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Historical society announces 2020 events, activities

The Blair County Historical Society has announced its schedule of events for 2020. n The Blair County Historical Society’s Heritage Award Dinner scheduled for March 28 at The Casino at Lakemont Park was postponed. All those who purchased reservations will be notified of the rescheduled ...

5 generations-Haffley

Courtesy photos Jackson Paul Haffley is the fifth generation of his family. He is the son of Michael Haffley and Elizabeth Rogers. He was born Oct. 26, 2019. Shown are (from left): front — Elizabeth Rogers of Pittsburgh, mother, holding Jackson Paul Haffley; and Vera S. Confer Hauck of ...

5 generations-Rogers

Annie Elizabeth Rogers is the fifth generation of her family. Annie was born Nov. 1, 2019. She is the daughter of Jenny and Ben Rogers. Shown are (from left): front — Corky Confer Schnaubelt of Altoona, great-grandmother; and Vera S. Confer Hauck of Altoona, great-great-grandmother; back — ...

Local bridge winners

The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has released the names of the winners of recent games. March 11 — Diane Beaver and Leida Milazzo, first; Bruce Baldwin and Joan Blinn, second; Lydia Kachur and Jeff Gourley, third; Helen Gorsuch and Jean Green, fourth; Larry Gourley and Sue Dandrea, ...

Scouts conduct flag retirement ceremony

Service held twice a year at post DUNCANSVILLE — Boy Scout Troop 3031 of Duncansville conducted a flag retirement ceremony Feb. 16 at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8724. For this event, Troop 3031 was assisted by three members of Boy Scout Pack 331 of Hollidaysburg. ...

Yesteryear

Dorcey (Leonard) Cuzzolina of Hollidaysburg submitted this photo of the Altoona Area High School girls basketball team from 1972. Shown are (from left): first row — Cindy Raybuck, Barb Dillen, Jane Dillen, Chris Kester, Chris Good and Janet Ramsey; second row — Mrs. Johnson (coach), Lissa ...