Trash to Treasure
This year’s Trash to Treasure sale at Penn State Altoona is Saturday, June 2, 8 a.m. to noon at the gymnasium of the Adler Athletic Complex. Clothing, electronics, books, toiletries, shoes, bedding, and knick-knacks are among the items available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Blair County United Way and its partners. Trash to Treasure began at University Park ten years ago. It has become Penn State’s biggest town-gown recycling effort. Annually, the program raises approximately $50,000 for the Centre County United Way and saves more than sixty tons of usable goods from going to a landfill. (more info)
Day of Rock 2012
6/09 12 pm
Day of Rock 2012 will be held on Saturday, June 9 at Legion Park,
Hollidaysburg. Day of Rock is an annual event held by Steve Moore to
benefit Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania. Entertainment will be provided by several bands including Shallow 9, The
Arbutus, Locked and Loaded, Limited Slip, S.O.L, and Saving Jake.
Alcohol will not be sold at the event. Guests may bring their own
drinks, but glass containers are not allowed. Camping is also available
at Legion Park. (more info)
Altoona Store Sells Jackpot Lottery Ticket
An Altoona convenience store has sold a $1.3-million Pennsylvania
Lottery Ticket. A lottery spokesperson says the winning Cash 5 ticket
was sold May 28th at the Sheetz on 25th Avenue near Penn State Altoona....read more
Williamsburg Teachers Go For Freeze
A Blair County School District is getting a budget concession from its
teachers. The Williamsburg Community school district’s proposed $7.2
million budget includes no tax increase, an operational deficit of
$158,000 and as of last night, a wage freeze for teachers...read more
Delgrosso's kicks off their Free Concert Series in a big way with Hunter Hayes live Sunday at 4:00 pm. The park opens at 11:00 am. It is also Children's Miracle Network day. Don't miss all the fun and remember to bring a lawn chair for the concert. (more info)
What is the state tree of PA?
Last week's answer:
1911 - The Indianapolis 500 has been held on Memorial Day weekend since what year?