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April 16, 2016 HAJHS sets testing for new students HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School will conduct testing and orientation for students new to the district from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. more »»


April 16, 2016 Dorothy Kreutner Dorothy Kreutner, formerly of Altoona, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday at the Lutheran Home, Hollidaysburg. She was born April 17, 1916. more »»

Hollidaysburg musicians perform at Disney

April 16, 2016 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School band students entertained Walt Disney World Resort guests with their performances on March 3 and 4 at Disney Springs and Magic Kingdom. more »»

Glendale hosts One Book program

April 16, 2016 FLINTON — On April 1, thanks to the Glendale Education Foundation, every student in kindergarten and first grade at Glendale Elementary School received the book “Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story,”... more »»

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April 14, 2016 Band to play at museum open house EVERETT — The old railroad station freight office will ring with good music and lots of laughter as the local band Biscuits and Gravy presents its eighth concert at... more »»

Longer Elementary School hosts Jump Rope For Heart activity

April 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — During the month of February, students at Longer Elementary School jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. more »»

Pennwriters Conference set in Lancaster

April 14, 2016 The 29th annual Pennwriters Conference will be held May 20 to 22 at the Eden Resort & Suites in Lancaster. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 14, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. today and the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. more »»

YTI students part of state competition in Hershey

April 14, 2016 YTI Career Institute, Altoona, has sent 10 students to compete in the 2016 SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Leadership and Skill Championship, which runs through Friday in Hershe. more »»

Walk MS to be held April 24

April 13, 2016 Team Scherden will be one of many teams, along with individuals, turning out for Walk MS 2016 April 24 at the Hollidaysburg Junior High School. Registration begins at 1 p.m. more »»

National parks to celebrate National Park Week

April 13, 2016 FARMINGTON — Celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary and “Find Your Park” at the five western Pennsylvania National Park Service Sites during National Park Week, Saturday through... more »»

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April 13, 2016 Penn?Cambria to stage ‘Into the Woods’ CRESSON — Penn Cambria High School will present “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the school auditoriu. more »»

Altoona library used book sale

April 12, 2016 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold its Spring Used Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. Monday is $5-a-bag day. more »»

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April 12, 2016 Area beekeepers to meet Sunday EBENSBURG —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Penn State Cooperative Extension Office at 499 Manor Drive. more »»

Genocide Awareness Week events underway at Juniata College

April 12, 2016 HUNTINGDON — Juniata College is hosting Genocide Awareness and Action Week through Frida. more »»

Claysburg PAST announces project to create murals throughout town

April 12, 2016 CLAYSBURG — In an effort to further preserve the area’s history, Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions recently appointed a Mural Committee to begin working on a continuing project... more »»


April 12, 2016 Elizabeth Edwards Elizabeth Edwards of Lakemont will celebrate her 102nd birthday on Monday. She was born April 18, 1914, the daughter of Jacob and Essie Mae (Claycomb) Burket. She married Glenn A. more »»

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April 11, 2016 Cabin Fever dance to benefit local teen A “Woody’s Just Juan More” Cabin Fever dance will be held April 23 at the Heidelberg Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Red Cross looking for volunteer drivers

April 11, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — Every two seconds, a patient in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. As the single-largest supplier of blood products to hospitals in the U.. more »»

Hollidaysburg spring book sale

April 11, 2016 Courtesy photo Members of the Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library display books for the library’s spring used book sale to be held this week at the library at 1 Furnace Road. more »»

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