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Students observe 30-hour fast for Lent

April 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — On March 22, Bishop Carroll Catholic High School observed a 30-Hour Food Fast and raised money for the Knights of Columbus in their efforts to aid Christian refugees experiencing genocid... more »»

Chorus concert

April 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School Varsity Chorus and Vocal Ensemble Spring Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Across the area

April 21, 2016 Dairy princess pageant set for May 21 The 2016 Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held on May 21 at the West Loop Missionary Alliance Church. more »»

New officers

April 21, 2016 Courtesy photo The Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, Jobel Court No. 11 in Altoona, recently held its open installation of officers for the 2016-17 year. more »»

Civil Air Patrol plans open house

April 21, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE —The Keystone Country Cadet Squadron 1504, local unit of Civil Air Patrol, will host an open house 6:30 to 8:30 p.. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 21, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is May 12. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

April 20, 2016 Sharp Tones to perform May 14 PLEASANTVILLE —?The Alum Bank Community Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host the Sharp Tones from 7 to 10:30 p.m. May 14. The kitchen will open at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Fort Roberdeau receives award

April 20, 2016 Fort Roberdeau’s Veterans Recognition Weekend program recently received an Excellence in Recreation and Parks Award from the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society. Fort Roberdeau Director Glenn . more »»

Volunteer fire wardens lauded

April 20, 2016 EBENSBURG — At a recent training event, the Bureau of Forestry, Gallitzin Forest District, announced recent honors for those serving as PA Forest Fire Wardens in Blair, Cambria and Indiana counties. more »»

Park programs

April 20, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Park Cleanup, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, meet in the lower level of the park offic. more »»

Across the area

April 19, 2016 RV expo donates to cancer society The 2016 Pennsylvania Adventure RV Expo, held Feb. 26 to 28 at the Blair County Convention Center, donated a portion of its proceeds to the American Cancer Socie. more »»

Huntindgon quilt show next week

April 19, 2016 HUNTINGDON —?The Redbud Quilt Guild will sponsor the 25th annual Huntingdon Quilt Show from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 29 and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 30 at the Huntingdon Community Center, 310 Fifth St. more »»

Altoona volunteer recognized for work at military museum

April 19, 2016 Thomas Gray of Altoona received an award for his volunteer work with the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg. more »»

PWPA offers scholarship

April 19, 2016 The deadline is approaching to apply for a $1,500 college scholarship offered to print journalism students by the Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association. more »»


April 19, 2016 The Juniata Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will hold its annual cancer benefit on Saturday at the post. Proceeds will go to the VFW’s cancer aid and research fund. more »»

Across the area

April 18, 2016 Kidnap victim to speak at library BELLWOOD — Peggy Ann Bradnick-Jackson of Three Springs will make her annual visit to the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society at its meeting at 7 p.m. more »»

Furrie Skurry to be held May 15

April 18, 2016 EVERETT — For many years, the Bedford County Humane Society has hosted an annual fundraising walk to supplement the operations fund at the no-kill shelter, which primarily serves Bedford and Fulton... more »»

Art In Common recognizes AAHS student artists

April 18, 2016 Art In Common recently recognized five Altoona Area High School students for their exemplary artwork displayed at the Station Mall Medical Center in Altoona. more »»

Helping Make-A-Wish

April 17, 2016 Courtesy photo John Eckenrod and Jeff Fochler held the second annual Race Car Show on April 2 and 3 at the Logan Valley Mall, Altoon. more »»

Club notes

April 17, 2016 Genealogical society to host speaker HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»

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