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Honor roll

April 27, 2015 GREAT COMMISSION SCHOOLS, ALTOONA THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Alexis Beagan, Sarah Clark, Kyrstin Johnson, Adrienne Krater, Lyndsey Longstreth, Emily Noel, Skyler Slote. more »»

On campus

April 26, 2015 SFU?group holds blanket collection LORETTO —?The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeer group recently collected 105 quilted, crocheted, knitted and embroidered blankets that will be... more »»

Winner announced in contest discouraging texting, driving

April 26, 2015 HARRISBURG — Ryan Holzman, a junior at Boyertown Area High School, is the inaugural winner of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation’s It Can Wait editorial contest. more »»

Dean's list

April 26, 2015 SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY, FALL DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Sarah Arpino, Emily Brumbaugh, Kiersten Cover, Ethan McCloskey, Claire Seasoltz, David Tini, Amylynne Kelly. Coalport — Jessica Haduck. more »»


April 26, 2015 SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY FALL GRADUATES Bedford — Liana Myers, B.S., education leadership in physical activity. New Paris — Kristen Koontz, B.S., education, health/physical education, teaching. more »»

AAHS students compete in Rotary speech contest

April 25, 2015 Six Altoona Area High School students participated in the Altoona Rotary District 7360 4-Way Test Speech Contest on March 3 during the regular Altoona Rotary Club meeting at the Calvin House. more »»

Spring concert

April 25, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School Varsity Chor­us and Vocal Ensemble Spring Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

School notes

April 25, 2015 Bishop Carroll sets concert EBENSBURG — Bishop Carroll Catholic High School will hold its spring concert and art festival at 7 p.m. May 13 in the school cafetorium. more »»

Honor roll

April 25, 2015 SPRING COVE MIDDLE SCHOOL, ROARING SPRING THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Caitlyn Boggs, Michaela Brown, Ashley Claar, Sarah Everetts, Caden Hazenstab, Aaron Hoover, Alyssa Reed,... more »»

Honor roll

April 23, 2015 BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Selena Damiano, Jacqueline Finn, Christopher Foose, Kyle Himes, Chad Luensmann, Adam Osborne, Jeremy Wilson. more »»

AAJHS club to host Empty Bowls event

April 22, 2015 The Altoona Area Junior High School Community Inspired Arts Club and Art Depart­ment will host the fifth annual Empty Bowls event from 4:30 to 6 p.m. April 29 in the AAJHS Cafeteria . more »»

Honor roll

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Who's Who

April 21, 2015 SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, Selinsgrove — Samuel Berger, Altoona, 2015 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in Ameri­can Universities and Colleges. more »»

On campus

April 19, 2015 TKE fraternity holds Polar Bear Swim LORETTO —?Saint Francis University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity held its eighth annual Polar Bear Swim at Lake St. Francis on March 13. more »»

Dean's list

April 19, 2015 SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY Altoona — Dylan Adams, Leah Allen, Britget Baker, Emily Baker, Ryan Bollinger, Alyssa Boyles, Barry Brown, MaryNicole Brown, Nicholas Causer, Cody... more »»

Club notes

April 19, 2015 Auxiliary to hold dinner Saturday The Ladies Auxiliary of The Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. more »»

School notes

April 18, 2015 BG part of Pope Francis Challenge food drive For the second straight year, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School students have responded to the Pope Francis Challenge of helping the less fortunate i... more »»

District band festival

April 18, 2015 Courtesy photo The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 6 Band Festival was held Jan. 7-9 at Somerset Area High School. more »»

Honor roll

April 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG CATHOLIC SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Luke Ruggery SEVENTH GRADE — Adam Elder, Sarah Manna, Kyle Ruggery SIXTH GRADE — Evan Brozenich, Reed Edwards, Nicole... more »»

Across the area

April 13, 2015 Children’s Theatre to present ‘Shrek’ HOLLIDAYSBURG The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present DreamWorks Theatrical’s “Shrek Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. more »»

Blair commissioners promote reading

April 13, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — At their April 7 meeting, the Blair County commissioners issued a proclamation declaring April 12-18 as National Library Week in Blair County. more »»

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