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PAWing IT FOREward event ‘a success’

On July 9, Service Paws of Central PA held its fourth annual PAWing It FOREward golf tournament on July 9 at Park Hills Country Club. This was a four-person scramble for all skill levels and there were prizes for each golfer (gift cards donated by 75 area businesses), as well as skill ...

4 generations

Courtesy photo Henry Skelley is the fourth generation of the Bott family. Shown are (from left): Rose Bott-Ehgartner, great-grandmother; Gabriel Skelley, father; and Linda Ehgartner-Skelley, grandmother, holding Henry. Henry was baptized on July 12. All live in Altoona. The Altoona Mirror ...

Local bridge winners

The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has released the names of winners of its recent games. July 15 -- Ed McCauley and Bill Pounds, first; Carol Daley-Robson and Roger Reese, second; Tudor Trifan and Summer Rifkah, third. July 16 -- Donald Bush Jr. and Harry Freedman, first; Jean Keller and ...

Yesteryear

In the photo at left, Frank Hoover, 16, of Lakemont, served as the caddy for Arnold Palmer when he visited Park Hills Golf Club in July 1958. Hoover, who submitted these photos, said he was selected for the honor because he was the “senior caddy” at the club. The photos below were taken at ...

Flow 40 Dance Workshops empowers students

Andrea’s School of Dance hosts program in Bellwood studio BELLWOOD — Flow 40 Dance Workshops were offered to Andrea’s School of Dance students on July 16 and 17 at the Bellwood studio. Students of all skill levels had the opportunity to expand their dance education with positive ...

Across the area

Veterans Day parade planned in Altoona A Veterans Day parade will be held Nov. 7 in downtown Altoona. The line-up starts at 10 a.m., and the parade starts at 10:30 a.m. All veterans who are able to be in the parade are welcome according to Cmdr. Lloyd Peck. A bus will be available for ...