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Honor roll

February 8, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG CATHOLIC SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE — Adam Elder, Sarah Manna, Emily Murgas, Kyle Ruggery. SEVENTH GRADE — Reed Edwards, Nicole Himes, J.T. more »»

Mount Aloysius dean's list

February 7, 2016 MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, Cresson FALL SEMESTER Alexandria — Emily Carole Mills. Altoona — Petina Jo Albright, Sydney M. Barger, Kenneth Bartlett, Eryka S. Bondi, Angela M. more »»


February 7, 2016 CLARION UNIVERSITY FALL GRADUATES Ashville — Samantha Sherry, B.S., medical imaging sciences. Clearfield — Cassandra Anderson, B.S.E., early child/special education; Eric White, B.S.B.A., managemen. more »»

Design competition offers scholarships totaling $100,000

February 6, 2016 PITTSBURGH —- Pittsburgh Technical Institute has announced its 2016 High School Design Show and Scholarship Competition and the availability of scholarship awards valued at more than $100,000. more »»

ARC offers scholarship

February 6, 2016 ARC Federal Credit Union is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an area high school senior. more »»

Championship aids backpack program

February 6, 2016 On Dec. 12, employees from the Altoona Area School District participated in the fifth annual Altoona Area Education Association Charity Volleyball Gam. more »»

PSEA trivia contest helps food pantry

February 6, 2016 Teachers and support staff members from Blair and Clearfield counties of the Pennsylvania State Education?Association recently collected and donated more than $850 worth of food items, cash donation... more »»

Teen receives award for volunteerism

February 6, 2016 Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring, Miss PA Heart Inspired and Beautiful Junior Teen, was awarded the Silver Level President’s Volunteer Service Award, while volunteering at the Making Strides Against... more »»

Honor roll

February 6, 2016 CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Jenna Berzansky, Kelsey Brumbaugh, Macy Burke, Shannon Horvath, John Johnson, Megan Shingler, Megan Smith. more »»

Deans' lists

February 4, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND, Kingston, R.I. — Sara Ann Estep, Mount Union. TUFTS UNIVERSITY, Medford, Mass. — Julia Moyer, Port Matilda. WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY, Wheeling, W.Va. more »»


February 4, 2016 WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Renee Jamison, Tyrone, M.S., education; Samuel Kirk, DuBois, M.S., education. LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — David Burns, Bellwood, B.A., criminal justice. more »»

Deans' lists

February 3, 2016 LYNDON STATE COLLEGE, Lyndonville, Vt. — Nathan Kolash, DuBois. THE COLLEGE OF SCHOLASTICA, Duluth, Minn. — Alicia Reilly, Altoona. UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN, Orange, Conn. — Blanca Gates, Altoona. more »»

Dean's list

January 31, 2016 CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA FALL DEAN’S LIST Bedford County — Helen Patterson, Hyndman; Abby Barnes, Schellsburg; Abigail Salyards, Osterburg; Maria Snyder, Woodbury. more »»

Penn Highlands to host United Way Glass Slipper Project

January 31, 2016 Program provides prom gowns for teens The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Blair Center is anxious to once again host The Glass Slipper Project, a program of United Way of Blair County. more »»


January 31, 2016 MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, Cresson December 2015 graduates Altoona — Joel A. Bobetich, M.B.A., business administration; Ashley Renae Daley, B.S., general science; Sara Daugherty, B.S., nursing; Janel L. more »»

Students donate to Catholic Charities

January 30, 2016 For the third straight year, students at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, have responded to the Pope Francis Challenge of helping the less-fortunate in our community. more »»

AASD sets registration for new students

January 30, 2016 The Altoona Area School District has scheduled times for registration of beginners for kindergarten and first grade for the 2016-17 school year, March 7 – March 10. more »»

Dean's list

January 30, 2016 ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, LATROBE FALL DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Hannah Carey, Kayla Conrad, Lauren Donley, Emily Frederick, Alyssa Luther, Ashton Truby, Sabrina Filkosky. Carrolltown — Breanna Tomiczek. more »»

BG alumni association visits Garvey Manor

January 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Alumni Association held its second annual Christmas party on De. more »»

Deans' lists

January 27, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF DELA­WARE, Newark, Del. — Alexander Hillsley, Port Matilda; Emily Pate, Port Matilda. more »»

Bound for Hershey

January 26, 2016 Courtesy photo The 2015-16 Tyrone Competition Squad received its first-ever bid to the PIAA State Cheer Competition. The event will be held Friday and Saturday at the Giant Center in Hershe. more »»

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