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PSU grad student selected as Classical Music Project ambassador

October 25, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Janey Martinsen of Holli­daysburg was one of three Penn State graduate students who have been selected for the new Classical Music Project Student Ambassador Program. more »»

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October 25, 2014 Halloween events set at Canoe Creek HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Friends of Canoe Creek State Park will present “Spooky Stories and Ghostly Lights” from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Outdoor classroom

October 25, 2014 Students at Penn-Mont Academy are enjoying the daily benefits of the school’s newly opened outdoor education environment. A series of inter-connecting nature and fitness trails flow throughout the 2. more »»

Helping others

October 25, 2014 This summer, several YTI Career Institute Altoona staff and students served as guest announcers for the Miracle League of Blair County. more »»

J.C. Blair golf event nets $32K

October 23, 2014 HUNTINGDON — Thirty-two golf teams took to the course at the Huntingdon Country Club on July 23 for the 16th annual J.C. Blair Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament, sponsored by PinnacleHealt. more »»

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October 23, 2014 Children’s choir practices start Sunday CLAYSBURG — Claysburg will host its first Christmas at the Park from 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 29. more »»


October 23, 2014 Henry Young Henry Young of Golden Living Center — Hillview celebrated his 100th birthday on Oct. 17. He was born Oct. 17, 1914, in Johns-town, the son of Theodore and Mary Young. more »»

Car club events

October 23, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Altoona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Park programs

October 22, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 “Spirits of Staple Bend Tunnel,” 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. more »»

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October 22, 2014 ‘Monuments, Masterpieces’ tour offered LORETTO —?The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art will embark on its sixth Monuments & Master­pieces tour from June 13 through 24, visiting Lisbon, Portugal, an... more »»

The Halftime Show

October 22, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

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October 21, 2014 Tots & Trucks event raises $4,000 DUNCANSVILLE — Blair Hope for Families held a Tots & Trucks event on July 19 on Theater Drive, between Imler’s Poultry and Lamar Advertising on Route 764. more »»

Miss Central Pa. Pageants are seeking local contestants

October 21, 2014 LEWISTOWN — Contestants applications are being accepted for the 2015 Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship and Miss Central Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen Pageants. more »»

Softball for Disabilities raises $30K

October 21, 2014 Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsyl­vania, Altoona Division, recently announced that its Softball for Disabilities netted $30,000 for programs and services. Taking place Aug. more »»

Helping families

October 21, 2014 Courtesy photo The Unter Uns Society recently presented a check to Family Services Inc. The funds were the proceeds from its inaugural cruise-in held on June 6. more »»

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October 20, 2014 Cresson Lions plan pancake breakfast CRESSON — The Cresson Area Lions Club will hold its fall pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cresson American Legion. Advance tickets are $5. more »»

SAMA adds four members to board of trustees

October 20, 2014 Over the last year, the Southern Alle­ghen­ies Museum of Art has welcomed four Blair County leaders to its board of trustees. Joining the museum in recent months were J. more »»

Blair Hope for Families to host National Adoption Month

October 20, 2014 The month of November was declared National Adoption Month in 1995 by President Clinton. On Nov. more »»

Library used book sale

October 20, 2014 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold their used book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 on the library’s ground floor. more »»


October 19, 2014 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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