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Healthy Living Club sets April programs, classes

March 25, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for April as a community service. more »»

Across the area

March 25, 2015 Center seeks Easter donations LORETTO — The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University is still collecting goods for its Easter distribution. more »»

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March 25, 2015 Bowl-a-thon raises $14,116 for CMN The 13th annual Re/Max Results Realty Bowl-a-thon set a new high for money raised to support Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger on March 15. more »»

Klondike Derby champions

March 25, 2015 Courtesy photo Boy Scout Troop 3031 sponsored by the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars post recently swept the top three spots at the 2015 Chief Logan District Klondike Derby. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs, activities

March 24, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Public Library, One Furnace Road, has announced its April events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.. more »»

Rocky Bleier wins Rare Life Heroism Award

March 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Rocky Bleier of Pittsburgh as the winner of the 2015 Rare Life Heroism Award. more »»

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March 23, 2015 Zero Waste event set for Friday The Blair County Chamber of Commerce’s Coalition on Sustainability will hold a Zero Waste event from noon to 1 p.m. more »»

Clearfield County Charitable Foundation awards grants

March 23, 2015 The Clearfield County Charitable Foundation recently awarded grants from the Sara Jane Mat­tern Fund to three organizations in Osceola Mills. more »»

Food drive

March 23, 2015 Courtesy photo During the annual food drive, employees and customers of Freedom Excursions by Scully of Altoona recently donated 816 nonperishable items to the Altoona Food Bank. more »»

Club notes

March 22, 2015 PASR awards education support grants The Blair County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Asso­ciation of School Retirees recently awarded two $250 education support grants to Hollidaysburg Area Senior High... more »»

Curve FanFest scheduled for April 7

March 22, 2015 Altoona Curve fans are invited to attend Curve FanFest 2015 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 7 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Service Notes

March 22, 2015 SHANE KASCHALK Air Force Airman Shane M. Kaschalk graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

March 22, 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 »»

Helping others

March 22, 2015 Courtesy photo Taking part in the Walmart/Sam’s Club presentation of $1,500 check to the Special Forces Association (SFA), Chapter 67, are (from left): John Peoples, SFA Chapter 67, Jerry Harpster,... more »»


March 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 »»

Class reunion

March 22, 2015 The Altoona High School class of 1960 will hold its 55th anniversary reunion in May. Events will be held May 15 at the Swiss Club, Altoona, with registration at 5 p.m. more »»

McDonald’s awards grant to teacher

March 21, 2015 Local McDonald’s owner/operator Heather Harring-ton presented local teacher Jonathan Despot with a McDonald’s MAC Grant for $500 to help Make Activities Count for students at Altoona Area Junior Hig... more »»

Everybody Walk Across PA promotes exercise

March 21, 2015 This spring, the Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Healthy Blair County Coalition will be taking a virtual walk visiting the natural beauty of Pennsylvania state park. more »»

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March 21, 2015 South Hills to hold Career Day South Hills School of Business & Technology will hold Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 9 at all three school locations: State College, Altoona and Lewistown. more »»

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