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April 3, 2016 Railway employees to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE — The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Prime Sirloin Buffet. more »»

Penn State Altoona to host Run for Wounded Heroes

April 3, 2016 The Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Club of Penn State Altoona will host the third annual 10K/5K Run for Wounded Heroes race at 9 a.m. April 23. more »»

MS Walk set for April 24

April 3, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its Walk MS: Hollidaysburg at 2 p.m. April 24 at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School. more »»

Service notes

April 3, 2016 ADAM DAVENSIZER U.S. Navy Ensign Adam Davensizer graduated from Officer Cadet School in Newport, R.I., on Feb. 12. more »»

Penn State Altoona to host Laureate Week

April 2, 2016 Penn State Altoona will host a visit from university laureate and history schol-ar Carol Reardon next week. Reardon will present “Why Study War?” at 7 p.m. Thursday in room 150 Hawthorn Building. more »»

PSU students named to dean’s list

April 2, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the fall term. Bedford County Megan M. Allison, New Enterprise; Megan M. more »»

Bloody Run Historical Society plans activities at museum

April 2, 2016 EVERETT — The Bloody Run Historical Society will reopen the Everett Train?Station Museum today. It is on Fifth Street, north of downtown Everett, just off Route 26 nort. more »»

SAMA to take bus trip to Philadelphia on Wednesday

April 2, 2016 As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona is offering a bus trip to visit two Philadelphia museums on Wednesday. more »»

AAHS to present ‘Hairspray’

April 2, 2016 The Altoona Area High School Drama Club will present the award-winning musical “Hairspray” at 7 p.m. April 7, 8 and 9 in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Children’s theater to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

April 2, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present the Disney favorite “Peter Pan, Jr.” at 7 p.m. April 8 and 1 p.m. April 9 at the Hollidaysburg Area Junior High Schoo. more »»

Pastor's Plea

March 31, 2016 Courtesy photo Pastor Elizabeth Hess of Trinity Lutheran Church in Juniata, stands in her truck after the church’s social ministry committee started a “Pastor’s Passionate Plea” to collect dog and... more »»

Altoona library sets programs for April

March 31, 2016 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its programs and activities for April. For more information, call 946-0417 or visit more »»

Foundation grant deadline April 29

March 31, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation is accepting grant proposals from organizations under the following criteria: n Only 501(c)3 organizations or organizations that qualify for a deductibl... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

March 31, 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 April 14. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

March 30, 2016 Claysburg Spring Fling set for Sunday CLAYSBURG — The Friends of the Claysburg Library will hold a Spring Fling at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Christ Lutheran Church to benefit the library. more »»

Museum Commission developing database

March 30, 2016 COALPORT — At the March 22 meeting of the Coalport Area Museum Commission, the board heard from president Robert J. more »»

Subway aids Penn State Children’s Hospital

March 30, 2016 HERSHEY — Central Pennsylvania Subway Restaurants presented a donation of $22,500 to THON and Four Diamonds on March 16, after a monthlong promotion that ran in nearly 300 restaurants. more »»

UPMC offers support groups, clinics

March 30, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in April as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Park programs

March 30, 2016 Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon, 667-1805 Skydance of the Timberdoodle, 7 p.m. Saturday, visitor center. This free program will explore the American Woodcock, also known as the “Timberdoodle. more »»


March 30, 2016 Ethel Thompson Ethel (Detwiler) Thompson of Roaring Spring will celebrate her 104th birthday on Saturday. She was born April 2, 1912, in Altoona, the daughter of Samuel and Fannie (Siard) Detwil. more »»

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