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GACTC maintains active student organizations

April 19, 2014 Career & Technical Student Organizations are mandated co-curricular activities for approved career and technical programs in Pennsylvania. more »»

Penn State Altoona in project with ARCorp

April 19, 2014 Penn State Altoona students have created social media marketing plans for the Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, a regional community development project administered by the Alleghen... more »»


April 17, 2014 Lillian Clapper Lillian May Clapper of Allegheny Lutheran Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Duncans­ville, will celebrate her 100th birthday with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. more »»

Garver YMCA sets Healthy Kids Day

April 17, 2014 ROARING SPRING —?On April 26, the Garver Memorial YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. more »»

Celebrating Women's History

April 17, 2014 The EEO/Federal Women Program at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center held a program Women’s History Month in March. The speaker was Lt. Col. more »»

Across the area

April 17, 2014 Astronomy club to hold sky watch HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Starlight Astronomy Club will hold its first public sky watch of the year from 8:30 to 11 p.m. Friday at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 17, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 5 p.m. every Sunday starting April 27, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friend­ly’s. more »»


April 16, 2014 June Johnston June Rose (Kells) Johnston of Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Juniata, celebrated her 103rd birthday on Satur­day. She was born April 12, 1911, the daughter of Dr. more »»

Scouting for Food

April 16, 2014 Boy Scout Troop 49, sponsored by Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona, recently participated in the “Scouting For Food”?drive. more »»

Community foundation accepting proposals for unrestricted grants

April 16, 2014 The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation is accepting grant proposal from organizations that meet the following criteria: n Only 501(c)(3) organizations or organizations that qualify for a... more »»

Across the area

April 16, 2014 Vision screenings to be held April 25 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind will offer free vision screenings for ages 2 to adult from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

GACTC receives fire equipment

April 15, 2014 Recently, the Emergency Services program at the Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center has received a number of donations of equipment from several local fire departments: United Fire Department... more »»

‘Hometown hero’ sought in Tyrone

April 15, 2014 TYRONE — The Tyrone Events and Promotions Community, in conjunction with the Tyrone Community Days Committee, is looking for the next “Hometown Hero. more »»


April 15, 2014 Elizabeth Edwards Elizabeth Edwards of Lakemont will celebrate her 100th birthday on April 18. An open house will be held from noon to 5 p.m. April 27 at the home of her son, Glenn L. more »»

Across the area

April 15, 2014 Bounce Marathon nets $5,018 The 44th annual Penn State Altoona Greek-sponsored philanthropic event, Bounce Marathon, took place April 4 to 6 at various locations around Altoona. more »»

Schools receive hearing screening machines

April 14, 2014 The UPMC Altoona Foun­dation has donated 16 digital hearing screening machines to seven Blair County school districts to promote hearing health among children and youth. more »»

'Chocolate, Hearts and Harmony'

April 14, 2014 The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra and Bottleworks held their first joint Valentineás Day fundraiser on Feb. 14, titled, âChocolate, Hearts and Harmon. more »»

Across the area

April 14, 2014 Vendor fair to benefit Making Strides ROARING SPRING —?A “Spring Into Hope” Vendor Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 434 E. Main S. more »»

Club notes

April 13, 2014 Women’s club awards adult scholarships HOLLIDAYSBURG — The GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club awards a scholarship annually to an adult woman who is returning to school after a break in education... more »»

Service notes

April 13, 2014 CORY B. KYLOR Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Cory B. Kylor graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

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