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Club notes

April 19, 2015 Auxiliary to hold dinner Saturday The Ladies Auxiliary of The Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. more »»

Service notes

April 19, 2015 NIKOLAS B. SELL Air Force Airman Nikolas B. Sell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

April 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 »»

5 generations

April 19, 2015 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 »»


April 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 »»

Genealogy, history expo scheduled for April 25

April 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Blair County Genealogical Society will host a Gene­alogy and History Expo from 9 a.m. to noon April 25 at Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»


April 18, 2015 Cash Gray Jr. of 156 Pine St., Fallentimber, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sunday. Family and friends are welcome to stop by an open house from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Across the area

April 18, 2015 Roaring ’20s Night is April 25 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions (PAST) will hold a Roaring ’20s Night in a Chicago Speakeasy from 6 to 10 p.m. more »»

MS Walk will be held April 26 in Hollidaysburg

April 16, 2015 The Blair County Walk MS 2015 will be held on April 26 at the Hollidays-burg Area Junior High School, beginning with registration at 1 p.m. and the walk commencing at 2 p.. more »»

Across the area

April 16, 2015 Earth Day Carnival is Monday at SFU LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Environmental Action Society will host its annual Earth Day Carnival from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the John F. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 16, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Refreshments will be available for purchase. more »»

My Ride

April 16, 2015 Courtesy photos 1932 Ford three-window coupe Ron Stetter and his wife, Diana, of Longwood, Fla., are originally from Altoona. They have taken their 1932 Ford three-window coupe all over the country. more »»

Across the area

April 15, 2015 ‘Creating Wellness’ theme of program The Blair County “May Is Mental Health Month” Committee will present “8-8-8 Time to Feel Great,” a wellness program, on May 13 at the Altoona Heritage Discovery... more »»

Helping others

April 15, 2015 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Country Club (HCC) donated money to a number of local organization. more »»

Local teen wins national title

April 15, 2015 Samantha Medasie, daughter of Paul and Teresa Medasie of Claysburg, was crowned Miss Pennsylvania Teen American Royal Beauties (ARB) in December. On Feb. more »»

Across the area

April 14, 2015 Beekeepers to meet in?Houtzdale HOUTZDALE —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Houtzdale Fire Hall, 601 Good St. more »»

Clearfield Charitable Foundation awards grants

April 14, 2015 CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield County Charitable Foundation recently awarded grants to 14 local community agencies and organizations. more »»


April 14, 2015 The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its Rocky Mountain Central PA Chapter Banquet on May 1 at the Altoona Grand Hotel. more »»

Easter fun for kids

April 14, 2015 Courtesy photo The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission and the Blair County Community Action Agency held its seventh annual Easter Egg Extravaganza at Vets Field on March 28. more »»

Across the area

April 13, 2015 Children’s Theatre to present ‘Shrek’ HOLLIDAYSBURG The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present DreamWorks Theatrical’s “Shrek Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. more »»

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