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Portage art contest

September 27, 2014 PORTAGE -- Steve Shedlock, chairman of the 2014 Rotary Club of Portage Art Contest awarded the prizes to the Portage elementary students. more »»

Star Performance Dance Company wins awards

September 25, 2014 LANCASTER — Star Per­form­ance Dance Company attended the All American Talent regional competition from March 21 to 23 at the Lancaster Marriott Convention Center. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets programs for October

September 25, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Com­munity Library has an­nounced its activities for October. Library and Book?Cellar hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

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September 25, 2014 Bellwood library has new art display BELLWOOD —?The Bellwood-Antis Public Library has a new art display: “Wildflowers” by Lois L. Braun (1917-2009). more »»

Car and motorcycle events

September 25, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Altoona. For more information, visit Bike Nights — 7 p.. more »»

PACD recognizes excellence in conservation

September 23, 2014 HARRISBURG —?Nearly 180 individuals comprised of conservation district staffs, state officials and legislative partners from various parts of Pennsylvania convened in Altoona to honor... more »»

Hip-Hop Overdrive wins awards

September 23, 2014 HERSHEY —?Hip-Hop Overdrive (H2O), the Co-Ed All Star Hip-Hop Team from the Blair Dance Aca­demy, finished its season. All three teams have finished their seasons nationally ranke. more »»

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September 23, 2014 Gaming marathon to benefit CMN Area residents are invited to take part in this year’s Extra Life gaming marathon Oct. 25 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger. more »»

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September 22, 2014 Bath Fitter to sponsor Making Strides In October, Bath Fitter in Altoona will walk with the community to support and honor those who continually battle the fight against breast cance. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes auxiliary

September 22, 2014 TYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital auxiliary was recognized for its ongoing support and contributions to Ty­rone Hospital during a National Hos­pital Week celebration held in May. more »»

Try-It Night

September 22, 2014 The Horseshoe Cloggers invite the public to its open house and free Try-It-Night class at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Newry Lions Club, behind Leighty’s Market, Newry. more »»

Service notes

September 21, 2014 TAYLOR A. VLADIC Taylor A. Vladic, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has completed a Drill Cadet Leader Training assignment. more »»


September 21, 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 »»

Club notes

September 21, 2014 Patton Garden Club to meet Monday PATTON — The Patton Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Patton Librar. more »»

Walk for autism set for Oct. 11 at PNG

September 21, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, announced that the 10th annual Central Penn­sylvania Walk Now for Autism Speaks fund­raising and awareness event will... more »»

Mirror Images

September 21, 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 »»


September 21, 2014 An all-class reunion will be held for former elementary students of Cathedral, St. Leo the Great, Saints Peter and Paul and McNelis Catholic schools. The reunion will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. more »»

Little Miss Majorette of Pa. recognized as ‘Tiny Tot Grand National Twirling Champion’

September 20, 2014 SOUTH BEND, Ind. —?Jaylyn Resh, the reigning Little Miss Majorette of Pennsylvania, was awarded the title of “Tiny Tot Grand National Twirl-ing Champion” at Notre Dame University in July. more »»

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September 20, 2014 Society plans neighborhood bus tour The Blair County Historical Society is sponsoring a bus tour of the historic German and Italian neighborhoods of Altoona on Sept. 2. more »»

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September 18, 2014 Kiwanis to honor distinguished citizen DUNCANSVILLE — The Kiwanis Club of Altoona will present the 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award to Marty Marasco during the club’s annual dinner on Sep. more »»

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