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Roaring Spring library sets May activities

April 26, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for May. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

UPMC Altoona offers support groups, clinics

April 26, 2016 UPMC Altoona will offer the following support group meetings and patient clinics in May as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Blair Dance Company wins top awards

April 26, 2016 LANCASTER — The Blair Dance Company from the Blair Dance Academy, Altoona, traveled to its first regional competition of the season — “Sheer Talent LTD” on March 12 in Lancaster. more »»

Boy Scout fundraiser to be held June 23

April 24, 2016 The Laurel Highlands Council of the Boy Scouts of America will hold its annual fund-raising event on June 23 at The Casino at Lakemont Park to benefit Scouting in Blair County. more »»

SAMA to offer summer art camp

April 24, 2016 The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona will continue its tradition of offering a children’s art camp this summe. more »»

Club notes

April 24, 2016 Patton Garden Club to install officers PATTON — The Patton Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Patton Public Library. more »»


April 24, 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 »»

Garver Memorial YMCA to mark Healthy Kids Day

April 24, 2016 ROARING SPRING — On Saturday, the Garver Memorial YMCA will hold a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. more »»

Week of the Young Child celebration

April 23, 2016 Mirror photo by J.D.?Cavrich At Taylor’s Turf at The Learning Station in?Altoona, 21 children released balloons on?April 11 in celebration of The Week of the Young Child. more »»

Music teacher receives Citation of Excellence

April 23, 2016 LOYSBURG — Ellen Stuckey of Martinsburg, a teacher at Northern Bedford County Elementary School since 1990, received the Pennsylvania Music Educator’s Association’s Citation of Excellence Award at... more »»

Students observe 30-hour fast for Lent

April 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — On March 22, Bishop Carroll Catholic High School observed a 30-Hour Food Fast and raised money for the Knights of Columbus in their efforts to aid Christian refugees experiencing genocid... more »»

Chorus concert

April 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School Varsity Chorus and Vocal Ensemble Spring Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Across the area

April 21, 2016 Dairy princess pageant set for May 21 The 2016 Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held on May 21 at the West Loop Missionary Alliance Church. more »»

New officers

April 21, 2016 Courtesy photo The Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, Jobel Court No. 11 in Altoona, recently held its open installation of officers for the 2016-17 year. more »»

Civil Air Patrol plans open house

April 21, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE —The Keystone Country Cadet Squadron 1504, local unit of Civil Air Patrol, will host an open house 6:30 to 8:30 p.. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 21, 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 May 12. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

April 20, 2016 Sharp Tones to perform May 14 PLEASANTVILLE —?The Alum Bank Community Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host the Sharp Tones from 7 to 10:30 p.m. May 14. The kitchen will open at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Fort Roberdeau receives award

April 20, 2016 Fort Roberdeau’s Veterans Recognition Weekend program recently received an Excellence in Recreation and Parks Award from the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society. Fort Roberdeau Director Glenn . more »»

Volunteer fire wardens lauded

April 20, 2016 EBENSBURG — At a recent training event, the Bureau of Forestry, Gallitzin Forest District, announced recent honors for those serving as PA Forest Fire Wardens in Blair, Cambria and Indiana counties. more »»

Park programs

April 20, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Park Cleanup, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, meet in the lower level of the park offic. more »»

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