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November 3, 2014 Library recognizes young adult artist The Altoona Area Public Library wBradley Weatherwalk of Altoona as its young adult artist of the month. Bradley loves to draw and sketc. more »»

MS bicycle ride

November 3, 2014 Courtesy photo Earlier this year, hundreds of cyclists lined up at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School to participate in the 19th annual Bike MS: Keystone Country Ride 201. more »»

Life O’Riley raises $3,000 for Healing Patch

November 3, 2014 The inaugural Life O’Riley Memor­ial Ride Committee recently presented a $3,166. more »»

Local Boy Scout attains rank of Eagle

November 2, 2014 Curtis J. Salyers, a Boy Scout from Troop 32 of Hollidaysburg, obtained his Eagle Scout rank on Aug. . more »»

Club notes

November 2, 2014 Railway employees to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE —?The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Prime Sirloin Buffet. more »»

4 generations

November 2, 2014 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 »»

Service notes

November 2, 2014 GREGORY T. McDONALD JR. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gregory T. McDonald Jr., son of Laura A. McDon­ald and Gregory T. McDonald Sr. more »»


November 2, 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 »»

Mirror Images

November 2, 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 »»

Elementary schools' reunion

November 1, 2014 Courtesy photo A reunion for all students who attended the Canan Station and Sugar Run Elementary schools during their years of educational service (1925 to 1957) was held on Sept. more »»

HARP to present ‘Footloose’ Nov. 13-15

November 1, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Holli­daysburg Area Repertory Players will present “Footloose” at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, 14 and 15 in the Hollidays-burg Area Senior High School auditorium. more »»

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November 1, 2014 Arc plans Paint and Pinot Night The Arc of Blair County will host a Paint and Pinot Night on Nov. 14 at The Arc of Blair County, Altoona. The theme is “cornucopia. more »»

Day of music to aid Healing Patch

October 30, 2014 The fourth annual “Patched Together: A Day of Music to Benefit the Healing Patch” will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Bavar­ian Hall,?Altoona. more »»

UPMC Altoona sets Nov. support groups/clinics

October 30, 2014 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in November. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Mount to host SALSA conference

October 30, 2014 CRESSON —?The Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance’s seventh annual conference will take place Saturday in the Cosgrave Student Center at Mount Aloysius Colleg. more »»

Altoona library offers programs in November

October 30, 2014 The Altoona Area Public Library has announced the following activities for November. The library will be closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day and beginning at noon Nov. more »»

RMHC donates $3,025 for Legos in the Library

October 30, 2014 The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Penn Region awarded a grant to the Blair County Library System to develop Lego Clubs in the Blair County libraries. more »»

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October 29, 2014 New Choices offers free career guidance The New Choices program is a nonprofit program which offers a free four-week career guidance course designed to inform, motivate and direct individuals to new... more »»

Park programs

October 29, 2014 Fort Roberdeau National Historic Site, 383 Fort Roberdeau Road, Sinking Valley, Altoona, 946-0048 Veterans Revolutionary War Medicine: On & Off the Battlefields, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»

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