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Altoona Rotary awards scholarships to area students

July 30, 2016 Students from three area high schools were recognized with scholarship awards at Rotary Club of Altoona meetings on May 17 and 24. more »»

Library hosts gardening program

July 30, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Jody Wallace from the Blair County Conservation District and Katrina Weakland from presented a gardening program at the Claysburg Area Public Library. Seed-Ball. more »»


July 30, 2016 Morgan Figurelle SETON HILL — Morgan Figurelle of Hollidaysburg received the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine on May 29 at the Erie Insurance Arena. more »»

Dean's list

July 30, 2016 ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, Cumberland, Md. SPRING DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Codie Cox, Erin Sheehan. Alum Bank — Jennifer Evans, Rachel Martin. more »»

Deans' lists

July 26, 2016 ITHACA COLLEGE, Ithaca, N.Y. — John Jacobson, DuBois. RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Troy, N.Y. — Samantha Bliss, Huntingdon; Lucas Hearn, Williamsburg; Jacob Stover, Clearville. ST. more »»

Mount Aloysius College graduates

July 24, 2016 MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON SPRING GRADUATES Altoona — Kenneth E. Bartlett Jr., B.A., history/political science-secondary social studies education certification; Anna Hricko Barton, M.S. more »»

Deans' lists

July 24, 2016 FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, Frostburg, Md. — Braden Ebersole, New Enterprise; Krystal Rowan, Hyndman, with distinction (. more »»

Scholarship winners

July 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Portage presented $500 scholarships to several high school graduates. more »»

N. Cambria grad receives scholarship to IUP

July 23, 2016 The Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program with the Maguire Foundation announced that Taylor Strong has been selected as one of the 25 inaugural recipients. more »»

Local students honored at SkillsUSA event

July 23, 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Career and technical students in Pennsylvania won some of the nation’s highest awards at the 2016 SkillsUSA Championships on June 22 and 23. more »»

Students part of national STEM competition

July 23, 2016 HARRISBURG — A team of high school students from Commonwealth Charter Academy recently competed in the Real World Design Challenge, a national competition that seeks to encourage students to pursue... more »»


July 23, 2016 SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY Altoona campus — Louella Belz, Altoona, A.S.T., health information technology; MaryNicole Brown, Altoona, A.S.T. more »»


July 23, 2016 DUBOIS BUSINESS COLLEGE — Tammy Gwyn McCoy, Houtzdale. more »»

Williamsburg seniors attend PA Boys State program

July 23, 2016 SHIPPENSBURG — Young men from across Pennsylvania gathered at Shippensburg University June 19 to 25 to attend Keystone Boys State (KBS), a weeklong civic leadership program organized by the American... more »»

Foundation’s golf outing nets $10,450

July 21, 2016 Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 12th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser, held on June 10 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club in Lumber City. more »»

Dean's list

July 20, 2016 SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY, Altoona and State College campuses SPRING TERM Altoona — Dylan Adams, Britget Baker, Emily Baker, Michelle Bouch, Alyssa Boyles, MaryNicole Brown,... more »»


July 19, 2016 Daniel Conner LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Daniel Conner graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine on May 28. While at WVSOM, Dr. more »»


July 19, 2016 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA — Adriene L. Walls, Saxton, B.S., business administration; Brianne M. Fraun-dorfer, Altoona, B.S., communication disorders; Kelsey F. Baumgardner, Altoona, B.. more »»


July 17, 2016 KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY — Madison Renee Stauffer, Tyrone, B.F.A., communication design. UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, Burlington, Vt. — David Jaegerm Port Matilda, B.S., environmental sciences. more »»

UPJ dean's list

July 17, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT JOHNSTOWN SPRING DEAN’S LIST Dean’s list 4.0 Bedford County Bedford — Evan A. Link. Everett — Etta M. Foor. Blair County Altoona — Emily E. Dell. Bellwood — Emily R. more »»

Hitting for Hope

July 16, 2016 Courtesy photo Members of the Altoona Area High School softball team hosted the third annual Hitting for Hope AAHS Softball Tournament in support of breast cancer awareness benefiting the American... more »»

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