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Envirothon winners announced

July 31, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — On May 8, Blair County Conservation District held its annual county Envirothon. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 31, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Al­toona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Across the area

July 31, 2014 Tickets on sale for ‘Farm to Fork’ LORETTO — Vale Wood Farms will host a “Farm to Fork” dinner to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 on the dairy store lawn, 517 Vale Wood Road. more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 Information and photos about unique Scouting activities can be submitted through the Mirror's Virtual Newsroom at more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 On April 5, Scouts and friends from Boy Scout Troop 32 from the First Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg joined forces with more than 200 volunteers, along with the Little Juniata River Clean-up... more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 Boy Scouts from Troop 32 hosted a “Rocket Day” with Cub Scouts from Pack 332 on June 1. Both the troop and pack are sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg. more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 On May 31, the Gallit­zin Sports­men’s Asso­ciation grounds were filled with the sounds of ap­proximately 30 Girl Scouts spending the morning and early afternoon with their significant male figure... more »»

Park programs

July 30, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael, 495-4643 “Journey Around Lake Cone­maugh” van tour. more »»

Across the area

July 30, 2014 Open horse show set for Saturday MARTINSBURG — The Morrisons Cove Open Horse Show, organized by Classic Ribbons 4-H and Pony Club in conjunction with the Morrisons Cove Dairy Show, will be held at 9... more »»

Across the area

July 29, 2014 ACT to hold meeting Friday Altoona Community Theatre will announce plans for its 2014-15 season at 7 p.m. Friday in the Rehearsal Hall of the ACT Work­shop, 1213 12th St. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs

July 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hol­lidays­burg Area Public Library invites the public to visit its new building at One Furnace Road. The contact phone number (695-5961) and website (www.hollidaysburglibrary. more »»

UPMC Altoona offers support groups, clinics

July 28, 2014 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in August. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Club activities

July 28, 2014 Email information and photos about Club activities to more »»

CMN presents Huber with Dillman Award

July 27, 2014 Local master balloon artist and magician Dennie Huber recently was recognized with the Dillman Award during the Child­ren’s Miracle Network at Geisinger Celebration Weekend event. more »»

Club notes

July 27, 2014 Club bestows awards on youngest player Justin Marinak, 13, recently received the Mini-McKen­ney and Ace of Clubs Awards from Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club manager, Peg Robinson. more »»

Service notes

July 27, 2014 ALEX M. UMSTEAD Air Force Airman Alex M. Umstead graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Wine-tasting event is Aug. 15 through the streets of Tyrone

July 27, 2014 TYRONE —?Walk the Wine will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 in Tyron. more »»

Mirror Images

July 27, 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 »»


July 27, 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 »»

Across the area

July 26, 2014 Fundraiser set for Hope for Families Bob Evans restaurant, 317 W. Plank Road, Altoona, is hosting a community fundraiser for Blair Hope for Families on Sunday. From 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. more »»

Across the area

July 24, 2014 Bellwood library honors photographer BELLWOOD — Amy Renney Sipes is the artist of the month at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library for July and August, displaying more than 40 photographs taken over... more »»


Tyrone Hospital Foundation golf tournament August 27, 2014

Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »

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