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November 29, 2015 Students awarded scholarships NEW WILMINGTON — Trysha Knox, a senior business administration major, received a scholarship from the Ann M. Kendlehart Scholarship Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation. more »»

IUP dean's list

November 29, 2015 INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA DEAN’S LIST/SPRING TERM Blair County Alex G. Baker, Altoona; Emily L. Blanchard, Altoona; Jenna M. Bolger, Altoona; Morgan P. Chathams, Altoona; Tiffany S. more »»

Honor roll

November 29, 2015 GREAT COMMISSION SCHOOLS, ALTOONA FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Megan Stuart, Tobin Mills, Casea Detwiler. more »»


November 23, 2015 Kristie (Nardozza) Shulsky Kristie Shulsky of Harmony, formerly of Hollidays­burg, graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University and was awarded a doctor of education in administrative leadershi... more »»

Foley honored at Irish Ambassador’s residence

November 22, 2015 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley was honored recently at the Washington residence of the Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson. more »»

Honor roll

November 22, 2015 BISHOP GUILFOYLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Maxwell Benzel, James Burke, Jacob Dillen, Sean Donoughe, Mary Fochler, Alex Gburek, Kyler Gonzales, Sophia... more »»

Land use, management contest held

November 21, 2015 The Blair County Conservation District sponsored the annual Land Use and Management Contest on Oct. 13 at the Mike and Carol Hoover farm in Sinking Valley. more »»

Honor roll

November 21, 2015 CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Jenna Berzansky, Olivia Bosar, Kelsey Brumbaugh, Macy Burke, Cynthia Conley, Taylor Flaugh, Shannon Horvath, John... more »»


November 21, 2015 ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL Cosmetology —Brian­na Harpster, Tyrone; Martina Ringler, Patton; Stacy Young, Altoona. Esthetician — Midah Shahid, Altoona; Zunaria Shahid, Altoona; Mallorie Smeal, Woodland. more »»

Honor roll

November 19, 2015 BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL HIGH HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE — Laycee Clark, Noah D’Angelo, Paige Dinges, Nathanael Hale, Kerri Little, Sierra Stevens, Kala Wooten. more »»

Bishop Guilfoyle students start Pre-Med Club

November 17, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, started a Pre-Medical Club for students interested in pursuing careers in the health sciences. more »»

HARP to perform 'Carousel'

November 12, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area Repertory Players will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday in the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditoriu. more »»

Hollidaysburg class of 1950 to meet Wednesday

November 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The class members of the Hollidaysburg high school class of 1950 holds its monthly luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at The Dream Restaurant. more »»

Mount presents honorary alumni award

November 8, 2015 CRESSON — The Mount Aloysius College Alumni Association has announced that Ann M. Benzel has received the 2015 Honorary Alumni Award. more »»

Blair school retirees win national award for community service with local youth

November 8, 2015 WASHINGTON,?D.C. — Retired educators with the Pennsylvania Asso­ciation of School Retirees have won five national awards for their outstanding community service. more »»

Former exchange student visits after 40 years

November 7, 2015 Former exchange student Javier Kirigin of Bolivia returned to Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School for the first time in 40 years. more »»

‘Voices of Altoona’ concert is Friday

November 7, 2015 More than 200 vocalists will perform in the “Voices of Altoona” concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Penn State Altoona to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 7, 2015 Penn State Altoona will hold several activities and events as part of Global Entrepre­neurship Week (GEW) Nov. 16 to 20. more »»


November 7, 2015 Josh R. Greenleaf Josh R. more »»

Homecoming queen

November 7, 2015 Kierra Irwin was crowned as the 2015 Altoona Area High School Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Altoona vs. Kiski football game on Oct. 16. She is shown with her escort, Nate Schmit. more »»

On campus

November 1, 2015 Saint Francis hosts annual ‘Baby Day’ LORETTO — During the annual “Baby Day” hosted by the occupational therapy, nursing, and education departments at Saint Francis University, play is an important... more »»

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