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Helping families

October 21, 2014 Courtesy photo The Unter Uns Society recently presented a check to Family Services Inc. The funds were the proceeds from its inaugural cruise-in held on June 6. more »»

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October 20, 2014 Cresson Lions plan pancake breakfast CRESSON — The Cresson Area Lions Club will hold its fall pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cresson American Legion. Advance tickets are $5. more »»

SAMA adds four members to board of trustees

October 20, 2014 Over the last year, the Southern Alle­ghen­ies Museum of Art has welcomed four Blair County leaders to its board of trustees. Joining the museum in recent months were J. more »»

Blair Hope for Families to host National Adoption Month

October 20, 2014 The month of November was declared National Adoption Month in 1995 by President Clinton. On Nov. more »»

Library used book sale

October 20, 2014 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold their used book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 on the library’s ground floor. more »»


October 19, 2014 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 »»

4 generations

October 19, 2014 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 »»

Club notes

October 19, 2014 Blair Garden Club tours Streuber garden The Blair Garden Club of Altoona enjoyed a tour of Michael Strueber’s garden in Hollidaysburg on Sept. 22. more »»

Service notes

October 19, 2014 JOSHUA J. RITCHEY Joshua J. Ritchey has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant junior grade. more »»

Mirror Images

October 19, 2014 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 »»

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October 18, 2014 Smiles for Miles part of pumpkin fest HOLLIDAYSBURG — Smiles for Miles will take part in the ninth annual Pumpkin Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

AAJHS to present ‘Robin Hood’ with a twist

October 18, 2014 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present “The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Rotary offers students opportunity of a lifetime

October 18, 2014 The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club, in conjunction with Eastern States Student Exchange Program, are offering the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program. more »»

Bellwood class of 1949

October 18, 2014 The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1949 held its 65th anniversary reunion on Sept. 12 at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Altoona. Thirty class members with spouses and guests attended. more »»

4-H archery teams take top honors

October 16, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Members of the 4-H Archery program in Cam­bria County recently competed in the Pennsylvania State 4-H Shooting Sports contest, held July 28-30 at Penn?State University, in... more »»

Golf event raises $19,500 for RMHC

October 16, 2014 ROARING SPRING — Iron Masters Country Club hosted the 22nd annual Ronald McDonald House Golf Classic on June 9. more »»


October 16, 2014 Luella Lias Luella Lias of Altoo­na, formerly of Tipton, celebrated her 100th birthday with a family dinner at The Olive Garden, Altoona, on Oct. 11. She was born Oc. more »»

Car club events

October 16, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Altoona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

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October 16, 2014 Rotary to mark World Polio Day Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club is preparing for World Polio Day on Oct. more »»

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October 15, 2014 Making Strides fundraiser tickets available DUNCANSVILLE —?Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Blair County is hosting its second annual Pink Ribbon Longaberger Basket Fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.. more »»

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