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Appreciating veterans

December 17, 2015 Courtesy photo This photo of the Vietnam Era veterans was taken at American Legion Post 174 in Gallitzin, where the post held a “thank-you for serving” luncheon on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. more »»

BG to host Christmas concert Sunday

December 17, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Music Department and Elemen­tary Band will perform its annual Christmas Concert called “A Vertical Christ­mas” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the BG gymnasium. more »»

Claysburg hosts second Christmas in the Park

December 17, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Clays­burg’s second Christmas in the Park event was held on Nov. 2. more »»

Across the area

December 16, 2015 Association for Blind receives grant The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind received a grant for $9,311.79 from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Mid-Penn Region Inc. more »»

C-K FBLA participates in Veterans Day Program as part of veterans project

December 16, 2015 CLAYSBURG — On Nov. 10, the Claysburg area came together to honor veterans with programs at Claysburg-Kimmel High School and at Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School. more »»

Operation Christmas Child offers opportunity for shoebox giving

December 16, 2015 Nearly 33,300 children will soon experience the joy of Christmas, thanks to the members of the community. more »»

Park programs

December 16, 2015 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Brunch with the Birds, 10 a.m. Thursday, meet in the lower level of the park office. more »»

Former local teen tours with Richmond Ballet

December 15, 2015 Kristin Cowger, 18, formerly of Hollidaysburg, recently finished a tour with The Richmond Ballet, the state ballet of Virginia, performing in “The Nutcracker. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets January activities

December 15, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for January. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

AAHS junior selected for national honor

December 15, 2015 Altoona Area High School junior James O’Donnell was selected for the 2015 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Concert Band. more »»

Penn-Mont Academy holds fall Harvestfest

December 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Penn-Mont Academy held its annual fall Harvestfest during the week of Oct. 19 to 23. more »»

Cresson Lake Playhouse announces workshop for area children, teens

December 14, 2015 EBENSBURG — Cresson Lake Playhouse is offering a new youth theater experience for children and teens called “CLP Junior: Break Away from Your Comfort Zone. more »»

Groups make donations to purchase AmTrykes

December 14, 2015 The Men’s Altoona Bowling Asso­ciation and Bavarian Aid Society teamed up with Altoona Chapter of Ambucs to donate AmTrykes to two area children. more »»

'Holiday Showcase 2015'

December 14, 2015 Courtesy photo The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance will present “Holiday Showcase 2015” at 7 p.m. Friday at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Students in the community

December 14, 2015 Students in the community Courtesy photos Students and instructors from YTI Career Institute, Altoona, visited the YCMA Children’s Center in Frankstown on Nov. more »»

Toys For Tots

December 13, 2015 Tots For Tots Courtesy photos Beauty, Brains and Heart (BBH) recently held its third annual Holly Jolly Charity Pageant to benefit Toys For Tots. more »»

Club notes

December 13, 2015 Railroad retirees to join for breakfast All area railroad employees and their spouses are invited to a “dutch treat” breakfast at 9 a.m. more »»

Service notes

December 13, 2015 NATHAN LOY Nathan Loy of Hollidaysburg, majoring in general engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. more »»


December 13, 2015 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 »»

AAHS Lady Spikers Give Back

December 12, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area High School Lady Lion Spikers presented a check for $4,000. more »»

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