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AAJHS holds awards assemblies

June 11, 2016 Altoona Area Junior High School has announced its award winners for the 2015-16 school year. Award winners were presented with various honors during Awards Night ceremonies. more »»

On campus

June 5, 2016 Student recognized for community service ANNVILLE — Marie Gorman of Hollidaysburg was honored at Lebanon Valley College’s May 14 commencement ceremony as a Gold Community Service Award recipient,... more »»

Huntingdon alumnus speaks at Gettysburg commencement

June 5, 2016 GETTYSBURG —?Huntingdon Area High School alumnus Peter Rosenberger was selected as Gettysburg College’s 2016 student Commencement speaker. more »»

Tussey Mountain grads eligible for scholarship

June 5, 2016 SAXTON — The Saxton Liberty High School Alumni Association is offering Tussey Mountain High School graduates the opportunity to receive a scholarship award of $2,500. more »»


June 5, 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 »»

PSU Alumni Association to host Prato June 16

June 2, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Laurel Highlands Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will hold its 2016 annual meeting with special guest Lou Prato, the unofficial Penn State sports historian. more »»

Mount Aloysius College dean's list

May 29, 2016 MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON SPRING DEAN’S LIST Alexandria — Emily Carole Mills. Altoona — Jordann C. Adams, Sydney M. Barger, Alisa Marie Barnes, Kenneth Bartlett, Eryka S. more »»

On campus

May 29, 2016 Penn State Altoona receives agreement to buy robots A gift agreement through FANUC America and Allegheny Educational Systems has enabled Penn State Altoona to purchase four industrial grade... more »»


May 29, 2016 The Hollidaysburg Area High?School class of 1981 will hold its 35th anniversary reunion on Sept. 2 and 3. For more information, email Laurie McDonough Dean at mcdean98 @hotmail. more »»

On campus

May 28, 2016 Student receives full funding to WVU Heather Myers of Altoona graduated with distinction for her grade-point average of 3. more »»

BG Math Club completes course at Disney

May 28, 2016 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Math Club recently visited Disney World in Orlando, Fla., and completed a course called The Day of Evolution of Technolog. more »»

Spelling bee

May 28, 2016 Courtesy photo The Lakemont Lions Club recently held its 42nd annual spelling bee between St. John’s School and Baker School. more »»

Mount welcomes Presidential Scholars

May 28, 2016 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College recognized 35 Mercy Presidential Scholars and their families recently at the Mercy Presidential Scholarship dinner held in the college’s Bertschi Center and... more »»

Deans' lists

May 28, 2016 BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — Tori Thomas, Tyrone; Caitlyn Gallher, Summerhill; Parker Bumbarger, Morrisdale; Alayne Null, Clearfield; Rebecca Ward, Clearfield. SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY, Shepherdstown, W.Va. more »»


May 28, 2016 YTI CAREER INSTITUTE, ALTOONA Kurt P. Luther, Duncansville, business administration; Chantel M. Christy, Altoona, criminal justice and first response; Cody . more »»

On campus

May 24, 2016 Students earn awards for achievement LORETTO —?Two students earned the 33rd Academic Achievement Award, presented by the Saint Francis University Alumni Association at the President’s Awards... more »»

On campus

May 22, 2016 Saint Francis holds blanket collection LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeer group recently collected 104 quilted, crocheted, knitted and embroidered blankets that will be... more »»


May 22, 2016 COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Allison Bearer, Hollidaysburg, B.S., biology. EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Emporia, Kan. — Justin Spanko, Mineral Point, M.S. more »»

BG participates in junior high band festival

May 21, 2016 ROARING SPRING —?Twelve members of the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Instrumental Program participated in the Blair County Junior High Band Festival held at Spring Cove Middle School this... more »»

AAHS Speech League second at regionals

May 21, 2016 LORETTO — Twenty-four high schools competed in the Regional Speech League Competition held at Saint Francis University on Feb. 29 and March 2. more »»

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