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Meet the Ranger Saturday at fort Fort Roberdeau will host “Meet the Frontier Ranger” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for children ages 11 and younger. Jared Frederick portrays a frontier ranger at Fort Roberdeau. During the ...

On this date

50 years ago Sept. 30, 1971 For the first time, the Pennsylvania State Police were to admit women as troopers. Kathleen Grove of Altoona and Dana Hunter of Tyrone were among several local women who applied. 25 years ago Sept. 30, 1996 About 1,500 people participated in the 7th annual Walk ...

The stars will align for ‘Mario’ movie

Thursday night’s Nintendo Direct presentation was arguably the best one in years. It didn’t have everything I personally had hoped for, but it had a little bit of everything for everyone, with so much good that it’s too much good for this week’s column. Seriously, we’re not even ...

Student of the Month: Stephanie Ramsey

Age: 17 Town: Tyrone School/Grade: Senior at Tyrone Area High School Chosen for: Exceeding academically and being involved in numerous sports and clubs. Family: Parents, Steve and Amy Ramsey; and sister, Nicole Ramsey Future Goals: Attend college to major in Aerospace Engineering and keep ...

Bellwood Quilting Bees host show

The Bellwood Quilting Bees will host their annual quilt show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Hillside Community Church Annex, 508 Cambria St., Bellwood. Parking is available. The show consists of several displays including quilted patriotic items in honor of the 20th ...

Little Picasso gallery seeks youth artists

Young artists are invited to submit artwork for the ArtsAltoona Little Picasso Youth Art Gallery. Artwork will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 1, and the Little Picasso Gallery will be open to showcase youth art from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the ArtsAltoona Center parking lot, lawn and ...