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Model Train Museum sets open houses

The Alto Model Train Museum Association will hold open house events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 and 17 and Feb. 20 and 21 at 1117 Ninth Ave., Altoona, across the street from Altoona Pipe and Steel.

Open houses will continue on the third full weekend of each month.

Because of COVID-19 concern, the children’s play area will not be available.

There is no admission charge, although donations are accepted.

For more information, call 942-2676.

PARSE cancels January meeting

The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon Chapter 1-10 Chapter Meeting scheduled for Jan. 19 at the American Legion Social Hall, Hollidaysburg, has been canceled.

Plans are for the March 16 meeting to be held as scheduled.

The officers and directors wish the best to all. Questions may be addressed to James C. Dell at 793-0060 or jcdell@centurylink.net.

Area clubs and nonprofits can email articles and photos to community@altoonamirror.com. For more information, call Brenda Carberry, community news coordinator, at 946-7459.


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