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Gardening symposium set for April 25

April 6, 2015 EBENSBURG —?The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Cambria County will host their Spring Gardening Symposium from 8 a.m. more »»


April 5, 2015 The Altoona Area High School class of 1973 is planning a “60th Birthday Party” reunion weekend on Aug. 1 and 2. Classmates will meet on Aug. 1 at the Altoona Heritage Discovery Center, 1421 12th Av. more »»

Service notes

April 5, 2015 PETER A. GATI Air Force Airman Peter A. Gati graduated from military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Club notes

April 5, 2015 Kiwanis Club to hold pancake breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Altoona will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Mirror Images

April 5, 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 »»


April 5, 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 »»

Four generations

April 5, 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 »»

Across the area

April 4, 2015 Home food preservation topic of class Individuals who are thinking of preserving food from their garden for the first time or who have been persevering food for years are invited to attend “Home... more »»

Across the area

April 2, 2015 BG to host basket fundraiser April 12 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School’s Athletic Department will host its annual basket fundraiser featuring Longaberger baskets from Dresden, Ohio. more »»

Helping the Cancer Society

April 2, 2015 Courtesy photo The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona recently presented the American Cancer Society a check for $3,000 in support of the ACS’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer... more »»

Annual event raises funds for Mending Hearts

April 2, 2015 The Mills family of Altoona celebrated their annual theme party with a “Millstoberfest” (Oktober-fest) on Sept. 13. The men wore their “lederhosen” and the women wore their “dirndl. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 2, 2015 Blair County?Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

April 1, 2015 Voices of Freedom Project seeks vets The Blair County Historical Society announced that the Blair County History Center at Baker Mansion will host the Voices of Freedom Project. more »»

A successful season

April 1, 2015 Courtesy photo Officials from the Altoona Mirror and the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation recently presented a $19,370 check to the Mountain Lion BackPack Program, the proceeds from the... more »»

‘An Evening of Fine Arc’ is April 9

April 1, 2015 The Arc of Blair County is honoring Developmental Disability Month, which occurred in March and Autism Awareness Month in April by hosting an auction of artwork created by students at the Arts at Th... more »»


April 1, 2015 June Johnston June Rose Johnston of Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Juniata, will celebrate her 104th birthday April 12, 2015. She was born April 12, 1911 to Dr. more »»

BBBS child of the month

April 1, 2015 Sam loves science Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County has selected Sam as its April Child of the Month. Sam is a 9-year-old who enjoys soccer, basketball, swimming, baseball, and going fishing. more »»

Across the area

March 31, 2015 Everett train museum to re-open EVERETT — The Everett Train Station Museum, West Fifth Street, will reopen on Saturday. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»


March 31, 2015 Ethel Thompson Ethel (Detwiler) Thompson of Roaring Spring will celebrate her 103rd birthday on Thursday. She was born April 2, 1912, in Altoona, the daughter of Samuel and Fannie (Siard) Detwiler. more »»

Altoona Area Public Library sets April programs

March 31, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library has announced its April activities and programs. more »»

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