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Across the area

August 13, 2014 Ward group donates to Healing Patch The Ward Foundation recently presented a $5,000 donation to the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their... more »»

Park programs

August 13, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 The Michael O’Brian Band Concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, amphitheater. There is a $2 per person charge. more »»

Penn State Altoona KDP inducts students

August 12, 2014 Nine Penn State Altoona students were inducted into Kappa Delta Pi during a ceremony March 29 in the Edith Davis Eve Memorial Chapel at Penn State Altoona. more »»

Cambria Heights in state leadership conference

August 12, 2014 LANCASTER — The Pennsylvania Family, Career and Community Leaders of America held its annual State Leadership Conference on March 19 to 21 at the Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Center. more »»

Across the Area

August 12, 2014 IUP?honors couple for research INDIANA, Pa. more »»

President’s list

August 12, 2014 MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY, Mansfield — Heather Collins, Huntingdon, president’s list. more »»

HNA ‘Creative Healing Gallery’ to showcase art therapy artists

August 11, 2014 Home Nursing Agency’s Center for Counseling invites the community to the annual art exhibit “The Creative Healing Gallery” from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Center for Counseling, 500 E. more »»

Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute launches annual Pink Out

August 11, 2014 The Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute of Central Pennsylvania has begun its second annual Pink Out Contest, a photo contest to raise money and spread awareness of breast cancer and to educate... more »»

Across the Area

August 11, 2014 Photographer is artist of the month The Altoona Area Public Library invites you to enjoy the unique photography of Kevin Suckling, its artist of the month for August. more »»

Bedford humane society, winery plan Yappy Hour

August 10, 2014 BEDFORD — Briar Val­ley Winery will host Yappy Hour 2014 from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at its vineyard grounds on Stein Road, near Down River Golf Course in Everett. The rain date is Aug. 24. more »»

Mirror Images

August 10, 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 »»

Service notes

August 10, 2014 JARED W. HESLOP Cadet Jared William Heslop, son of Jack and Judy Heslop of Hollidays­burg, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., on May 28. more »»

Club notes

August 10, 2014 PFFSO holds convention in Butler The Pennsylvania Federation of Fraternal and Social Organization held its annual convention from June 6 to 8 in Butler. more »»


August 10, 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 »»

Locks of Love

August 10, 2014 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»


August 10, 2014 The Altoona Area High School Alumni Association invites all Altoona High alumni to attend the fourth annual All-Class Gather­ing at 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. more »»

Avoid cellphonephotos

August 10, 2014 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 »»

Students make German connection

August 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Five students from Germany visited Hollidaysburg through the Friendship Connection Program from April 1 to 28. The students stayed with local families for four weeks. more »»

School Notes

August 9, 2014 Area student receives scholarship to attend IUP INDIANA, P. more »»

Foundation offers grants for teachers

August 9, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio — The Kids In Need Foundation, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free school supplies to economically disadvantaged school children and under-funded teachers, is... more »»

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