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McDonald’s awards grant to teacher

March 21, 2015 Local McDonald’s owner/operator Heather Harring-ton presented local teacher Jonathan Despot with a McDonald’s MAC Grant for $500 to help Make Activities Count for students at Altoona Area Junior Hig... more »»

Everybody Walk Across PA promotes exercise

March 21, 2015 This spring, the Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Healthy Blair County Coalition will be taking a virtual walk visiting the natural beauty of Pennsylvania state park. more »»

Across the area

March 21, 2015 South Hills to hold Career Day South Hills School of Business & Technology will hold Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 9 at all three school locations: State College, Altoona and Lewistown. more »»

Fighting Hunger Challenge

March 21, 2015 Courtesy photo In February, Foot of Ten Elementary School, Duncansville, participated in the school-wide Fighting Hunger Challenge, in which students brought in nonperishable food items and boxes of... more »»

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March 19, 2015 Drug, alcohol coalition to meet The Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnership’s Coalition will meet from 12:30 to 2 p.m. more »»

Car club activities

March 19, 2015 Blair County?Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Contact Altoona schedules training

March 19, 2015 Contact Altoona, Blair County’s only 24-hour telephone helpline service, is inviting the public to an open house from noon to 2 p.m. more »»

Conservation district elects officers

March 19, 2015 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County Conserva­tion District Board of Directors met Jan. 8 at the Cambria County Human Services Building, where the district is housed. more »»

Diabetes Alert Day is Tuesday

March 19, 2015 The Healthy Blair County Coalition and Let’s Move Blair County want the public to be on alert on Tuesday. more »»

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March 18, 2015 Project collects cards for soldiers TYRONE —?Aimee Stem, a volunteer and state ambassador for the Adopt a U.S. more »»

Engineers Fight to "Can" Hunger

March 18, 2015 The sixth annual “Engineers Fight to ‘Can’ Hunger” concluded on Feb. 27 with the delivery of 15,735 pounds of nonperishable food to the American Rescue Workers Food Pantry in Hollidaysburg. more »»

T-shirt sales will benefit CMN

March 18, 2015 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at Geisinger invites individuals, groups and businesses to show they care for kids by taking part in Caring for Kids Day 2015. more »»

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March 17, 2015 Library names young artist of month The Altoona Area Public Library has recognized Olivia Walter of Altoona as its young adult artist of the month. “I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember. more »»

Group plans toy train swap meet

March 17, 2015 The Alto Model Train Museum will sponsor a toy train swap meet, sometimes referred to as Scalefest, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Friends of Shawnee seek entries for their ‘Art in the Park’ exhibit

March 17, 2015 The Friends of Shawnee State Park have announced the “Art in the Park” exhibit, an exhibition of local art inspired by Shawnee State Par. more »»

CNB Bank announces scholarship essay contest

March 17, 2015 CLEARFIELD — CNB Bank invites students to enhance their business education by participating in its annual scholarship contest. more »»

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March 16, 2015 Storyteller to visit Quaint Corner The Quaint Corner Children’s Museum will host Celtic stories from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the museum, 2000 Union?Ave.,?Altoona. more »»

Claysburg PAST hosts trivia night

March 16, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg Preserv­ing Stories Artifacts and Traditions (PAST) teamed with the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to promote a second an-nual Trivia Night Contest and turkey dinner with... more »»

CORE encourages the gift of sight

March 16, 2015 PITTSBURGH — In recognition of March as National Eye Donor Month, the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is encouraging individuals to register to become a cornea donor in honor of this... more »»

Bowl for Kid’s Sake set for Sunday

March 16, 2015 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County invites the community to support Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the mentoring organization’s annual fundraise. more »»

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