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Easter for Eli project collecting baskets for sick kids

March 7, 2016 In memory of Elias, “Eli” Garrett, a local 3-year-old who died of cancer in 2009, his father and sister are collecting Easter baskets to be delivered to sick children for the Easter holiday. more »»

Club notes

March 6, 2016 Cresson BPW offers scholarship CRESSON — For the 28th year, the Cresson Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Local Organization will award a $500 grant to a deserving student. more »»


March 6, 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 »»

Service notes

March 6, 2016 JACOB B. PRENDERGAST U.S. Army Pvt. Jacob B. Prendergast has graduated from Basic Infantry and Airborne Training at Fort Benning, Ga.. more »»

Across the area

March 5, 2016 Auction features dinner with Harris Charitybuzz has joined Penn State University in its fight against breast cancer. more »»

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March 3, 2016 Ebensburg VFW to hold breakfast EBENSBURG — The Ebensburg Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the VFW Hall, 120 W. Sample St. more »»

Claysburg Hall of Fame induction April 2

March 3, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Area Hall of Fame Committee has announced the induction of its third class will be held on April 2 at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditoriu. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets programs, classes

March 3, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for March. more »»

Flight 93 exhibit features tributes left by children

March 3, 2016 STOYSTOWN — “Through Their Eyes” will be installed at the recently opened Learning Center at Flight 93 National Memorial on Saturday. more »»

Car and motorcycle club events

March 3, 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 March 10. New members are welcome. more »»

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March 2, 2016 Bedford hospital plans book sale EVERETT — The UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold a used book sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 and 11 and 7 a.m. more »»

Life O’Riley raises $4,171 for Healing Patch

March 2, 2016 The second annual Life O’Riley Memorial Ride Committee recently presented a check for $4,171. more »»

UPMC offers support groups, clinics

March 2, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in March as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Park programs

March 2, 2016 Canoe Creek State Park, 205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, 695-6807 Wildflower Preview, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Wentz Education Center. Beavers on the Big Screen, 2 to 3:30 p.m. more »»

Head-shaving event to raise money for childhood cancer

March 2, 2016 An Altoona native who now resides in Pittsburgh will shave her head for the second time when participating in an event to raise money for childhood cancer research. more »»


March 2, 2016 Ebner Elementary School’s Multi-Vendor Basket Raffle, featuring more than 20 vendors, will be held March 12. The date of the event was incorrect in an article on Page B8 Tuesday. more »»

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March 1, 2016 Plots available at monastery gardens HOLLIDAYSBURG — Monastery Community Gardens are offering area families the opportunity to lease 30-foot-by-30-foot plots for vegetable and flower crop production... more »»

AAJHS to present Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

March 1, 2016 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present Disney’s “Mulan Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the AAJHS?auditorium. more »»

Health, Safety Fair is Saturday in Bellwood

March 1, 2016 BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis Public Library, Tyrone Regional Health Network/Tyrone Hospital (TRHN) and the Northern Blair County Recreation Center (NBCRC) will co-sponsor the 10th annual Family... more »»

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February 29, 2016 Care for Creation sets programs HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Care for Creation Center at 793 Monastery Road, will begin its free annual education programs at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. more »»

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