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United Way kicks off 2014-15 campaign

September 2, 2014 The 2014-15 United Way of Blair County Community Campaign is underway. Each year, United Way holds a campaign to raise funds to positively impact the lives of people in Blair Count. more »»

Townie Awards honor Penn State Altoona, Steve and Nancy Sheetz

September 2, 2014 Penn State Altoona and Steve and Nancy Sheetz were recently presented with an award during the annual statewide Townie Awards gala held June 2 at the Blair County Conven­tion Center. more »»

Mirror to host seminar on how to submit news

September 2, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Celebrating Art

September 2, 2014 Courtesy photos Kadence Della Valle of Cambria Heights Elementary School, Patton, was a top 10 national winner in the CelebratingArt .com contest for the 2013-14 school yea. more »»

Across the area

September 1, 2014 Historical society will meet Sept. 9 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church. more »»

Dog obedience, rally trial this weekend

September 1, 2014 EBENSBURG —?The Altoona Area Kennel Association will hold its annual All-Breed Dog Show, Obedience & Rally Trial at Duman Lake Park on Saturday and Sunday. more »»

WISE Women offers scholarships

September 1, 2014 WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $12,000. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Sept. 30. more »»

Seminar will help with submitting news

September 1, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

New Choices program offers free course in career guidance

August 31, 2014 The New Choices program is a non-profit program which offers a free four-week career guidance course designed to inform, motivate and direct individuals to new and changing employment opportuniti. more »»

Royer Mansion to host Jane Austen tea Sept. 28

August 31, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG —?Area residents can step back into the 1800s for the Jane Austen Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at Royer Mansion, 3909 Piney Creek Road. more »»

Cambria Heights alumni plan homecoming events

August 31, 2014 PATTON — Cambria Heights homecoming weekend is Sept. 12 and 13, and organizers are trying to make it a true homecoming event for school alumni. The Sept. more »»

Mirror will conduct seminar on how to submit news

August 31, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Club notes

August 31, 2014 NARVRE to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE — The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees Inc. will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Prime Sirloin Buffe. more »»

Service notes

August 31, 2014 TREVOR PROSSER Trevor Prosser has successfully completed the requirements to graduate Naval boot camp. He graduated from Great Lakes training facility on Aug. 22. more »»

Mirror Images

August 31, 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 »»

Lobsterfest for MS slated for Sept. 19

August 31, 2014 The 2014 Lobsterfest for MS will take place on Sept. 19, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Bavarian Hall in Altoona. more »»

Five generations

August 31, 2014 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»


August 31, 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 »»

Association for Blind sets programs

August 31, 2014 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Area students earn degrees from PSU

August 30, 2014 Area students earn degrees from PSU UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students received degrees during spring commencement exercises at Penn State University. more »»

Smearman golf event aids scholarship

August 30, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The fifth annual Coach Bill Smear­man Golf Tournament was held June 23 at the Iron Masters Country Club with 13 teams of golfers. more »»


CLA Estate Planning Workshop September 2, 2014

Holiday Inn Express 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd. Altoona, PA 16602

A FREE Workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. more »

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