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April 10, 2014 Library recognizes artist of the month The Altoona Area Public Library welcomes Sue Lehman as its artist of the month for April. more »»

Frohsinn Singing Society marks 150 years

April 10, 2014 The Frohsinn Singing Society of Altoona celebrated its 150th anniversary on March 2 with a grand party for all member. more »»

Bowl-a-thon raises $12,000 for CMN

April 10, 2014 The 12th annual Re/Max Results Realty Bowl-a-thon set a new high for money raised to support Children’s Miracle Net­work at Geisinger. more »»

Area families get help with mortgage payments

April 10, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — Bruce Smith of The WealthKare Investment Centers, in partnership with the Gradient Gives Back Foundation, a nonprofit organization that devotes its resources to assisting Ameri­cans... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 10, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 5 p.m. every Sunday starting April 27, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’. more »»

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April 9, 2014 Spring Plow Day set for April 19 NEW ENTERPRISE — Southern Cove Power Reunion, a nonprofit corporation at 145 Cave Road, will hold its Spring Plow Day and Tractor Show April 19 at their show ground. more »»

helping Miracle Network

April 9, 2014 Children’s Miracle Network held its inaugural Murder Mystery Dinner on March 22 at the Imperial Room in Ebensburg. The event drew more than 135 participants and raised $3,600 for CMN. more »»

PSEA campaign distributes ‘Books for Babies’ at hospitals

April 9, 2014 Members of the Penn­sylvania State Education Association, through the “Books For Babies” campaign, recently purchased and distributed more than 240 new books for newborns and children at UPMC Altoon... more »»

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April 8, 2014 CORE awareness event set for Friday The Center for Organ Recovery & Education is joining the organ donation community once again this April by celebrating National Donate Life Month. more »»

Blair commissioners promote reading

April 8, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?At their April 1 meeting, the Blair Coun­ty commissioners issued a proclamation declaring April 13 to 19 as National Library Week in Blair County. more »»

Claysburg history tour has new concept

April 8, 2014 CLAYSBURG —?Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions will sponsor a new history tour concept on April 26. The organization held tours covering the Claysburg area in 2012 and 2013. more »»

Third annual St. Patrick’s Day Race held in Newry

April 7, 2014 NEWRY —?The third an­nual St. more »»

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April 7, 2014 Biologist to speak about sabbaticals HUNTINGDON — Douglas Glazier, professor of biology at Juniata College, will give a talk on how his sabbatical leaves during a 30-year career have im­proved his... more »»

School retirees present grant

April 7, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Asso­ciation of School Retirees recently awarded its 2013-14 Education Support grant to Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School’s... more »»


April 6, 2014 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 »»

Hair donation

April 6, 2014 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»

Club notes

April 6, 2014 Newry Lions Club honors Central senior NEWRY — Cody Thompson, a senior at Central High School, Martinsburg, was recognized by the Newry Lions Club during its January meeting. more »»

Service notes

April 6, 2014 SHERRI M. HOSKINS Navy Reserve Lt. Cmdr. Sherri M. Hoskins helped to provide free medical care to residents of rural Louisiana during exercise Cajun Care, Feb. 25 to March 6. more »»

Run for Wounded Heroes slated for April 26 at Penn State Altoona

April 6, 2014 The Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Club of Penn State Altoona will host a 10K/5K Run for Wounded Heroes at 10 a.m. April 26. more »»

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