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Courtesy photo Zeigler Chevrolet donated $5,000 to the Claysburg Fire Department for a new fire truck. Shown are (from left): Matt Winegardner, Keith Zeigler, Scott Eicher and Troy Crist. In addition, Claysburg-Kimmel teachers and staff raised donations during the dress down days event at ...

Blair Dance Academy sets recital

Event is June 19 at Blair County Convention Center The Blair Dance Academy will present its 19th annual recital, “Dancing Through The Decades,” on Saturday, June 19, at the Blair County Convention Center. There will be three shows starting at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The recitals ...

5 generations

Courtesy photo Five generations of the Kowalski family include (from left): front — Joan Kowalski of Gallitzin, great-great-grandmother, holding Major Hartline; back — Aerian Hartline of Lilly,mother; Frank Kowalski, great-grandfather; and Jennifer Kowalski of Gallitzin, ...

Local bridge winners

The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has announced the winners of its recent games. June 2 –– Bruce Baldwin and Jojan Blinn, first; Jeannine Fagley and Barbara Marinak, second; Akbar Samii and David Maletta, third; Bernadette Swetz and Roger Reese, fourth. June 3 –– Bruce Baldwin and ...

Yesteryear-Claysburg-Kimmel baseball team 1971

Jim Hooper of Altoona submitted this photo of the Claysburg-Kimmel baseball team, which won the District 6 championship in 1971. Ted Delozier was the coach. Rick Claar’s hitting and Jim Hooper’s pitching led the Bulldogs to a 3-2 victory over Clearfield to win the championship. Hooper ...

Eagle Scouts-Troop 34 of Hollidaysburg

Courtesy photo Braden O’Connor (right) of Duncansville, Ethan Shanafelt (left) of Hollidaysburg and Lam Vo of Altoona were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Scouting Court of Honor on May 16. The three Boy Scouts are members of Troop 34, Hollidaysburg, which is chartered by the First ...