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Blair Dance Company wins top awards

August 20, 2015 LANCASTER —?The Blair Dance Company from the Blair Dance Academy, Altoona, traveled to its first regional competition of the season. They attended “Sheer Talent LTD” on Feb. 12 in Lancaster. more »»

Across the area

August 19, 2015 Beekeepers to hold picnic, auction HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will hold its annual auction and picnic at 10 a.m. more »»

Brian Morden Foundation hosts Superhero Carnival

August 19, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Many Brian Morden Foundation Superheroes were saluted at the foundation’s 11th annual Ride, Run & Fun event at Legion Park on May 23. more »»

Becky Sheetz Memorial golf event set for Thursday

August 17, 2015 The Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club will hold the 20th annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Trolley celebration to be held Saturday

August 17, 2015 ROCKHILL FURNACE — The Rockhill Trolley Museum will host a special celebration on Saturda. more »»


August 17, 2015 Aug. 2, 2015 Kaysen Ryan Hammond, a son born to Stefany Kissell and Mikal Hammond, Duncansville, at UPMC Altoona at 3:33 p.m. Aug. 3, 2015 Kade James Grassi, a son born to Karen A. more »»


August 17, 2015 LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — Silas Crawford, Spruce Creek; Kendra Hess, Hesston; Justin Hommer, Blandburg; Taylor Johnsonbaugh, Altoona; Nicholas Kovalick, Woodland; Skyler Sloter, Altoona. more »»

Across the Area

August 17, 2015 Rock the Runway set for Saturday The Rock the Runway Fashion Show, a fundraising event for the African American Heritage Project of Blair County, will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. more »»

Mirror Images

August 16, 2015 Amateur photographers may email photos for consideration to: Digital photos must be high-resolution and in JPEG format. more »»

Fur Ball set Oct. 24 at The Blairmont

August 16, 2015 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society’s fourth annual Fur Ball, presented by The Petco Foun­dation, will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Blair­mont Club, Hollidaysburg. more »»


August 16, 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 »»

4 generations

August 16, 2015 The Altoona Mirror 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 »»

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August 15, 2015 Blue Knob ATV run set for Aug. 22 Blue Knob Volunteer Fire Company will host its annual ATV run on Aug. 22. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The run begins at 10 a.. more »»

Alliance alumni offer scholarship

August 15, 2015 CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS —?The Alliance College Alumni Association’s nonprofit foundation is accepting applications for a $1,500 scholarship. more »»

CDA sponsors education contest

August 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Catholic Daughters of America, Court Our Lady of the Alleghenies No. more »»

BAHS Class of 1960 Reunion

August 15, 2015 Courtesy photo The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1960 celebrated its 55th anniversary reunion on the weekend of July 17 to 1. more »»

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August 13, 2015 Former race drivers to gather in Everett EVERETT —?More than 25 cars and former race drivers are expected to converge on the Everett Train Station Museum on Fifth Street from noon to 4 p.m. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

August 13, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Bass club fishes with area students

August 13, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The ICHTHYS Bass Club of Al­toona held its ninth annual Jack Swisher Memorial Fishing Derby on May 16 at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes auxiliary members

August 13, 2015 TYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Auxiliary was recognized for its ongoing support and contributions to Tyrone Hospital during a National Hospital Week celebration held in May. more »»

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