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5 generations

January 18, 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 »»


January 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 »»

Helping Others

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WISE Women of Blair County seeks nominations for Tribute

January 18, 2015 WISE Women of Blair County Tribute recognizes and honors Blair County women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in promoting the awareness of the significant role of women in the quality... more »»

Service note

January 18, 2015 DAMIAN P. DIEHL Pvt. Damian P. Diehl of Hollidaysburg graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., on Dec. 12. more »»

Club notes

January 18, 2015 Republican club installs officers ROARING SPRING —?The 2015 officers for the Mor­risons Cove Blair County Republican Club were installed during the club’s annual Christmas party held at the Spring... more »»

Mirror Images

January 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

January 17, 2015 Library names young artist of month The Altoona Area Public Library has named Brooklyn Haugh of Altoona as the Young Adult Artist of the month for January. more »»

Central mock trial team in tournament

January 17, 2015 Ten students from Central High School, Martinsburg, traveled to San Francisco to compete in the Empire Mock Trial Tournament, held there for the first time, on Nov. 22 and 23. more »»

HipNotic All Stars state champions

January 15, 2015 HipNotic All Stars, a division of Cheer Factor All Star Cheer and Dance, earned first place and were named state champions at the Pennsylvania State Cheer­leading Champion­ships held at Kovalchick... more »»

‘Fun In The Snow’ set for Saturday

January 15, 2015 PHILIPSBURG — Area residents can enjoy a fun-filled day of activities on Saturday at Black Moshannon State Park for “Fun In The Snow at Black Mo. more »»

Across the area

January 15, 2015 Center sets fundraiser for local family BELLWOOD — The Hope Center, 421 Main St., will host a soup and baked goods fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. more »»

Rec commission sets programs for winter months

January 14, 2015 The Central Blair Recre­ation and Park Commis­sion has announced its upcoming programs and activities. For more information or to register, visit and click on the programs tab. more »»

United Way issues 2015 Request for Proposals

January 14, 2015 The United Way of Blair County has opened its 2015 Impact Grant proces. more »»

Across the area

January 13, 2015 ‘Look Good Feel Better’ set for Feb. 9 ROARING SPRING —? On Feb. 9, the American Cancer Society will present Look Good Feel Better programs at Nason Hospital in Roaring Spring. more »»

Grand Marshal Award

January 13, 2015 Courtesy photo The Salon Professional Academy, Altoona, won the first-place grand marshall award in the Altoona “Spirit of Christmas” parade on Dec. 4. more »»

Story league holds Christmas party

January 13, 2015 The Altoona Story League held its Christmas party on Dec. 6 at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Tales Along the Appalachian Trail. more »»

Across the area

January 12, 2015 Nason welcomes its first baby of 2015 ROARING SPRING —?Alexander Kendall Pratt was the first baby born in 2015 at Nason Hospital. He was born at 7:59 a.m. on Jan. . more »»

Society participates in several projects

January 12, 2015 For the 2014-15 school year, the Beta Ep­silon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma So­ciety Inter­national is participating in several projects. more »»

J.C. Blair gala supports new anesthesia equipment

January 12, 2015 HUNTINGDON — The 2014 Monte Carlo Ball, the annual signature fundraising event for J.. more »»

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