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Holiday basketball

December 3, 2014 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area School District and the Altoona Jaffa Shriners have joined together to sponsor two area holiday basketball tournaments; The Altoona Lady Lion Tip-off Tournament,... more »»

Across the area

December 3, 2014 Banks team up to help teen shelter Four local community banks announced their joint sponsorship for the support of the new teen shelter of Family Services In. more »»

Park programs

December 3, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. more »»

The Halftime Show

December 3, 2014 This concludes this year’s photo packages of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

ShowTwirlers win two national titles

December 2, 2014 The ShowTwirlers Com­petitive Team of Altoona has added two national titles to its list of accomplishment. more »»

Across the area

December 2, 2014 State park plans holiday open house HUNTINGDON —?Greenwood Furnace State Park and the Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam and Penn-Roosevelt State Parks welcome everyone to a special holiday... more »»

Helping children

December 2, 2014 Courtesy photo J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and the employees of Huntingdon PennDOT partnered for their 10th year in a bike raffle at the hospital’s booth at the Huntingdon County Fair. more »»

Golf event raises $67K for Operation Our Town

December 1, 2014 Operation Our Town held its second annual golf tournament on Sept. 16 at Park Hills Country Club. more »»

CORE presents award to UPMC Bedford

December 1, 2014 EVERETT — The Center for Organ Recovery & Education recently presented a state award to UPMC Bedford Memorial in recognition of its efforts to raise awareness of the need for organ donation. more »»

Give the gift of a second chance for local pets at the shelter

November 30, 2014 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society’s annual holiday campaign kicked off on Nov. 23 with promotions asking for financial gifts offering a second chance for local shelter pets in their care. more »»

Nonprofits to submit calendar info

November 30, 2014 As of Jan. 1, the Altoona Mirror is revamping its Health Calendar and Recreation Plan­ner, which are published on Page G4 Sundays. more »»

Club notes

November 30, 2014 Patton Garden Club presents awards PATTON — The Patton Garden Club awarded Garden of Distinction honors to three area gardens this year. more »»

Mirror Images-part1

November 30, 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 »»

Mirror Images-part2

November 30, 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 »»

Association for the Blind sets programs for December

November 30, 2014 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

‘Arts at The Arc’ program to run Jan. 12 to Feb. 9

November 30, 2014 The Arc of Blair County is presenting a five-week “Arts at The Arc” program for students and adults with developmental disabilities, beginning Jan. 12 and running until Feb. more »»

Committee planning reunion for St. Mary’s Grade School

November 30, 2014 The St. Mary’s (Altoona) Grade School class of 1965 reunion committee met recently to plan their 50th anniversary reunion in 2015. The reunion will be held from noon to 9 p.m. Aug. more »»


November 30, 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 »»

Across the area

November 29, 2014 TGI?fundraiser to benefit library HOLLIDAYSBURG —?A TGI Friday’s fundraiser will be held all day Dec. 5. A portion of each receipt will benefit the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. more »»

Local residents selected as part of Catholic arts competition

November 29, 2014 LATROBE — The exhibition for the fifth annual Juried Catholic Arts Competition opened on Oct. 26 in the St. Vincent Gallery on the campus of St. Vincent College. more »»

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