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May 26, 2016 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 »»

My Ride

May 26, 2016 Courtesy photo 1951 Studebaker 2R15 Description: “Continuing on with the remarkable, innovative designs offered by the Loewy Studios for the rest of its product line, Studebaker launched its 2R... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 26, 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 June 9. New members are welcome. more »»

UPMC achieves milestone in donation program

May 26, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s organ, tissue and cornea donation program achieved a significant milestone in 2015 by benefiting 1,500 people. Nationally, more than 121,000 people are awaiting an organ transplan. more »»

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May 25, 2016 PennCrest donates to mini golf project PATTON — PennCrest Bank stepped up to the plate in helping fund Patton Borough’s Mini Golf Course Projec. more »»

'Dancing Around the World'

May 25, 2016 Courtesy photo Sigel’s School of Dance will present its 76th annual recital, “Dancing Around the World,” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona.?The doors will open at 7 p.m. more »»

Volunteers clean up 25 tons of trash

May 25, 2016 Altoona-Keep Blair Beautiful, the local Keep America Beautiful affiliate, the Intermunicipal Relations Committee, the Altoona Water Authority and the Blair County Conservation District recently sent... more »»

Park programs

May 25, 2016 Blue Knob State Park, Pavia, 276-3576 Bats, 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Buck Hill Amphitheater. A plan for building a bat roosting box will be available. Reptiles and Amphibians, 7 to 8 p.m. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets programs, classes

May 24, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for June as a community servic. more »»

RSVP recognizes volunteers at banquet

May 24, 2016 The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Blair and Huntingdon counties recently hosted two banquets to recognize and thank RSVP volunteers for their support of our communities. more »»

Go Red for Women is Thursday

May 24, 2016 Fashion show to to honor women, heart and stroke survivors, local physician Heart and stroke survivors will take to the runway on a mission to educate, empower and inspire at the second annual Go Re... more »»

Club donation provides cancer aid

May 23, 2016 TYRONE — The Croatian Club Lodge 80 in Smoke Run donated $10,743 to the Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute’s (BCWHI) Breast Cancer Voucher Program, a service of Tyrone Regional Health Network. more »»

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May 23, 2016 Juniata Civics to host speaker The Juniata Civic Association will meet on June 7 at the Juniata Pavilion. Refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the speaker at 7 p.. more »»

UPMC announces June support groups, clinics

May 23, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in June as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities

May 23, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for June. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

Shriners announce annual crusade

May 22, 2016 The members of Jaffa Shrine will once again be distributing their newspaper-style tabloids for the annual Shrine Hospital Crusade on Friday and?Saturday. more »»

Santa Paws to aid humane society

May 22, 2016 Santa Paws in July will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9 at the Masonic Lodge, 1008 Edgar St., Hollidaysburg. more »»

Club notes

May 22, 2016 Patton?Garden?Club installs officers PATTON —?New officers of the Patton Garden Club were installed at the April meeting by District VI Director Sheila Croushore. more »»

5 generations

May 22, 2016 For information about the guidelines for four- and five-generation photos, call Brenda Carberry,?community news coordinator, at 946-7459. more »»

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May 21, 2016 Primanti to help Armed Forces Mothers Primanti Bros., 2550 Plank Road Commons, Altoona, will sponsor a fundraiser for the U.S. Armed Forces Mothers. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. more »»

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May 19, 2016 ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ nets 30 tons of food The Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council collected more than 30 tons of food on Saturday during the annual Stamp Out Hunger Lettercarriers Food Drive. more »»


Living History - WWII Revisited May 28, 2016

May 28 & 29 – “WORLD WAR II REVISITED Living History Bivouac” – WWII re-enactors bivouac on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45. A small squad tactical demonstration against German opposition is scheduled for 12:45 p. more »

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Arts Festival and Some Southern Culture!

May 20, 2016 An arts festival tradition and a national recording group highlight this weekend’s slate of live area music activities. more »

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