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October 11, 2015 Genealogical society to host speaker HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»

Family Resource Center accepting donations for Toasty Toddler Program

October 11, 2015 Donations are being accepted for the Toasty Toddler Program at the Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County. more »»

Service note

October 11, 2015 DILLON A. WILLS Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Dillon A. Wills graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lack­land, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

October 11, 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 »»

4 generations

October 11, 2015 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»


October 11, 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 »»

Tyrone honors distinguished alumni

October 10, 2015 TYRONE — The Tyrone Area School District held honored three alumni during Distinguished Alumni?Weekend on Sept. 25 and 26. The 2015 honorees are William N. Miller of Tyrone, the Rev. Peggy J. more »»

Across the area

October 10, 2015 Students to make stockings for military BELLWOOD — Myers Elementary School is partnering with Military Families Ministry to send stockings to deployed service member. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

October 10, 2015 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets Oct. programs, classes

October 8, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for October. Healthy Steps in Motion — These free classes meet at 8:15 and 10 a.m. more »»

AAHS part of Yale mock trial invitational

October 8, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Mock Trial Team will participate in the Yale University Bulldog Invitational Mock Trial Tournament Friday through Sunday on the campus of Yale University in New Haven,... more »»

Burgi's ride helps kids

October 8, 2015 Courtesy photo Burgi’s Low Life Riders had their check presentation on Sept. 23 from proceeds from its 12th annual charity motorcycle ride, which was held on Sept. 6. more »»

Car events

October 8, 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 »»

Across the area

October 8, 2015 Spaghetti dinner is today in?Tyrone TYRONE — Christ United Methodist Church, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Cost is $5 for adults and $3. more »»

Across the area

October 7, 2015 Altoona library recognizes two artists The Altoona Area Public Library has named Brian Middleton and Matthew Middleton as its artists of the month for Octobe. more »»

Volleyball match Tuesday to honor Erin Dodson

October 7, 2015 At Tuesday’s Altoona/Holli­days­burg volleyball match, the Altoona Lady Spikers will honor Erin Dodson, who played with the team during the 2000 to 2003 seasons. more »»

Spirit tour will be held Saturday

October 7, 2015 GALLITZIN —?The “Spirits on the Summit Evening Walking Tour” will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road. more »»

Across the area

October 6, 2015 Hollidaysburg library recognizes artist HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has named Jeremy Berkheimer as its artist of the month for October. more »»

ShowTwirlers win awards at nationals

October 6, 2015 The ShowTwirlers Competitive Team of Altoona had its best showing ever during Ameri­ca’s Youth on Parade, the National Baton?Twirling Association’s national championships of baton twirling, held Jul... more »»

Golf outing nets $16K for SVDP

October 6, 2015 BEDFORD — The H.F. Lenz Co. of Johnstown, held a charity golf outing on Aug. 24 at Bedford Springs Resort, to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Society’s Food for Families Program in Cambria Count. more »»

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