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September 22, 2014 Bath Fitter to sponsor Making Strides In October, Bath Fitter in Altoona will walk with the community to support and honor those who continually battle the fight against breast cance. more »»

 
 
 
Tyrone Hospital recognizes auxiliary

September 22, 2014 TYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital auxiliary was recognized for its ongoing support and contributions to Ty­rone Hospital during a National Hos­pital Week celebration held in May. more »»

Try-It Night

September 22, 2014 The Horseshoe Cloggers invite the public to its open house and free Try-It-Night class at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Newry Lions Club, behind Leighty’s Market, Newry. more »»

Service notes

September 21, 2014 TAYLOR A. VLADIC Taylor A. Vladic, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has completed a Drill Cadet Leader Training assignment. more »»

Yesteryear

September 21, 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 »»

Club notes

September 21, 2014 Patton Garden Club to meet Monday PATTON — The Patton Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Patton Librar. more »»

Walk for autism set for Oct. 11 at PNG

September 21, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, announced that the 10th annual Central Penn­sylvania Walk Now for Autism Speaks fund­raising and awareness event will... more »»

Mirror Images

September 21, 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 »»

Reunion

September 21, 2014 An all-class reunion will be held for former elementary students of Cathedral, St. Leo the Great, Saints Peter and Paul and McNelis Catholic schools. The reunion will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. more »»

Little Miss Majorette of Pa. recognized as ‘Tiny Tot Grand National Twirling Champion’

September 20, 2014 SOUTH BEND, Ind. —?Jaylyn Resh, the reigning Little Miss Majorette of Pennsylvania, was awarded the title of “Tiny Tot Grand National Twirl-ing Champion” at Notre Dame University in July. more »»

Across the area

September 20, 2014 Society plans neighborhood bus tour The Blair County Historical Society is sponsoring a bus tour of the historic German and Italian neighborhoods of Altoona on Sept. 2. more »»

Across the area

September 18, 2014 Kiwanis to honor distinguished citizen DUNCANSVILLE — The Kiwanis Club of Altoona will present the 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award to Marty Marasco during the club’s annual dinner on Sep. more »»

ADTC wins awards at competition

September 18, 2014 ADTC wins awards at competition Members of the Altoona Dance Theatre Company won a number of awards and scholarships at the Groove Dance Compe­tition May 2 to 4 in Pittsburgh. more »»

Walk for Crohn’s, Colitis is Sept. 28

September 18, 2014 The Altoona Take Steps Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Regis­tration begins at 3:30 p.m. more »»

Birthday

September 18, 2014 Wynema Decker Wynema M. Decker of Lakemont will celebrate her 90th birthdaywith an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at her home at 650 Shand Ave., Altoona. She was born Sep. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

September 18, 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 www.bcaac.org. more »»

The Halftime Show

September 17, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

Homecoming photos to be published on Community page

September 17, 2014 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

Park programs

September 17, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Van Tour of Historic Portage Railroad, 1 p.m. Saturday, meet at visitor center. more »»

Across the area

September 17, 2014 Project Bundle Up taking applications The Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, 1813 Sixth Ave., Altoona, will accept applications for Project Bundle Up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Sept. more »»

Star Performance wins awards

September 16, 2014 The nationally ranked Star Per­formance Dance Company began its 2013-14 competitive season March 1 and 2 at Rising Star Talent Productions Regional Competition in Pittsburgh. more »»

 
 

AVSA Shotgun Shoot September 24, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm until Nov. 26 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona near the Horseshoe Curve $10 for 6 Rounds Meat prizes from Blocher's Meat Market All ages welcome to attend avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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