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April 21, 2014 Civil?Air Patrol open house is?Tuesday DUNCANSVILLE — Civil Air Patrol Squadron 1504 will hold an open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. more »»

Used book sale

April 21, 2014 The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold their used book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 28. more »»

Blair dairy princess to be crowned May 17

April 21, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee will hold the coronation of the 2014-15 Blair County Dairy Princess at 7:30 p.m. May 17 at the West Loop Missionary Church Social Hall. more »»

Changes coming to 2014 Clearfield Fair schedule

April 21, 2014 CLEARFIELD —?The 2014 Clearfield County Fair will have a few schedule changes from previous years. Harness racing will be held Sunday through Wednesday, the Queens Contest will be held at 4 p.m. more »»

Club notes

April 20, 2014 Allegheny Club makes donation for dog HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Allegheny Club of Hollidays­burg continues to support the community with a $2,000 donation to the Lily Canine Fund. more »»

Mirror Images

April 20, 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 »»

Penn State Altoona inducts Sheetz Fellows

April 20, 2014 Encouraged by Sheetz Fellows program founder Stephen G. more »»


April 20, 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 »»

Five generations

April 20, 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 »»

Four generations

April 20, 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 »»

CPHS Pints for Pets set for May 10 at PNG Field

April 20, 2014 The 2014 Pints for Pets Brewfest to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society will be held on May 10 at the Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona. Session 1 will be from 1 to 4 p.. more »»

Across the area

April 19, 2014 Family planning class is Wednesday STATE COLLEGE — A free introduction to the ovulation method of natural family planning will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. more »»

Patriot's Pen

April 19, 2014 Veterans from two local Veterans of Foreign?Wars posts presented awards to Tristan McDannell and Keira Claar, students at St. more »»

GACTC maintains active student organizations

April 19, 2014 Career & Technical Student Organizations are mandated co-curricular activities for approved career and technical programs in Pennsylvania. more »»

Penn State Altoona in project with ARCorp

April 19, 2014 Penn State Altoona students have created social media marketing plans for the Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, a regional community development project administered by the Alleghen... more »»


April 17, 2014 Lillian Clapper Lillian May Clapper of Allegheny Lutheran Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Duncans­ville, will celebrate her 100th birthday with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. more »»

Garver YMCA sets Healthy Kids Day

April 17, 2014 ROARING SPRING —?On April 26, the Garver Memorial YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. more »»

Celebrating Women's History

April 17, 2014 The EEO/Federal Women Program at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center held a program Women’s History Month in March. The speaker was Lt. Col. more »»

Across the area

April 17, 2014 Astronomy club to hold sky watch HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Starlight Astronomy Club will hold its first public sky watch of the year from 8:30 to 11 p.m. Friday at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 17, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 5 p.m. every Sunday starting April 27, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friend­ly’s. more »»


April 16, 2014 June Johnston June Rose (Kells) Johnston of Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Juniata, celebrated her 103rd birthday on Satur­day. She was born April 12, 1911, the daughter of Dr. more »»


Shotgun Shoots April 23, 2014

The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club will hold Shotgun Shoots each Wed. at 7 pm. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located 1.5 miles from the Allegro on Veterans Memorial Hwy towards the Horseshoe Curve, Altoona. All ages welcome! For more info: avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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Earth Day and Big Drums!

April 18, 2014 Penn State Altoona will provide some live music highlights during the upcoming week. more »

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