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Bishop Guilfoyle students start Pre-Med Club

November 17, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, started a Pre-Medical Club for students interested in pursuing careers in the health sciences. more »»

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November 16, 2015 Center to host Thanksgiving for seniors LORETTO — The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University will hold its annual Thanks­giving dinner for area senior citizens from 11 a.m. to 1 p.. more »»

United Way assists local backpack programs

November 16, 2015 The Land O’ Lakes Foundation awarded a donation of $10,000 to the United Way of Pennsyl­vania to alleviate hunger in the Commonwealth. more »»

Pennsylvania Dairy Pageant held in Harrisburg

November 16, 2015 HARRISBURG — Savan­nah Zanic of Huntingdon was crowned the 59th Pennsylvania Dairy Princess on Sept. 19, after a three-day competition with 28 county dairy princesses. more »»


November 15, 2015 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 »»

Local youth part of 4-H State Achievement Days

November 14, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Thirty-one youth from Cambria County were among more than 650 4-H members from across Pennsyl­vania who took part in the annual 4-H State Achievement Days at Penn State’s Universit... more »»

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November 14, 2015 Basket fundraiser set for Nov. 21 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Blair County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Foundation will hold its eighth annual holiday-themed Longaberger Basket fundraiser at 6 p.m. Nov. more »»


November 14, 2015 Gerard Lowe Gerard D. Lowe of Altoona celebrated his 90th birthday on Tuesday with a family dinner in his honor at Longhorn Steakhouse. He was born Nov. more »»

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November 12, 2015 Hollidaysburg to hold Winterfest HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Winterfest, a Hollidaysburg tradition, will commence this year with the annual Winterfest Parade through the streets of Hollidays­burg at 2 p.m. No. more »»

Healing Patch plans Grief Awareness Day

November 12, 2015 Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch urges area residents to wear blue on Nov. 19 to recognize Children’s Grief Awareness Da. more »»

HARP to perform 'Carousel'

November 12, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area Repertory Players will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday in the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditoriu. more »»

Car club events

November 12, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club meeting — 7 p.m. today, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members welcome. For membership information, call Betty Campbell at 942-2525 or download a membership form at www. more »»

Philanthropy Day workshop, luncheon set for Nov. 20

November 11, 2015 CRESSON — The Allegheny Moun­tains Chapter of the Associ­ation of Fundraising Professionals will celebrate National Philanthropy Day with a workshop and awards luncheon from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. more »»

Park programs

November 11, 2015 Canoe Creek State Park, 205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, 695-6807 Identification Station, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, meet at the Wentz Education Center. more »»

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November 11, 2015 The Inkwell writers to meet Nov. 19 DUNCANSVILLE — The Inkwell will meet Nov. 19 at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewing Co., 165 Patchway Road, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed at 7 p.m. more »»

Visiting Veterans

November 10, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams, dressed in camouflage, recently took their annual run from the school to the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home to... more »»

Baker Mansion holds Ghostly Tours event

November 10, 2015 On Oct. 23 and 24, the Blair County Historical Society opened the doors of Baker Mansion in Altoona for its inaugural Ghostly Tours event. more »»

Hollidaysburg class of 1950 to meet Wednesday

November 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The class members of the Hollidaysburg high school class of 1950 holds its monthly luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at The Dream Restaurant. more »»

Star Wars Family Y-Night Saturday

November 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will hold Star Wars Family Y-Night from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event is for all age. more »»

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November 10, 2015 Center sets flea market, soup/bake sale SAXTON — The Broad Top Area Senior Center, 707 Ninth St., will hold an indoor flea market and bake/soup sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. more »»

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