In the news on this date: October 25
50 years ago
Thirty police cars from local, state and out of town police departments formed a procession to Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood, for the interment of murdered Bellefonte police officer Ronald D. Seymour, 29, a native of Altoona.
25 years ago
Students in the Roosevelt Junior High School Family and Consumer class baked gingerbread houses for display around Altoona under the direction of Ramada Hotel Certified Executive Chef David Reader and Chef Terry Cashman.
10 years ago
Former Hollidaysburg resident and flutist Donna Wissinger of Florida was the guest artist at a concert at the Mishler Theatre by the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Maestra Teresa Cheung directing.