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Park programs

July 29, 2015 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, through Sept. 27, various locations around Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets upcoming activities

July 29, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Com­munity Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its upcoming activities. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

Across the area

July 28, 2015 Salon marks 20 years by ‘giving back’ EAST FREEDOM —?Tame Your Mane Salon is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month at 144 Back?St., East Freedom. more »»

CORE honors donors at ceremony

July 28, 2015 PITTSBURGH — On May 31, the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) honored the families of all organ, tissue and cornea donors who have saved or improved the lives of transplant recipients... more »»

Dance competition

July 28, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Dance Theatre Company traveled to Groove Dance Competition in Pittsburgh on May . more »»

Hollidaysburg library announces August programs

July 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Pub­lic Library, 1 Furnace Drive, has announced its August events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Across the area

July 27, 2015 Stuff the Bus still taking registrations Stuff the Bus at the Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County is still accepting registrations for school supplie. more »»

Mirror Images

July 26, 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 »»

Club notes

July 26, 2015 Club tours three members’ gardens On June 22, members of the Blair Garden Club toured the gardens of three club members. First was Lisa Merschiltz’ garden. more »»

Service notes

July 26, 2015 BRIAN P. EDMISTON 1st Sgt. Brian P. Edmis­ton retired from the U.S. Army with 23 years of service. His last duty station was at Fort Bragg, N.C. more »»

PSU Alumni Association elects board

July 26, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The newly chartered Laurel Highlands Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Asso­ciation held its first elections for its board of directors. more »»

5 generations

July 26, 2015 The Altoona Mirror accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. more »»


July 26, 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 »»

Electric cooperative awards scholarships

July 25, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded scholarships of $1,000 each to 25 high school seniors, as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institution. more »»

Altoona Rotary awards scholarships

July 25, 2015 The Altoona Rotary Club recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to 29 graduating seniors from Altoona Area High School, Bishop Guilfoyle High School and the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Cente. more »»

Across the area

July 25, 2015 Spring Cove to register new students ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School District will hold new student registration from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 4 and 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. more »»

Across the area

July 23, 2015 Free Outdoor Movie night is Friday CLAYSBURG —?The Ski Gap Community Center will hold its second free Outdoor Movie Night on?Friday. The movie “Summer Snow” will begin at dus. more »»

Healthy Living Club offers programs, classes

July 23, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for August. more »»

helping cardiac patients

July 23, 2015 Courtesy photo Kristen Downs of UPMC Altoona’s quality management department, presents an award from the American Heart Association to AMED Authority board members (from left): Tom Farrell, Skip... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 23, 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 »»

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