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Bowl for Kid’s Sake set for Sunday

March 16, 2015 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County invites the community to support Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the mentoring organization’s annual fundraise. more »»

Club notes

March 15, 2015 Genealogical society to host speaker HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Blair County?Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch?Valley?Road. more »»

Discovery Garden to host landscaping classes

March 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Garden enthusiasts are invited to attend a series of gardening classes held in cooperation with Holli­daysburg Borough and the Penn State Cooperative Extension. more »»

Mirror Images

March 15, 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 »»


March 15, 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 »»

4 generations

March 15, 2015 The Mirror 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 »»

Summer art camps offered in Hollidaysburg

March 15, 2015 Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council’s 2015 Summer Art Camps are now open for registration. Classes will be offered June 15 to 19. Camp 1: Ages 6 to 8. It will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. more »»

Locks of Love

March 15, 2015 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»

Across the area

March 14, 2015 ACCS schedules ‘Guys Night Out’ Altoona Central Catholic School (ACCS) athletics is hosting “Guys Night Out … March Madness” on March 28 at Father Kelley Hall, Fifth Street and 25th Avenue, Altoona. more »»

Technology students compete at regionals

March 14, 2015 Members of the Altoona Area School District Technology Student Association (TSA) ecently had exemplary performances at the Region 8 Competition in State Colleg. more »»

CBRC, Penn State Altoona to offer basketball clinic

March 14, 2015 Subway restaurants of Johnstown, Altoona and State College will serve as sponsors for the fourth annual Central Blair Recre­ation & Park Commission (CBRC)?Basket­ball Clinic to take place March 21 a... more »»

Blair Garden Club offers $500 scholarship

March 14, 2015 The Blair Garden Club of Altoona is offering a $500 scholarship to eligible high school seniors. more »»

Servello is artist of the month at Altoona Area Public Library

March 12, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library is featuring the artwork of Joe Servello, commercial artist, illustrator, muralist, teacher, actor, designer and director. more »»

Senate designates Housing Awareness Day

March 12, 2015 HARRISBURG — Representatives of the Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agen­cies and the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania gathered in the rotunda of the state capitol building on... more »»

Arbor Day Foundation offers free trees to new members

March 12, 2015 The Arbor Day Founda­tion is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. more »»

BCAAC plans Super Spring Swap Meet

March 12, 2015 The Blair County Antique Auto Club invites residents to clean out their garages for its indoor swap meet, scheduled for April 19 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

March 12, 2015 Penn-Mont to hold open house Penn-Mont Academy will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. more »»

SAMA, Tomahawks partner for Art of Hockey program

March 11, 2015 JOHNSTOWN —?After a successful inaugural event in 2014, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art and the Johnstown Tomahawks are collaborating for the second annual Art of Hockey progra. more »»

Roaring Spring teen wins pageant

March 11, 2015 Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring recently was crowned Miss Pennsylvania Heart Inspired and Beautiful Junior Teen 2015. more »»

BG drama to present ‘The Music Man’

March 11, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Drama Club will present “The Music Man” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

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