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Healthy Living Club offers programs, classes

July 23, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for August. more »»

helping cardiac patients

July 23, 2015 Courtesy photo Kristen Downs of UPMC Altoona’s quality management department, presents an award from the American Heart Association to AMED Authority board members (from left): Tom Farrell, Skip... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 23, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Park programs

July 22, 2015 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, through Sept. 27, various locations around Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter. more »»

Across the area

July 22, 2015 Giorgio Foundation sets roast, auction The Giorgio Children’s Foundation for NF1 will hold its second annual roast and private auction Oct. 24 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Altoona library sets Aug. activities

July 22, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its August programs. n An all day knit-/crochet-in will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1. more »»

Heart Warriors

July 22, 2015 Courtesy photo The inaugural Heart Warrior Walk was held June 7 at Penn Cambria High School, Cresson. Participants spent the day celebrating all the local little Heart Warriors. more »»

Across the area

July 21, 2015 Civil War descendants to meet BELLWOOD — The Descendants of Civil War Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bellwood-Antis Public Library. more »»

Antique truck, machinery show this weekend

July 21, 2015 MARTINSBURG — The Keystone Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America (ATCA) will return to the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg for its annual Antique Truck and Machinery Show... more »»

Home Nursing Healing Patch receives grant from RMHC

July 21, 2015 Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families has received a $1,940 grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Mid-Penn Region. more »»

Barnes golf event to aid MS Society

July 20, 2015 ROARING SPRING — New Pig Corp., NPC Inc. and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will present the 15th annual Anne E. Barnes Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 3 at Iron Masters Country Club. more »»

Across the area

July 20, 2015 Art by Petersons on display at library The Altoona Area Public Library welcomes the Peterson family as the artists of the month for July. more »»


July 20, 2015 The Golden Nuggets senior citizens club’s dinner-dance has been rescheduled to Thursday in the upstairs ballroom of the Bavarian Hall. Information was published on Page G1 Sun­day. more »»

Club notes

July 19, 2015 Portage Rotary involved in community PORTAGE — The Rotary Club of Portage is involved in a number of community activities. The club will sponsor the 2015 Portage Summerfest Parade on Aug. 8. more »»

Amateur competition to be part of Tyrone’s ‘Walk the Wine’

July 19, 2015 All amateur winemakers are invited to be part of the first amateur wine contest set as part of Tyrone’s annual “Walk the Wine” event on Aug. 1. more »»


July 19, 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 »»

Service notes

July 19, 2015 MADALYN M. PLESSINGER Madalyn M. Plessinger of Fallentimber was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force as a second lieutenant, Medical Service Corps, on June . more »»

Mirror Images

July 19, 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 »»

Friends of Flight 93 to host ‘Walk 93’ to support trails at national memorial

July 19, 2015 SHANKSVILLE — The Friends of Flight 93 Nation­al Memorial and Leader­ship Somerset County are asking the community to join them on Sept. more »»

Ward announces 2015 scholarship winners

July 18, 2015 Ward Transport & Logis­tics Corp. announced the winners of the 2015 Ward Scholarship program. This year’s recipients, Wyatt Cree and Travis Provance, were chosen on June 15. more »»

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