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June 17, 2014 CPA recognizes distinguished service STATE COLLEGE — Robert and Helen Harvey of State College are the 2014 recipients of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State Distinguished Service Award. more »»

Judging contests

June 17, 2014 The Penn State Judging Contest was held March 22 at Penn State University. more »»

Altoona native recognized for volunteerism

June 17, 2014 PITTSBURGH — In an April 24 ceremony, Highmark honored 12 employees of the company and its affiliated organizations for their outstanding volunteer work by presenting them with a Jefferson Award for... more »»

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June 16, 2014 Library features Altoona artist The Altoona Area Public Library invites the public to enjoy the art of Michael Kensinger of Altoona. more »»

Homewood holds ‘Aloha’ events

June 16, 2014 Residents and staff at Homewood at Martinsburg observed National Nursing Home Week (May 11-17) with a variety of activities centered around this year’s theme, “Living the Aloha Spirit. more »»

Pink-Out Against Cancer

June 16, 2014 The Glendale High School Boys’ Basketball Booster Club and team hosted a Pink Out game against the Moshannon Valley High School boys’ basketball team and raised more than $1,300 to support Making... more »»

Club Notes

June 15, 2014 District 26 auxiliary elects officers TWIN ROCKS — The Veterans of Foreign?Wars Ladies Auxiliary of District 26 held its convention/election on May 18 at LaRue’s Taverns. more »»

Mirror Images

June 15, 2014 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 »»

Service Notes

June 15, 2014 BRYCE A. SHARON Air Force Airman Bryce A. Sharon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»


June 15, 2014 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 »»

Four generations

June 15, 2014 The Altoona Mirror now accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. Photos will be published at no charge on the Community News page. more »»

Bake sale at blood drive to benefit fire victim

June 14, 2014 Bethany Lutheran Church, Third Avenue and Second Street, Altoona, will sponsor a bake sale as part of a blood driveon Wednesday to help a local fire victi. more »»

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June 12, 2014 Eagle Scout fundraiser is Saturday Eagle Scout candidate Joseph Lannoo, a junior at Altoona Area High School, will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser and yard sale from 8 to 10:30 a.m. more »»

‘Cruisin’ at the Park’ planned

June 12, 2014 The Blair County?Antique Auto Club will hold its annual “Cruisin’ at the Park” show June 20 to 22 at Lakemont Park,?Altoona. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

June 12, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’s. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Sweet Adelines

June 11, 2014 The Altoona Chorus is the 2014 Sweet Adelines International Region 19 Small Chorus Champion. The competition was held April 24 to 27 in Ocean City, Md. more »»

Red Cross offers free swim app

June 11, 2014 HARRISBURG —?The American Red Cross has announced its new free Swim App to promote water safety for parents and caregivers of young people learning how to swim. more »»

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June 11, 2014 Senior driving programs offered Seniors for Safe Driving will hold several highway safety education programs for seniors ages 55 and older in the area. more »»

Park programs

June 11, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Van Tour of Historic Portage Railroad, 1 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Rec commission announces summer programs

June 10, 2014 The Central Blair Recrea­tion and Park Commission is offering a variety of programs and activities this summer. Preregistration and prepayment is required for all programs. more »»

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