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March 30, 2015 Archway Ministries plans egg hunt Archway Ministries Christians In Action will hold a community Easter egg hunt, at noon Saturday at 1215 N. Fourth Ave. (Juniata). more »»

 
 
 
Claysburg Education Foundation awards Venture Grant for e-books

March 30, 2015 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg Educa­tion Foundation awarded its first Venture Grant in January. A $500 check was presented to Claysburg-Kimmel High School. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities

March 30, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Com­munity Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for April. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Raystown Lake to host wellness challenge

March 30, 2015 HESSTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake invites the local community to participate in a wellness challenge during April in celebration of National Walking Day. more »»

Yesteryear

March 29, 2015 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 »»

Locks of Love

March 29, 2015 Email photos of recent hair donations to community@altoonamirror.com. Include the donor’s name, age, parents’ names and town(s). The donor’s grade and school also can be included, if desired. more »»

K-9 Friends

March 29, 2015 Courtesy photo Lidih Helsel (left) and Darlene Puhatch of the Allegheny Mountain Kennel Club recently presented $400 to Logan Township Police Officer Matt Lutz to be split for the care of Logan... more »»

Club notes

March 29, 2015 AFSCME changes April’s meeting day DUNCANSVILLE — The regular meeting of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Retirees Sub-chapter 8306 has been changed this month to... more »»

Service note

March 29, 2015 KENT L. KAGARISE Master Sgt. Kent L. more »»

Mirror Images

March 29, 2015 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 »»

Tyrone High School class of 1964 reunion

March 28, 2015 Courtesy photo The Tyrone High School class of 1964 held its 50th anniversary reunion late last summer with a picnic in Tipton on?Aug. 15 and a dinner at the Bull?Penn?Restaurant, Tyrone, on Aug. 1. more »»

Pints for Pets 2015 set for May 9

March 26, 2015 The 2015 Pints for Pets Brewfest will be held on May 9 at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Session 1 will be from 1 to 4 p.m., and Session 2 will be from 6 to 9 p.m. more »»

UPMC Altoona offers support groups/clinics

March 26, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in April as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Car club activities

March 26, 2015 Blair County?Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets April programs, classes

March 25, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for April as a community service. more »»

Across the area

March 25, 2015 Center seeks Easter donations LORETTO — The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University is still collecting goods for its Easter distribution. more »»

Across the area

March 25, 2015 Bowl-a-thon raises $14,116 for CMN The 13th annual Re/Max Results Realty Bowl-a-thon set a new high for money raised to support Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger on March 15. more »»

Klondike Derby champions

March 25, 2015 Courtesy photo Boy Scout Troop 3031 sponsored by the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars post recently swept the top three spots at the 2015 Chief Logan District Klondike Derby. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs, activities

March 24, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Public Library, One Furnace Road, has announced its April events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.. more »»

Rocky Bleier wins Rare Life Heroism Award

March 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Rocky Bleier of Pittsburgh as the winner of the 2015 Rare Life Heroism Award. more »»

Across the area

March 23, 2015 Zero Waste event set for Friday The Blair County Chamber of Commerce’s Coalition on Sustainability will hold a Zero Waste event from noon to 1 p.m. more »»

 
 

AVSA Shotgun Shoots April 1, 2015

The Altoona Vol. Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots each Wed. at 7pm from April 1 - May 20. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located at 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (approx. 1.5 miles from the Allegro Restaurant). All ages welcome to attend. more »

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On the scholastic and recruiting beat

Big recruiting weekend on tap at PSU

March 27, 2015 National recruiting analyst Tom Lemming is bringing his show to State College tomorrow, and the timing was perfect, because it will coincide with a junior day that has elite talent converging on Pen... more »

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