-- Sorry for disappearing on you for a while! Our website host was upgrading to some brand spanking new servers, so we were offline for a few days. But we are back and ready to get started on another new year! We're a bit behind on some info as well, sorry about that.
-- In the past month or so the Northern Cambria Lady Colts Volleyball team became the 2005 Class A State Volleyball Champions.
-- The building that housed the West Branch Sewer Authority offices burned in the early hours of Nov. 27. They have moved to the former Marino's Home & Auto building. Payments can be mailed to 901 Maple Ave., Northern Cambria, PA 15714. Office phone remains 948-4723.
-- Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day have come and gone. We look forward to a whole new year of being online with you. If you can think of any ways in which we can improve our site, please let us know! We're here to spread the word for you. Please fee free to submit any information you would like to share with our online community, and let all your friends, relatives, and associates know about NorthernCambria.com!
-- In the works, is Old News. I've been keeping some of the old stories that I've used on the site, and thought others might find use for this. So Old News is an archive of sorts. Let me know if anyone besides me finds this useful.
business opens downtown
EBENSBURG -- The Ebensburg Area Business Commission and Main Street Partnership would like to welcome Studio 111 beauty salon to downtown Ebensburg. Studio 111 is located at 111 South Center Street, next to the former Ebensburg Newsstand. “We absolutely love Ebensburg,” said Mona Myatt, Owner. “We chose this location because it is convenient for the local clientele.” The beauty salon accepts walk-in customers and has many products for sale. Tanning is also available. “We will be looking to expand personnel in the future as well,” said Myatt. Studio 111 is open Mondays from Noon – 5 p.m., Tuesday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Please call (814) 471-0220 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
ALTOONA --The 56th Annual Joe Orr Model Train Races are scheduled for Saturday, January 7th, 2006 at the Railroader's Museum's Memorial Hall. Registration forms are available by contacting the Railroader's Museum, by visiting the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA or by calling Joe Orr, Jr. at: (814) 944-8112.
-- Please forward your completed registration by mail to: The Orr Company, Attn: Joe Orr, Jr., 428 7th Ave., Altoona, PA 16602
-- Or bring along with you for registration at approx. 9a.m. on Saturday, the 7th of Jan. to the Memorial Hall.
-- A complete list of all eligible gauges and ages for competition is available - it is all included on the official registration form.
-- All Aboard for the first 2006 event and the 56th year of tradition in Altoona!