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Boy Scout fundraiser to be held June 23

April 24, 2016 The Laurel Highlands Council of the Boy Scouts of America will hold its annual fund-raising event on June 23 at The Casino at Lakemont Park to benefit Scouting in Blair County. more »»

SAMA to offer summer art camp

April 24, 2016 The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona will continue its tradition of offering a children’s art camp this summe. more »»

On campus

April 24, 2016 SFU?fraternity spends ‘A Day in Her Shoes’ LORETTO — The brothers of Saint Francis University’s Psi Upsilon fraternity held their annual “A Day in Her Shoes” on April 8 to raise awareness of the... more »»

Week of the Young Child celebration

April 23, 2016 Mirror photo by J.D.?Cavrich At Taylor’s Turf at The Learning Station in?Altoona, 21 children released balloons on?April 11 in celebration of The Week of the Young Child. more »»

Music teacher receives Citation of Excellence

April 23, 2016 LOYSBURG — Ellen Stuckey of Martinsburg, a teacher at Northern Bedford County Elementary School since 1990, received the Pennsylvania Music Educator’s Association’s Citation of Excellence Award at... more »»

Students observe 30-hour fast for Lent

April 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — On March 22, Bishop Carroll Catholic High School observed a 30-Hour Food Fast and raised money for the Knights of Columbus in their efforts to aid Christian refugees experiencing genocid... more »»

Dean's list

April 23, 2016 SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY DEAN’S LIST FALL TERM Bedford County Devon E. Lybarger, Bedford; Tesla Dodson, Saxton. Blair County Chelsea Craine, Altoona; Emily K. Brumbaugh, Altoona; David M. more »»

Chorus concert

April 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School Varsity Chorus and Vocal Ensemble Spring Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

PWPA offers scholarship

April 19, 2016 The deadline is approaching to apply for a $1,500 college scholarship offered to print journalism students by the Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association. more »»

Art In Common recognizes AAHS student artists

April 18, 2016 Art In Common recently recognized five Altoona Area High School students for their exemplary artwork displayed at the Station Mall Medical Center in Altoona. more »»

Enactus chapter wins regional competition

April 17, 2016 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University chapter of Enactus won the title “Regional Champions” in the Enactus Regional Competition held in Washington, D.C., on March 29. more »»

Honor roll

April 17, 2016 SPRING COVE MIDDLE SCHOOL, ROARING SPRING THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Morgan Balliet, Austin Bridenbaugh, Erin Brumbaugh, Reagan Bush, Cameryn Feathers, Destany Hammel, Lainie... more »»

Hollidaysburg musicians perform at Disney

April 16, 2016 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School band students entertained Walt Disney World Resort guests with their performances on March 3 and 4 at Disney Springs and Magic Kingdom. more »»

Glendale hosts One Book program

April 16, 2016 FLINTON — On April 1, thanks to the Glendale Education Foundation, every student in kindergarten and first grade at Glendale Elementary School received the book “Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story,”... more »»

Honor roll

April 16, 2016 CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Derek Bivens, Miranda Blair, Page Burk, Emma Bushore, Erin Claycomb, Shyanna Cox, Amanda Crist, Nicole Dively, Lucas... more »»

Longer Elementary School hosts Jump Rope For Heart activity

April 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — During the month of February, students at Longer Elementary School jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. more »»

YTI students part of state competition in Hershey

April 14, 2016 YTI Career Institute, Altoona, has sent 10 students to compete in the 2016 SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Leadership and Skill Championship, which runs through Friday in Hershe. more »»

Honor roll


Area students earn degrees from Penn State

April 10, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students received degrees during fall commencement exercises at Penn State University. Bedford County Macy T. Yingling, Bedford, B.S., accounting; Cole . more »»

Cereal box collection

April 9, 2016 Courtesy photo The Bellwood-Antis Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently held a cereal drive to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry and collected 878 boxe. more »»

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