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Tennis tournament raises money for MS Society

October 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The second annual “Matches for MS Awareness” tennis tourna­ment took place on July 10, 11 and 12 at the Tiger Tennis Center at Hollidays­burg Area Senior High School. more »»

Stuff the Bus helps 918 students

October 20, 2015 The Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County supported children and families through its seventh annual Stuff the Bus School Supply Campaign. more »»

UPMC hosts cancer survivor picnic

October 20, 2015 More than 1,300 people attended the inaugural cancer survivor picnic on Sept. 19 at DelGrosso’s Amuse­ment Park, Tipton. more »»

UPMC offers survival tips for flu, cold season

October 20, 2015 At the grocery store, the bank, work and other public places, the tell-tale signs of cold and flu season ring out loud and clear with every sneeze and coug. more »»

Across the area

October 19, 2015 AFSCME top fundraiser for MS?Walk The donations for the 2015 MS?Walk are all counted, and the AFSCME team with Mary Ann Chamber­lain as team captain, has finished in first place this year, collectin... more »»

Used book sale

October 19, 2015 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold its fall used book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26, which is $5-a-bag day. more »»

Carnival for Kids raises money for CMN

October 19, 2015 Fire trucks, games, food, a dunk tank and a bounce house filled the parking lot of the Pinecroft Martin’s Sept. 5 to the delight of dozens of children and their families. more »»

Loretto family wins Fresh Air contest

October 19, 2015 The Ringler family of Loretto celebrated the joys of summer with the Fresh Air Fund and was among the winners of the Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 Photo Contest. more »»

Blair County Dog Park to host Barktoberfest

October 18, 2015 MARTINSBURG —?The Blair County Dog Park, 200 Colinkay Court, just off Agway Road, will host its fourth annual Barktober-fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 25. more »»

Think Pink fashion show set for Nov. 6

October 18, 2015 In recent years, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona has partnered with the American Cancer Society for its annual fashion show fundraiser. more »»


October 18, 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 »»

Club notes

October 18, 2015 Bridge club announces recent winners The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has announced the winners of its recent games. Oct. more »»

Geisinger Turkey Trot Nov. 14 to benefit Miracle Network

October 18, 2015 The sixth annual Geisinger Turkey Trot 5K Walk and Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 14 at three locations. more »»

Mirror Images

October 18, 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 »»

Across the area

October 17, 2015 Golden Nuggets plan dinner-dance The Golden Nuggets senior citizens club will sponsor a dinner-dance on Thursday in the upstairs ballroom of the Bavarian Hall, Altoona. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. more »»

'Unrivaled Band Jam'

October 17, 2015 Courtesy photo Penn State University and the Blue Band held their “Unrivaled Band Jam” on Sept. 26 at the Bryce Jordan Center, featuring 12 high school bands from throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware. more »»

Across the area

October 15, 2015 Arts, crafts show is this weekend LORETTO — St. Michael Home School Association will hold its 36th annual Arts and Crafts Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

Ambucs makes donation to We Care Foundation

October 15, 2015 The Altoona Ambucs Club donated $2,500 to the We Care Foundation to support improvements at the We Care Therapy Services facility. more »»

Car events

October 15, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday in October, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

St. Mary’s students mark 50th anniversary

October 13, 2015 Classmates of the St. Mary’s Parochial?Grade School class of 1965 held their 50th anniversary reunion on Aug. 1. The day started with a walk-through tour of the old S. more »»

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