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Friends of Canoe Creek to host Winterfest Jan. 1

December 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Residents of Hollidaysburg and surrounding communities are invited to take part in the Friends of Canoe Creek’s third annual Winterfest. more »»

Honor Roll

December 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Ryan C. Adams, Mohammed Ali, Rachael L. Angermeier, Jack W. Ansley, Charles W. Antono­wicz, Seth D. Aungst, Madison B. more »»

Preschoolers learn about Penn, alliance

December 21, 2015 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Preschool students at Coal Country Hangout Youth Center in Northern Cambria, recently completed a special unit on the Indians who lived in this area 250 years ago. more »»

Club notes

December 20, 2015 Rotary, Navy League hold luncheon Cmdr. Jason Stewart, executive officer of the Penn State NROTC, was the guest speaker at the annual Altoona Rotary/U.S. more »»

Service notes

December 20, 2015 SABBATHA R. FORCEY Army National Guard Pvt. Sabbatha R. Forcey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.. more »»

Eagle Scout

December 20, 2015 Courtesy photo Ryan Farabaugh of Gallitzin Troop 2059 has earned the highest rank in Boy Scouts. Ryan had his board of review on Nov. 15 and earned his Eagle Scout rank. more »»

Locks of Love

December 20, 2015 Courtesy photo Julia Etkin, daughter of Eric and Cheryl (Watters) Etkin of Lancaster, donated 12 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, which provides hairpieces for children with cancer and other... more »»


December 20, 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 »»

Readers can submit obituaries for pets

December 20, 2015 The Mirror publishes obituaries of pets on Mondays. The Mirror pet obituary desk is staffed weekdays by Linda Richards at 946-7441. Obituaries can be emailed to petobits@altoonamirro. more »»

Bellwood-Antis class of 1965 marks 50th anniversary

December 19, 2015 BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1965 held its 50th anniversary reunion on July 24 and 25. The event began with an informal mixer at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona, on Friday evening. more »»

PSU Altoona holds business competition

December 19, 2015 As corporate sponsors of the 2015 Penn State Altoona Engineering & Business Case Competition, Curry Rail Services (CRS), Hollidaysburg, hosted the competition and provided scholarship support to the... more »»

Appreciating veterans

December 17, 2015 Courtesy photo This photo of the Vietnam Era veterans was taken at American Legion Post 174 in Gallitzin, where the post held a “thank-you for serving” luncheon on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. more »»

BG to host Christmas concert Sunday

December 17, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Music Department and Elemen­tary Band will perform its annual Christmas Concert called “A Vertical Christ­mas” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the BG gymnasium. more »»

Claysburg hosts second Christmas in the Park

December 17, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Clays­burg’s second Christmas in the Park event was held on Nov. 2. more »»

Across the area

December 16, 2015 Association for Blind receives grant The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind received a grant for $9,311.79 from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Mid-Penn Region Inc. more »»

C-K FBLA participates in Veterans Day Program as part of veterans project

December 16, 2015 CLAYSBURG — On Nov. 10, the Claysburg area came together to honor veterans with programs at Claysburg-Kimmel High School and at Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School. more »»

Operation Christmas Child offers opportunity for shoebox giving

December 16, 2015 Nearly 33,300 children will soon experience the joy of Christmas, thanks to the members of the community. more »»

Park programs

December 16, 2015 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Brunch with the Birds, 10 a.m. Thursday, meet in the lower level of the park office. more »»

Former local teen tours with Richmond Ballet

December 15, 2015 Kristin Cowger, 18, formerly of Hollidaysburg, recently finished a tour with The Richmond Ballet, the state ballet of Virginia, performing in “The Nutcracker. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets January activities

December 15, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for January. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

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