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Red Cross Blood Blitz set for July 22

July 15, 2014 The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. more »»

Women’s Club of Altoona presents art awards

July 15, 2014 The Women’s Club of Altoona has presented art awards to high school students for over 50 years. This spring, the program was held at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Altoona. more »»

Blair County Dairy Princess crowned

July 14, 2014 Jessica Orczeck was crowned 2014-15 Blair County Dairy Princess by her sister, the outgoing 2013-14 Blair County Dairy Princess Katherine Orczeck. more »»

Griffith Family Foundation to host Run & Gun for a Cure

July 13, 2014 The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation will host the fifth annual “Griff’s Run & Gun for a Cure” July 25, 26 and 27. more »»

Mirror Images

July 13, 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 »»

Yesteryear

July 13, 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 »»

Locks of Love

July 13, 2014 Email Locks of Love photos and information to community@altoonamirror.com. more »»

Club notes

July 13, 2014 Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha holds convention STATE COLLEGE — Nearly 300 women flooded the Nittany Lion Inn for the Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha State 77th Anniversary Celebration and State Convention held... more »»

AAHS softball team gives back

July 12, 2014 Courtesy photo Members of the Altoona Area High School softball team recently raised money in support of breast cancer research and the American Cancer Society and Stars of Hope survivor group at th... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 10, 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 www.bcaac.org. more »»

Allegheny Street Cruise-In

July 10, 2014 On May 30, the Hollidaysburg Community Partnership and the Borough of Hollidaysburg presented their third annual Allegheny Street Cruise-In. more »»

Fishing offered for wounded vets

July 10, 2014 ENTRIKEN —?John and Liz Joivell of the No Slack Guide Service and Ameri­can Legion Post 322, Maple­ton, have established the Wounded Warriors Fishing Program on Raystown Lake. more »»

Retiring from volunteering

July 10, 2014 Courtesy photo Lowell Murray (second from left), a volunteer at Van Zandt VA Medical Center, has retired from driving from the Volunteer Transportation Network. more »»

Across the area

July 9, 2014 Doggie Dash set for July 26 in Tyrone TYRONE —?Dogs and the humans who accompany them are being recruited to participate in the fifth annual Doggie Dash 5K Walk/Run to be held July 26 Tyrone. more »»

Supporting veterans

July 9, 2014 Courtesy photos Some of the long-term residents at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center received a special visit to the Pinecroft Volunteer Fire Company Station 23 in honor of their service to our country. more »»

Park programs

July 9, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Evening on the Summit: Take a Ride on the Main Line Canal, 8 p.m. more »»

Births

July 9, 2014 June 19, 2014 Kaileb Isaac Brown, a son born to Shannan L. (Hoover) and Richard L. Brown, Alum Bank, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, at 1:09 p.m. more »»

Graduates

July 8, 2014 MESSIAH COLLEGE, Grantham — Gabrielle Acker, Huntingdon, magna cum laude, social work; Stacey Aurand, Huntingdon, studio art; Kirsten Davidhizar, Altoona, cum laude, nursing; Robert Hocutt, Bellwood... more »»

Across the area

July 8, 2014 Library recognizes young artist The Altoona Area Public Library welcomes Anthony Forlina of Altoona as the Young Adult Artist for July. more »»

UPMC Altoona unveils murals

July 8, 2014 UPMC Altoona, Altoona Area School District representatives, teachers and Altoona Area High School National Art Honor Society students Monday unveiled a series of railroad-themed murals designed to... more »»

 
 

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