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Locks of Love

November 8, 2015 Courtesy photo Mackenzie Carper of Williamsburg donated 11 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, which provides hairpieces for children with cancer and other medical conditions that result in... more »»


November 8, 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 »»

Helping others

November 8, 2015 Courtesy photos The Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company gave smoke detectors away on Oct. 7 at the Claysburg Fire Hall during National Fire Prevention Wee. more »»

Across the area

November 7, 2015 Society to sponsor Toys for Tots auction The Unter Uns Society at Van Buren Avenue and 14th Street, Altoona, will sponsor its annual Toys for Tots Auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the club. more »»

Former exchange student visits after 40 years

November 7, 2015 Former exchange student Javier Kirigin of Bolivia returned to Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School for the first time in 40 years. more »»

‘Voices of Altoona’ concert is Friday

November 7, 2015 More than 200 vocalists will perform in the “Voices of Altoona” concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Penn State Altoona to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 7, 2015 Penn State Altoona will hold several activities and events as part of Global Entrepre­neurship Week (GEW) Nov. 16 to 20. more »»


November 7, 2015 Josh R. Greenleaf Josh R. more »»

Claysburg groups honor longtime teacher

November 5, 2015 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Educa­tion Foundation and the Claysburg P.A.S.T. (Preserving Artifacts Stories and Traditions) Hall of Fame Committee presented Tom Ringler with two awards on Oct. 3. more »»

Across the area

November 5, 2015 Library selects artist of the month Toni Margerum is the Altoona Area Public Library November Adult Artist of the Month. more »»

Breathe Pennsylvania offers cold weather masks

November 5, 2015 PITTSBURGH ä Breathe Pennsylvania, a nonprofit organization that helps the residents of western Pennsylvania breathe better and live healthier, is observing National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary... more »»

Across the area

November 4, 2015 Arc to hold ‘Paint and Pinot’ night The Arc of Blair County will host a “Paint and Pinot” night on Friday at The Arc in Altoona. The theme will be “Holiday Ornaments/Winter Warmth. more »»

UPMC Bedford sets diabetes, wellness expo

November 4, 2015 EVERETT —?UPMC Bedford Memorial, 10455 Lincoln Highway, will host a Diabetes and Wellness Expo from 7 to 11 a.m. Nov. 14 in the hospital cafeteria. more »»

Altoona Area Kennel Association presents awards

November 3, 2015 The Altoona Area Kennel Association In. more »»

UPMC Altoona offers support groups, clinics

November 3, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in November. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Tyrone library sets Nov. events

November 3, 2015 TYRONE — The Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, 1000 Pennsyl­vania Ave., has scheduled its November event. more »»

Softball marathon raises $22,113 for We CARE Foundation

November 2, 2015 The We CARE Foundation held a softball marathon in August at softball fields throughout Blair County. The event raised $22,113.50 to benefit We CARE Therapy Services. more »»

Golf event benefits Clearfield youth soccer

November 2, 2015 CLEARFIELD —?The staff of Clearly Ahead Development recently organized the, Dwight “Skip” Koerber Memorial Golf Tournament and Steak Dinner benefit at the Clearfield Curwensville Country Club. more »»


November 2, 2015 Oct. 21, 2015 Madilyn Jo-Leigh Aungst, a daughter born to Sonya Rowling and Terry Aungst III, Altoona, at UPMC Altoona at 2:52 p.m. Charlotte Noel Boswell, a daughter born to Savannah J. more »»

Across the Area

November 2, 2015 Association for Blind sets programs The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

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