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March 2, 2016 Ebner Elementary School’s Multi-Vendor Basket Raffle, featuring more than 20 vendors, will be held March 12. The date of the event was incorrect in an article on Page B8 Tuesday. more »»

Across the area

March 1, 2016 Plots available at monastery gardens HOLLIDAYSBURG — Monastery Community Gardens are offering area families the opportunity to lease 30-foot-by-30-foot plots for vegetable and flower crop production... more »»

AAJHS to present Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

March 1, 2016 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present Disney’s “Mulan Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the AAJHS?auditorium. more »»

Health, Safety Fair is Saturday in Bellwood

March 1, 2016 BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis Public Library, Tyrone Regional Health Network/Tyrone Hospital (TRHN) and the Northern Blair County Recreation Center (NBCRC) will co-sponsor the 10th annual Family... more »»

Across the area

February 29, 2016 Care for Creation sets programs HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Care for Creation Center at 793 Monastery Road, will begin its free annual education programs at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. more »»

WISE Women presents scholarships

February 29, 2016 WISE Women of Blair County recently announced the scholarship winners for the fall term. WISE stands for Women Involved in Empowerment and Scholarship. more »»

Hibernians plan St. Patrick’s Day celebration

February 29, 2016 The Ancient Order of Hibernians will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration on March 12 at the Bavarian Hall, 112 S. 13th St., Altoona. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m. more »»

Genealogy courses to begin March 8

February 29, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Genealogy courses, for everyone from the beginner to the experienced researcher, will be offered by the Blair County Genealogical Society for three consecutive Tuesdays in March at 7... more »»

Roaring Spring library sets March activities

February 29, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for March. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

AASD students part of trivia game celebrating Black History Month

February 28, 2016 For more than 10 years, students at the Altoona Area Junior High School and Altoona Area High School have participated in “Who Wants to be a Millionaire of Black History Educatio. more »»

Club notes

February 28, 2016 Car club to hold annual swap meet The Blair County Antique Auto Club invites residents to clean out their garages for its 11th annual Super Spring Swap Meet, scheduled for March 13 at the National... more »»

CPHS launches the ‘Biscuit Challenge’

February 28, 2016 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society launched the “CPHS Biscuit Challenge” on Monday. more »»

WISE Women to hold Tribute Dinner April 20

February 28, 2016 WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, has announced its annual Tribute to Women honorees. more »»

Grant presentation

February 28, 2016 Courtesy photo At the January meeting of the Blair County Health and Welfare Council, three grants were awarded to local organizations for programs that will help to enhance the health and well-bein... more »»

5 generations

February 28, 2016 Courtesy photo Five generations of Issac Smith’s family include (from left): front — Genevieve Stewart of Altoona, great-great-grandmother, holding Issac Smith; back — Candy Eckels of Tyrone,... more »»

Hollidaysburg Arts Council plans summer art camps

February 28, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council will be offering three summer art camps scheduled for June 13-17. more »»

Service note

February 28, 2016 DERRICK M. NEILSON U.S. Air Force Airman Derrick M. Neilson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

BG drama club to present ‘The Wiz’

February 27, 2016 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Drama Club will present “The Wiz” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and March 5 at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

February 25, 2016 Country?Gentlemen to perform PLEASANTVILLE — The Alum Bank Community Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host the Country Gentlemen from 7 to 10:30 p.m. March 12,. Admission is $5 per person. more »»

Club holds photography contest

February 25, 2016 EVERETT — The Bedford Area Photography Club held its first photography contest at the Bedford County Library, which was open to the public. more »»

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