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AAHS to present ‘Hairspray’

April 2, 2016 The Altoona Area High School Drama Club will present the award-winning musical “Hairspray” at 7 p.m. April 7, 8 and 9 in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Children’s theater to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

April 2, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present the Disney favorite “Peter Pan, Jr.” at 7 p.m. April 8 and 1 p.m. April 9 at the Hollidaysburg Area Junior High Schoo. more »»

Pastor's Plea

March 31, 2016 Courtesy photo Pastor Elizabeth Hess of Trinity Lutheran Church in Juniata, stands in her truck after the church’s social ministry committee started a “Pastor’s Passionate Plea” to collect dog and... more »»

Altoona library sets programs for April

March 31, 2016 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its programs and activities for April. For more information, call 946-0417 or visit more »»

Foundation grant deadline April 29

March 31, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation is accepting grant proposals from organizations under the following criteria: n Only 501(c)3 organizations or organizations that qualify for a deductibl... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

March 31, 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 »»

Across the area

March 30, 2016 Claysburg Spring Fling set for Sunday CLAYSBURG — The Friends of the Claysburg Library will hold a Spring Fling at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Christ Lutheran Church to benefit the library. more »»

Museum Commission developing database

March 30, 2016 COALPORT — At the March 22 meeting of the Coalport Area Museum Commission, the board heard from president Robert J. more »»

Subway aids Penn State Children’s Hospital

March 30, 2016 HERSHEY — Central Pennsylvania Subway Restaurants presented a donation of $22,500 to THON and Four Diamonds on March 16, after a monthlong promotion that ran in nearly 300 restaurants. more »»

UPMC offers support groups, clinics

March 30, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in April as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Park programs

March 30, 2016 Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon, 667-1805 Skydance of the Timberdoodle, 7 p.m. Saturday, visitor center. This free program will explore the American Woodcock, also known as the “Timberdoodle. more »»


March 30, 2016 Ethel Thompson Ethel (Detwiler) Thompson of Roaring Spring will celebrate her 104th birthday on Saturday. She was born April 2, 1912, in Altoona, the daughter of Samuel and Fannie (Siard) Detwil. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs, activities

March 29, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, 1 Furnace Road, has announced its April events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Senior birthdays

March 29, 2016 Angeline Mangiacarne Angeline Mangiacarne of Valley View Home, formerly of 1607 19th Ave., Altoona, celebrated her 100th birthday with a surprise party for family on Saturday. more »»

Curve FanFest scheduled for April 5

March 28, 2016 Altoona Curve fans are invited to attend Curve FanFest 2016 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 5 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Saint Francis to host ‘Take Back the Night’

March 28, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis University’s Social Work Club will host “Take Back the Night,” a week-long event to raise awareness for victims of violence and abus. more »»

Across the area

March 28, 2016 Veterans, widows invited to food bank DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Veterans of Foreign War Post 8724 Auxiliary sponsors a monthly Central PA Food Bank at the Duncansville VFW Post 8724, 1665 Newr... more »»

Healthy Living Club sets April programs, classes

March 28, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for April as a community service. more »»

Local Scout attains the rank of Eagle

March 27, 2016 Spencer Dodson of Duncansville attained the rank of Eagle Scout on July 7. more »»

Grier attends dance festival

March 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH —?The Grier School of Tyrone recently attended the National High School Dance Festival at Point Park University. more »»

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