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Students receive McEldowney scholarships

August 23, 2016 Over the past 13 years, the outpouring support of all the donors of the McEldowney Academic Scholarship Fund, in memory of Richard L. more »»

 
 
 
Penn State Enactus competes in nationals

August 21, 2016 The Penn State Altoona Enactus team placed third in its league at the Enactus United States National Exposition held in St. Louis, Mo., on May 15. more »»

Entire SFU nursing class passes national licensure exam on first try

August 21, 2016 LORETTO —?Saint Francis University’s class of 2016 nursing graduates, who earned their bachelor of science degree in nursing in May, have already gone on to pass the National Council Licensure... more »»

St. Patrick’s School open house Sunday

August 20, 2016 NEWRY — St. Patrick School, 731 Patrick Lane, will hold an open house/meet the teacher event from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. more »»

High schoolers study abroad with SFU

August 20, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis University recently hosted 15 high school students from Bishop Carroll and Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic high schools as part of its annual Summer in France program. more »»

Altoona student receives award

August 20, 2016 ATLANTA — Andrae Holsey, a graduate of Altoona Area High School and a student at Penn State Altoona, was among the winners of the 2016 A&F?Diversity?Champion Awards, presented by Abercrombie & Fitch... more »»

Graduates

August 20, 2016 ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, Cumberland, Md. Summer graduates Altoona — Brandon Lynn Pruznak, physical therapist assistant. Alum Bank — Matthew Dull, physical therapist assistant. more »»

Tiger Pride Day set for Saturday

August 18, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Tiger Pride Committee and the Hollidaysburg Area School District are teaming up to host the second annual Tiger Pride Day on Saturday. more »»

Geishauser gets grant for art show

August 16, 2016 Altoona artist Cory Geishauser was awarded an arts grant from the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance for his unique proposal titled “My Favorite Place in Blair County Traveling Art Show. more »»

On campus

August 14, 2016 Students receive scholarships from FSU FROSTBURG, Md. — Frostburg State University announced the following area students have received scholarships for study at the universit. more »»

Yesteryear

August 14, 2016 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in?Newry is celebrating its 200th anniversary with its annual Festival in the Shade this weekend. St. Patrick’s was the first Catholic church built in Blair County. more »»

Reunion

August 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg High School class of 1962 will hold its annual picnic at noon Aug. 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 324 Bedford S. more »»

Scholarship winners

August 13, 2016 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Scholastic Scholarship Fund recently announced that it awarded 10 $1,000 scholarships on May 25 at the Heidelberg Country Club. more »»

AAHS cheerleaders named All-Americans

August 13, 2016 Four Altoona Area High School cheerleaders earned All-American Universal Cheerleading Association status at a try-out during the Universal Cheerleading Association Camp held at Hollidaysburg Area... more »»

Saint Francis to host Solar 5K on Sept. 17

August 13, 2016 LORETTO —?The Saint Francis University Science Outreach Center will host its annual Solar 5K run and walk on Sept. 17 around campu. more »»

Graduates

August 13, 2016 RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Troy, N.Y. — Casey Burns, Hollidaysburg B.S., computer science; Lucas Hearn, Williams­- burg, B.S., biomedical engineering. more »»

Dean's lists

August 13, 2016 RADFORD UNIVERSITY, Radford, Va. — Chelsey Nicole Dietzel, Claysburg. more »»

On campus

August 7, 2016 Lycoming junior joins honor society WILLIAMSPORT — Nicalus Harclerode of Altoona, a junior with a major in criminology and psychology, was inducted into the Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, a national... more »»

Lycoming College students go on diving trip to Honduras

August 7, 2016 WILLIAMSPORT — While on a trip to the reef off Honduras, Dominic Novella, a senior biology major of Hastings, along with several other Lycoming College students, watched 15 large sharks as their... more »»

Dean's list

August 7, 2016 SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY Bedford County — Jacob Frederick, New Enterprise; Bridget Guyer, New Enterprise; Summer Hartung, Everett; Evan Jones, New Enterprise; Steven Kephart, New Enterprise; Connor... more »»

Valley REC sponsors students on youth tour

August 6, 2016 HUNTINGDON — Valley Rural Electric Cooperative sponsored 10 high school students on the 2016 Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 12 to 17. more »»

 
 
 

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