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Committees asked to submit photos of homecoming

September 23, 2015 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 »»

On campus

September 20, 2015 School of Health Sciences announces pass rates LORETTO —?The Saint Francis University School of Health Sciences has announced the exceptional pass rates for the 2015 graduates of the nursing,... more »»

Community foundation presents scholarships

September 19, 2015 The Central Pennsyl­vania Commun­ity Foundation recently announced the winners of its 2015 scholarships. The foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. more »»

GACTC presents awards to nursing graduates

September 19, 2015 The Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Practical Nursing Program conducted its 80th graduation ceremony Aug. 20 at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Mirror asks committees to submit photographs of homecoming kings, queens

September 16, 2015 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 »»

Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers seek alumni band members

September 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area High?School alumni band members are invited to participate in this year’s Holli­daysburg Area High School Golden Tiger Alumni Marching Blue Band that will take... more »»


September 14, 2015 ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, Cumberland, Md. more »»

PSU junior wins first prize for film

September 12, 2015 Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) has announced the winners of its 2015 High School and College Student Essay and Video Contest. more »»


September 12, 2015 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, Clemson, S.C. — Luke Thomas Ottaway, Hollidays­burg, M.S., automotive engineering. more »»

AASD teachers receive CARE Awards

September 8, 2015 Two Altoona Area School District teachers received Educator CARE Awards during the AASD staff opening day session on Aug. 24. more »»

SAMA seeks student works for ‘Art of Hockey’

September 8, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art is still accepting student art entries for a special “Art of Hockey” exhibition that will be on view as part of the official Kraft Hockey­ville... more »»

Fourth-graders invited to visit parks for free

September 5, 2015 FARMINGTON —?The five National Park Service sites in Western Pennsyl­vania invite all fourth-grade students to visit the parks for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. more »»

Dean's list

September 2, 2015 DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY, Doylestown — Rachel Crossman, Holli­daysburg. more »»


September 2, 2015 WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Dillon Da­vis, Curwensville; Tessa Woods, West Decatur; Mav-erick Reed, Curwens­ville. more »»

Dean's list

August 30, 2015 SOUTH HILLS SCHOLL OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY, Altoona and State College campuses Altoona — Dylan Adams, Leah Allen, Britget Baker, Emily Baker, Janea Baughman, Ryan Bollinger, Barry Brown,... more »»

Hollidaysburg class of '50 marks 65 years

August 29, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Senior High School class of 1950 held its 65th anniversary reunion on Aug. 8 at The Blairmont Club, Hollidaysburg. more »»

McEldowney fund awards scholarships

August 29, 2015 The McEldowney Academic Scholarship Fund, in memory of Richard L. McEldowney, presented more than $20,000 in scholarships to Blair County schools. more »»

Park Service invites entries for art contest

August 29, 2015 As the Western Pennsyl-vania National Parks prepare for the centennial year in 2016, they are looking for fourth-graders to share their park experience in art. more »»

Across the area

August 29, 2015 Teen’s drawing published in magazine The August 2015 issue of Highlights has published a drawing by 14-year-old Alexis B. Williams in its “Your Own Pages” section. more »»

Dean's list

August 26, 2015 DUBOIS BUSINESS COLLEGE — Katrina Simcox, Curwensville; Viviana Forrest, DuBois; Cristie Heffner, Alexandria; Jessica Kurtz, Alexandria; Heidi Carthen, Huntingdon; Michele Eriksen, Huntingdon; Shani... more »»

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