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May 11, 2014 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 Scout achieves Eagle Scout award

May 11, 2014 BELLWOOD —?Kalieb Mielnik, 16, of Boy Scout Troop 29 of Bellwood completed his Eagle Scout service project and received his Eagle Scout award during an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Jan. more »»

Line-up set for cancer benefit concert

May 11, 2014 The third annual Strik­ing Chords Against Cancer will be held May 31 at the Altoona Railroaders Museum. more »»

Service notes

May 11, 2014 NICHOLAS MATTHEWS Air Force Airman Nicholas R. Matthews graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Club notes

May 11, 2014 Friends donate $50,000 to library The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library recently presented the library with $50,000. more »»

Across the area

May 10, 2014 Seniors prom today in Mount Union MOUNT UNION —?The Big Band Sound, in conjunction with the Mount Union Area School District, will hold the annual seniors prom from noon to 2 p.. more »»

BG to hold spring concert at St. John’s

May 10, 2014 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Music Department will perform its annual spring concert on at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Lakemont. more »»

Juniata to present ‘Guys, Dolls Jr.’

May 10, 2014 The Juniata Elemen­tary School Drama Club will present the Broadway Junior musical “Guys and Dolls Jr.” at 7 p.m. Tues­day, Thursday and Friday in the Juniata Elementary School gymnasium. more »»

Across the area

May 8, 2014 Program focus is suicide, depression The Blair County May Is Mental Health Month Committee will present “Depression and Suicide Prevention: What We Know and What We Can Do,” a free program, at 6:30 p. more »»

Upward Bound taking applications

May 8, 2014 LORETTO — The St. Francis University Upward Bound Program is accepting applications from college-bound eighth-, ninth- and 10th-grade students attending public schools throughout Cambria County. more »»

Car events

May 8, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’s. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

'Hoops for Hope

May 8, 2014 The “Hoops for Hope” sixth-grade boys basketball tournament was held March 28 to 30 at Central Cambria in Ebensburg. This was a benefit tournament for the Friends of John Stiffler. more »»

Across the area

May 7, 2014 Association for Blind offers programs The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Altoona man wins $25K contest

May 7, 2014 ABC Family and Comcast Spotlight announced that Richard Thomas of Altoona won the ABC Family “25 Days of Christmas” Sweepstakes — a grand prize. more »»

Humane society’s fundraising walk ‘more crucial than ever’ this year

May 7, 2014 EVERETT — For many years the Bedford County Humane Society has relied upon an annual walk/run to raise awareness of their role in local animal welfare, and to gather precious dollars for the... more »»

Mother’s Day dinner set in Geeseytown

May 7, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Geeseytown Fire Com­pany will hold a Mother’s Day dinner at 11 a.m. Sunday, until sold ou. more »»


May 7, 2014 Catherine V. Fyan Catherine V. “Kitty” (Siedel) Fyan of 422 Benton Drive, Holli­daysburg, will celebrate her 90th birthday with family and friends. She was born May 7, 1924. more »»

Across the area

May 6, 2014 Silent auction surpasses $10,000 MARTINSBURG — Once again, the Homewood at Martinsburg auxiliary’s silent auction exceeded its goal by raising more than $10,600 that will be used to enhance the live... more »»

Armed Forces dinner to recognize veterans

May 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Armed Forces Committee will host the third annual Armed Forces Dinner on May 15 at Pitt-Johnstown to celebrate the sacrifices, determination and courage of the nation’s... more »»

Record total attend Altoona Day in Florida

May 6, 2014 BRADENTON, Fla. — A record crowd of 170 people, including several first-timers, attended the annual Altoona Day gathering on Feb. 27. The event was held at Duff’s Original Buffet. more »»

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