Family planning session is Saturday
STATE COLLEGE - A free introduction to the ovulation method of natural family planning will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St.
The ovulation method allows couples to confidently identify their times of fertility and infertility and then use this information to either avoid or achieve a pregnancy.
Blair County Dairy Princess Katherine Orczeck presented a gift bag to the first baby born at UPMC Altoona to celebrate “June Is Dairy Month.” Alexander Morrison was born at 2:18 a.m. June 1. His parents are Autumn Hatch and Bretton Morrison of Altoona. He has a brother, Bretton, 6, and a sister, Mirrianna, 3. They also received dairy promotion bags so they can learn how important it is to keep dairy in their diet.
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Museum to host 'Buzz Cut Saturday'
BOALSBURG - The Pennsylvania Military Museum will commemorate the beginning of summer with a traditional boot camp haircut with "Buzz Cut Saturday" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Donations will be accepted for the haircut or it is free with museum admission.
For more information, call 466-6263 or visit www.pamilmuseum.org.
History group to meet in Bedford
BEDFORD - The Bedford County Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road.
Anyone interested in the history of that area may attend. Copies of the "Dutch Corner Schools" book are still available. Contact Carl Sellers at 623-6303 or email Lora@DutchCornerPa.com.
Fire police course signups due Friday
SAXTON - The Saxton Volunteer Fire Company will offer a basic fire police course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 28 and 29 at the Saxton Firehall.
There is a $3 cost to purchase the program syllabus. Meals will be provided in consideration for a donation. An Advanced Fire Police class will be offered as a follow-up in September or October.
All fire police and fire personnel are welcome to attend.
RSVP by Friday by calling Wayne Hammond at
935-0355 or 251-5670.
Fundraiser benefits sick teen
JABA Paranormal Investigations, a nonprofit organization, recently helped a local 14-year-old named McKayla Buoymaster, who was diagnosed with a rare liver disease known as primary sclerosing cholnagitis or PSC.
They sold a total of 683 hoagies and 97 pizzas for a total of $5,484 and were able to give the family $1,500.
Tour of historic homes is June 29
WILLIAMSBURG - The public is invited to a self-directed tour of historic homes in northern Morrisons Cove on Sunday, June 29, starting at Royer Mansion, 5 miles south of Williamsburg on Route 866.
Participants can begin the tour anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. and proceed at their leisure to three other 19th-century homes hosted by the owners. Directions will be provided at Royer Mansion.
Tickets for the tour are $6 per adult. Children younger than 12 can tour for free.
Participants are invited to stroll the 8 acres of natural beauty surrounding Royer Mansion.
Upon completing the tour, participants are invited to enjoy light refreshments in a backyard garden.
Proceeds from ticket purchases will go directly to the preservation and future development of the mansion for community use.
Spikes game to benefit CMN
STATE COLLEGE - A special Miracle Night at the Spikes event will be held during the State College Spikes baseball game on Monday against the Jamestown Jammers at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
The first pitch will be thrown out at 6:05 p.m., with activities held during the game to benefit Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger.
Fans can use the promo code "MIRACLE" to donate a dollar of their admission to Children's Miracle Network.
Funds raised by this event will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.
For more information, call Vanessa Houser at