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Nonprofits invited to be part of Mirror’s Blair County Proud

September 1, 2016 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Sept. 9 to submit information on their activities for inclusion in the 2016 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Across the area

September 1, 2016 VFW?to dedicate flag retirement patio DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Veterans of Foreign?Wars Post 8724 and Eagle Scout candidate Michael?Elder will host an official dedication of their new... more »»

Downtown cruise

September 1, 2016 Mirror file photo by Patrick?Waksmunski The City of Altoona and the Blair County?Antique Auto Club will sponsor the 10th annual Downtown Cruise from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Altoona. more »»

Tyrone library sets Sept. activities

September 1, 2016 TYRONE —?The Tyrone-Snyder Public Library has announced its September activities. Procraftinators Crafting Meetup — Join fellow crafters and tackle unfinished projects from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 8. more »»

Car and motorcycle activities

September 1, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is Aug. 11. New members are welcome. more »»

Cancer survivors picnic offers fun, relaxation

August 31, 2016 UPMC Altoona, UPMC Cancer Center and UPMC Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery are hosting a free Cancer Survivors Appreciation Picnic Sept. 17 at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park, Tipton. more »»

Nonprofits invited to be part of Mirror’s Blair County Proud

August 31, 2016 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Sept. 9 to submit information on their activities for inclusion in the 2016 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Park programs

August 31, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets programs, classes

August 31, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for September. If you need an interpreter or have other special needs, call 889-2630 or 888-313-4665. more »»

Hollidaysburg library announces Sept. activities

August 30, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its September events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday , 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.. more »»

UPMC offers support groups, clinics in Sept.

August 30, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in September. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Av. more »»

Club notes

August 28, 2016 Hollidaysburg Lions Club installs officers HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Lions Club held its installation banquet on June 17. Officers were installed by past district governor Mike Turek. more »»

WISE Women of Blair County announces funding opportunity

August 28, 2016 WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, has established a funding opportunity to support efforts to empower women and eliminate racism through... more »»

Service notes

August 28, 2016 ZAVIER CARVER Information Systems Technician (Submarine) Third Class Zavier Nathaniel Carver was meritoriously advanced and authorized to assume the title uniform of a Petty Officer 2nd Class in the... more »»


August 28, 2016 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 »»

Across the area

August 27, 2016 Deadline for nurses’ picnic is Thursday The Altoona Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association will hold its annual picnic at 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Legion Park in Hollidaysburg. The cost is $15. more »»

Women’s club presents scholarships

August 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club recently announced the winners of its student scholarships totaling $2,500. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities for September

August 27, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for September. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.. more »»


August 27, 2016 Katie Brunner Katie Brunner of Bellwood will mark her 95th birthday with an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Bellwood Firehall. She was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Blandburg. more »»

Stage dedicated at Baker Mansion

August 26, 2016 As neighbors of Baker Mansion, Bob and Janet Pennington have long been members and supporters of the Blair County Historical Society, and their son, Michael, served on the board of trustees from 200... more »»

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