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Yesteryear-District Industrial League Champs 1950s

Husky Dollar of Altoona submitted this photo of the District Industrial League Champs from the late 1950s. SKF won the District KASA Industrial Tournament. SKF then played in the state tournament. Team members were (from left): top row — Ray Shier, Dick Cassidy, John Stoehr and Jim McCabe; ...

Yesteryear-WWII scrap drive

Bill Carter of Altoona submitted this photo that was taken of him in 1943 or 1944 during the World War II scrap drive when he was 5 or 6 years old. During World War II, scrap drives were a popular way for everyone to contribute to the war effort. By recycling unused or unwanted metal for ...

Seven Scouts from same troop attain Eagle

Boy Scout Troop 66 of Nicktown recently held a Court of Honor to recognize the boys who earned the rank of Eagle Scout. What makes this so special is all seven of these young men are seniors and graduated from either Bishop Carroll Catholic High School or Northern Cambria High School this ...

SAMA Bedford offers art camp

BEDFORD — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art will offer a 10-day Summer Art Camp at the Anderson House, 137 E. Pitt St. This year’s art camp will explore a variety of materials from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in August. There are also a few extra days. Aug. 3 –– ...

Altoona Area Junior High School presents awards

Listed below are the award winners for the 2020-21 school year at the Altoona Area Junior High School: A-Pin Award SIXTH GRADE –– Brionna Adams, Evelyn Adams, Tyler Adams, Zachary Adams, Jocelyn Ake, Montae Andrews, Aaden Aveni, Faith Baker, Shannia Deneille Barimboo, Trenton Baronner, ...

Community dinners

Free bag lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month, Providence Presbyterian Church, 2401 Broad Ave., Altoona. The next event is July 17. The Bag Lunch will include a hot dog, baked beans, dessert and fruit. One bag lunch per person will be handed out in the church ...