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Volunteers are needed for United Way Day of Caring

June 2, 2016 United Way of Blair County is looking for volunteers for its 23rd annual Day of Caring, which will be held on June 2. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

June 2, 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 June 9. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

June 2, 2016 Hollidaysburg library plans celebration HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library will host its annual meeting and celebration on June 20 at the library, beginning with an open house at ... more »»


June 2, 2016 Matilda Taylor Matilda “Tillie” Taylor of Altoona celebrated her 95th birthday on May 26 with a dinner attended by her children. Tillie was married to the late Thomas R. Taylor, Sr. more »»

PSU Alumni Association to host Prato June 16

June 2, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Laurel Highlands Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will hold its 2016 annual meeting with special guest Lou Prato, the unofficial Penn State sports historian. more »»

Kennel association presents awards

June 2, 2016 The Altoona Area Kennel Association Inc. held its annual awards banquet on April 26 at Jethro’s, Altoona. more »»

'Donate Life'

June 2, 2016 Courtesy photo Staff at Nason Hospital,?Roaring Spring, are pictured wearing blue and green to promote National Donate Life Blue & Green Day, which was held on April 15. more »»

Across the area

June 1, 2016 Gable’s workers invited to reunion Were you part of the world of the Gable’s Department Store in Altoona? Would you like to be part of the new book and video, “The Glory of Gables”? Then you’re... more »»

St. Anthony Day celebration set June 12

June 1, 2016 The Italian Heritage Society of Pennsylvania will sponsor its annual St. Anthony Day Celebration on June 12. The festivities will begin with a Mass celebrated at 3 p.m. more »»

Picture Perfect Pet Calendar contest to launch

June 1, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society will launch its 2017 CPHS Picture Perfect Pet Calendar Competition on?Saturday. more »»

Park programs

June 1, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Military Families’ Eagle Watch Hike, 3 p.m. Saturday, meet at the Beaverdam Boat Launch parking lot. more »»

Blair Dance Company wins regional awards

May 31, 2016 LANCASTER — The Blair Dance Company from the Blair Dance Academy, Altoona, traveled to its second regional competition of the season, the Nexstar National Talent Competition, on April 16 and 17 in... more »»


May 31, 2016 MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY — Megan Danison, Altoona, B.S., speech communication; Rebecca Davis, Port Matilda, B.S., speech communication; Daniel Nagle, Hollidaysburg, B.S. more »»

Altoona library sets June activities, programs

May 31, 2016 Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., Altoona, has announced its June programs and activities.?For more information, visit www.altoonalibrary .org or call 946-0417. more »»

Claysburg library offers summer reading, activities

May 31, 2016 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg Area Public Library announced its June activities. At the Claysburg library, June means the beginning of the Summer Reading Progra. more »»

Across the area

May 31, 2016 AFSCME retirees to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE — The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Subchapter 8306 Retirees will meet at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Club notes

May 29, 2016 Railway employees, retirees to meet DUNCANSVILLE — The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Prime Sirloin Buffet. more »»

Service notes

May 29, 2016 QUINTEN PELLETIER U.S. Air Force Airman Quinten D. Pelletier graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Skills planning golf event, ‘bucket list’ auction

May 29, 2016 STATE COLLEGE — The Skills Foundation will present the Pat Houser Golf Tournament at Toftrees Resort on July 1. more »»


May 29, 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 »»

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