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Penn State Altoona inducts fifth class of Sheetz Fellows

March 22, 2016 Penn State Altoona celebrated the fifth class of Sheetz Fellows during an induction ceremony on Feb. 27 at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities

March 22, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for April. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

Deadline for water poster contest is April 1

March 22, 2016 For more than 30 years, the Blair County Conservation District and the Altoona Water Authority have been raising awareness about water through their annual poster contest. more »»

Across the area

March 22, 2016 J.C. Blair offers Safe Sitter classes HUNTINGDON — J.C. Blair Hospital is offering the Safe Sitter babysitting training classes. more »»

Claysburg trivia night draws 23 teams

March 21, 2016 EAST FREEDOM — Claysburg Preserving Artifacts,?Stories and Traditions teamed with the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to promote a trivia night contest and turkey dinner with refreshments on Fe. more »»

IRC makes changes for electronics, appliance recycling

March 21, 2016 Although the Intermunicipal Relations Committee Buckhorn Recycling and Compost Facility will continue to accept electronics from all residents and small businesses, residents will notice a few... more »»

Spring Gardening Day set for April 30

March 21, 2016 EBENSBURG —?The Penn State Master Gardeners of Cambria County will host their Spring Gardening Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 30 at the Manor Drive conference room, 499 Manor Drive. The fee of $14. more »»

Across the area

March 21, 2016 Glendale sets kindergarten registration FLINTON —?Glendale Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year on April 7 and 8. more »»

Extension to hold virtual trail walk

March 20, 2016 The Penn State Cooperative Extension will once again be taking a virtual walk — this time learning about and enjoying the Rails To Trails in Pennsylvania. more »»

Rotary to hold gala for 100th anniversary

March 20, 2016 The Rotary Club of Altoona will mark its 100th anniversary with a gala on May 14 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Festivities include a 5 p.m. more »»

Club notes

March 20, 2016 Patton?Garden Club to meet March 28 PATTON —?The Patton Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m. March 28 at the Patton Public Librar. more »»

Service notes

March 20, 2016 JACOB SCHEINBERG Pfc. Jacob Scheinberg, 19, of Altoona graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. more »»


March 20, 2016 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 »»

5 generations

March 20, 2016 The Altoona Mirror now accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. The photo may include one representative of each generation. more »»

Students part of stock market simulation

March 19, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Economics students at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School earned first-, second- and third-place regional honors in the Stock Market Game of Pennsylvania. more »»

Saint Francis Library chosen to host traveling exhibition ‘Native Voices’

March 19, 2016 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Library has been selected in a competitive application process to host “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” a traveling exhibition... more »»

Across the area

March 19, 2016 Lincoln Caverns plans Easter events HUNTINGDON — Lincoln Caverns, 7703 William Penn Highway, will host “Find the Easter Bunny Underground” from 1 to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. more »»

Across the area

March 17, 2016 Allegheny Ballet plans basket bingo Allegheny Ballet Company will hold a basket bingo featuring Longaberger Baskets, Vera Bradley and more from 5 to 8 p.m. more »»

Students learn about hotel management

March 17, 2016 With the introduction of a new management simulation software program, Altoona Area High School students in Jesse Frailey’s office management class are applying the concepts of managing a business t... more »»

Car and motorcycle club events

March 17, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is April 14. New members are welcome. more »»

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