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Spiritual notes

Food pantry open The Faith Baptist Church of Altoona Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29. Anyone in need is invited to come and receive food. The pantry offers an assortment of meats, vegetables, fruits and other items that the Lord provides. The church is at 315 ...

New Year’s baby at UPMC

A UPMC Altoona spokesperson recently confirmed that Amelia Rose Grove was born at 1:07 a.m. Jan. 1, 2022, at UPMC Altoona, making her the first baby of the year at the hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and is 19 inches long. Her parents are Alissa Hamilton and Isaac Grove of Altoona.

Down River Golf Ladies raise $7,016 for GNO

EVERETT — The Golf Ladies at Down River Golf Course held their fourth annual Girls Day Out golf tournament on July 17 to benefit Girls Night Out Altoona Inc. Juls Bratton,GNO president, and Linda Filby, GNO committee member, accepted a check for $7,016.82 from the event. The golf ...

Mid-Atlantic Mothers’ Milk Bank seeks donors

PITTSBURGH — During 2021, Mid-Atlantic Mothers’ Milk Bank distributed its millionth ounce of pasteurized human donor milk since its January 2016 birth –– further establishing itself as the region’s leading source for this critical nutrition –– thanks to nearly 2,000 carefully ...

YMCA schedules Family Valentine’s Day Dance

HOLLIDAYSBURG –– The Blair Regional YMCA will hold its Y Night Family Valentine’s Day Dance from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Blair Regional YMCA main campus at 1111 Hewitt St. This event is open to the community, members of the Y and also nonmembers of the Y. There will be ...

Across the area

Wine Festival set for Feb. 5 CLEARFIELD — The Groundhog Wine Festival 2022 will be held from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Expo II Building, 5615 Park St. The event, which is organized by Starr Hill Winery, will include more than 15 winners and more than 30 vendors, ...