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United Way kicks off Blair’s 2015-16 campaign

August 24, 2015 The 2015-16 United Way of Blair County Campaign is underway. Each year, United Way holds a campaign to raise funds to positively impact the lives of people in Blair County. more »»

Club notes

August 23, 2015 Tickets on sale for Autumn Glory Ride Three train excursions set for Oct. 17 ROARING SPRING —?Tickets for the 2015 Autumn Glory Ride Train Excursions, which will take place on Oct. more »»

Service Paws of Central PA to hold ‘meet and greet’

August 23, 2015 Service Paws of Central Pennsylvania will host a “meet and greet” event from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at We Care Therapy Services, 501 Valley View Blvd., Altoona. more »»

Tickets on sale for Autumn Glory Ride

August 23, 2015 ROARING SPRING —?Tickets for the 2015 Autumn Glory Ride Train Excursions, which will take place on Oct. 17, are now on sale and are expected to once again sell out. more »»


August 23, 2015 Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be include. more »»

Local youth leader attends national conference

August 23, 2015 Melanie Clapper of Roar­ing Spring was one of approximately 360 youth service club leaders from across the U.S. more »»

Logan Valley Mall helping local teachers

August 22, 2015 In an effort to help support local teachers and their schools during the busy back-to-school shopping season, Logan Valley Mall has launched “Kickstart Your Class,” a crowd-funding campaign built in... more »»

AAHS to present Distinguished Alumni Awards

August 22, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Alumni Association has announced the winners of its Distinguished Alumni Awards that will be presented on the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24. more »»

Heidelberg scholarships

August 22, 2015 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Scholastic Scholarship Fund awarded $1,500 scholarships to 20 students on June 24 at the Heidelberg Country Club. more »»

UPMC Altoona offers support groups/clinics

August 20, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in September. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 How­ard Ave. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

August 20, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Club donates baskets to local shelter

August 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club donated 35 Bath Buddy Baskets to Family Services Inc. to benefit children at the Domestic Abuse Shelter and Family Shelter in Altoona. more »»

Blair Dance Company wins top awards

August 20, 2015 LANCASTER —?The Blair Dance Company from the Blair Dance Academy, Altoona, traveled to its first regional competition of the season. They attended “Sheer Talent LTD” on Feb. 12 in Lancaster. more »»

Across the area

August 19, 2015 Beekeepers to hold picnic, auction HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will hold its annual auction and picnic at 10 a.m. more »»

Brian Morden Foundation hosts Superhero Carnival

August 19, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Many Brian Morden Foundation Superheroes were saluted at the foundation’s 11th annual Ride, Run & Fun event at Legion Park on May 23. more »»

Becky Sheetz Memorial golf event set for Thursday

August 17, 2015 The Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club will hold the 20th annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Trolley celebration to be held Saturday

August 17, 2015 ROCKHILL FURNACE — The Rockhill Trolley Museum will host a special celebration on Saturda. more »»


August 17, 2015 Aug. 2, 2015 Kaysen Ryan Hammond, a son born to Stefany Kissell and Mikal Hammond, Duncansville, at UPMC Altoona at 3:33 p.m. Aug. 3, 2015 Kade James Grassi, a son born to Karen A. more »»


August 17, 2015 LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — Silas Crawford, Spruce Creek; Kendra Hess, Hesston; Justin Hommer, Blandburg; Taylor Johnsonbaugh, Altoona; Nicholas Kovalick, Woodland; Skyler Sloter, Altoona. more »»

Across the Area

August 17, 2015 Rock the Runway set for Saturday The Rock the Runway Fashion Show, a fundraising event for the African American Heritage Project of Blair County, will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. more »»

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