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Service dog visits ACCS for reading lesson

April 3, 2016 Nokie, a service dog belonging to Leslie Kelly, visited Erica Bowser’s third-grade class at Altoona Central?Catholic School, during Read Across America week in February. more »»

On campus

April 3, 2016 YTI students compete in Sputum Bowl CHAMPION —?Several students in the Respiratory Therapy Program at YTI Career Institute-Altoona participated in the Sputum Bowl competition March 3, as part of the... more »»


April 3, 2016 The Altoona Area High School class of 1971 will hold its 45th anniversary reunion on Aug. 12 and 13. For more information, visit www.classcreator. more »»

PSU students named to dean’s list

April 2, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the fall term. Bedford County Megan M. Allison, New Enterprise; Megan M. more »»

AAHS to present ‘Hairspray’

April 2, 2016 The Altoona Area High School Drama Club will present the award-winning musical “Hairspray” at 7 p.m. April 7, 8 and 9 in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Children’s theater to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

April 2, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present the Disney favorite “Peter Pan, Jr.” at 7 p.m. April 8 and 1 p.m. April 9 at the Hollidaysburg Area Junior High Schoo. more »»


March 27, 2016 YTI?CAREER INSTITUTE, ALTOONA FEBRUARY GRADUATES Luther C. Allender, Altoona, computer systems technician; Justin J. Cox, Cresson, computer systems technician; Mark C. more »»

On campus

March 27, 2016 Mount senior’s fiction earns national recognition CRESSON — Cassandra Lieb of Carrolltown, a fiction writer and Mount Aloysius College psychology student, has received notification from Delta Epsilo... more »»

Dean's list

March 27, 2016 SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY, Altoona and State College campuses WINTER TERM Altoona — Dylan Adams, Britget Baker, Michelle Bouch, Alyssa Boyles, MaryNicole Brown, Nicholas Causer,... more »»


March 26, 2016 Adam Bennati of the Greater Philadelphia Region graduated with a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Immaculata University, Malvern, while also earning a neuropsychology certificate. more »»

AASD technology students advance

March 26, 2016 Members of the Altoona Area School?District Technology Student Association exhibited exemplary performances at the Region 8 Leadership/Conference Competition on Feb. more »»

Juniata to host Empty Bowls event to help fight hunger

March 26, 2016 HUNTINGDON — The 10th anniversary of Juniata College’s involvement with the Empty Bowls event has inspired the college’s art department to add a few new attractions to the dinner at 5 p.. more »»

'Mary Poppins'

March 26, 2016 Courtesy photo Great Commission Schools’ Fine Arts Department will present the Broadway adaptation of the Disney classic “Mary Poppins” at 7 p.m. April 1 and 2 at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Blair Garden Club offers scholarship

March 26, 2016 The Blair Garden Club of Altoona is offering a $500 scholarship to eligible high school seniors. The applicant must be a resident of Blair County. more »»

Golden Tiger Wrestling to host record-holding alumnus

March 26, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Hollidaysburg Area High?School Golden Tiger Wrestling Program will present “A Night with Wade Schalles” at 6:30 p.m. April 10 at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. more »»

Glendale to present ‘The Little Mermaid’

March 24, 2016 FLINTON —?The Glendale Drama Club, under the direction of Jennifer Putorek and Lawrence Putorek Jr. more »»

Huntingdon students to stage ‘Sound of Music’

March 24, 2016 HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon?Area High?School will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical “The Sound of Music” at 7 p.m. May 5, 6 and 7 on the Huntingdon Area High School stage. more »»

Altoona girl named Miss Pa. Jr. Princess

March 24, 2016 Kinsley Palilla of Altoona was recently crowned as the new International Junior Miss Pennsylvania Jr. Princess 2016. At the state level of the Pennsylvania IJM pageant, Kinsley was the Jr. more »»

Penn State Altoona inducts fifth class of Sheetz Fellows

March 22, 2016 Penn State Altoona celebrated the fifth class of Sheetz Fellows during an induction ceremony on Feb. 27 at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence. more »»

Deadline for water poster contest is April 1

March 22, 2016 For more than 30 years, the Blair County Conservation District and the Altoona Water Authority have been raising awareness about water through their annual poster contest. more »»

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