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Park programs

November 11, 2015 Canoe Creek State Park, 205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, 695-6807 Identification Station, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, meet at the Wentz Education Center. more »»

Across the area

November 11, 2015 The Inkwell writers to meet Nov. 19 DUNCANSVILLE — The Inkwell will meet Nov. 19 at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewing Co., 165 Patchway Road, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed at 7 p.m. more »»

Visiting Veterans

November 10, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams, dressed in camouflage, recently took their annual run from the school to the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home to... more »»

Baker Mansion holds Ghostly Tours event

November 10, 2015 On Oct. 23 and 24, the Blair County Historical Society opened the doors of Baker Mansion in Altoona for its inaugural Ghostly Tours event. more »»

Hollidaysburg class of 1950 to meet Wednesday

November 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The class members of the Hollidaysburg high school class of 1950 holds its monthly luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at The Dream Restaurant. more »»

Star Wars Family Y-Night Saturday

November 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will hold Star Wars Family Y-Night from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event is for all age. more »»

Across the area

November 10, 2015 Center sets flea market, soup/bake sale SAXTON — The Broad Top Area Senior Center, 707 Ninth St., will hold an indoor flea market and bake/soup sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Across the area

November 9, 2015 Thankgiving dinner put on hiatus Gary and Marjie Deem are not able to hold their annual Thanksgiving meal this year at Geeseytown Fire Hall. more »»

American Legion Auxiliary hosts meeting

November 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Ameri­can Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Bedford/Blair County Council held its quarterly meeting on Oct. 3 at the Holli­daysburg American Legion with Unit 516 hosting the meeting. more »»

Helping veterans

November 9, 2015 Courtesy photo U.S. Armed Forces Mothers Squad 41 participated with Retired Col. Frank Steinbugl in the 2015 Wounded Warriors Project BMSA Trout Fishing Tournament on Sept. 26. more »»

Club notes

November 8, 2015 Historical society to meet in?Duncansville DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave. more »»

CMN Brunch with Santa scheduled for Dec. 13

November 8, 2015 Children’s Miracle Net­work at Geisinger’s annual Brunch with Santa event to benefit Janet Weis Chil­dren’s Hospital pediatric services will take place at 11 a.m. Dec. more »»

Mirror Images

November 8, 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 »»

Mount presents honorary alumni award

November 8, 2015 CRESSON — The Mount Aloysius College Alumni Association has announced that Ann M. Benzel has received the 2015 Honorary Alumni Award. more »»

Blair school retirees win national award for community service with local youth

November 8, 2015 WASHINGTON,?D.C. — Retired educators with the Pennsylvania Asso­ciation of School Retirees have won five national awards for their outstanding community service. more »»

Locks of Love

November 8, 2015 Courtesy photo Mackenzie Carper of Williamsburg donated 11 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, which provides hairpieces for children with cancer and other medical conditions that result in... more »»


November 8, 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 »»

Helping others

November 8, 2015 Courtesy photos The Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company gave smoke detectors away on Oct. 7 at the Claysburg Fire Hall during National Fire Prevention Wee. more »»

Across the area

November 7, 2015 Society to sponsor Toys for Tots auction The Unter Uns Society at Van Buren Avenue and 14th Street, Altoona, will sponsor its annual Toys for Tots Auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the club. more »»

Former exchange student visits after 40 years

November 7, 2015 Former exchange student Javier Kirigin of Bolivia returned to Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School for the first time in 40 years. more »»

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