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October 5, 2014 Students in summer work experiences NEW WILMINGTON — Two area residents are among seven Westminster College mathematics and computer science majors who completed summer work experiences related to... more »»

Williamsburg class of 1954

October 4, 2014 The 60th anniversary reunion of the Williamsburg High School class of 1954 was held Aug. 23 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. Fourteen class members, along with spouses, attended the reunion. more »»

Homecoming queen

October 4, 2014 Homecoming committees can submit photos of homecoming kings and queens to Brenda Carberry, community news coordinator, Altoona Mirror, P.. more »»

School note

October 4, 2014 Student named national award winner in math The U.S. Achievement Academy announced that Alycia Auerbeck of Hollidays­burg has been named a U.S. National Award Winner in Mathe­matics. more »»

Essay, poetry, art contests underway

October 4, 2014 Creative Communication announced its fall Celebration of Writers and Artists essay, poetry and art contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be awarded to students and schools in the area. more »»

Deans' lists

September 28, 2014 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, Lowell, Mass. — Paul Edwards, Altoona. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, Summerdale — Morgan Koontz, Bedford; Sara Nead, James Creek. UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND, Kingston, R.I. more »»


September 28, 2014 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, Clemson, S.C. — Zachary Reed, Huntingdon, M.S., youth development leadership. WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Brittany Spayd, Altoona, M.. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

September 27, 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 »»

Across the area

September 27, 2014 Rocctoberfest set for Oct. 3 at Jaffa Operation Small?Steps will present the fifth annual Rocctoberfest from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. more »»

Fuel Up to Play 60 receives $3,400 donation

September 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area School District’s Fuel Up to Play 60 Team received a check for $3,400 from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Asso­ciation for the expansion of their breakfast program. more »»

Portage art contest

September 27, 2014 PORTAGE -- Steve Shedlock, chairman of the 2014 Rotary Club of Portage Art Contest awarded the prizes to the Portage elementary students. more »»


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 »»

BG football players help Blair Senior Services

September 20, 2014 This summer, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School football players volunteered to help Blair Senior Services with its Commodity Supplemental Food Program. more »»

McEldowney scholarship awards

September 20, 2014 Courtesy photos The McEldowney Academic Scholarship Fund, in memory of Richard L. McEldowney, presented more than $20,000 in scholarships to Blair County school. more »»

Heidelberg scholarship awards

September 20, 2014 The Heidelberg Scholastic Scholar-ship Fund awarded 12 $1,500 scholarships on July 30 at the Heidelberg Country Club. 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 »»


September 16, 2014 ALTOONA BEAUTY SCHOOL Cosmetology — Jessica Buck, Lilly; Hannah Campbell, Altoona; Bridget Heidorn, Bedford; Victoria Higgins, Tyrone; Joanna Johnson, Hollidaysburg; Bobbi Smith, Everet. more »»

Altoona class of 1950 to hold annual luncheon

September 13, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Altoona High School class of 1950 is having its second annual lunch on Oct. 4 at The Prime Sirloin Buffet in Duncansville. All class members and guests are invited to atten. more »»

Local students invited to be in coloring contest

September 13, 2014 PITTSBURGH —?Ele­mentary school students across western Pennsyl­vania have the chance to earn cash for their school and themselves in the Edgar Snyder & Asso­ciates “My Holiday Wish” Coloring Contest. more »»

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