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August 9, 2015 JAVIER A. CANTOS JR. Air Force Airman Javier A. Cantos Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

August 9, 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 »»

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Across the area

August 8, 2015 Library to host End-of-Summer event HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library will host an End-of-Summer Celebration all day Wednesday. The doors will open at 9:30 a.m. more »»

TSA students compete in nationals

August 8, 2015 DALLAS, Texas — Members of the Al­toona Area School District Technology Stu­dent Asso­ciation Chapter, which includes AAHS students Allan Buchness and Fiona Lynch and AAJHS students Jessica Worley... more »»

Reading Reward

August 8, 2015 Courtesy photo On June 1, the top three accelerated readers from each fifth- and sixth-grade classroom at Glendale Elementary School, Flinton, took a lunch trip to the children’s area at Prince... more »»

United Way to hold a capella contest at mall

August 8, 2015 United Way of Blair County, in conjunction with Logan Valley Mall’s Back to School Pep Rally, is accepting registrations for its first-ever A Capella contest, Legato Live United. more »»

Across the area

August 6, 2015 Breazeale reactor open house Aug. 18 UNIVERSITY PARK —?The Penn State Breazeale Nuclear Reactor (PSBR) will hold an open house Aug. 18 to celebrate 60 years in operation. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

August 6, 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 »»

Golf event aids Smearman scholarship

August 6, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The sixth annual Coach Bill Smear­man Memorial Golf Tournament was held on June 22 at Iron Masters Country Club. Nineteen teams of golfers participated in this year’s event. more »»

Back to nature

August 6, 2015 Courtesy photo On June 23, residents of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home enjoyed a day of trout fishing at the Brush Mountain Sportsman’s Association in Altoona. more »»

Park programs

August 5, 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 »»

Students named to dean’s list at Penn State

August 4, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the spring term. Students from Bedford and Blair counties are published today. more »»

Gathering of descendants

August 4, 2015 Courtesy photo Four generations of the descendants of the late Stella and Isadore Yeager recently gathered for the first time in 12 years and marked the 12th birthday of Elena Raugh, the youngest of... more »»

Across the area

August 3, 2015 VFW seeks sponsors for golf event DUNCANSVILLE — Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8724 is looking for sponsors for its sixth annual golf scramble on Aug. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

August 3, 2015 TYRONE — Members of the Tyrone Hospital family recognized hospital volunteers for hours of service donated to Tyrone Hospital during calendar year 2014 at a special luncheon held recently. more »»

Dance competitions

August 3, 2015 Courtesy photo The 2015 Pauline Baker Rodgers Competition Team attended Dance Educators of America’s regional competition from March 20 to 22 in Pittsburgh. more »»

Helping others

August 2, 2015 Courtesy photo The Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Youth Ministry raised $5,000 with its 2015 golf outing at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. more »»


August 2, 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 2, 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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