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July 8, 2014 MESSIAH COLLEGE, Grantham — Gabrielle Acker, Huntingdon, magna cum laude, social work; Stacey Aurand, Huntingdon, studio art; Kirsten Davidhizar, Altoona, cum laude, nursing; Robert Hocutt, Bellwood... more »»

Across the area

July 8, 2014 Library recognizes young artist The Altoona Area Public Library welcomes Anthony Forlina of Altoona as the Young Adult Artist for July. more »»

UPMC Altoona unveils murals

July 8, 2014 UPMC Altoona, Altoona Area School District representatives, teachers and Altoona Area High School National Art Honor Society students Monday unveiled a series of railroad-themed murals designed to... more »»


July 8, 2014 Michael Peckowych Michael Peckowych of Bellwood celebrated his 91st birthday on June 19 with a surprise party at his residence. He was born June 19, 1923 in Pinecroft. His wife, Adela, is deceased. more »»

Across the area

July 7, 2014 Drive-thru food drop-off is Wednesday The Van Zandt VA Medical Center is partnering with the U.S. Army 298 SMC to have a “Feds Feed Families Food Drive-Thru” from 9 a.m. more »»

Golf tournament to help sick boy from Altoona

July 7, 2014 MONTGOMERY — A golf tournament will be held July 19 at White Deer Golf Course, Montgomery, Lycoming County, to benefit Cohen David Allen, a 9-month-old suffering from a congenital heart disease. more »»

Cardiac Rehab recognizes graduates

July 7, 2014 HUNTINGDON —?J.C. Blair Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabili­tation Program held a graduation ceremony for its 66 patients on April 25, honoring their hard work and lifestyle changes. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets programs

July 7, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for June. Library and Book Cellar hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a.m. more »»


July 6, 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 »»

Four generations

July 6, 2014 Email four- and five-generation photos to more »»


July 6, 2014 USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association Inc.’s 2014 reunion will be held the week of Sept. 8 to 14 at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63134, 314-426-5500. more »»

Club notes

July 6, 2014 Duncansville Historical Society to meet DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Churc. more »»

Local unit seeks WWII re-enactors

July 6, 2014 A local World War II re-enacting unit is looking for interested parties between the ages of 16 and 40 to join the ranks of its organization. more »»

Service notes

July 6, 2014 SARAH L KOCHARA Navy Seaman Sarah L Kochara has graduated from cryptologic technician technical A and CTT C school at CID Unit Corry Station, Pensacola, Fla. more »»

Mirror Images

July 6, 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 »»

Helping Others

July 6, 2014 The Altoona Mirror recently donated $500 to the Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association Ladies Auxiliary for the group’s playground project. more »»


July 5, 2014 The descendants of Charles and Carrie (Brad­ley) Thompson will hold their annual reunion on July 19 at DelGrosso‘s Amusement Park, Tipton, Pavilion No 9. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Country fans

July 3, 2014 Courtesy photo This photo of the Greiner brothers from Altoona with country singer Kathy Mattea was published in the May 26 Memorial Day edition of “Country Weekly” magazine. more »»

Altoona native in patriotic concerts

July 3, 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul Cassarly and the U.S. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 3, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’s. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

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