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 By Heather Conrad    News

Trick or Treat …

As of 8 am October 31st, Trick or Treating is postponed for the majority of the Hollidaysburg Herald region. Here is the up-to-date list: Changing to November 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. are: Allegheny Township Blair Township... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Breaking News: Trick or Treat night changed in Hollidaysburg

Due to inclement weather expected on Oct. 31, there have been changes to trick-or-treat for the Hollidaysburg Herald's coverage area. As of 3:15 p.m. Oct. 30, the following is a list of who is, and who is not, holding Trick or... — Updated 10/31/2019 Full story

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Two Years without a Christmas Tree

Two years ago, PennDOT paved 3rd Avenue in Duncansville Borough. During that construction time period, the location for the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony was paved over,... — Updated 1/9/2020

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Local Convenience store assists first responders

Multiple fire stations from Blair County responded to a dwelling fire along Old Route 22 in Allegheny Township at approximately 5 a.m. Sunday morning, Dec. 8. Duncansville (Station... — Updated 12/13/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Purple Puck Night

Galactic Ice in Lakemont was shrouded in purple Friday, Dec. 6, for the Penn State Altoona Men's hockey game against Saint Vincent. The reason was "Purple Puck Night." As part of... — Updated 12/13/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Of Cats and Coffee

The Nine Lives Lounge is Blair County's first cat cafe. The cafe's mission is to aid in improving Hollidaysburg and surrounding areas by creating a safe and fun environment for... — Updated 12/3/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Be A Santa To A Senior

"Be A Santa To A Senior" is a true community program, with support from local businesses, retailers, numerous volunteers and members of the community. The Home Instead Senior Care o... — Updated 12/3/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Helps Survivors Cope

On Nov. 23 all around the world, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) supported suicide loss survivor events as survivors came together to make connections, and... — Updated 11/25/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Hollidaysburg adding a Ninth Police Officer in 2020

Hollidaysburg Borough Council met on Thursday, Nov. 14 for the regular monthly meeting in the Municipal Building located at 401 Blair St. The meeting started with the motion to appr... — Updated 11/25/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

No tax increase for Duncansville Borough in 2020

Roll call, motions and seconds of the minutes of previous meetings, and the Duncansville Borough Council meeting was underway. Council President Jeff Wolfe started the meeting by... — Updated 11/18/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Duncansville Community Days: Expect great things!

On Nov. 4, Lloyd Forshey stepped down from the Duncansville Community Days Board. Eric Fritz and Pam Jones were appointed to take his place. Forshey ended his tenure by reviewing important happenings of the past year since Communit... — Updated 11/15/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

50 Years Later, Vietnam Veterans finally get the recognition they deserve

"We lost 58,000 soliders. Not that it was a waste, but why? And that became the emotional question," Rocky Bleier said Nov. 8 as the community gathered at the Jaffa Mosque in... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

40 Years Young

Most everyone is curious about where they come from and use many sources to search for their family lineage such as Ancestry.com, newspaper clippings, the family bible and/or tree,... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Allegheny Township allows subdivision adjustments

After review of a minor subdivision plan at the Nov. 6 Allegheny Township supervisors business meeting, it was found that one person built over the property line onto another person's property. The subdivision is moving the... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

First Annual Warming Our Youth Clothing Drive

Each year, dozens of students are not dressed properly for the winter season at no fault of their own, nor the parents. Understand, Hollidaysburg does have those stubborn ones who... — Updated 11/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Duncansville's Second Annual Harvest Fest

Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Grace Fellowship Church, Candles in the Cove held its second annual Harvest Fest for Duncansville. Upon arrival, the first thing vistors saw was the... — Updated 11/1/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

It was a Halloween Parade!

Saturday started off nice, but around noon the drizzle and wind started. This did not stop the townspeople from lining the parade route with their chairs and blankets to save, in... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

And the 2019 Homecoming Queen is ...

Hair and nail appointments, last-minute dress alterations, perfecting their wave and smile, ten young ladies were preparing for Friday, October 11. Why? One word: Homecoming. For... — Updated 10/21/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Allegheny Twp. Concerned About Flooding in Cross Keys and Ambulance response time

It was a full house Thursday at the Allegheny Township supervisors regular business meeting. During the period of public comment things got heated, but simmered down just as quick.... — Updated 10/14/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

10 years of silence ended

Almost all of the seats were occupied at the Hollidaysburg Borough Council meeting Thursday evening, Oct. 10. The majority of the townspeople in attendance were in concerned about... — Updated 10/14/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    Life

Haunted Fright Fest; Not So Scary

Haunted Fright Fest is once again set up at Leighty's Farm Market in Newry for the 2019 Halloween season, and back by popular demand; Kid's Day. This past Sunday as part of... — Updated 10/10/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    News

Tiger Pack Cupboards Need Help

Recently I wrote about the Hollidaysburg Tiger Pack Program, and how the group expanded this school year to include both Hollidaysburg Area junior high and high school. Every... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Heather Conrad    Life

Love is in the Air

You haven't seen as many stories from this reporter lately, and I apologize. September was crazy, but worth it. Because after 18 years, I finally became Mrs. Ansson Conrad. It all... — Updated 10/9/2019

 

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