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St. Mary’s students mark 50th anniversary

October 13, 2015 Classmates of the St. Mary’s Parochial?Grade School class of 1965 held their 50th anniversary reunion on Aug. 1. The day started with a walk-through tour of the old S. more »»

Saxton girl to be in national pageant

October 13, 2015 Jenna Hall, 12-year-old daughter of Wayne and Jennifer Hall of Saxton, has been selected to represent Pennsylvania at the 2015 Miss American Preteen Pagean. more »»

Across the area

October 13, 2015 Nurses to hold turkey dinner today The Altoona Hospital School of Nursing will hold a catered turkey dinner with all the trimmings at 1 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church, Altoon. more »»

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October 12, 2015 CORE plans trivia night at Jethro’s The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is teaming up with Jethro’s Restaurant to encourage people to register to become organ, tissue and cornea donors... more »»

Bleed Blue campaign under way

October 12, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Kay Beck and Jean Ryan of State College were this season’s first “Donors of the Game” when the Nittany Lions hosted Rutgers on Sept. 19 at Beaver Stadium. more »»

Scholarship awards

October 12, 2015 Courtesy photo The ninth annual Cesare Battisti Club Scholarship Awards were presented on May 18. To date, the scholarship money given to area high school recipients totals more than $112,00. more »»

Club notes

October 11, 2015 Genealogical society to host speaker HOLLIDAYSBURG – The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. more »»

Family Resource Center accepting donations for Toasty Toddler Program

October 11, 2015 Donations are being accepted for the Toasty Toddler Program at the Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County. more »»

Service note

October 11, 2015 DILLON A. WILLS Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Dillon A. Wills graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lack­land, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

October 11, 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 »»

4 generations

October 11, 2015 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»


October 11, 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 »»

Tyrone honors distinguished alumni

October 10, 2015 TYRONE — The Tyrone Area School District held honored three alumni during Distinguished Alumni?Weekend on Sept. 25 and 26. The 2015 honorees are William N. Miller of Tyrone, the Rev. Peggy J. more »»

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October 10, 2015 Students to make stockings for military BELLWOOD — Myers Elementary School is partnering with Military Families Ministry to send stockings to deployed service member. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

October 10, 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 »»

Healthy Living Club sets Oct. programs, classes

October 8, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for October. Healthy Steps in Motion — These free classes meet at 8:15 and 10 a.m. more »»

AAHS part of Yale mock trial invitational

October 8, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Mock Trial Team will participate in the Yale University Bulldog Invitational Mock Trial Tournament Friday through Sunday on the campus of Yale University in New Haven,... more »»

Burgi's ride helps kids

October 8, 2015 Courtesy photo Burgi’s Low Life Riders had their check presentation on Sept. 23 from proceeds from its 12th annual charity motorcycle ride, which was held on Sept. 6. more »»

Car events

October 8, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

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October 8, 2015 Spaghetti dinner is today in?Tyrone TYRONE — Christ United Methodist Church, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Cost is $5 for adults and $3. more »»

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October 7, 2015 Altoona library recognizes two artists The Altoona Area Public Library has named Brian Middleton and Matthew Middleton as its artists of the month for Octobe. more »»


AVSA Shotgun Shoot October 14, 2015

The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club will hold Shotgun Shoots each Wed. through Sept. 2 - Nov. 25 at 7pm. $10 for 5 Meat Rounds & 1 Money Round. 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (1.5 miles from the Allegro heading towards the Horseshoe Curve) All ages welcome to attend. more »

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