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In the news on this date: May 27

Local news 50 years ago May 27, 1972 More than 360 camping units were expected to attend the Westward Ho Campout, under the direction of Eugene Kehoe of Altoona, at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg. A group called the Royal Coachmen of America also were meeting to camp in the ...

Bahama Royale

Meya Inman, a 13-year-old student at Altoona Area Junior High School, and TJ Banas, owner of Superstar Athletics in Bellefonte, traveled to the Bahamas to compete in Bahama Royale All Star Cheer Championships. The Super 6 team was the first Pennsylvania team to go and win. Inman and Banas also ...

Folk College concerts offer a musical treat

HUNTINGDON — This weekend, professional and amateur musicians will gather at Juniata College for Folk College, a three-day music festival full of workshops, concerts, jamming, singing and dancing. Folk College brings top-rated musical talent to Huntingdon County and offers an opportunity ...

Cambria Heights attends state TSA conference

PATTON — Cambria Heights High School Technology Student Association attended the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association Leadership Conference April 20 to 23 at Seven Springs Resort, Champion. A total of 13 students participated in more than 12 different events. Several students ...

In the news on this date: May 25

Local history 50 years ago: May 25, 1972 Students from the masonry, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and sheet metal shops of the Altoona Area Vo-Tech School were working on renovating the bathrooms of a city parking lot in downtown Altoona as part of their training. 25 years ago: May 25, ...

in the news on this date: May 24

50 years ago: May 24, 1972 Mrs. Ada Alloway, 78, received the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce George Award for volunteer service in ceremonies at the Jaffa Mosque, presented by Chamber vice-president Robert W. Boyer. 25 years ago: May 24, 1997 Ground was broken in Duncansville for a ...