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Old 09-29-2009, 07:09 AM
 
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Hello. I am looking into an LPN school in Altoona and I was wondering if anyone could give me any insight about the town. Is it safe? How are the schools? Is it a good place to raise a family? How is the medical jobs in the area? Any help would be appreciated. I am from NJ originally but living in Florida and I hate it here! I can't go back to NJ, it's too expensive.
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Old 09-30-2009, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Central Pennsylvania
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One school would be the Greater Altoona Career and Technology center.
greater altoona career & technology center
I wouldn't personally live in some sections of Altoona but in some sections I would if I had to.
In my opinion I think it would be better to raise kids in towns outside Altoona, which really isn't that bad. If you drive it makes a lot of sense. Towns outside of Altoona generally are safer (not saying altoonas not safe) and have smaller schools. Any questions let me know.
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Old 10-05-2009, 05:52 AM
 
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
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I'd like to hear more about Altoona, too, and the surrounding area as we are planning to move back next summer....................if we can sell the dang Myrtle Beach house, that is.
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