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August 27, 2015 ‘Back to School Bash’ is Saturday Scorchin Entertainment will sponsor a “Back to School Bash” from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Prospect Park, Altoona. more »»

'All Paws on Deck'

August 26, 2015 Mirror file photo The Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Mar­tinsburg, will celeberate “the last dog-gone day of summer” with an “All Paws on Deck” canine swim from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. more »»

Keep Blair County Beautiful receives award

August 26, 2015 Keep Blair County Beautiful, a function of the Intermunicipal Relations Committee, has received a Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful 25 in 25 grant award for its freon removal program and compost... more »»

Park programs

August 26, 2015 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, through Sept. 27, various locations around Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter. more »»

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

August 26, 2015 Courtesy photo The Blair County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Committee is gearing up for the 2015 MSABC Walk fundraising campaign, now in its 19th year. more »»

Across the area

August 25, 2015 Dance to feature Country Blend SAXTON — A dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Broad Top Area Senior Center, 707 Ninth St., with music by Country Blend. The kitchen will open at 6 p.m. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets Sept. programs, classes

August 25, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for September. Programs are open to all adult age groups unless otherwise specified. more »»

Family bocce tournament

August 25, 2015 Courtesy photo The inaugural Buccinese Family Bocce Tournament was held on July 18 at the Buccinese Club. more »»


August 25, 2015 Aug. 12, 2015 Breighlyn Edward Giselman, a son born to Rachel Leighty and Edward Giselman Jr., Altoona, at UPMC Altoona at 11:40 p.m. Landon Paul Harshberger, a son born to Rachael L. more »»

Smiles for Miles announces events

August 24, 2015 The Smiles for Miles Charitable Foundation has announced several upcoming activities and events. more »»

Hollidaysburg Haul 5K Race, Kids Fun Run set for Sept. 19

August 24, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The 12th annual Holli­days­burg Haul 5K Race and Kids Fun Run, presented by the Hollidays­burg Community Partner­ship, will take place at 9 a.m. Sept. more »»

Pioneer Days set for Saturday

August 24, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg’s inaugural Pioneer Days will be a joint effort between the Claysburg American Legion, Clays­burg Volunteer Fire Company, Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions... more »»

United Way kicks off Blair’s 2015-16 campaign

August 24, 2015 The 2015-16 United Way of Blair County Campaign is underway. Each year, United Way holds a campaign to raise funds to positively impact the lives of people in Blair County. more »»

Club notes

August 23, 2015 Tickets on sale for Autumn Glory Ride Three train excursions set for Oct. 17 ROARING SPRING —?Tickets for the 2015 Autumn Glory Ride Train Excursions, which will take place on Oct. more »»

Service Paws of Central PA to hold ‘meet and greet’

August 23, 2015 Service Paws of Central Pennsylvania will host a “meet and greet” event from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at We Care Therapy Services, 501 Valley View Blvd., Altoona. more »»

Tickets on sale for Autumn Glory Ride

August 23, 2015 ROARING SPRING —?Tickets for the 2015 Autumn Glory Ride Train Excursions, which will take place on Oct. 17, are now on sale and are expected to once again sell out. more »»


August 23, 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 »»

Local youth leader attends national conference

August 23, 2015 Melanie Clapper of Roar­ing Spring was one of approximately 360 youth service club leaders from across the U.S. more »»

Logan Valley Mall helping local teachers

August 22, 2015 In an effort to help support local teachers and their schools during the busy back-to-school shopping season, Logan Valley Mall has launched “Kickstart Your Class,” a crowd-funding campaign built in... more »»

AAHS to present Distinguished Alumni Awards

August 22, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Alumni Association has announced the winners of its Distinguished Alumni Awards that will be presented on the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24. more »»

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