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UPMC Altoona to promote women’s health, wellness

May 5, 2016 UPMC Altoona will present its annual Women’s Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday at the Station Medical Center, 1404 Ninth Ave., Altoona. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 5, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is May 12. more »»

My Ride

May 5, 2016 1954 Chevrolet pickup truck Jack Horton of Everett submitted the following information about his 1954 Chevrolet pickup truck: “My brother Levi and I have always been interested in mechanics. more »»


May 5, 2016 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 »»

Appreciating veterans

May 4, 2016 Courtesy photo The Central Pennsylvania National Guard & Veterans Association hosted a luncheon for 30 residents of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, sponsored by Hoss’s Steak &?Sea House,... more »»

Across the area

May 4, 2016 Outing to aid Ronald McDonald House HOLLIDAYSBURG — The 24th annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Mid-Penn Region Golf Outing will take place June 13 at Scotch Valley Country Club. more »»

Tourism to Western Pa. national parks contributes $81 million to regional economy

May 4, 2016 FARMINGTON —?A new National Park Service (NPS) report based on 2015 visitation shows that 984,471 visitors to the five National Park Service sites in Western Pennsylvania spent $58 million dollars i... more »»

Across the area

May 3, 2016 AFSCME retirees to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE —?The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Retirees Sub-chapter 8306 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Patchway Road office. more »»

Claysburg Hall of Fame holds induction

May 3, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Induction of the third annual Claysburg Area Hall of Fame members was held on April 2 in the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditorium. Approximately 100 people were in attendance. more »»

Brightening the day

May 3, 2016 Courtesy photo Representatives of the Tyrone Hospital Auxiliary visited Tyrone Hospital during the Easter holiday. Easter flowers were distributed to all of the hospital’s patients. more »»

Across the area

May 2, 2016 Y offers diabetes prevention program HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA is working with the Centers for Disease Control and the National Diabetes Prevention Program to help reduce people’s... more »»

Block & Bridal Contest

May 2, 2016 Courtesy photo Cambria County was represented with two 4-H?livestock judging teams at the 2016 Block & Bridle Spring Contest on March 18 at Penn?State University, University Park. more »»

Altoona Day held in Florida

May 2, 2016 BRADENTON, Fla. — Altoona Day 2016 attracted a record crowd of 170 people, including approximately 30 first-time attendees, to Duff’s Original Buffet on Feb. 25 for food and fellowship. more »»

Claysburg library sets its activities for May

May 2, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The following activities have been planned this month at the Claysburg Area Public Library. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Club notes

May 1, 2016 Roaring Spring Lions hold FFA Night ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Lions Club held its annual FFA Night on March 1. more »»

Bark For Life event Saturday at Legion Park

May 1, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Families and their furry friends will celebrate the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer patients at the American Cancer Society Bark For Lif. more »»

NAACP to hold Freedom Fund Dinner

May 1, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — The Blair County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its annual Freedom Fund dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at The Calvin House. more »»


May 1, 2016 Becky Shoop of Hollidaysburg submitted this photo of her mother, Alice “Betty” Hoover-Magill, who delivered the Altoona Mirror as a teen in the 1930s in Duncansville. more »»


May 1, 2016 Corning Reunion 2016 will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Pleasant Gap Carnival Grounds, 475 Robinson?Lane. Lunch will be served at 3 p.m. more »»

Helping Make-A-Wish

April 28, 2016 Courtesy photo Brouse Wellness and Chiropractic in Duncansville recently presented a check for $3,900 to Make-A-Wish to grant the wish of a Blair County child. The donation was made by D. more »»

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