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Area Life

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 ...

On this date

75 years ago Sept. 25, 1946 The Penn State University Altoona Undergraduate Center had over 600 students enrolled, beating the previous record of 282 by more than 300. About 75 percent of them were veterans of World War II. About 90 percent were local, from the Altoona and Hollidaysburg ...

Spiritual notes

Clothing donations accepted Donations of clothing and non-perishable foods will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren, 1028 Penn St. (Route 36). The church parking lot will serve as a collection site for the American Rescue Workers. ...