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Car, motorcycle club activities

May 12, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. today, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

May 11, 2016 Letter carriers’ food drive is Saturday The National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal System will conduct their annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive for needy families on Saturday. more »»

Volunteers to create landscape at Flight 93 National Memorial

May 11, 2016 SHANKSVILLE — On Friday and Saturday, the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation and Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial are continuing a major reforestation effort that will... more »»

Ranger Skills

May 11, 2016 Courtesy photos Ranger Skills Weekend will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Fort Roberdeau. Above, a group conducts musket drill. more »»

Park programs

May 11, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Migration Madness, 2 p.m. Saturday, pavilion at Pickerel Pond. more »»

Avoid sending cellphone photographs

May 11, 2016 Readers submitting pictures for the Community page are asked to avoid using cellphones to take them. Photos taken with cell or flip phones generally do not reproduce well. more »»

Women’s club sponsors art contest

May 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Art students from the Hollidaysburg Area High School recently joined the Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club at its April general club meeting to receive recognition and monetary awards... more »»

Wendy’s launches military assistance campaign

May 10, 2016 Wendy’s restaurants throughout the west/central region of Pennsylvania are supporting local military families facing hardship through its participation in the Michael J. more »»


May 10, 2016 Elizabeth Garner Elizabeth K. Garner of Homewood Retirement Center, Martinsburg, formerly of Marklesburg, will celebrate her 106th birthday on May 24. more »»

Across the area

May 10, 2016 Foundation discusses scholarships COALPORT —?At the April 25 meeting of the Glendale Education Foundation, the board selected the winner of the foundation’s $500 Glendale Educational-Community... more »»

Across the area

May 9, 2016 Library names artist of the month David McCoy of Hollidaysburg has been recognized as the Altoona Area Public Library’s artist of the month for Ma. more »»

Claysburg fire company receives bulldogs

May 9, 2016 Because We Care donation supports children who are victims of a fire CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company Station No. more »»

Festa Nic event May 22 to showcase local food

May 9, 2016 PLEASANT GAP — Village Eatinghouse Artisan Foods of Pleasant Gap will host Festa Nic, a culinary showcase, from 1 to 4 p.m. more »»

Knights to raise funds for ultrasound initiative

May 9, 2016 Local Knights of Columbus Councils in Blair County, coordinated by George Husick, kicked off a campaign on Mother’s Day, May 8. more »»

Club notes

May 8, 2016 Friends of Library plan spring tea The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will sponsor its spring tea at noon May 19 in the library theater. more »»

Weis Markets launches Paws for Pets program

May 8, 2016 SUNBURY — Weis Markets recently launched its eighth annual Paws for Pets program, a company-wide initiative that collects monetary donations, pet food and supplies for local animal shelters and... more »»

United Way to hold annual Trash to Treasure yard sale

May 8, 2016 Area residents who want to clean out unwanted clutter from the house and garage can donate those gently used items to United Way of Blair County for its upcoming Trash to Treasure yard sale. more »»

School notes

May 7, 2016 Juniata students to present ‘Aladdin, Jr.’ The Juniata Elementary Drama Club will present “Aladdin, Jr.” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Juniata Elementary gymnasium, 418 N. Eighth Av. more »»

Spring concert

May 7, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School seventh-grade chorus and orchestra will present a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Northern Cambria teacher receives classroom grant

May 7, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — On April 13, Matthew Kline, a Northern Cambria High School teacher, was surprised with winning a $2,500 classroom grant from Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers Program. more »»

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