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Efforts of area students recognized at global meeting on pancreatic cancer

June 21, 2016 At the inaugural World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition (WPCC) meeting on May 11, more than 60 individuals representing 40 pancreatic cancer advocacy groups from around the globe gathered in Orlando, Fl. more »»

Across the area

June 21, 2016 ASO annual meeting set Wednesday Altoona Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Blair County Arts Foundation Building, 1212 12th Ave., Altoona. more »»

Bikers for Barkers to be held July 10

June 19, 2016 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society will hold its 16th annual “Bikers for Barkers” charity motorcycle ride on July 10, with kickstands up at 11:30 a.m. more »»

Club notes

June 19, 2016 Roaring Spring Lions put up road signs ROARING SPRING —?The Roaring Spring Lions Club has recently put up three new road signs, indicating the time Lions have been in existence. more »»

Nominations sought for Tyrone Hometown Hero

June 19, 2016 TYRONE — The Tyrone Events and Promotions Committee, in conjunction with the Tyrone Community Days Committee, is looking for the next “Hometown Hero. more »»


June 19, 2016 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 »»

Martinsburg teen attains the rank of Eagle Scout

June 19, 2016 Steven Bowman recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized at a Court of Honor held on May . more »»

Area students graduate from Penn State

June 18, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students were awarded degrees during spring commencement exercises at Penn State University. Bedford County Veronica J. Arnold, Bedford, B.. more »»

Scoreboard donation

June 16, 2016 Courtesy photo As part of Martin’s Food Markets’ commitment to support its local communities, the Martin’s on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard in Altoona recently donated a new scoreboard to... more »»

UPMC Bedford auxiliary donates to ER

June 16, 2016 EVERETT — UPMC Bedford Memorial Auxiliary recently donated $111,600 to the UPMC Bedford Memorial Emergency Department for the purchase of eight beds and three transport chairs to improve the comfort... more »»

Across the area

June 16, 2016 Car wash Saturday to help dancers DUNCANSVILLE — Professionals Auto Body will hold a car wash for local dance group Jammin’ Jewels from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Duncansville location. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

June 16, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoon. more »»

Across the area

June 15, 2016 Books on sale for Huntingdon, Blair Who owns Huntingdon and Blair counties? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by Penn State Cooperative... more »»

4-H attends Capital Days in Harrisburg

June 15, 2016 Local youth were among 118 4-H’ers from 52 counties across the state who met in Harrisburg recently for the annual Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days program. more »»

Juneteenth Celebration set in Huntingdon

June 15, 2016 HUNTINGDON — The seventh annual Huntingdon County Juneteenth Celebration will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at Portstown Park. more »»

Park programs

June 15, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily Summer Activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

PSU names area students to dean’s list

June 15, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the spring semester. Bedford County Megan M Allison, New Enterprise; Megan M. more »»

Across the area

June 14, 2016 Vets memorial to be dedicated today HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) recently presented Eagle Scout candidate, Josh Dunkle, a monetary... more »»

Blair Dance Academy sets recital

June 14, 2016 The Blair Dance Academy will present its 14th annual recital, “Icons,” on Saturday at the Jaffa Shrine Center in Altoona. There will be two shows this year. more »»

Northern Cambria sweeps envirothon

June 14, 2016 ST. MICHAEL — The 2016 Cambria County Envirothon was held on April 28 at the Disaster’s Edge Environmental Education Center and the 1889 Park. more »»

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