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July 27, 2016 Dairy Promotion marks Dairy Month The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee presents a gift bag to the first baby born in June each year as a way to celebrate June as Dairy Month. more »»

Sprucing things up

July 27, 2016 Courtesy photo On June 4, members of the Blair Garden Club planted the flower beds at Seventh Street in Altoona. more »»

Park programs

July 27, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Hollidaysburg Area Public Library sets programs

July 26, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its August events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Altoona woman part of NYC fundraiser for kids with heart disease

July 26, 2016 Typhani Janelle Russo of Altoona recently participated in the 16th anniversary celebration of Supermodels Unlimited Magazine, which was hosted at the Avenue nightclub in New York City. more »»

Dorothy Day Center to host tag sale

July 26, 2016 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Dorothy Day Outreach Center will host its annual Summer Tag Sale from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the center’s parking lot on campus. more »»

Service Notes

July 24, 2016 SARAH L. BROWN Sarah L. Brown graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology on May 21 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, cum laude. more »»

Club notes

July 24, 2016 Blair Garden Club presents scholarship The Blair Garden Club’s met June 27 at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. Brandon Decker was presented with a $500 scholarship. more »»


July 24, 2016 Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be include. more »»

Blair County Dog Park plans Dog Dip ’N Dive

July 24, 2016 The Blair County Dog Park will hold its sixth annual Dog Dip ’N Dive on Aug. 20 and 21 at Prospect Pool in Altoon. more »»

Across the area

July 23, 2016 ‘Five Star 5 for 5’ set for Aug. 20 Greg Sloan, owner of Five Star Mitsubishi Altoona and Five Star Powersports, is hosting a 5K walk/run on Aug. 20 to raise money for five charities in Blair Count. more »»

Scholarship winners

July 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Portage presented $500 scholarships to several high school graduates. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

July 21, 2016 TYRONE — Members of the Tyrone Regional Heath Network family recognized Tyrone Hospital volunteers for hours of service donated to Tyrone Hospital during 2015 at a special luncheon held in May durin... more »»

Foundation’s golf outing nets $10,450

July 21, 2016 Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 12th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser, held on June 10 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club in Lumber City. more »»

Across the area

July 21, 2016 Service Paws reaches out to community Service Paws, a group that provides service dogs for people in need, will have an information table set up from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

July 21, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. more »»

In the Groove

July 20, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Dance Theatre Company traveled to Pittsburgh on May 5 to “Groove. more »»


July 20, 2016 Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship will hold its Summer Stampede on Saturday at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. The day was incorrect in a story on Page D2 Wednesday. more »»

‘Summer Stampede’ coming to Huntingdon

July 20, 2016 Fundraiser for veterans therapeutic riding program set for Saturday HUNTINGDON —?Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship will present “The Summer Stampede” on Saturday at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds,... more »»

Across the area

July 20, 2016 Antique show planned in?Somerset SOMERSET — With just less than a month to go, the list of vendors signing up for the 46th annual Somerset Antique Show Aug. 13 continues to gro. more »»

Park programs

July 20, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»


LECTURE - "Fighting the Civil War . . " August 2, 2016

August 02 – Central PA Civil War Round Table: "Fighting the Civil War: Historical Treasures and Artifacts of the Conflict” Mr. Wayne Mott, CEO of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, will talk about the artifacts and archival holdings within the museum collections. 7:00 p.m. more »

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Beat The Heat With Healthy, Frozen Fruit Treats For Fido

July 25, 2016 My friend recently sent me a recipe for a frozen blueberry dog treat and asked me if I knew whether if was ‘safe’ to give her pets. more »

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