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Area Life

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Arts, crafts show postponed until this weekend at Baker Due to the forecast of thundershowers, the Arts and Crafts Fair originally scheduled for July 11 at the Baker Mansion History Museum was postponed until July 18. The fair will run from noon until 5 p.m., with a Charity Auction beginning ...

Playwriting contest deadline approaching

BEDFORD –– Off Pitt Street Theater Company is still accepting manuscript submissions for the sixth annual OPS Open Playwriting Competition until Aug. 1. For $10 per entry, authors may submit a new, unpublished one-act play for judging. Winners will be notified by Oct. 1, and Off Pitt ...

Spiritual notes

Church festival is Sunday Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church Festival will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 11. The church and festival grounds are located at 143 Church Drive, just off of Munster Road, Route 164, Portage Township. Live bands will perform throughout the ...

Mercedes Moment winner announced

Home Nursing Agency Foundation celebrates impact of support Robert Slobodnik of Altoona held the winning number –– 282 –– for Home Nursing Agency Foundation’s Mercedes Moment fundraiser held on May 20. The winner was announced as part of Mercedes Moment Night at the Altoona Curve ...

Hall of Fame induction planned

The Claysburg Area Hall of Fame will hold an induction ceremony at 3 p.m. July 17 at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School Auditorium. A reception will be held after the event. This event is sponsored by Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and the Claysburg Rotary Club. Due to COVID-19, the ...

Monument dedication planned for Saturday

A monument honoring a detachment of Bedford County Rangers has been erected by the Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in cooperation with Imler’s Poultry Company. The public is invited to attend the dedication set for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 10, at the site ...