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April 19, 2016 The Juniata Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will hold its annual cancer benefit on Saturday at the post. Proceeds will go to the VFW’s cancer aid and research fund. more »»

Across the area

April 18, 2016 Kidnap victim to speak at library BELLWOOD — Peggy Ann Bradnick-Jackson of Three Springs will make her annual visit to the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society at its meeting at 7 p.m. more »»

Furrie Skurry to be held May 15

April 18, 2016 EVERETT — For many years, the Bedford County Humane Society has hosted an annual fundraising walk to supplement the operations fund at the no-kill shelter, which primarily serves Bedford and Fulton... more »»

Art In Common recognizes AAHS student artists

April 18, 2016 Art In Common recently recognized five Altoona Area High School students for their exemplary artwork displayed at the Station Mall Medical Center in Altoona. more »»

Helping Make-A-Wish

April 17, 2016 Courtesy photo John Eckenrod and Jeff Fochler held the second annual Race Car Show on April 2 and 3 at the Logan Valley Mall, Altoon. more »»

Club notes

April 17, 2016 Genealogical society to host speaker HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»

Service notes

April 17, 2016 ZACHARIAH GRABILL Seaman Apprentice Zachariah Grabill, a native of Roaring Spring, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the amphibious assault ship, USS Bataan (LHD 5. more »»


April 17, 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 »»

YMCA sets Healthy Kids Day

April 17, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA, 1111 Hewit St., will hold a free community event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. more »»

4 generations

April 17, 2016 Families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation may email photos to For more information, call 946-7459. more »»

Across the area

April 16, 2016 HAJHS sets testing for new students HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School will conduct testing and orientation for students new to the district from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. more »»


April 16, 2016 Dorothy Kreutner Dorothy Kreutner, formerly of Altoona, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday at the Lutheran Home, Hollidaysburg. She was born April 17, 1916. more »»

Hollidaysburg musicians perform at Disney

April 16, 2016 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School band students entertained Walt Disney World Resort guests with their performances on March 3 and 4 at Disney Springs and Magic Kingdom. more »»

Glendale hosts One Book program

April 16, 2016 FLINTON — On April 1, thanks to the Glendale Education Foundation, every student in kindergarten and first grade at Glendale Elementary School received the book “Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story,”... more »»

Across the area

April 14, 2016 Band to play at museum open house EVERETT — The old railroad station freight office will ring with good music and lots of laughter as the local band Biscuits and Gravy presents its eighth concert at... more »»

Longer Elementary School hosts Jump Rope For Heart activity

April 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — During the month of February, students at Longer Elementary School jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. more »»

Pennwriters Conference set in Lancaster

April 14, 2016 The 29th annual Pennwriters Conference will be held May 20 to 22 at the Eden Resort & Suites in Lancaster. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 14, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. today and the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. more »»

YTI students part of state competition in Hershey

April 14, 2016 YTI Career Institute, Altoona, has sent 10 students to compete in the 2016 SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Leadership and Skill Championship, which runs through Friday in Hershe. more »»

Walk MS to be held April 24

April 13, 2016 Team Scherden will be one of many teams, along with individuals, turning out for Walk MS 2016 April 24 at the Hollidaysburg Junior High School. Registration begins at 1 p.m. more »»

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