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Helping others

June 26, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) donated household and comfort items, phone cards and a $55 check to the Van Zandt VA Medical Center for homeless veterans. more »»


June 26, 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 »»

Across the area

June 23, 2016 Mount recognized for military support CRESSON — Last fall, the Mount Aloysius College campus-wide “Mail for our Military Campaign” gathered nearly 3,000 packages, letters and cards for U.S. more »»

Church recognizes UPMC Altoona nurses

June 23, 2016 Nurses in the pediatrics and maternity departments at UPMC?Altoona received Easter baskets created by children of the First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg. more »»

Collaboration raises $1,050 for ACT youth

June 23, 2016 ROARING SPRING — Charlotte’s Trove held a fashion show titled “Fashion Theatre,” presenting The Audrey Collection. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

June 23, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. more »»

Celebrating 37 years of fundraising

June 22, 2016 Courtesy photo This picture shows a portion of the members of the Star of the Sea Council, Knights of Columbus, Hollidaysburg, and the Jaffa Calliope Clowns who, for the 37th year, sponsored a... more »»

Alumni, council support Because We Care

June 22, 2016 Altoona Area High School students and the AAHS Alumni Association joined together to support the Because We Care initiative of the Altoona Area School District Police Services Department. more »»

Park programs

June 22, 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 »»

Bike MS event set for July 23-24

June 21, 2016 The 21st annual Bike MS: Keystone Country Ride is expected to host at least 450 cyclists from Pennsylvania and surrounding states for a two-day event that will take place July 23 and 2. more »»

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 »»

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