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April 7, 2016 Panera Bread raising money for autism JOHNSTOWN — In honor of National Autism Awareness month, Panera Bread is partnering with Windber Medical Center’s Pediatric Physical/Occupational Therapy Autism... more »»

Support team

April 7, 2016 Courtesy photo Veteran Eric Wicks (center) participates in the Compensated Work Therapy program at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center and works in the warehouse. more »»

Walmart Foundation offers grants

April 7, 2016 The Walmart Foundation is accepting grant applications to its State Giving Program. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 7, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is April 14. New members are welcome. more »»

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April 6, 2016 Pancake breakfast set for Saturday The Kiwanis Club of Altoona will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

PASR presents grant to Hollidaysburg teacher

April 6, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees recently awarded a $250 education support grant to Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School teacher Marcia... more »»

Historic Mineral Point church bell to be displayed

April 6, 2016 ST. MICHAEL — The Johnstown Flood National Memorial received a donation of the church bell of the Mineral Point United Methodist Church upon the closure of that church on De. more »»

Weis awards gift cards in support of Great American Cleanup

April 6, 2016 Weis Markets Inc., a sponsor of the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA, has announced the winners of its donated gift cards. more »»

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April 5, 2016 Nurses alumni plan annual meeting The Nurses Alumni Association of the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing will hold its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Local photographer to hold Celebration of Smiles Day

April 5, 2016 EBENSBURG — Local photographer Claire Houser of Claire Terese Photography, 109 S. Center St. more »»

Recyclables on the runway

April 5, 2016 Courtesy photo Altoona Central?Catholic School students showed how scrap materials and trash can be repurposed into items of clothing, purses, shoes and accessorie. more »»

Spring brings new activities to Claysburg library

April 5, 2016 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg Area Public Library has special events planned for spring. n On April 14, the library will hold a Decorative Flower Pot clas. more »»

Tickets on sale for Pints for Pets

April 4, 2016 The 2016 Pints for Pets Brewfest — one of the country’s largest and longest-established brewfests benefiting shelter animals — will be held on May 14 at Peoples Natural Gas Field, Altoona. more »»

Concert to benefit transplant patient

April 4, 2016 A concert by the Steinbeiser & Friends band will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. more »»

State USA Ambassador Pageant set for Sunday

April 4, 2016 The Pennsylvania U.S.A. Ambassador Pageant will be held on Sunday at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. The public is invited to attend both the 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. shows. more »»

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April 4, 2016 4-H?Endowment Dinner set for April 23 DUNCANSVILLE —?Blair County 4-H will host the 2016 4-H Endowment Dinner on April 23 at the Dry Run Independent Baptist Church Social Hal. more »»

Association for the Blind sets programs

April 3, 2016 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»


April 3, 2016 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 »»


April 3, 2016 The Altoona Area High School class of 1971 will hold its 45th anniversary reunion on Aug. 12 and 13. For more information, visit www.classcreator. more »»

Season of Sharing

April 3, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Mirror’s 11th annual Season of Sharing was its most successful season ever, raising $29,900 to benefit the Family Services Teen Center & Shelter, which provides short-term... more »»

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