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Hollidaysburg's Springfest Back With Races, Live Music, Sales

Spring is here and that means Hollidaysburg's Springfest will be here soon as well. Springfest is set for Saturday, May 15, beginning around 8 a.m. with the YMCA Diamond Dash, a... — Updated 5/13/2021

Hollidaysburg Man Found with Chest Wound

The morning of May 3, Deputies of the Blair County Sheriff’s Office were on scene of a scheduled landlord/tenant eviction at an apartment on Broad Street in Hollidaysburg Borough. According to police, deputies attempted contact... — Updated 5/7/2021


Hollidaysburg Man Facing Drug, Firearm Charges

A Hollidaysburg man was jailed after police said they found drugs and firearms in his home. According to the charges, on April 23 Hollidaysburg Borough police were serving a search... — Updated 5/5/2021

Hollidaysburg High School Alum to Be Student Speaker at IUP Graduation

Khala Vines, from Duncansville, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies, will be a student speaker for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 8. Vines was a Board... — Updated 5/13/2021

Pa. to Lift COVID-19 Mitigations by May 31

The Wolf administration, in coordination with the COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force, announced May 4 that mitigation orders except masking will be lifted on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 at 12:01 a.m. The current order requiring... — Updated 5/5/2021


Rep. Joyce Announces U.S. Service Academy Appointment for Adam Muir of Blair County

Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) today announced that Adam Muir of Blair County has been offered a full appointment to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for the Class of 2025.... — Updated 5/13/2021


Discovery Garden Plant Sale on May 22 to Benefit Garden and Skills of Central PA

The Discovery Garden at Legion Memorial Park in Hollidaysburg will hold its annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 22, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Many local... — Updated 5/11/2021

Mount Aloysius College, UPMC, Announce 'Future Heroes' Nursing Scholarship Initiative

Mount Aloysius College, in affiliation with UPMC Altoona, UPMC Bedford and UPMC Somerset, announced today a new opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Incoming nursing students will be eligible... — Updated 5/13/2021

Pharmacy Opens Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine

Duncansville Pharmacy, located at 1328 Third Avenue in Duncansville, is now accepting walk-ins for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Those interested do not need to register or make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome Monday through... — Updated 5/13/2021

Jamie Emerick of Duncansville Achieves Spring 2021 Dean's List at Belmont University

Jamie Emerick qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean's List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.... — Updated 5/13/2021


Blair County Loses 'A True Patriot'

John F. Gority has been described as a true patriot. According to fellow veteran Stanley Snyder, John really loved America. He was proud of his country and he was proud of his... — Updated 5/5/2021


Blair County Balloon Artist Brings Global Happiness Campaign to Area

When department of health and state officials across the country mapped out plans for mitigating the spread of COVID-19, one of the most polarizing mandates was the requirement to... — Updated 5/5/2021

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