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IU8 program allows high school students to earn credits toward college

May 4, 2015 Appalachia Interme­diate Unit 8, in collaboration with Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, will hold registration until Friday for the IU8 Sum­mer Academy Dual Enrollment Program. more »»

Club notes

May 3, 2015 Alpha Beta Chapter donates books BEDFORD —?The Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held a luncheon meeting at Spring House Estates in Everett, on March 14. more »»

Director of veterans affairs urges vets to file document

May 3, 2015 Daniel McIntyre, the Blair County director of veterans affairs, wants to make the public aware of the importance of filing veterans DD214 with the county recorder’s office in Hollidaysburg. more »»

SAMA Altoona to host summer art camp

May 3, 2015 The Southern Alleghen­ies Museum of Art at Altoona (SAMA) will offer a children’s art camp this summer. more »»

Mirror Images

May 3, 2015 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 »»

Local teen attains the rank of Eagle Scout

May 3, 2015 Kevin Smith, 16, a sophomore at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Oct. 7 and was awarded Scouting’s highest honor at a Court of Honor ceremony on Fe. more »»


May 3, 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 »»

4 Generations

May 3, 2015 Courtesy photo Four generations of Jackson Long’s family include: Vicki Long of Altoona; grandmother; and Jason Long of Claysburg, father; William Freidenbloom of Altoona, great grandfather, holding... more »»

Art contest

May 3, 2015 Courtesy photo Elliot Esworthy won the Altoona Area Public Li­brary’s National Library Week Teen Art Contest. more »»

Association for Blind sets programs

May 3, 2015 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Across the area

May 2, 2015 Democratic women set membership tea DUNCANSVILLE —?The Blair County Federation of Democratic Women will host a membership tea at 2 p.m. Sunday at the AFSCME Building, 161 Patch­way Roa. more »»

Horseshoe Chorus to present 64th annual show

April 30, 2015 The Altoona Horseshoe Chorus will present its 64th annual show “Life in 4-Part Harmony” at 7:30 p.m. May 9 in the auditorium at the Calvary Baptist Church, 810 Ruskin Drive, Altoona. more »»

Dairy pageant scheduled for May 30

April 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Blair County Dairy Princess coronation will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 30 at the West Loop Missionary Church social hall. more »»

Across the area

April 30, 2015 Relay’s Bark for Life set for Saturday Central Blair’s Relay For Life will hold its Bark For Life from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Legion Park, Hollidaysburg. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 30, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Across the area

April 29, 2015 Master gardeners set Plant Showcase EBENSBURG —?The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Cambria County will hold their annual Plant Showcase from 9 to 11 a.m. more »»

Claysburg Hall of Fame Committee holds induction

April 29, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Induction of the second annual Claysburg Area Hall of Fame members was held on April 18 in the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditorium. more »»

UPMC sets support groups, clinics

April 29, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in May as a public service to the community. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Park programs

April 29, 2015 Shawnee State Park, 132 State Park Road, Schellsburg, 733-4218 Friday Night Hike: The Felton Loop, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, meet at picnic area No. 7. This hike is 2 miles over easy terrai. more »»

Heart association plans fashion show

April 28, 2015 Heart and stroke survivors will take to the runway on a mission to educate, empower and inspire at the American Heart Associ­ation’s Go Red for Women Fashion Show on May 21 at the Blair County... more »»

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