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Wendy’s Partners with VFW to help military families

May 19, 2015 Customers at participating Wendy’s restaurants throughout the west/central region of Pennsylvania can help local military families facing hardship. more »»

Roaring Spring library schedules June activities

May 19, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Com­munity Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for June. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Across the area

May 18, 2015 Horseshoe Seniors seek members Area senior citizens are invited to join the Horseshoe Seniors Club. more »»

'Treasured Moments'

May 18, 2015 Courtesy photo The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance will present its annual recital, “Treasured Moments,” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. The doors will open at 6 p.m. more »»

Woman wins state pageant

May 18, 2015 On April 12, Amber Smith of Altoona was crowned Ms. Pennsyl­vania U.S.A. Ambassador during the annual state pageant at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Club notes

May 17, 2015 Blair Garden Club creates designs At the April meeting of the Blair Garden Club, four members created an assemblage with found items and fresh plant material. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. more »»

5 generations

May 17, 2015 Courtesy photo Five generations of Cooper Hughey’s family include (from left): front — Ruth Ramsey, great-great-grandmother; back — Ruth (Ramsey) Hughey, great-grandmother; Pastor Barry Folmar of... more »»

Bedford Humane Society Furrie Skurry set May 31

May 17, 2015 Many great shelter dogs are available for adoption and are just waiting to be introduced to new families at this year’s 2015 Furrie Skurry event. more »»

Service notes

May 17, 2015 BRITTANY E. McCLURE Army Pfc. Brittany E. McClure has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Colum­bia, S.C. more »»

Association offers scholarship to Tussey Mountain graduate

May 17, 2015 SAXTON — The Saxton Liberty High School Alumni Association is offering Tussey Mountain High School graduates the opportunity to receive a $2,500 scholarship award. more »»

Mirror Images

May 17, 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 »»


May 17, 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 »»

Across the area

May 16, 2015 Public invited to place flags on graves The A&J Iaia Post American Legion will place American flags on the veterans’ graves at 10 a.m. May 23 at Calvary Cemetery. more »»

Helping others

May 16, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area Senior High Lady Tigers Basketball Team honored several local charities this season with fundraisers. more »»

BG Mission Club hosts Oxfam Banquet

May 16, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Mission Club recently hosted an Oxfam Hunger Banquet to create awareness of surrounding poverty and to raise funds for Oxfam America. more »»

BG junior accepted to Leaders Seminar

May 16, 2015 Nathan Andrew Hagg, a junior at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s Sum­mer Leaders Experience in June. more »»

Across the area

May 14, 2015 History group to meet in Bedford BEDFORD — The Bedford County Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road. more »»

Day of Music raises $19K for Healing Patch

May 14, 2015 The planning team for “Patched Together: A Day of Music” formally presented a check for $19,000 raised to benefit Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 14, 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 »»

Local girl state finalist in pageant

May 14, 2015 Laura Reed, daughter of James Reed and Natalie Barlick-Reed of Altoona, will compete in the National American Miss Pre-Teen Pennsylvania Pageant, to be held in August in Harrisbur. more »»

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