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GACTC students sweep DECA districts

January 31, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — Students in the logistics and materials management, marketing/entrepreneurship, multimedia and Web design, administrative office specialist and culinary arts programs at the Greater... more »»

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January 31, 2015 Library plans basket fundraiser The Altoona Area Public Library will hold a Shamrock Basket Fundraiser at 2 p.m. more »»

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January 29, 2015 Auto club plans valentine dance The Blair County Antique Auto Club will sponsor a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Bavarian Hall, 112 S. 13th St., Altoona. more »»

Jaffa shares Christmas with community

January 29, 2015 The Jaffa Shrine Center hosted its annual Kiddies Christmas Party on Dec. 14. The Shriners served area families a spaghetti lunch then invited more than 500 children in attendance to visit with Santa. more »»

Scouting for Food

January 29, 2015 Courtesy photo Boy Scout Troop 49, sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona, recently participated in Scouting for Food food drive. more »»

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January 28, 2015 Y plans Family Valentine’s Day Dance HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA?will hold its fourth annual Family?Valentine’s Day Dance for all ages from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7. more »»

Recognition dinner

January 28, 2015 Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships held its annual recognition dinner on Nov. 20 at The Calvin House, Duncansville. more »»

Altoona Area Public Library sets Feb. programs

January 28, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600?Fifth Ave., has announced its February programs and activities. The library will be closed for Presidents Day on Feb. 16. more »»

DEP awards recycling implementation grants to IRC, Antis Township

January 27, 2015 Recycling program grants from the Pennsyl­vania Department of Environmental Protection were recently awarded to the Intermunicipal Relations Committee and Antis Township. more »»

Hollidaysburg library announces February activities

January 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its February events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednes­day and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»


January 27, 2015 Louise DeBernardis Louise DeBernardis of Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona, celebrated her 102nd birthday on Jan. 14. She was born Ja. more »»

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January 26, 2015 ‘Think Pink’ game set for Feb. more »»

Blair Dance plans ‘Winter Showcase’

January 26, 2015 The Blair Dance Company will present “A Winter Showcase” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities

January 26, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for February. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Avoid sending cellphone photos

January 26, 2015 Readers submitting pictures for the Community page are asked to avoid using cellphones to take them. Photos taken with cell or flip phones generally do not reproduce well. more »»

Club notes

January 25, 2015 Altoona Women’s Club plans luncheon HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Women’s Club will hold a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at The Blairmont Club, Larch Street. The theme is “An Act of Love. more »»

Service notes

January 25, 2015 MIRANDA E. PINTO Army Pvt. Miranda E. Pinto has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

Mirror Images

January 25, 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 »»

4 generations

January 25, 2015 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 »»


January 25, 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 »»

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