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May 9, 2016 Library names artist of the month David McCoy of Hollidaysburg has been recognized as the Altoona Area Public Library’s artist of the month for Ma. more »»

Claysburg fire company receives bulldogs

May 9, 2016 Because We Care donation supports children who are victims of a fire CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company Station No. more »»

Festa Nic event May 22 to showcase local food

May 9, 2016 PLEASANT GAP — Village Eatinghouse Artisan Foods of Pleasant Gap will host Festa Nic, a culinary showcase, from 1 to 4 p.m. more »»

Knights to raise funds for ultrasound initiative

May 9, 2016 Local Knights of Columbus Councils in Blair County, coordinated by George Husick, kicked off a campaign on Mother’s Day, May 8. more »»

Club notes

May 8, 2016 Friends of Library plan spring tea The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will sponsor its spring tea at noon May 19 in the library theater. more »»

Weis Markets launches Paws for Pets program

May 8, 2016 SUNBURY — Weis Markets recently launched its eighth annual Paws for Pets program, a company-wide initiative that collects monetary donations, pet food and supplies for local animal shelters and... more »»

United Way to hold annual Trash to Treasure yard sale

May 8, 2016 Area residents who want to clean out unwanted clutter from the house and garage can donate those gently used items to United Way of Blair County for its upcoming Trash to Treasure yard sale. more »»

School notes

May 7, 2016 Juniata students to present ‘Aladdin, Jr.’ The Juniata Elementary Drama Club will present “Aladdin, Jr.” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Juniata Elementary gymnasium, 418 N. Eighth Av. more »»

Spring concert

May 7, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School seventh-grade chorus and orchestra will present a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Northern Cambria teacher receives classroom grant

May 7, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — On April 13, Matthew Kline, a Northern Cambria High School teacher, was surprised with winning a $2,500 classroom grant from Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers Program. more »»

Penn State Altoona sets education conference

May 7, 2016 The Penn State Altoona Education Conference, featuring Ron Clark, will be held Aug. 5 at the Blair County Convention Center beginning at 8 a.m. more »»

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May 5, 2016 Golf outing to aid hospital foundation EVERETT — The 31st annual Chili Open Golf Tournament will be held June 3 at Down River Golf Cours. more »»

UPMC Altoona to promote women’s health, wellness

May 5, 2016 UPMC Altoona will present its annual Women’s Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday at the Station Medical Center, 1404 Ninth Ave., Altoona. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 5, 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 May 12. more »»

My Ride

May 5, 2016 1954 Chevrolet pickup truck Jack Horton of Everett submitted the following information about his 1954 Chevrolet pickup truck: “My brother Levi and I have always been interested in mechanics. more »»


May 5, 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 »»

Appreciating veterans

May 4, 2016 Courtesy photo The Central Pennsylvania National Guard & Veterans Association hosted a luncheon for 30 residents of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, sponsored by Hoss’s Steak &?Sea House,... more »»

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May 4, 2016 Outing to aid Ronald McDonald House HOLLIDAYSBURG — The 24th annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Mid-Penn Region Golf Outing will take place June 13 at Scotch Valley Country Club. more »»

Tourism to Western Pa. national parks contributes $81 million to regional economy

May 4, 2016 FARMINGTON —?A new National Park Service (NPS) report based on 2015 visitation shows that 984,471 visitors to the five National Park Service sites in Western Pennsylvania spent $58 million dollars i... more »»

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May 3, 2016 AFSCME retirees to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE —?The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Retirees Sub-chapter 8306 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Patchway Road office. more »»

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