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Maddie’s Journey Band Bash 2014 will be Sunday September 21st at the Swiss Club 1224 Tyler Avenue in Altoona.  Doors open at 2.  There’ll be food, other local vendors, a silent auction and live music from One Way Society, Judd Bussard, Mr. Yuck, KB & The Crew, Lit Up and Second Amendment.  Tickets are $15 at the door, or in advance at locations including The Radio Campus, 2513 Sixth Avenue
The 9th Annual Guns Vs. Hoses Flag Football Game, with the Altoona and Logan Township Police playing the Altoona Fire Fighters is 6pm Sunday September 21st at Mansion Park.  Donations will be accepted at the gate; t-shirts will be for sale, and proceeds benefit The Miracle League of Blair County
The Altoona Community Theatre’s production of the comedy Arsenic & Old Lace will be Thursday September 18th through Sunday the 21st at the Mishler Theatre in downtown Altoona.  Shows are 7:30 evenings through Saturday and Sunday’s matinee at 2.  Tickets range from $10 to $17, available at the Mishler Box Office by calling 944-9434, on-line at and an hour before showtime
Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Company will have an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Style Ham & Turkey Dinner starting 11:30 Sunday morning September 21st.  Its $10 for adults and take-outs, $5 for children 5 to 12 and Free for kids 4 and under.   It’s at the Fire Hall
Ramey Fire Company will host a Harvest Dinner 11 to 1:30 Sunday September 21st.  Menu is Roast Turkey and stuffing, Ham, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy plus sides and dessert. $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under; take-outs available. It’s at the fire hall, and proceeds benefit the Ramey Fire Company
The Department of Veterans Affairs and James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center are hosting a Town Hall for Veterans, family members and Veterans service organizations 7pm Tuesday September 23rd at the National Guard Readiness Center, 518 Municipal Drive in Duncansville.  It’s to hear feedback on VA operations and assist Veterans with healthcare and related questions.  For information call 940-6404
The Blair County Arts Foundation’s Family Theatre at the Mishler season opens 7pm Tuesday September 23rd with ArtsPower’s production of the musical Harry The Dirty Dog, about a little dog who runs away because he hates taking baths. Tickets are $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8.50 for children, available at the Mishler Box Office, by calling 944-9434 or on-line at
Bishop Guilfoyle High School in Altoona will host a FREE Marauder Moonlight Movie Night featuring Pixar’s UP! And Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.  It’s Thursday September 25th at the Bishop Guilfoyle Football Field; gates open at 7, the movies begin at 7:30.  There’s free popcorn, and additional concessions for sale.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair
The Friends of NRA, Blair County Chapter of the The NRA Foundation will have a Dinner and Auction Fundraiser 5:30pm Thursday September 25th at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona.  Dinner tickets are $40.  For details call 696-8327 or log onto
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind is having their Annual Candle Sale.  24-ounce jar candles, double-scented and double-wicked in 200 scents are $14 each.  They’ll be available mid-November, and orders are due by October 15th.  For information call 944-2021
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers weekly educational  programs and socializing trips.  Each program is 10am, usually at the Association’s office, 300 5th Avenue Altoona.  For information call 944-2021
The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - Sept 22nd-26th 2014
Monday Sept 22nd James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday Sept 23rd David Ickes Wednesday Sept 24th Barry Ickesl Thursday Sept...
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Dial N Deal - September 19th 2014
Concrete Mixer tow-behind, gas-powered, new tires - $992 Exercise Bike - $42 John, Altoona 944-7429 Folding Picnic Table full-size, resin/metal, Lifetime brand, like new, grey, folds for easy storage - $80 Bookcase 3 shelves, slding glass...
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Dial N Deal - September 12th 2014
1981 Chevy Van 30 Coachman Motorhome 24', 350 V8, sleeps 2 - 4 86,000 miles - $1,500 Larry, Altoona 946-0533 Aluminum Roaster XL, heavy, used, vg goodition - $10 Kenmore Microwave medium-sized, 10-12 years old, works great - $10 Osterizer...
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