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Foundation sets 5K race, wellness walk, health/wellness fair

March 9, 2015 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg Education Foun­dation will sponsor a Derby Dash 5K Run, a Wellness Walk and Health and Wellness Fair on May 2. more »»

Competition awards scholarships

March 9, 2015 The Motion Dance Competition was held on Valentine’s Day weekend at the Blair County Convention?Center, Altoona, with top-notch faculty and performers. more »»

Supporting the library

March 8, 2015 Courtesy photo On Fe. more »»

Dinner tickets on sale for WISE Women Tribute

March 8, 2015 WISE Women of Blair County is selling tickets for its 2015 Tribute Dinner, which will be held at 6 p.m. April 15 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoon. more »»

Club notes

March 8, 2015 Sons of Revolution to meet Saturday The quarterly meeting of the Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will be held at noon Saturday at King’s Family Restaurant, 3001 Sixt... more »»

Service notes

March 8, 2015 DEVON P. NAGLE Army Pvt. Devon P. Nagle has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. more »»

Nominations are invited for Mirror’s next ‘20 Under 40’

March 8, 2015 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its eighth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Mirror Images

March 8, 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 »»


March 8, 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 »»

Five generations

March 8, 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 »»

Locks of Love

March 8, 2015 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»

Across the area

March 7, 2015 Luncheon to aid Service Paws group The third annual “You Lucky Dog” luncheon for Service Paws of Central PA will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. more »»

Glendale plans SAT prep workshop

March 7, 2015 FLINTON — To help Glendale High School students improve their overall SAT scores, the Glen­dale Education Founda­tion will be sponsoring an SAT Prep Workshop for students, similar to that of last... more »»

Cambria conservation district seeks posters for contest

March 7, 2015 EBENSBURG — The National Association of Conservation Districts announced the theme for the 2015 Poster Contest — “Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators. more »»

Helping others-St. Patrick's

March 7, 2015 Courtesy photo St. Patrick School, Newry, recently participated in the Fighting Hunger Challenge through Martin’s Food. more »»

Helping others-ACCS

March 7, 2015 Courtesy photo Altoona Central Catholic School held an Angel Feet Shoe Collection in celebration of Catholic Schools Week. more »»

EZ/Mirror Relay team offers trip to NYC in May

March 5, 2015 The Mirror Relay For Life Team is planning an “On Your Own” bus trip to New York City on May 16. The cost is $70 per person, which includes round-trip bus transportation. more »»

Mirror phone system working

March 5, 2015 Telephone service to the Mirror generally has been restored, although there remain some brief temporary periods where calls cannot get throug. more »»

Across the area

March 5, 2015 Blood screening set for March 14 CLEARFIELD —?Comfort Keepers and Mountain Laurel Rehabilitation Center will sponsor a Wellness Program, AMBA Blood Screening, from 6 to 10 a.m. more »»

‘Spring Into Health’ set for Saturday

March 5, 2015 EVERETT — The Bedford County Campus of Allegany College of Maryland is offering its fifth “Spring Into Health With ACM,” the community health and wellness fair, on Saturday. more »»

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