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District rewards conservation efforts

November 23, 2015 The Blair County Con­servation District held its annual banquet on Oct. 15 at the Scotch Valley Grange Hall. more »»

Foley honored at Irish Ambassador’s residence

November 22, 2015 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley was honored recently at the Washington residence of the Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson. more »»

4 generations

November 22, 2015 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 »»

Club notes

November 22, 2015 Patton?Garden?Club receives awards INDIANA, Pa. more »»


November 22, 2015 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 »»

Altoona girl receives volunteer service award

November 22, 2015 Kinsley Palilla of Altoona recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award while volunteering at a local holiday pageant on Nov. 8. more »»

Nonprofits to submit calendar info

November 22, 2015 As of Jan. 1, the Altoona Mirror is revamping its Health Calendar and Recreation Plan­ner, which are published on Page G4 Sundays. more »»

Across the area

November 21, 2015 Talent show and food fair is today HUNTINGDON — The Juniata College student club Amigos de Guanin, will host an International Talent Show and Food Fair at 7 p.. more »»

Land use, management contest held

November 21, 2015 The Blair County Conservation District sponsored the annual Land Use and Management Contest on Oct. 13 at the Mike and Carol Hoover farm in Sinking Valley. more »»

Across the area

November 19, 2015 Country Blend to play in Saxton SAXTON — Country Blend will play at a dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Broad Top Area Senior Center, 707 Ninth St. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Faithful defenders

November 19, 2015 Courtesy photo The Faithful Defenders, Masonic Riders Association held its inaugural poker run on Aug. 30 to benefit Bedford County Christmas for Kids and other masonic charities. They raised $3,13. more »»

4-H, FFA livestock clubs hold banquet

November 19, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — The Blair County 4-H and FFA Livestock Clubs held their annual banquet on Oct. 6 at the Williamsburg Farm Show Building. more »»

Across the area

November 18, 2015 County chorus festival is next week The Bellwood-Antis School District will host the 2015 Blair County Senior High Chorus Festival on Monday and Tuesday at Bellwood-Antis High School. more »»

Dining to Donate set for Tuesday

November 18, 2015 November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to increasing attention to lung cancer. more »»

Park programs

November 18, 2015 Canoe Creek State Park, 205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, 695-6807 History Hike, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, meet at Wentz Education Center. more »»

Across the area

November 17, 2015 Signature Chefs Auction is Monday The 15th annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Dance season finale

November 17, 2015 Courtesy photo Members of the Blair Dance Company finished their season at the Encore Dance Competitions for the Stars Nationals, which was held July 16 to 19 in Hershey. more »»

Bishop Guilfoyle students start Pre-Med Club

November 17, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, started a Pre-Medical Club for students interested in pursuing careers in the health sciences. more »»

Across the area

November 16, 2015 Center to host Thanksgiving for seniors LORETTO — The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University will hold its annual Thanks­giving dinner for area senior citizens from 11 a.m. to 1 p.. more »»

United Way assists local backpack programs

November 16, 2015 The Land O’ Lakes Foundation awarded a donation of $10,000 to the United Way of Pennsyl­vania to alleviate hunger in the Commonwealth. more »»

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