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United Way to hold annual Trash to Treasure yard sale

May 8, 2016 Area residents who want to clean out unwanted clutter from the house and garage can donate those gently used items to United Way of Blair County for its upcoming Trash to Treasure yard sale. more »»

School notes

May 7, 2016 Juniata students to present ‘Aladdin, Jr.’ The Juniata Elementary Drama Club will present “Aladdin, Jr.” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Juniata Elementary gymnasium, 418 N. Eighth Av. more »»

Spring concert

May 7, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School seventh-grade chorus and orchestra will present a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Northern Cambria teacher receives classroom grant

May 7, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — On April 13, Matthew Kline, a Northern Cambria High School teacher, was surprised with winning a $2,500 classroom grant from Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers Program. more »»

Penn State Altoona sets education conference

May 7, 2016 The Penn State Altoona Education Conference, featuring Ron Clark, will be held Aug. 5 at the Blair County Convention Center beginning at 8 a.m. more »»

Across the area

May 5, 2016 Golf outing to aid hospital foundation EVERETT — The 31st annual Chili Open Golf Tournament will be held June 3 at Down River Golf Cours. more »»

UPMC Altoona to promote women’s health, wellness

May 5, 2016 UPMC Altoona will present its annual Women’s Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday at the Station Medical Center, 1404 Ninth Ave., Altoona. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 5, 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. more »»

My Ride

May 5, 2016 1954 Chevrolet pickup truck Jack Horton of Everett submitted the following information about his 1954 Chevrolet pickup truck: “My brother Levi and I have always been interested in mechanics. more »»


May 5, 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 »»

Appreciating veterans

May 4, 2016 Courtesy photo The Central Pennsylvania National Guard & Veterans Association hosted a luncheon for 30 residents of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, sponsored by Hoss’s Steak &?Sea House,... more »»

Across the area

May 4, 2016 Outing to aid Ronald McDonald House HOLLIDAYSBURG — The 24th annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Mid-Penn Region Golf Outing will take place June 13 at Scotch Valley Country Club. more »»

Tourism to Western Pa. national parks contributes $81 million to regional economy

May 4, 2016 FARMINGTON —?A new National Park Service (NPS) report based on 2015 visitation shows that 984,471 visitors to the five National Park Service sites in Western Pennsylvania spent $58 million dollars i... more »»

Across the area

May 3, 2016 AFSCME retirees to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE —?The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Retirees Sub-chapter 8306 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Patchway Road office. more »»

Claysburg Hall of Fame holds induction

May 3, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Induction of the third annual Claysburg Area Hall of Fame members was held on April 2 in the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditorium. Approximately 100 people were in attendance. more »»

Brightening the day

May 3, 2016 Courtesy photo Representatives of the Tyrone Hospital Auxiliary visited Tyrone Hospital during the Easter holiday. Easter flowers were distributed to all of the hospital’s patients. more »»

Across the area

May 2, 2016 Y offers diabetes prevention program HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA is working with the Centers for Disease Control and the National Diabetes Prevention Program to help reduce people’s... more »»

Block & Bridal Contest

May 2, 2016 Courtesy photo Cambria County was represented with two 4-H?livestock judging teams at the 2016 Block & Bridle Spring Contest on March 18 at Penn?State University, University Park. more »»

Altoona Day held in Florida

May 2, 2016 BRADENTON, Fla. — Altoona Day 2016 attracted a record crowd of 170 people, including approximately 30 first-time attendees, to Duff’s Original Buffet on Feb. 25 for food and fellowship. more »»

Claysburg library sets its activities for May

May 2, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The following activities have been planned this month at the Claysburg Area Public Library. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

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