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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 »»

UPMC offers support groups/clinics in July

July 5, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in July as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Tyrone library announces July programs, activities

July 5, 2016 TYRONE —?The Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, 1000 Pennsylvania Ave., has announced its July activities. more »»

Across the area

July 5, 2016 Association for Blind sets programs The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Griff’s Sideline Cancer events to include dinner, golf

July 3, 2016 The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation will host the seventh annual “Griff’s Sideline Pancreatic Cancer Dinner” on July 29. more »»

Club notes

July 3, 2016 Women’s Connection plans luncheon HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Women’s Connection will meet at noon July 13 at The Blairmont Club, 265 Larch St. more »»

5 generations

July 3, 2016 The Altoona Mirror accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. more »»


July 3, 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 »»

Saying 'thanks'

July 3, 2016 Courtesy photo Monica Krug (left) and Katie Sherwood present Father Leon Hunt, O.S.B., with a new vestment created and constructed by members of the South Ebensburg 4-H Textile Club. more »»

Across the area

July 2, 2016 Waste collection set at PNG Field The Intermunicipal Relations Committee will hold a two-day household hazardous waste collection from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

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