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Helping others

May 16, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area Senior High Lady Tigers Basketball Team honored several local charities this season with fundraisers. more »»

BG Mission Club hosts Oxfam Banquet

May 16, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Mission Club recently hosted an Oxfam Hunger Banquet to create awareness of surrounding poverty and to raise funds for Oxfam America. more »»

BG junior accepted to Leaders Seminar

May 16, 2015 Nathan Andrew Hagg, a junior at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s Sum­mer Leaders Experience in June. more »»

Across the area

May 14, 2015 History group to meet in Bedford BEDFORD — The Bedford County Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road. more »»

Day of Music raises $19K for Healing Patch

May 14, 2015 The planning team for “Patched Together: A Day of Music” formally presented a check for $19,000 raised to benefit Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 14, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Local girl state finalist in pageant

May 14, 2015 Laura Reed, daughter of James Reed and Natalie Barlick-Reed of Altoona, will compete in the National American Miss Pre-Teen Pennsylvania Pageant, to be held in August in Harrisbur. more »»


May 14, 2015 Grace Ickes Grace M. Ickes of Hillview-GoldenLiving, formerly of Altoona, celebrated her 94th birthday on Monday. She was born May 11, 1921 in Altoona, the daughter of George and Sarah Fisher. more »»

Across the area

May 13, 2015 Women’s Health, Wellness Day today Women’s Health and Wellness Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Station Medical Center, 17th Street and Ninth Avenue, Altoona. more »»

Armed Forces Day events planned

May 13, 2015 Armed Forces Day will be celebrated Saturday at The Wall That Heals at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center on Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona. From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. more »»

Park programs

May 13, 2015 Canoe Creek State Park, 205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, 695-6807 Introduction to Back­packing, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Wentz Education Center Classroom. more »»

Across the area

May 12, 2015 Foundation meets new principal COALPORT — New Glendale Elementary School principal Kate Bacher told the Glendale School District Education Foundation that she is delighted to be back in the school... more »»

American Legion donates money for ‘Unbroken’

May 12, 2015 Hollidaysburg American Legion Post 516 commander Joseph R. Dodson and adjutant and finance director Joe Patterson presented a check for $1,500 to Altoona Area School District superintendent Thomas . more »»

Sixth-grader’s essay lauds teacher

May 12, 2015 SAXTON — Jenna Hall, a sixth-grade student at Saxton Liberty Elementary School, recently won the 2015 Pageant-Perfect Educator Essay Contest. Her “perfect teacher” is Ben Gutshall. more »»

Across the area

May 11, 2015 Ballroom group to dance Saturday STATE COLLEGE —?The Central Pennsylvania Ballroom Dancers Association will hold a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. more »»

Health, welfare council awards grants

May 11, 2015 At the March meeting of the Blair County Health and Welfare Council, four $500 grants were awarded to local organizations for programs that will help to enhance the health and well-being of Blair... more »»

Hollidaysburg Area Public Library sets program with Hollywood writer

May 11, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Public Library will host “From Hollywood to Hollidays­burg: Meet Dr. Harry Kloor, Ph.D., Ph.D.” at 6 p.m. May 21 in the library community room. more »»

Club notes

May 10, 2015 Blair Garden Club plant sale starts Friday Dorman’s Jewelry, 712 Pleasant Valley Blvd., has offered its location for the Blair Garden Club’s perennial plant sale every spring. more »»

Jaffa Shriners announce hospital crusade

May 10, 2015 The members of Jaffa Shrine will once again be distributing their newspaper-style tabloids for the annual Shrine Hospital Crusade on May 22 and 23. more »»

Service note

May 10, 2015 GAGE WEAVER Army Pvt. Gage Weaver has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

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