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Park programs

May 18, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Wildflower Wander, 4 p.m. Saturday, meet at Muskrat Beach No. 1 parking lot. more »»

Across the area

May 17, 2016 Generations magazine unveiled The first issue of Generations Magazine, published by Headline Marketing & Communications, was unveiled on Monday. more »»

Scouting activities

May 17, 2016 Courtesy photos On April 23, a total of 20 Boy Scouts plus their leaders from Troop 32 out of First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg toured the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. more »»

Wal-Mart awards $50,000 to help fight childhood hunger

May 16, 2016 PHILIPSBURG — On May 5, the Wal-Mart Foundation announced $50,000 in funding to help fight childhood hunger in Centre and Clearfield counties. more »»

Armed Forces Day events planned

May 16, 2016 Armed Forces Day will be celebrated Saturday at The Wall That Heals at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center on Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

May 16, 2016 Health, welfare council to meet Friday The Blair County Health and Welfare Council will meet from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at The Arc of Blair County. more »»

Club notes

May 15, 2016 Blair Garden Club hears program Members of the Blair Garden Club met on April 25 at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. more »»

ASO plans fundraising dinner, silent auction

May 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Symphony Orchestra will host its inaugural fundraising dinner and silent auction event, “A Midsummer Night with the Symphony” on May 27 at the U.S. more »»


May 15, 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 »»

Adam Holliday Chapter recognizes students

May 15, 2016 The Adam Holliday Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution presented awards to local students for two different DAR essays during their April meeting. One essay is the DAR Good Citizen Awar. more »»

Student exchange program seeking local host families

May 14, 2016 Forte International Exchange Association is looking for local families to host foreign exchange students. more »»

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May 12, 2016 Blair Dairy Princess to be crowned Jenna Kephart of Williamsburg will be crowned the 2016-17 Blair County Dairy Princess at the annual pageant at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Head Start sets health, safety carnival

May 12, 2016 The Blair County Head Start program is gearing up to host its largest Health & Safety Carnival to date for all Head Start children and their families. more »»

'Glitz and Glam'

May 12, 2016 Courtesy photo The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance will present its annual recital “Glitz and Glam” at 7 p.m. May 21 at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. more »»

Car, motorcycle club activities

May 12, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. today, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

May 11, 2016 Letter carriers’ food drive is Saturday The National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal System will conduct their annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive for needy families on Saturday. more »»

Volunteers to create landscape at Flight 93 National Memorial

May 11, 2016 SHANKSVILLE — On Friday and Saturday, the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation and Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial are continuing a major reforestation effort that will... more »»

Ranger Skills

May 11, 2016 Courtesy photos Ranger Skills Weekend will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Fort Roberdeau. Above, a group conducts musket drill. more »»

Park programs

May 11, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Migration Madness, 2 p.m. Saturday, pavilion at Pickerel Pond. more »»

Avoid sending cellphone photographs

May 11, 2016 Readers submitting pictures for the Community page are asked to avoid using cellphones to take them. Photos taken with cell or flip phones generally do not reproduce well. more »»

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