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November 1, 2015 BPW to meet Nov. 12 in Bellwood BELLWOOD — The next meeting of Altoona Business and Professional Women is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12 at Pamela’s Victorian Tea & Music at Bell Man­sion. more »»

Polar Express

November 1, 2015 Courtesy photo The Bistro at The Village Green, Martinsburg, is preparing for its fifth annual showing of “The Polar Express” in 4D. more »»

Service note

November 1, 2015 JOSHUA PORT Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Joshua Port of Huntingdon is serving aboard the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) in the Black Sea. more »»


November 1, 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 »»

Project Santa collecting items for military, vets

November 1, 2015 HOUTZDALE — This year marks the 11th kickoff of Project Santa 365, a program that collects items not only for Americans serving in Afghanistan, but also for veterans at Tomorrow’s Hope in Coalport,... more »»

Mirror Images

November 1, 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 »»

AAHS Drama Club to present ‘Almost, Maine’

October 31, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Drama Club, under the direction of Ben Cossitor, will open its 2015-16 school year season by presenting “Almost, Maine” by John Carianion. more »»

Supporting cancer awareness

October 31, 2015 Supporting cancer awareness... more »»

Sweat for Vets Powerclimb set for Nov. 8 near Pinecroft

October 29, 2015 On Nov. 8, runners and hikers will take on an unique 10K event and new this year, a 5K race. Called “Sweat for Vets Power­climb” participants will begin at 1 p.m. more »»

Across the area

October 29, 2015 Fort Roberdeau to recognize veterans Fort Roberdeau Historic Site, 383 Fort Roberdeau Road, Altoona, will hold a veterans recognition program on Nov. 7 at white Oak Hall. more »»

Coalport museum receives mine model

October 29, 2015 COALPORT — At the Oct. 27 meeting of the Coalport Museum Commission, the board was elated that a detailed model of the historic “Sunshine Mine” created by the late Stanley “Stush” Slovikosky. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets Nov. activities

October 29, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for November. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»


October 29, 2015 The Cresson Presby­terian Church will hold an Election Day Soup and Chili Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. The church is located on the corner of Keystone Avenue and Third Street. more »»

'Dig Pink' fundraiser

October 29, 2015 Courtesy photos The Hollidaysburg Area Junior and Senior High Schools' volleyball teams held their Dig Pink Games on Sept. 23 to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. more »»

Event recognizes cancer assistance fund supporters

October 28, 2015 STATE COLLEGE —?More than 100 supporters of the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund recently gathered at Toftrees to celebrate a major milestone in the history of the organization — having raised and... more »»

Across the area

October 28, 2015 Education support grant to be awarded The Blair County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees is offering a $250 Education Support Grant to public school employees for innovative... more »»

Park programs

October 28, 2015 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Nature Story & Craft, 10 a.m. Friday, meet in the lower level of the park office. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets Nov. programs, activities

October 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, One Furnace Drive, has announced its November events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Across the area

October 27, 2015 PTA plans fundraiser, dinner-dance McAuliffe Heights at Irving Elementary Parent Teacher Association will hold a Harvest Basket Fundraiser and Dinner-Dance on Saturday at the Bavarian Hall, 112 S. more »»

Homecoming committees to submit photographs

October 27, 2015 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

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