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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 »»

Students raise money for Service Paws of PA

April 9, 2016 The students of St. Rose of Lima School and Altoona Central Catholic School (St. Therese of the Child Jesus) recently made donations to Service Paws of Central PA. In January, St. more »»

Recyclables on the runway

April 5, 2016 Courtesy photo Altoona Central?Catholic School students showed how scrap materials and trash can be repurposed into items of clothing, purses, shoes and accessorie. more »»

Spring brings new activities to Claysburg library

April 5, 2016 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg Area Public Library has special events planned for spring. n On April 14, the library will hold a Decorative Flower Pot clas. more »»

Concert to benefit transplant patient

April 4, 2016 A concert by the Steinbeiser & Friends band will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. more »»

State USA Ambassador Pageant set for Sunday

April 4, 2016 The Pennsylvania U.S.A. Ambassador Pageant will be held on Sunday at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. The public is invited to attend both the 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. shows. more »»

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