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November 20, 2014 Foundation gives the gift of sound Miracle-Ear of Altoona, a part of the nationwide hearing solution franchise, partnered with the Miracle-Ear Foundation to provide Edna Snyder of Altoona with the... more »»

 
 
 
Foundation presents mission grants

November 20, 2014 The Home Nursing Agency Foundation, a community benefit, nonprofit organization, recently awarded 27 mission grants totaling $163,860 to agency programs and services. more »»

Local teens to dance in Macy’s parade

November 20, 2014 CRESSON — Several dancers from?Charlene’s School of Dance were invited to dance in the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanks­giving Day in New York?City. Kelly Wheeler is the director/owner of the school. more »»

Across the area

November 19, 2014 Food drive set for this weekend HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club will sponsor its 12th annual holiday food drive from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday. more »»

State Theatre joins movement to encourage charitable giving

November 19, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — The State Theatre will be joining the national Giving Tuesday campaign through 92Y and the United Nations Founda­tion. more »»

Park programs

November 19, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. more »»

The Halftime Show

November 19, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

HNA to host ‘Lights of Love’ holiday giving

November 18, 2014 During the holiday season, many thoughts turn to those we love — our family and friends who celebrate the joy of the season with us and those who are no longer here but whose memory burns brightly i... more »»

Student lauded for volunteer work in the health care field

November 18, 2014 Nicole Clark, a senior at Everett Area High School, was declared the winner in the 2014 Student Health Care Hero Award contest with a submission that illustrated how student volunteer work in health... more »»

Spreading cheer

November 18, 2014 Representatives of the Tyrone Hospital auxiliary dressed in Halloween costumes and provided treats for patients and staff at the hospital. more »»

"Beautiful You" pageant

November 18, 2014 Courtesy photos Some of the youth girls lined up before crowning during the “Beautiful You” pageant for special-needs women. The pageant was held Nov. more »»

DPW holds contest for artists with disabilities

November 17, 2014 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare honored the winners of a new statewide art contest, “Art: The Uni­versal Language,” during a celebration on Oct. 8 in the Capitol Rotunda. more »»

Nason golf event raises $18,500 for scholarships

November 17, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Nason Foundation raised $18,500 in its ninth annual golf outing held Sept. 12 at Iron Masters Country Club. more »»

Across the area

November 17, 2014 Craft, vendor event set for Saturday DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Christmas Extravaganza will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Duncansville Community Center. Admission is free. more »»

Yesteryear

November 16, 2014 Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be include. more »»

4 Generations

November 16, 2014 The Altoona Mirror accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. Photos will be published at no charge on the Community News page. more »»

Mirror Images

November 16, 2014 Amateur photographers may submit photos for consideration to: Mirror Images, c/o Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603. Photos also can be emailed to community@altoonamirror. more »»

Brunch with Santa set for Dec. 14

November 16, 2014 Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger’s annual Brunch with Santa event to benefit Janet Weis Children’s Hospital pediatric services will take place at 11 a.m. Dec. more »»

Service Notes

November 16, 2014 JASON C. BURKLE Sgt. Jason C. Burkle retired from the U.S. Army on June 7. Burkle served as a bandsman in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. more »»

Club notes

November 16, 2014 Tombstone engravings topic of meeting HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch?Valley Road. more »»

Northern Bedford to host Blair County Chorus

November 15, 2014 LOYSBURG —?Approx­imately 175 senior high aged singers will gather at Northern Bedford County High School on Nov. 24 and 25 for the annual Blair County Chorus Festival. more »»

 
 

Logan Valley Mall Sensitive Santa November 23, 2014

Sensitive Santa Visits November 23, 2014 9am-11am

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Turkey Day Tunes!

November 21, 2014 The arrival of Thanksgiving is usually always a busy time for live music activity on area stages, and this year is no exception. more »

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