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Youth initiative earns foundation support

August 19, 2014 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College’s Mercy Youth Initiative Program has received a grant for $5,00. more »»

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August 19, 2014 Charity Gump Run set for Saturday Vets Supporting Vets will hold its annual charity motorcycle run benefit “Gump Run,” which includes overnight camping, a pig roast, prizes and games, on Saturday an... more »»

‘Fund a Cure’ event Friday at the Curve game

August 18, 2014 “Fund A Cure for Pancreatic Cancer” will be held at the Altoona Curve on Friday. more »»

Roaring Spring Library lists September events

August 18, 2014 The Roaring Spring Library lists September events. The library is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and?Thursday. The library will be closed Sept. more »»

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August 18, 2014 Mill Run Community Day Fair set On Saturday, Cornerstone Fellowship of Mill Run church will be hosting the second annual Mill Run Community Day. The fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Club notes

August 17, 2014 Blair Garden Club holds annual picnic Members of the Blair Garden Club met at Canoe Creek State Park for their annual picnic on July 28. Members shared their special dishes for the picnic. more »»

UPJ students receive achievement awards

August 17, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Seventy-seven University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown students were honored for exemplary academic achievement in a variety of fields at the college’s annual Academic Honors Convocation,... more »»

Lock Haven University spring 2014 graduate list

August 17, 2014 Bedford County — Claire Jones, New Enterprise, B.S., interdisciplinary studies; Cassie Beach, Roaring Spring, B.S., recreation management. Blair County — Tyler Hileman, Altoona, B.S. more »»

Highmark Foundation announces new bullying prevention guides for parents and educators

August 17, 2014 PITTSBURGH ä The Highmark Foundation, in collaboration with the Center for Safe Schools, has developed new bullying prevention resources for parents, teachers, school administrators and volunteers... more »»

Mid State Trail group wins award

August 14, 2014 The Mid State Trail Association work on the “Yellow Creek Bridge” was one of 10 awards nationally of 2014 Recreational Trails Program Achievement Awards. more »»

Author donates book to Altoona library

August 14, 2014 Local author Herman N. Nagle has donated a copy of his latest book, “Great Uncle Ed” to the Altoona Area Public Library for the library’s Pennsylvania Room. more »»

Woodlot Management Workship is Aug. 23

August 14, 2014 SPRING?MILLS?— Penn State Extension-Centre County will hold the 13th annual Central Pennsylvania Woodlot Management Workshop 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

August 14, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Al­toona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

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August 14, 2014 Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day today Dairy Queen is holding its annual Miracle Treat Day today to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. more »»

Bass club holds fishing derby for children

August 13, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The ICHTHYS Bass Club of Altoona held its eighth annual Jack Swisher Memorial Fishing Derby on May 17 at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Blair historical society seeks preservation award nominations

August 13, 2014 The Blair County Historical Society is seeking nominations for its annual preservation awards. Since 2000, the Society has recognized outstanding achievements in historic preservatio. more »»

After-school program looking for volunteers

August 13, 2014 Starting Sept. 15, and running every from 3 to 6 p.m. more »»

Service notes

August 13, 2014 DEREK T. more »»

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August 13, 2014 Ward group donates to Healing Patch The Ward Foundation recently presented a $5,000 donation to the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their... more »»

Park programs

August 13, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 The Michael O’Brian Band Concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, amphitheater. There is a $2 per person charge. more »»

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