Plant sale catalog available

The Cambria County Conservation District’s 47th annual Tree and Plant sale catalog is now available.

Since 1972, the conservation district has been offering seedlings and nursery stock to help customers create small orchards, wildlife habitat, small fruit gardens and beautiful landscapes.

This year’s catalog includes many new varieties of fruit trees, shade and ornamental trees/shrubs and evergreen seedlings. The berry selection includes strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and elderberries. Also available are grapes, asparagus, rhubarb and a selection of perennial flowers, peonies and ground cover. Wildlife boxes are also offered along with support items for plants.

The catalog is available at the conservation district office or call 472-2120 to receive a catalog. Customers can also go on the county website: or on the district’s Facebook page to find the catalog and order form.

The deadline for tree and plant orders is March 22 with payment. Orders need to be picked up on April 12 at the American Legion Cambria County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Driver License Center reopens

The Altoona Driver License Center at 1738A Ninth Ave. will reopen at 8:30 a.m. today for driver licensing and photo services. The center was closed on Jan. 12 for renovations.

PennDOT has also expanded hours for the Altoona location, effective when the site reopens.

The Altoona Driver License Center will now be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and the photo center will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, except Thursday when it is open until 6 p.m.

The Huntingdon Driver License Center on Route 22 in Huntingdon, which has been operating under extended hours while the Altoona center was closed, will resume normal operating hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays and photo center hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

From Mirror staff reports