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Martinsburg to honor humanitarians at dinner

July 10, 2016 MARTINSBURG — Nominees with lifelong service bridging literacy, technology, applied education and cultural divides should also be inspirational leaders and role models for people of all ages. more »»

Gala to celebrate SAMA’s 40th anniversary

July 10, 2016 LORETTO — Hundreds of art lovers, community philanthropists and business leaders will converge on the Saint Francis University campus at 6 p.m. more »»

4 generations

July 10, 2016 Courtesy photo Four generations of the McCloskey family include (from left): Gerald McCloskey Jr. of Tulsa, Okla., grandfather; Gerald McCloskey Sr. more »»


July 10, 2016 This is a picture of the eighth-grade class of Our Lady of Lourdes Grade School at the Dibert Farm in Mill Run in the late 1940. more »»

Bellwood girl finalist in state pageant in Aug.

July 10, 2016 Haley Marie Campbell, daughter of Dana and Adam Campbell of Bellwood, will compete in the National American Miss Pre-Teen Pennsylvania Pageant, to be held Aug. 12 to 14 in Harrisburg. more »»

Central student receives award for volunteerism

July 10, 2016 Alyssa Reed, Miss Beauty, Brains and Heart Teen 2016-17, was recently awarded the Bronze Level President’s Volunteer Service Awar. more »»

Sheetz Pepsi Golf Classic to support BBBS

July 10, 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County Inc. more »»

Club notes

July 10, 2016 Historical society to meet Tuesday DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave. more »»

PASR recognizes area school retirees

July 9, 2016 At the May 23 Altoona Area School Board meeting, retiring teacher Kathleen Morgan and retiring staff support person Doris Felty each was presented with the Lauretta Woodson, an award given annually... more »»

Comedy event to celebrate 100 years of 4-H

July 9, 2016 EBENSBURG —?Comedian Jay Hendren will be the headline act at 7 p.m. Aug. 13, as friends and families of 4-H, along with the public, gather to celebrate 100 years of 4-H in Cambria County. more »»

Honor rolls

July 9, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOURTH MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Mohammed Ali, Mitchell S. Augustine, Madison B. Baker, Adam R. Baughman, Tia A. Biesinger, Kalyn R. Bilger, Marissa L. more »»

Across the area

July 7, 2016 Golf event to aid cancer patients The ThinkBIG Pediatric Cancer Fund is planning a golf tournament on Sept. 23 at Sinking Valley Country Club. more »»

Celebrating 75 years

July 7, 2016 Courtesy photo The Summerhill Township Fire Company held its 75th anniversary celebration on the evening of May 7. Shown are (from left): front row — Rep. more »»

Cook family supports eye care room in J.C. Blair ER expansion project

July 7, 2016 HUNTINGDON — A longtime optometrist is contributing to create a state-of-the-art eye exam room in the newly refurbished emergency department at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospita. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 7, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is July 14. New members are welcome. more »»


July 6, 2016 Ramon Baker TURKU, FINLAND — Ramon (Ray) Baker of Stockholm, Sweden participated in a conferral ceremony for the degree of doctor of theology at Abo Akademi University in Finland on May 27. more »»

Park programs

July 6, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Pauline Baker Rodgers dancers attend competitions

July 6, 2016 The 2016 Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance Competition Team attended Sheer Talent in Lancaster March 11 to 13. more »»

Sign dedication

July 6, 2016 Courtesy photo A “Welcome Home Veterans” sign was dedicated in remembrance of Charles Norman Thompson, a World War II veteran, on Memorial?Day at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center. more »»

Home Nursing seeks volunteers

July 5, 2016 Are you compassionate? Can you dedicate two evenings a month to help grieving children and their families? You can make a difference by volunteering at Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program... more »»

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