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September 28, 2016 ‘Life with Diabetes’ series begins Oct. 6 STATE COLLEGE —?Mount Nittany Medical Center will offer a “Life with Diabetes” class series from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. more »»

AAHS to host opportunity fair for area schools

September 28, 2016 The 2016 Post High School Opportunity Fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse. more »»

Park programs

September 28, 2016 Prince Gallitzin State Park, Patton, 674-1005 Apple Cider Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Muskrat Beach . more »»

AHS class of 1950 planning a get-together

September 27, 2016 Courtesy photos The Altoona High?School class of 1950 has been active since its first 10-year reunion (held one year late in 1961) and had three-day gatherings every five years until the final large... more »»

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September 27, 2016 BCAF Bravo Basket Bingo set for Oct. 9 The Blair County Arts Foundation will hold its first Longaberger/Thirty-One Bravo Basket Bingo at 1 p.m. Oct. more »»

Bellwood library sets Oct. programs

September 27, 2016 BELLWOOD —?The Bellwood-Antis Public Library, 526 Main St., has announced its programs through October. For more information, call 742-8234. n The Descendants of Civil War Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. more »»


September 25, 2016 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 »»

Helping others

September 25, 2016 Courtesy photos Matt Stuckey, president of Stuckey Ford and Subaru, Hollidaysburg, donated $6,000 to the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers’ football team prior to the Sept. 9 game against State College. more »»

Signature Chefs Auction set for Nov. 21

September 25, 2016 One of the area’s most popular charity food events, the March of Dimes Altoona Signature Chefs Auction presented by Wall Financial Group, will return for its 16th year on Nov. 2. more »»

Club notes

September 25, 2016 Cloggers to hold ‘Try-It Night’ Monday NEWRY —?The Horseshoe Cloggers offer a free “Try-It-Night” from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Newry Lions Club, directly behind Leighty’s Farm Market. more »»

Service notes

September 25, 2016 STEPHANIE R. PARK U.S. Air Force Airman Stephanie R. Park graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antoni. more »»


September 25, 2016 Former employees of the A&P Grocery chain will hold their 36th reunion on Oct. 7 at the Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. Social time will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»


September 25, 2016 Michael M. Bender MIAMI, Fla. — Michael M. Bender of Bethesda, Md., formerly of Altoona, was awarded the doctor of philosophy in international relations from Florida International University on May 7. more »»

Scholarship available for nurse practitioners

September 25, 2016 JOHNSTOWN —?Applications are being accepted for the seventh annual Marjorie Farabaugh Nurse Practitioner Student Scholarship. This year, a $1,000 and a $500 scholarship will be presented. more »»

Jake's Gym reunion

September 24, 2016 Courtesy photo On Aug. 27, former members of Jake’s Gym held their annual reunion to show appreciation to Jake and Barb Webb. more »»

C-K homecoming celebration next weekend

September 24, 2016 CLAYSBURG —?The 47th anniversary celebration of the Claysburg-Kimmel Alumni Homecoming will be held Friday and Oct. 1. On Friday evening, the doors open at 6:30 p.m. more »»

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September 24, 2016 Newburg vendor fair set for Oct. 2 The Newburg Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host a vendor fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2 at the fire hall at 2808 Washington Ave., Altoona. more »»

Black Moshannon to hold Monster Hunt Race Oct. 1

September 24, 2016 PHILIPSBURG — Monsters and race participants will be found at Black Moshannon State Park for the fifth annual Monster Hunt Race on Oct. 1. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photos

September 24, 2016 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 »»

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September 22, 2016 Mount Aloysius to host deaf gathering CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College will hold its first deaf gathering of the 2016-17 academic year from 6 to 9 p.m. more »»

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