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Hollidaysburg library announces July programs

June 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Public Library, 1 Furnace Road, has announced its July events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Association for the Blind sets programs for July

June 30, 2015 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»


June 30, 2015 Erma Kennedy Erma (Ciampoli) Ken­nedy of Garvey Manor Nursing Home, formerly of 602 First Ave., Altoona, where she resided for 60 years, is celebrating her 100th birthday toda. more »»

N. Blair Relay For Life ‘Painting Towns Purple’

June 29, 2015 BELLWOOD —?Relay For Life of Northern Blair is scheduled for July 10 and 11 at the Bellwood-Antis High School Athletic Field. more »»

Altoona library sets programs for July

June 29, 2015 Altoona Area Public Library has announced its programs for July. The library will be closed for Independence Day on Saturday. n Summer reading fun is offered at the library. more »»

UPMC offers support, clinics

June 29, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in July. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Altoona graduate selected for Air Force Academy Prep School

June 29, 2015 Daniel Jude Dodson of Altoona has been accepted into the Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colo. Daniel was nominated earlier this year by U.S. Rep. more »»

Students headed to the Mediterranean

June 29, 2015 This summer, six area students and their leader are headed to Europe for a 20-day adventure called “European Odyssey.” They are part of the local region’s People to People Student Ambassador Progra. more »»

SAMA gala to feature an ‘African Odyssey’

June 28, 2015 LORETTO — Guests at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto’s 37th annual gala this summer will be in for a wild time. more »»

Griff’s Run & Gun for a Cure slated for July 24, 25

June 28, 2015 The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation will host the sixth annual “Griff’s Run & Gun for a Cure” July 24 and 25. more »»


June 28, 2015 Roy Hetrick of Hollidaysburg submitted this photo of a generator and gas tanks located north of the old mountain road that crosses Tussey Mountain, connecting Marklesburg and Williamsburg. more »»

Locks of Love

June 28, 2015 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»


June 28, 2015 The Lilly-Washington class of 1965 will hold its 50th anniversary reunion at 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at Jethro’s Restaurant, Altoon. more »»

Club notes

June 28, 2015 Delta Kappa Gamma holds convention STATE COLLEGE — Nearly 300 women attended the Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Alpha State 78th Anniver­sary Celebration and State Convention held June 12-14 at the Nittany... more »»

Go Red for Women

June 25, 2015 Courtesy photos The inaugural Blair Go Red for Women event was held May 21 at the Blair County Convention Center. The event raised more than $30,000 for the American Heart Association. Dr. more »»

AASD recognizes SOAR Patron of Year

June 25, 2015 On May 13, the annual Altoona Area School District Project SOAR (Study, Overcome, Achieve, Reward) celebration dinner was held at the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center’s Educators Inn. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

June 25, 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 »»

SVDP to hold ‘Fashion Frenzy’ show

June 25, 2015 The St. Vincent de Paul?Society Thrift Store will hold its “Fashion Fren­zy,” an evening of fun, fashion and funding, at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima School, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona. more »»

Cresson community plans garage sales

June 25, 2015 CRESSON — The Cres­son community will hold garage sales on Saturday. Pick up your map at Cresson Presbyterian Church, 301 Keystone Ave., where a basement sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Across the area

June 24, 2015 Bellwood used book sale underway BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis Public Library’s used book sale is underway. The sale began on Saturday and will continue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

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