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Memorial created in honor of violinist

January 11, 2014 ORLANDO, Fla. The Doris Paisley Memorial Music Scholarship has been established at Valencia College. Paisley was a longtime player and concertmistress of the Altoona Symphony Orchestra. more »»

Rec commission announces programs

January 9, 2014 The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission has announced the following upcoming programs. For more information, visit www.cbrcparks. more »»

Girl Scout Cookie Program kicks off

January 8, 2014 More than 160 Girl Scouts representing 22 troops from Bedford, Cambria and Blair counties attended a cookie rally on Saturday at St. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs

December 31, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its January events. Library winter hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 9:30 a.. more »»

Keller earns statewide trustee award

December 30, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS - On Oct. 20, at its annual conference, the Pennsylvania Library Association honored Joe Keller of Hollidaysburg as its Trustee of the Yea. more »»

Contest focuses on drug prevention

December 28, 2013 CAMP HILL The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Drug Free Pennsylvania launched its seventh annual statewide contest for middle and high school students. more »»

Altoona Area Public Library sets programs

December 28, 2013 The Altoona Area Public Library will be closed through Jan. 12 for renovation of the air handler system. The library also will be closed Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King’s Birthday. more »»

Cambria Heights elementary students win holiday contest

December 23, 2013 PITTSBURGH Two students from Cambria Heights Elementary School are winners of the 10th annual Edgar Snyder and Associates “My Holiday Wish” Coloring Contest. more »»

Blair Dance Company wins regional competition

December 19, 2013 LANCASTER — The Blair Dance Company from the Blair Dance Academy, Altoona, traveled to its third regional competition of the season, the Nexstar National Talent Competition from April 12 to 14. more »»

Deems offer free Thanksgiving meal

November 18, 2013 A free Thanksgiving Day meal will be given by Marjie and Gary Deem of Deem Motors, Duncans­ville, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Geeseytown Fire Hall, Hollidaysburg. more »»

Mending Hearts fundraiser is Dec. 4

November 18, 2013 The second annual fundraiser to benefit Mending Hearts Animal Rescue will be held Dec. 4 in the ballroom at the Bavarian Aid Society, 112 S. 13th St., Altoona. Doors will open at 5 p.m. more »»

Grocers Fight Cancer Day Thursday

October 7, 2013 The 23rd annual Grocers Fight Cancer Day is slated for Thursday at the Altoona, Bedford, Ebensburg and Indiana Giant Eagle locations. more »»

Home Nursing Agency offers training sessions for hospice volunteers

September 22, 2013 Home Nursing Agency is offering hospice volunteer training for Blair County at The Healing Patch, 5416 Sixth Ave., Altoona, beginning on Oct. 23. more »»

Healing Patch to host ‘Patch of Blue’

September 17, 2013 The community is invited to “A Patch of Blue,” a casual evening to celebrate Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families. more »»

Swigart Museum sets Fall Foliage Day

September 17, 2013 HUNTINGDON — The William E. Swigart Jr. An­tique Automobile Museum will host its Fall Foliage Celebration Day event from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the museum, three miles east of Huntingdon on Route 22. more »»

Trail ride to benefit Dreams Go On

September 16, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The seventh annual Lehman Engineers Horse Trail Ride to benefit Dreams Go On, a nonprofit therapeutic horseback riding organization, will take place Sept. 29 at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Making Strides walk set for Oct. 5 at PNG Field

September 15, 2013 The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 5 at Peoples Natural Gas Field, Altoona. more »»

Lions club plans dog walk on Sept. 15

September 10, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG The Lakemont Lions Club will hold its fourth annual “Dogs Helping Dogs” dog walk on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Legion Park. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Fur Ball set for Oct. 26

September 8, 2013 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society will hold its second annual Fur Ball fundraiser at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Blairmont Club, Hollidaysbur. more »»

Sock hop to aid Rescue Workers

September 1, 2013 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Veterans of Foreign?Wars Post will sponsor a sock hop from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 5 to benefit the American Rescue Workers Food Pantry. more »»

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