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Community

Local bridge winners

The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has announced the names of the winners of its recent games. July 14 — Helen Gorsuch and David Maletta, first; Summer Rifka and Tudor Trifan, second; Cheryl Wherry and Pat Dorfmeister, third. July 15 — Joan Blinn and Bruce Baldwin, first; Jeff ...

Yesteryear-Clymer basketball

This is a photo of the Clymer High School boys basketball team from the 1914-15 season. Leonard Longwill is first on the left in the second row. He was the grandfather of Karen Gardner of Hollidaysburg, who submitted the photo. Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of ...

Service Paws holds check presentation

On April 15 at the UVA Club in Altoona, approximately 70 people attended the second check presentation ceremony by Service Paws of Central PA. Joe Fagnani, board chairman of SPCP, was emcee of the event. Leslie Kelly, founder of SPCP, spoke regarding how and why she started the organization. ...

School notes

HAJHS sets testing for new students HOLLIDAYSBURG –– Hollidaysburg Area Junior High will conduct testing and orientation for students new to the district from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 16 in the junior high auditorium. This event is for students new to the district, entering grades seven, eight ...

Foundation presents grant for food bank program

The Clearfield County Charitable Foundation awarded CenClear $1,250 from the CCCF 2020 Community Grant Program to help fund the Lightner Food Bank Program that helps families in the communities of Coalport, Irvona and Beccaria Township. In accepting the grant check, Sean Rockmore, the family ...

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 Aug. 21. 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 ...