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CPHS launches the ‘Biscuit Challenge’

February 28, 2016 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society launched the “CPHS Biscuit Challenge” on Monday. more »»

WISE Women to hold Tribute Dinner April 20

February 28, 2016 WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, has announced its annual Tribute to Women honorees. more »»

Grant presentation

February 28, 2016 Courtesy photo At the January meeting of the Blair County Health and Welfare Council, three grants were awarded to local organizations for programs that will help to enhance the health and well-bein... more »»

5 generations

February 28, 2016 Courtesy photo Five generations of Issac Smith’s family include (from left): front — Genevieve Stewart of Altoona, great-great-grandmother, holding Issac Smith; back — Candy Eckels of Tyrone,... more »»

Hollidaysburg Arts Council plans summer art camps

February 28, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council will be offering three summer art camps scheduled for June 13-17. more »»

Service note

February 28, 2016 DERRICK M. NEILSON U.S. Air Force Airman Derrick M. Neilson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

BG drama club to present ‘The Wiz’

February 27, 2016 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Drama Club will present “The Wiz” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and March 5 at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

February 25, 2016 Country?Gentlemen to perform PLEASANTVILLE — The Alum Bank Community Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host the Country Gentlemen from 7 to 10:30 p.m. March 12,. Admission is $5 per person. more »»

Club holds photography contest

February 25, 2016 EVERETT — The Bedford Area Photography Club held its first photography contest at the Bedford County Library, which was open to the public. more »»

Altoona library sets March programs

February 25, 2016 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its March programs and activities. n The library offers “Fun With Reading” story time for cognitively challenged adults. more »»

Car club events

February 25, 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 »»

Hollidaysburg Area Public Library sets March programs

February 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, 1 Furnace Road, has announced its March events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through?Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Across the area

February 24, 2016 Penn-Mont to hold open house HOLLIDAYSBURG — Penn-Mont Academy will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. March 20 at its 131 Holliday Hills Drive location. more »»

Park programs

February 24, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Try It! Snowshoes, 10 a.m. Saturday. more »»

Across the area

February 23, 2016 Photo contest planned in Hollidaysburg HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council is sponsoring a Hollidaysburg photo shoot contest for Historic Preservation Week being celebrated in May. more »»

Women’s club to sponsor dinner-dance

February 23, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Wo­men’s Club will sponsor its annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner-Dance from 6 to 11 p.m. March 5 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Toy Train Swap Meet scheduled for March 13

February 23, 2016 A Toy Train Swap Meet, sometimes referred to as Scalefest, is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 13 at the Blair County Convention Center, One Convention Center Drive, Altoon. more »»

Dog park plans confidence course

February 22, 2016 The Blair County Dog Park, located on Agway Road in Martinsburg, will hold a trivia fundraising event to help construct a new canine confidence course in the park. more »»

Committee seeks dairy promoters

February 22, 2016 The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee is seeking individuals between the ages of 9 and 24 with an interest in promoting the dairy industry. more »»

Club notes

February 21, 2016 Blair Garden?Club installs officers The Blair Garden Club met on Nov. 23 for its annual holiday social. more »»

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