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Scout ninth member of family to attain Eagle rank

February 13, 2016 Dominic James Hite of Richland,?Allegheny County, received the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized at a Court of Honor on Dec. 6. He is a member of Troup 329 Laurel Highlands Council. more »»

Honor roll

February 13, 2016 BELLWOOD-ANTIS MIDDLE SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Dorian Aungst, Olivia Bailor, Cynthia Baldwin, Brooke Beichler, Jackson Boyer, Lincoln Boyer, Allison Campbell, Philip... more »»

AASD ‘String Spectacular’ is Thursday

February 12, 2016 The Altoona Area School District Music Department will perform a “String Spectacular” concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Deans' lists

February 11, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, Akron, Ohio — Eric Miller, Hollidaysburg, 4.0 grade point average; Drew Drum, DuBois; Alexandra Fedorko, Portage. WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, Morgantown, W.Va. more »»


February 10, 2016 FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, Frostburg, Md. — David Blaney, Hyndman, B.S., elementary education; Brendan Ebersole, New Enterprise, B.S., computer science; Chelsey Hoagland, Bedford, B.S. more »»

Dean's list

February 10, 2016 GROVE CITY COLLEGE Dean’s list — Joshua Belsterling, Ebensburg; Claire DeArmitt, Bellwood; Amy O’Brien, Hollidaysburg; Naomi Stork, Huntingdon; Dean’s list, with distinction — Blake Baer, Bedford;... more »»

Honor roll

February 8, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG CATHOLIC SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Adam Elder, Sarah Manna, Emily Murgas, Kyle Ruggery. SEVENTH GRADE — Reed Edwards, Nicole Himes, J.T. more »»

Mount Aloysius dean's list

February 7, 2016 MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, Cresson FALL SEMESTER Alexandria — Emily Carole Mills. Altoona — Petina Jo Albright, Sydney M. Barger, Kenneth Bartlett, Eryka S. Bondi, Angela M. more »»


February 7, 2016 CLARION UNIVERSITY FALL GRADUATES Ashville — Samantha Sherry, B.S., medical imaging sciences. Clearfield — Cassandra Anderson, B.S.E., early child/special education; Eric White, B.S.B.A., managemen. more »»

Design competition offers scholarships totaling $100,000

February 6, 2016 PITTSBURGH —- Pittsburgh Technical Institute has announced its 2016 High School Design Show and Scholarship Competition and the availability of scholarship awards valued at more than $100,000. more »»

ARC offers scholarship

February 6, 2016 ARC Federal Credit Union is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an area high school senior. more »»

Championship aids backpack program

February 6, 2016 On Dec. 12, employees from the Altoona Area School District participated in the fifth annual Altoona Area Education Association Charity Volleyball Gam. more »»

PSEA trivia contest helps food pantry

February 6, 2016 Teachers and support staff members from Blair and Clearfield counties of the Pennsylvania State Education?Association recently collected and donated more than $850 worth of food items, cash donation... more »»

Teen receives award for volunteerism

February 6, 2016 Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring, Miss PA Heart Inspired and Beautiful Junior Teen, was awarded the Silver Level President’s Volunteer Service Award, while volunteering at the Making Strides Against... more »»

Honor roll

February 6, 2016 CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Jenna Berzansky, Kelsey Brumbaugh, Macy Burke, Shannon Horvath, John Johnson, Megan Shingler, Megan Smith. more »»

Deans' lists

February 4, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND, Kingston, R.I. — Sara Ann Estep, Mount Union. TUFTS UNIVERSITY, Medford, Mass. — Julia Moyer, Port Matilda. WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY, Wheeling, W.Va. more »»


February 4, 2016 WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Renee Jamison, Tyrone, M.S., education; Samuel Kirk, DuBois, M.S., education. LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — David Burns, Bellwood, B.A., criminal justice. more »»

Deans' lists

February 3, 2016 LYNDON STATE COLLEGE, Lyndonville, Vt. — Nathan Kolash, DuBois. THE COLLEGE OF SCHOLASTICA, Duluth, Minn. — Alicia Reilly, Altoona. UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN, Orange, Conn. — Blanca Gates, Altoona. more »»

Dean's list

January 31, 2016 CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA FALL DEAN’S LIST Bedford County — Helen Patterson, Hyndman; Abby Barnes, Schellsburg; Abigail Salyards, Osterburg; Maria Snyder, Woodbury. more »»

Penn Highlands to host United Way Glass Slipper Project

January 31, 2016 Program provides prom gowns for teens The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Blair Center is anxious to once again host The Glass Slipper Project, a program of United Way of Blair County. more »»

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