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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 »»

UPJ dean's list

March 20, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT JOHNSTOWN FALL DEAN’S LIST Bedford County Jacob F. Krupa, Bedford; Rachel K. Barkman, Everett; Etta M. Foor, Everett; Alicia B. Sharer, Schellsburg; Trent . more »»

Students part of stock market simulation

March 19, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Economics students at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School earned first-, second- and third-place regional honors in the Stock Market Game of Pennsylvania. more »»

Saint Francis Library chosen to host traveling exhibition ‘Native Voices’

March 19, 2016 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Library has been selected in a competitive application process to host “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” a traveling exhibition... more »»


March 19, 2016 WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY, Salt Lake City — Jill Duclos, Altoona, M.S., nursing/leadership and management; Christine Smith, Ashville, B.S., business management; Lyndsay Steiner, Duncansville, M.S. more »»

Dean's list

March 19, 2016 WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY — Zachery D. Helsel, Claysburg; Kirsten M. Lykens, Duncansville; Bryce N. McGarvey, Altoona; Cody S. Nail, Altoona; Aaron M. Smith, Altoona. more »»

Students learn about hotel management

March 17, 2016 With the introduction of a new management simulation software program, Altoona Area High School students in Jesse Frailey’s office management class are applying the concepts of managing a business t... more »»

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