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CORE names winners of Donate Life challenge

September 5, 2014 PITTSBURGH — On Aug. more »»

Claysburg holds Community Days activities

September 5, 2014 CLAYSBURG —?Food, entertainment, arts and crafts booths and socializing with friends and families all were part of Claysburg’s 39th annual Community Days, which took place Aug. 9 and 10. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

September 4, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Altoona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Poster contest winners named

September 4, 2014 EBENSBURG —?The annual poster contest, sponsored by the Cambria County Conservation District, was held in April with a theme of “Dig Deeper — Mysteries in the Soil. more »»

CPHS plans Clear the Cattery event

September 4, 2014 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society is announcing Clear the Cattery, a new, aggressive promotion to encourage cat lovers to visit the cattery and adopt one of the shelter’s felines. more »»

Nonprofits invited to be part of Blair County Proud

September 4, 2014 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Friday to submit information on volunteer efforts for inclusion in the 2014 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Local Scout earns high honors from state, national VFW

September 4, 2014 During the recent Penn­sylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars’ state convention in Lancaster, more than 400 VFW leaders and members honored three Eagle Scouts for their outstanding communit... more »»

Across the area

September 4, 2014 Free yoga classes to be offered Monday Free yoga classes will be offered all day Monday at Bloom Yoga and Wellness, 1506 12th Ave., Altoona. Classes begin at 10 a.m. and end at 8 p.m. more »»

Avoid cellphone photographs

September 4, 2014 Readers submitting pictures for the Community page are asked to avoid using cellphones to take them. Photos taken with cell or flip phones generally do not reproduce well. more »»

Across the area

September 3, 2014 Museum Day Live! set for Sept. 27 Sept. 27 is Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live! at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

September 3, 2014 TYRONE — One of the ways members of the community support Tyrone Hospital is by joining the hospital family as a volunteer. more »»

The Halftime Show

September 3, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

United Way kicks off 2014-15 campaign

September 2, 2014 The 2014-15 United Way of Blair County Community Campaign is underway. Each year, United Way holds a campaign to raise funds to positively impact the lives of people in Blair Count. more »»

Townie Awards honor Penn State Altoona, Steve and Nancy Sheetz

September 2, 2014 Penn State Altoona and Steve and Nancy Sheetz were recently presented with an award during the annual statewide Townie Awards gala held June 2 at the Blair County Conven­tion Center. more »»

Mirror to host seminar on how to submit news

September 2, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Celebrating Art

September 2, 2014 Courtesy photos Kadence Della Valle of Cambria Heights Elementary School, Patton, was a top 10 national winner in the CelebratingArt .com contest for the 2013-14 school yea. more »»

Across the area

September 1, 2014 Historical society will meet Sept. 9 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church. more »»

Dog obedience, rally trial this weekend

September 1, 2014 EBENSBURG —?The Altoona Area Kennel Association will hold its annual All-Breed Dog Show, Obedience & Rally Trial at Duman Lake Park on Saturday and Sunday. more »»

WISE Women offers scholarships

September 1, 2014 WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $12,000. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Sept. 30. more »»

Seminar will help with submitting news

September 1, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

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