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Genealogy, history expo scheduled for April 25

April 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Blair County Genealogical Society will host a Gene­alogy and History Expo from 9 a.m. to noon April 25 at Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»

 
 
 
Birthday

April 18, 2015 Cash Gray Jr. of 156 Pine St., Fallentimber, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sunday. Family and friends are welcome to stop by an open house from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday. more »»

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April 18, 2015 Roaring ’20s Night is April 25 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions (PAST) will hold a Roaring ’20s Night in a Chicago Speakeasy from 6 to 10 p.m. more »»

MS Walk will be held April 26 in Hollidaysburg

April 16, 2015 The Blair County Walk MS 2015 will be held on April 26 at the Hollidays-burg Area Junior High School, beginning with registration at 1 p.m. and the walk commencing at 2 p.. more »»

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April 16, 2015 Earth Day Carnival is Monday at SFU LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Environmental Action Society will host its annual Earth Day Carnival from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the John F. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 16, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Refreshments will be available for purchase. more »»

My Ride

April 16, 2015 Courtesy photos 1932 Ford three-window coupe Ron Stetter and his wife, Diana, of Longwood, Fla., are originally from Altoona. They have taken their 1932 Ford three-window coupe all over the country. more »»

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April 15, 2015 ‘Creating Wellness’ theme of program The Blair County “May Is Mental Health Month” Committee will present “8-8-8 Time to Feel Great,” a wellness program, on May 13 at the Altoona Heritage Discovery... more »»

Helping others

April 15, 2015 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Country Club (HCC) donated money to a number of local organization. more »»

Local teen wins national title

April 15, 2015 Samantha Medasie, daughter of Paul and Teresa Medasie of Claysburg, was crowned Miss Pennsylvania Teen American Royal Beauties (ARB) in December. On Feb. more »»

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April 14, 2015 Beekeepers to meet in?Houtzdale HOUTZDALE —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Houtzdale Fire Hall, 601 Good St. more »»

Clearfield Charitable Foundation awards grants

April 14, 2015 CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield County Charitable Foundation recently awarded grants to 14 local community agencies and organizations. more »»

Correction

April 14, 2015 The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its Rocky Mountain Central PA Chapter Banquet on May 1 at the Altoona Grand Hotel. more »»

Easter fun for kids

April 14, 2015 Courtesy photo The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission and the Blair County Community Action Agency held its seventh annual Easter Egg Extravaganza at Vets Field on March 28. more »»

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April 13, 2015 Children’s Theatre to present ‘Shrek’ HOLLIDAYSBURG The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present DreamWorks Theatrical’s “Shrek Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. more »»

Blair commissioners promote reading

April 13, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — At their April 7 meeting, the Blair County commissioners issued a proclamation declaring April 12-18 as National Library Week in Blair County. more »»

Hollidaysburg book sale

April 13, 2015 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library display books for the library’s spring used book sale to be held Thursday through Saturday at the library at 1 Furnace Road,... more »»

Paying it forward

April 12, 2015 Courtesy photo Richard Brubaker, a crop farmer from Williamsburg won a Land Steward Award from Monsanto Co. and chose to donate it to the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Company. more »»

Club notes

April 12, 2015 Lions recognize students, farmers ROARING SPRING —?The Roaring Spring Lions held their annual Farmers/FFA Student Night on March 3, with 27 people in attendance. more »»

Salvation Army kicks off campaign

April 12, 2015 HUNTINGDON —?The Huntingdon Salvation Army has kicked off its Feeding Families Cam­paign to raise funds to modernize its kitchen facility. more »»

Mirror Images

April 12, 2015 Amateur photographers may submit photos for consideration to: Mirror Images, c/o Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603. Photos also can be emailed to community@altoonamirror. more »»

 
 

Used Book Sale April 18, 2015

The Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library concludes its spring used book sale on Saturday, April 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library, 1 Furnace Road. A bag of books is discounted to $5 on Sat. For more information, call the library at 695-5961. more »

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Earth Day Live Music!

April 17, 2015 This year’s Earth Day happens on Wednesday, April 22. And as Penn State Altoona celebrates Earth Day on Wednesday, live music will be part of the mi. more »

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