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Car and motorcycle club events

March 17, 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 April 14. New members are welcome. more »»

Golf event benefits abused children

March 15, 2016 While golfers were swinging their clubs during the Penn State Altoona Alumni Society’s Inaugural Community for Kids Golf Tournament, held on Aug. more »»

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March 15, 2016 Donations used for Dragon costume MARTINSBURG — Thanks to the generosity of family and friends of the late Fred Dangel, a new Dragon mascot costume has been purchased for Central High School. more »»

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March 14, 2016 YMCA to hold line dance classes HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will offer “Cory-Ography” from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays from April 5 to 26. The program is for ages 13 and older. more »»

Promoting local theater

March 14, 2016 Courtesy photo Weis Markets in the Park Hills Plaza, Altoona, recently donated $1,000 to the Altoona Area School District Foundation. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets Women’s Night Out

March 13, 2016 Tickets are available for the UPMC Altoona Healthy Living Club Women’s Night Out, set for April 21 at The Casino at Lakemont Park. more »»

Club notes

March 13, 2016 Lakemont Lions to provide eye screenings The Lakemont Lions Club, assisted by the Blair/ Clearfield Association for the Blind, will provide free eye screenings for ages 6 months and older. more »»

Service notes

March 13, 2016 DUSTIN J. MOYER Sgt. Dustin J. Moyer of Altoona recently received the Purple Heart medal for injuries sustained during his deployment to Afghanistan. The ceremony was held Feb. more »»

Penn State Altoona receives $500,000 from Reliance

March 13, 2016 Reliance Bank leads the charge for Penn State Altoona’s Adler Athletic Complex renovation and expansion project with a $500,000 gift to name the building’s fitness center. more »»


March 13, 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 »»

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March 12, 2016 Juniata club receives national honor HUNTINGDON — The Juniata College chapter of the Society of Physics Students again received the Outstanding Chapter Award for the past academic year 2014-15 for... more »»

Cereal box collection

March 12, 2016 Courtesy photo Students at St. Patrick School, Newry, recently collected 328 boxes of cereal for the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry in Altoona. more »»

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March 10, 2016 Genealogical society to host quilter HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»

BCAAC Super Spring Swap Meet set for Sunday

March 10, 2016 The Blair County Antique Auto Club invites residents to clean out their garages for its annual Super Spring Swap Meet, scheduled for Sunday at the National Guard Readiness Center, near the Meadows... more »»

Scout Sunday

March 10, 2016 Courtesy photo Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Troop and Pack 25 held their Scout Sunday on Feb. 21. It included church services, followed by a Blue and Gold Banquet in honor Scouting’s birthday. more »»

Equine therapy helps area veterans

March 10, 2016 Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship (VTH) is seeking area veterans to participate in its next course, which begins in April. more »»

Disney, Make-A-Wish help grant wishes

March 10, 2016 PITTSBURGH —?To honor the 100,000th Disney wish granted globally, and in celebration of Disneyland Resort’s 60th anniversary, Disneyland and Make-A-Wish are inviting fans to “Share Your Ears” and... more »»

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March 9, 2016 Glendale foundation sets golf event COALPORT — The 12th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 10 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club. more »»

Library artists of the month

March 9, 2016 Courtesy photo The Artist of the Month for March at the Altoona Area Public Library isn’t just one artist — it’s a collection of local artists known as Art In Common. more »»

SAMA, Tomahawks partner for ‘Art of Hockey’

March 9, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — SAMA’s partnership with the Johnstown Tomahawks will continue in 2016 as the two organizations present the third annual “Art of Hockey” progra. more »»

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