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Library hosts gardening program

July 30, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Jody Wallace from the Blair County Conservation District and Katrina Weakland from presented a gardening program at the Claysburg Area Public Library. Seed-Ball. more »»

Roaring Spring library announces activities

July 30, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its upcoming activities. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

PSU Altoona Alumni to hold Community for Kids golf event

July 30, 2016 The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society and the Blair County Multidisciplinary Investigative Team (MDIT) will host the second annual Community for Kids Golf Tournament on Aug. more »»


July 30, 2016 Julia Maillard Julia (Zebroski) Maillard of Altoona will celebrate her 95th birthday on Sunday. She was born on July 31, 1921. She married Ed Maillard Sr., who preceded her in death. more »»

Across the area

July 27, 2016 Dairy Promotion marks Dairy Month The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee presents a gift bag to the first baby born in June each year as a way to celebrate June as Dairy Month. more »»

Sprucing things up

July 27, 2016 Courtesy photo On June 4, members of the Blair Garden Club planted the flower beds at Seventh Street in Altoona. more »»

Park programs

July 27, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Hollidaysburg Area Public Library sets programs

July 26, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its August events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Altoona woman part of NYC fundraiser for kids with heart disease

July 26, 2016 Typhani Janelle Russo of Altoona recently participated in the 16th anniversary celebration of Supermodels Unlimited Magazine, which was hosted at the Avenue nightclub in New York City. more »»

Dorothy Day Center to host tag sale

July 26, 2016 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Dorothy Day Outreach Center will host its annual Summer Tag Sale from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the center’s parking lot on campus. more »»

Service Notes

July 24, 2016 SARAH L. BROWN Sarah L. Brown graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology on May 21 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, cum laude. more »»

Club notes

July 24, 2016 Blair Garden Club presents scholarship The Blair Garden Club’s met June 27 at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. Brandon Decker was presented with a $500 scholarship. more »»


July 24, 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 »»

Blair County Dog Park plans Dog Dip ’N Dive

July 24, 2016 The Blair County Dog Park will hold its sixth annual Dog Dip ’N Dive on Aug. 20 and 21 at Prospect Pool in Altoon. more »»

Across the area

July 23, 2016 ‘Five Star 5 for 5’ set for Aug. 20 Greg Sloan, owner of Five Star Mitsubishi Altoona and Five Star Powersports, is hosting a 5K walk/run on Aug. 20 to raise money for five charities in Blair Count. more »»

Scholarship winners

July 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Portage presented $500 scholarships to several high school graduates. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

July 21, 2016 TYRONE — Members of the Tyrone Regional Heath Network family recognized Tyrone Hospital volunteers for hours of service donated to Tyrone Hospital during 2015 at a special luncheon held in May durin... more »»

Foundation’s golf outing nets $10,450

July 21, 2016 Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 12th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser, held on June 10 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club in Lumber City. more »»

Across the area

July 21, 2016 Service Paws reaches out to community Service Paws, a group that provides service dogs for people in need, will have an information table set up from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

July 21, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. more »»

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