednesday, October 22, 2104.  The instrument was originally designed by Benjamin Franklin prior to the American Revolution.  Zeitler played music from Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikowski as well as his own original music.

Making 'music out of glass'

Many people can name a list of musical instruments ranging from flute to piano, but few have encountered a glass armonica. Not only has William Zeitler heard of the unique period instrument — he plays it.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Alliance hosts anti-drug meeting; Friends of the Library celebrates 35 years

The Crescenta Valley CV Alliance will host an anti-drug meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, 222 E. Acacia Ave., Glendale.

Glendale High's Ivanna Gamboa, Grace Tappin, and Sevana Stepanian are senior captains on the girls' volleyball team and are hoping to lead the Nitros to an automatic playoff berth. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Equal mixtures diversity and talent, the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team is on the cusp of accomplishing a goal that seemed impossible only a couple of years ago.

Glendale police charge robbery suspect

A man charged in connection with several home-invasion robberies, including one in Glendale in which an elderly couple was robbed at gunpoint, is due to appear in court next week.

Crescenta Valley will battle Muir High on Friday for leadership of the Pacific League. (LIBBY CLINE)

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

UNLV linebacker Ryan McAleenan (left) is in hot pursuit of Fresno State's Josh Harper during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on October 10. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

La Cañada Unfied School District Superintendent Wendy Sinnette listens to a question from a Sagebrush area resident at Crescenta Valley High School where school district officials from Glendale and La Canada responded to questions from the community about the Sagebrush area of La Canada Flintridge that is served by the Glendale Unified School District on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

Glendale school officials talk Sagebrush transfer terms

Glendale school board members unveiled a new proposal on Tuesday that they said they’re willing to offer La Cañada Unified as they prepare to vote on whether or not to come to a negotiated agreement in transferring the Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified to the La Cañada school district.

UNLV linebacker Ryan McAleenan (left) is in hot pursuit of Fresno State's Josh Harper during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on October 10. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

College Update: McAleenan tackling success on Saturdays

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Glendale police have released surveillance photos of a man suspected of stealing four pairs of Nike shoes from the Designer Shoe Warehouse earlier this month.

Glendale police on the lookout for suspected shoe thief

Glendale police on Wednesday released surveillance photos of a man suspected of stealing four pairs of Nike shoes from the Designer Shoe Warehouse earlier this month.

Edor "Ed" G. Anderson, who served as Flintridge Preparatory School headmaster from 1975 to 1991, died Oct. 8 after a period of declining health.

Former Flintridge Prep headmaster dies

Edor "Ed" G. Anderson, former headmaster of Flintridge Preparatory School and a key player in its growth and development during his tenure from 1975 to 1991, died earlier this month due to declining health, family members said. He was 81.

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