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August 13, 2016 Forums to focus on insurance, care Representatives from Central PA’s Senior Care Coalition, along with Blair Senior Services, are hosting the second of three informational community forums next wee. more »»

Scholarship winners

August 13, 2016 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Scholastic Scholarship Fund recently announced that it awarded 10 $1,000 scholarships on May 25 at the Heidelberg Country Club. more »»

AAHS cheerleaders named All-Americans

August 13, 2016 Four Altoona Area High School cheerleaders earned All-American Universal Cheerleading Association status at a try-out during the Universal Cheerleading Association Camp held at Hollidaysburg Area... more »»

Saint Francis to host Solar 5K on Sept. 17

August 13, 2016 LORETTO —?The Saint Francis University Science Outreach Center will host its annual Solar 5K run and walk on Sept. 17 around campu. more »»

Students create book for Healing Patch

August 11, 2016 Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families was selected as the focus for Children’s Books for Charity this yea. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

August 11, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. today Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. For a membership information form, visit www BCAAC cruise-ins, 6 p.m. more »»

across the area

August 11, 2016 Phoenix Fire Dept. plans open house HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Phoenix Fire Department will hold an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 2. more »»


August 11, 2016 July 11, 2016 Hayden James Hendrickson, a son born to Erin Crawford, Duncansville, and Matthew Hendrickson, Johnstown, at UPMC Altoona at 10:14 p.m. more »»

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August 10, 2016 Library names artist of the month Kelly Bowers of Altoona is the Altoona Area Public Library August Artist of the Month. more »»

Heart Warriors

August 10, 2016 Courtesy photo The second annual Heart Warrior Walk was held June 11 at the Penn Cambria Track in Cresson. more »»

Veterans recognized at Graystone

August 10, 2016 The second annual veterans recognition and memorial services were held on May 26 at the Graystone Villa in Altoona. Approximately 30 veterans reside at Graystone. more »»

Park programs

August 10, 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 »»

Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament set for Aug. 18

August 9, 2016 The Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club will hold the 21st annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament on Aug. 18 at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Western PA Parks offer new National Parks Centennial Junior Ranger Programs

August 9, 2016 SHANKSVILLE —?The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of sharing America’s special places and helping Americans make meaningful connections to nature, history and culture. more »»

UPMC offers support groups, clinics

August 9, 2016 UPMC Altoona will offer the following support group meetings and patient clinics in August as a public service to the community. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Civil War re-enactors to meet Wed.

August 9, 2016 The August meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, 1450 N. more »»

Diabetes prevention program set for Thursday

August 9, 2016 Individuals at risk for developing diabetes are invited to attend Geisinger Health Plan’s Diabetes Prevention Program from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. more »»

Blair Garden Club to hold flower show

August 7, 2016 The Blair Garden Club will present a Small Standard Flower Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Community?Room at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. more »»

Club notes

August 7, 2016 Genealogical society to host author HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Genealogical Society will host author Michael Fields for a book signing from noon to 3 p.. more »»

Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer benefit walk set

August 7, 2016 The fifth annual Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer Benefit Walk will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 19, inside the Logan Valley Mall, Altoona. more »»

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