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A party for the hungry

May 22, 2015 On Sunday afternoon, members of East End and Fairview United Methodist churches partied, but not in the usual way. Oh, they danced and sang to music, mostly from the 1960s to present day rock. more »»

 
 
 
Tyrone Alliance to dedicate service to military

May 22, 2015 By Linda T. Gracey lgracey@altoonamirror.com TYRONE — Patriotism and pride run high at Tyrone Alliance Church during Memorial Day weekend. For the past seven years, the church at 2103 Adams Av. more »»

Couple gives $1M to Catholic school

May 22, 2015 BOALSBURG — Saint Joseph’s Catholic Aca­demy has received a historic gift that represents a significant investment in the future of the school. more »»

Spiritual notes for May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 Providence Presbyterian Church, 2401 Broad Ave., will host a block party/yard sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 30 at the churc. more »»

Tea parties seem to require sandwiches without crusts

May 22, 2015 To tea or not to tea; that is the question. The answer was yes. Last week my daughter Val, sister Debi, niece Hannah, and I attended a special tea put on by the women of our church. more »»

Llyswen UM to celebrate 100 years

May 15, 2015 Llyswen United Methodist Church may not have many members, but what it lacks in numbers in makes up for in strength with support for each other as well as people in the community and around the world. more »»

Believers will find rest if they trust in Jesus’ promise

May 15, 2015 In Greek mythology, there was a treacherous king named Sisyphus. He was so irritating to the gods that they banished him to hell, but he was such a wily character that he escaped. more »»

Trinity Lutheran to hold ‘Spring Fling’

May 15, 2015 Sandwiches, salads and other food at low prices, games, entertainment and a petting zoo are some of the highlights planned for the eighth annual “Spring Fling” to be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Festival to benefit boy with health issues

May 15, 2015 Hicks Memorial United Methodist Church, 1211 Third Ave., Duncansville, will host its annual Spring Festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturda. more »»

Learning to take a selfie nothing short of an art

May 15, 2015 It finally happened. After years of being a diehard holdout, I’ve leaped into the 21st century and embraced my cellphone. more »»

Spiritual notes

May 15, 2015 American Rescue Workers, 502 Mulberry St., Hollidaysburg, will hold a special summer clothing giveaway day from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday. more »»

Moms need to offer minimum protection, maximum support

May 8, 2015 Walt Disney is after your mother. Exhibit A: Bambi. Before the boy can celebrate his first birthday his mother is shot and killed. Exhibit B: Dumbo. more »»

Churches sew together

May 8, 2015 By Linda T. Gracey lgracey@altoonamirror.com When it comes to looking pretty, a gal doesn’t need muc. more »»

New addition to family negates anticipated trip

May 8, 2015 Love and sacrifice often go hand-in-hand. My husband, Bob, and I experienced this a few weeks ag. more »»

Spiritual notes for May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015 Cresson Alliance Church, 908 Fourth St., Cresson, will have a bike blessing for motorcycles at noon on May 17. Free hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. more »»

Caring for the heart keeps who you are from going to seed

May 1, 2015 On a visit to my hometown, I took the time to drive by the house that had been my childhood home. It was largely unchanged except that it seemed so much smalle. more »»

St. Vincent Seminary to present Bartchak with honorary degree

May 1, 2015 LATROBE — Bishop Mark L. Bartchak of the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will receive an honorary doctorate from St. Vincent Seminary at its May 8 commencement. more »»

National Day of Prayer events planned

May 1, 2015 A prayer event for the 64th Annual National Day of Prayer will be held at the Blair County Courthouse patio, 423 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg, at noon Thursday. more »»

Catholic diocese to honor recipients of Gallitzin Cross

May 1, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will honor 10 individuals with the 2015 Prince Gallitzin Cross. more »»

Getting better acquainted

May 1, 2015 Trying to develop friendships on a Sunday morning at church is not always eas. more »»

Spiritual notes for May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015 Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren, 1028 Penn St. (Route 36). will accept donations of clothing and non-perishable food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satur­day in its parking lot. more »»

 
 

South Hills - Our Town Block Party May 30, 2015

Join the fun! South Hills/Altoona campus is holding a community block party Sat., May 30 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 541 58th St. Altoona. Fun activities, food, music and crafts for kids and adults. Kids' finger-printing ID cards. Raffles. IPad to be given away. more »

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Memorial Day, Folk College and AnEmergencyScene!

May 22, 2015 As Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, several noteworthy events take place on the live music calendar during the next several days. more »

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