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February 28, 2015 ‘Downton Abbey’ fans invited to tea BEDFORD — The Bedford County Regional Educa­tion Foundation will sponsor a “Downton Abbey Inspired Tea” from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Golden Eagle Inn. more »»

Spring Cove Middle School to present ‘Beauty, Beast Jr.’

February 28, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove Middle School will present Disney’s musical “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and March 7. more »»

AAJHS Drama to present ‘Little Mermaid Jr.’

February 28, 2015 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present an evening of performing arts as it brings to the stage Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Performances will be held at 7 p.m. more »»

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February 26, 2015 Registration open for SFU Sign Day LORETTO — Registration is open for the fourth annual ASL Sign Day to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 in the John F. more »»

Altoona library announces March programs

February 26, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its programs for March. n The youth room is holding a Scholastic Book Fair through March 7. more »»

Black history trivia

February 26, 2015 Courtesy photo Area students participated in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s annual “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire of Black History” Public Access Channel TV show on... more »»

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February 25, 2015 Department president to visit District 22 Brenda M. more »»

Plans discussed for vision symposium

February 25, 2015 On Feb. 9, Penny Brunner of Bellwood, founder of the Smiles for Miles Founda­tion, traveled to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children’s Hospital to meet with Dr. Debra Byler, pediatric neurologist. more »»

UPMC offers support, clinics

February 25, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in March. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Av. more »»

Helping children

February 25, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area School District and the Jaffa Shrine teamed together to host two community-sponsored basketball tournaments during the holiday season. more »»

Supporting breast cancer voucher program

February 24, 2015 Courtesy photo Girls Night Out Altoona Inc. more »»

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February 24, 2015 Trivia night, dinner set in Claysburg CLAYSBURG —?Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions is teaming with the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to promote a trivia night contest and... more »»

Funds will support ‘Baby Evan’s Journey’

February 24, 2015 Friends and family are planning a spaghetti dinner, bake sale and raffles, as well as selling T-shirts and taking donations in order to raise funds for a family’s expenses during their son’s hospita... more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets activities for March

February 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its March events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednes­day and Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»


February 22, 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 »»

Helping others

February 22, 2015 Courtesy photo The Blairmont Club, Hollidaysburg, recently held a food drive to benefit the American Rescue Workers, Hollidaysburg. more »»

Club notes

February 22, 2015 Horseshoe Chorus installs officers DUNCANSVILLE — Altoona Horseshoe Chorus held its officer installation banquet at Halbritter’s Laurel Lodge in Duncansville on Jan. 24. more »»

Service notes

February 22, 2015 JEFFREY E. GUYER Senior Master Sergeant Jeffrey E. Guyer retired from the U.S. Air Force on Jan. 16. He held multiple positions while serving. He enlisted in April 198. more »»

Mirror Images

February 22, 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 »»

McDonald’s awards MAC grants to teachers

February 21, 2015 Local McDonald’s representative Jim Roman presented local teachers with McDonald’s MAC Grants for $500 each to help Make Activities Count for students at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School and... more »»

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