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Helping Others

July 6, 2014 The Altoona Mirror recently donated $500 to the Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association Ladies Auxiliary for the group’s playground project. more »»


July 5, 2014 The descendants of Charles and Carrie (Brad­ley) Thompson will hold their annual reunion on July 19 at DelGrosso‘s Amusement Park, Tipton, Pavilion No 9. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Country fans

July 3, 2014 Courtesy photo This photo of the Greiner brothers from Altoona with country singer Kathy Mattea was published in the May 26 Memorial Day edition of “Country Weekly” magazine. more »»

Altoona native in patriotic concerts

July 3, 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul Cassarly and the U.S. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 3, 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 more »»

Glendale golf outing nets $8,800 for foundation

July 3, 2014 LUMBER CITY — Glen­dale Education Foundation Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 10th annual Glendale Education Foun­dation Golf Tournament fundraiser held on June 13 at Eagles... more »»

Nearly 200 participate in Miller memorial event at J.C. Blair

July 2, 2014 HUNTINGDON — The sixth annual Dr. more »»

Across the area

July 2, 2014 Convention center to host pageant The Miss Pennsylvania Junior High, High School and Collegiate America Pageant will be held at 2 p.m. July 27 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

EADS employees give $11,675 to charities

July 2, 2014 The EADS Group Inc. Employee Charity Fund was established at the headquarters of The EADS Group Inc., in Altoona, in 1971. more »»

Park programs

July 2, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Evening on the Summit: South Penn Railroad, 8 p.. more »»

Across the area

July 1, 2014 Fourth of July events set in?Patton PATTON — Patton’s Fourth of July celebration is set to go off with a bang, but organizers hope people will turn up early to spend the evening listening to — and... more »»

Bikers for Barkers set for July 13

July 1, 2014 Registration is underway for the 14th annual Bikers for Barkers Motorcycle Run, presented by the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. more »»

South Hills hosts career network fair for students

July 1, 2014 South Hills School of Business & Technology hosted its annual Career Network Fair in May at the South Hills Altoona campus. more »»

BBBS child of the month

June 30, 2014 Charlie likes to play basketball Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County has featured Charlie as its child of the month for June. more »»

Ambassadors ready to explore Europe

June 30, 2014 A group of junior-high students from our area is prepared to experience 20 days in seven European countries in July. more »»

Altoona library sets programs for July

June 30, 2014 The Altoona Area Public Library will offer the following activities in July. The library will be closed for Independence Day on Friday and Saturda. more »»

Across the area

June 30, 2014 AFSCME to hold picnic Wednesday EBENSBURG —?The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Sub-Chapter 8303 will hold its summer picnic at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Club notes

June 29, 2014 Hollidaysburg Lions install officers HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Lions Club held its installation banquet on June 4. more »»

Service Notes

June 29, 2014 CONNOR F. HALLINAN Seaman Apprentice Connor F. Hallinan graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard basic training at TRACEN Cape May, N.J., on April 28. more »»

Mirror Images

June 29, 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 »»

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