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Community foundation presents scholarships

September 19, 2015 The Central Pennsyl­vania Commun­ity Foundation recently announced the winners of its 2015 scholarships. The foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. more »»

Suicide-Victim Remembrance Wednesday

September 19, 2015 LORETTO — A candlelight vigil to remember those individuals who lost their lives to suicide will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at Saint Francis University. more »»

Across the area

September 19, 2015 Dig Pink games to aid breast cancer HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Junior and Senior High?Schools’ volleyball teams will hold their Dig Pink Games on?Wednesday to kick off Breast Cancer... more »»

Across the area

September 17, 2015 Conference to focus on sexual assault LORETTO — The Counseling Center at Saint Fran–cis University is co-sponsoring, along with other community resources, the Cambria County Sexual Assault Response... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

September 17, 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 »»

Lung cancer benefit walk raises $1,775

September 17, 2015 The number of walkers increased, and donations for the third annual Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer Benefit Walk, sponsored by Select Specialty Hospital, were more than double last year’s with a tota... more »»

International Read an e-Book Day set for Friday

September 17, 2015 Free digital titles with library card and an Internet-connected device The Altoona Area Public Library announced that it will take part and celebrate International Read an e-Book Day, an annual... more »»

Across the area

September 16, 2015 Astronomy club plans sky watch HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Starlight Astronomy Club will hold a public sky watch from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Park programs

September 16, 2015 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, through Sept. 27, various locations around Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter. more »»

Mirror asks committees to submit photographs of homecoming kings, queens

September 16, 2015 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

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September 15, 2015 Friends of Library program Thursday The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold a membership meeting and program at noon Thursday in the library theater on the ground floor. more »»

Safe sleep education

September 15, 2015 Courtesy photo In an effort to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and prevent accidental suffocation/strangulation of infants, the Ronald McDonald House Charities donated $10,900... more »»

Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers seek alumni band members

September 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area High?School alumni band members are invited to participate in this year’s Holli­daysburg Area High School Golden Tiger Alumni Marching Blue Band that will take... more »»

Across the area

September 14, 2015 YMCA?sets childcare open house HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will hold a Childcare Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the YMCA?Children’s Center, 2459 Reservoir Road. more »»

National Guard Veterans Association

September 14, 2015 Courtesy photo The Central Pennsylvania National Guard Veterans Association and their families held their annual picnic on Aug. 8 at the PPG Pavilion at DelGrosso’s Amusemenet Park, Tipton. more »»

YMCA swim team parents fund branding

September 14, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA has installed new logos on the exterior of its facility on Route 3. more »»

Helping animals

September 13, 2015 Courtesy photo Julie Potter (holding her dog, Diva), owner of Tame Your Mane salon in East Freedom, presents a $1,300 donation to Pam Hinton Eberhart of Mending Hearts Animal Rescue in Hollidaysbur. more »»


September 13, 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 »»

Mirror Images

September 13, 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

September 13, 2015 Audubon society to meet Tuesday BELLWOOD —?The Juniata Valley Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. more »»

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