On this date

50 YEARS AGO:

Jan. 11, 1969

John Falmar and Cindy Stolz were chosen Mr. and Miss Junior Achievement in ceremonies at the annual Junior Achievement Coronation Ball held at the Penn Alto Hotel.

25 YEARS AGO:

Jan. 11, 1994

The Tyrone Area High School Drama Club set up a “Kids on the Block” disabilities show with giant puppets: Eric Bowers had “Renaldo,” who was blind, Melanie McClain had “Mark,” who had cerebral palsy and Jennifer Youngs had “Mandy,” who was deaf.

10 YEARS AGO:

Jan. 11, 2009

The Altoona Planning Commission approved a land development plan for a proposed shopping complex on Plank Road, Pleasant Valley Blvd., to be called Logan Plank Crossing anchored by a Martin’s Food Market store on the site of the former SKF Industries site.

–Compiled by Tim Doyle

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