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On campus

May 24, 2016 Students earn awards for achievement LORETTO —?Two students earned the 33rd Academic Achievement Award, presented by the Saint Francis University Alumni Association at the President’s Awards... more »»

On campus

May 22, 2016 Saint Francis holds blanket collection LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeer group recently collected 104 quilted, crocheted, knitted and embroidered blankets that will be... more »»


May 22, 2016 COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, Conway, S.C. — Allison Bearer, Hollidaysburg, B.S., biology. EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Emporia, Kan. — Justin Spanko, Mineral Point, M.S. more »»

BG participates in junior high band festival

May 21, 2016 ROARING SPRING —?Twelve members of the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Instrumental Program participated in the Blair County Junior High Band Festival held at Spring Cove Middle School this... more »»

AAHS Speech League second at regionals

May 21, 2016 LORETTO — Twenty-four high schools competed in the Regional Speech League Competition held at Saint Francis University on Feb. 29 and March 2. more »»

School notes

May 21, 2016 Senior earns elite Gates scholarship NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Desmend Phillips, a senior at Northern Cambria High School, was one of 53,000 applicants to the Gates Millennium Scholarship. more »»

Hollidaysburg student performs at Carnegie Hall

May 21, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Matthew DeLozier, a student at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, was selected for the 2016 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. more »»

Getting together to help others

May 19, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Parrothead Club “Railway Fins” held its Woody’s Just Juan More Cabin Fever Dance on April 23 at the Heidelberg Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Rural Arts Alliance offers grants

May 19, 2016 The Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance announced the availability of grant funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream. more »»

Deans' lists

May 18, 2016 MARIETTA COLLEGE, Marietta, Ohio — Alexander Gruss, Portage, dean’s high honors list. BELMONT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, Tenn. — Connor Greenland, Martinsburg; Amy Schuh, Port Matilda. more »»

Honor roll

May 17, 2016 CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTINSBURG THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Alyssa Acker, Jenna Berzansky, Kelsey Brumbaugh, Macy Burke, Cynthia Conley, Taylor Flaugh, Shannon Horvath, Matthew... more »»

On campus

May 17, 2016 Law student earns award CHESTER — Widener University Commonwealth Law School announced that Kayla Randall of Portage has earned the Outstanding Service Award for her dedication and service to the la... more »»

Honor roll

May 16, 2016 GLENDALE JUNIOR/ SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, FLINTON THIRD MARKING PERIOD PRINCIPAL’S HONORS 12TH GRADE — Nathan Braniff, Cassandra Brink, Kaylee Chilcote, Anna Fowler, Courtney Hamilton, Patrick Johnson,... more »»

On campus

May 15, 2016 Gwin Dobson, Foreman donates lab equipment LORETTO —?The Environmental Engineering Department at Saint Francis University received a donation of an Armfield hydraulic flume from Gwin Dobson & Forema... more »»

Adam Holliday Chapter recognizes students

May 15, 2016 The Adam Holliday Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution presented awards to local students for two different DAR essays during their April meeting. One essay is the DAR Good Citizen Awar. more »»

School notes

May 14, 2016 Bellwood students to present musical BELLWOOD —?The Bellwood-Antis Middle School Choir will present “School House Rock Live! Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. May 21 at the school. more »»

BG drama club collects for teen center

May 14, 2016 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Drama Club collected more than $3,000 for the Altoona Teen Shelter after its two productions of “The Wiz. more »»

Student exchange program seeking local host families

May 14, 2016 Forte International Exchange Association is looking for local families to host foreign exchange students. more »»

Honor roll

May 14, 2016 PENN CAMBRIA HIGH SCHOOL, CRESSON THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Halle L. Bachik, Hayley E. Caretti, Jacob R. Driskel, Abigail L. Harvey, Cameron J. Janosik, Briana . more »»

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