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Curve FanFest scheduled for April 7

March 22, 2015 Altoona Curve fans are invited to attend Curve FanFest 2015 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 7 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Service Notes

March 22, 2015 SHANE KASCHALK Air Force Airman Shane M. Kaschalk graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

March 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 »»

Helping others

March 22, 2015 Courtesy photo Taking part in the Walmart/Sam’s Club presentation of $1,500 check to the Special Forces Association (SFA), Chapter 67, are (from left): John Peoples, SFA Chapter 67, Jerry Harpster,... more »»


March 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 »»

Class reunion

March 22, 2015 The Altoona High School class of 1960 will hold its 55th anniversary reunion in May. Events will be held May 15 at the Swiss Club, Altoona, with registration at 5 p.m. more »»

McDonald’s awards grant to teacher

March 21, 2015 Local McDonald’s owner/operator Heather Harring-ton presented local teacher Jonathan Despot with a McDonald’s MAC Grant for $500 to help Make Activities Count for students at Altoona Area Junior Hig... more »»

Everybody Walk Across PA promotes exercise

March 21, 2015 This spring, the Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Healthy Blair County Coalition will be taking a virtual walk visiting the natural beauty of Pennsylvania state park. more »»

Across the area

March 21, 2015 South Hills to hold Career Day South Hills School of Business & Technology will hold Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 9 at all three school locations: State College, Altoona and Lewistown. more »»

Fighting Hunger Challenge

March 21, 2015 Courtesy photo In February, Foot of Ten Elementary School, Duncansville, participated in the school-wide Fighting Hunger Challenge, in which students brought in nonperishable food items and boxes of... more »»

Across the area

March 19, 2015 Drug, alcohol coalition to meet The Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnership’s Coalition will meet from 12:30 to 2 p.m. more »»

Car club activities

March 19, 2015 Blair County?Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Contact Altoona schedules training

March 19, 2015 Contact Altoona, Blair County’s only 24-hour telephone helpline service, is inviting the public to an open house from noon to 2 p.m. more »»

Conservation district elects officers

March 19, 2015 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County Conserva­tion District Board of Directors met Jan. 8 at the Cambria County Human Services Building, where the district is housed. more »»

Diabetes Alert Day is Tuesday

March 19, 2015 The Healthy Blair County Coalition and Let’s Move Blair County want the public to be on alert on Tuesday. more »»

Across the area

March 18, 2015 Project collects cards for soldiers TYRONE —?Aimee Stem, a volunteer and state ambassador for the Adopt a U.S. more »»

Engineers Fight to "Can" Hunger

March 18, 2015 The sixth annual “Engineers Fight to ‘Can’ Hunger” concluded on Feb. 27 with the delivery of 15,735 pounds of nonperishable food to the American Rescue Workers Food Pantry in Hollidaysburg. more »»

T-shirt sales will benefit CMN

March 18, 2015 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at Geisinger invites individuals, groups and businesses to show they care for kids by taking part in Caring for Kids Day 2015. more »»

Across the area

March 17, 2015 Library names young artist of month The Altoona Area Public Library has recognized Olivia Walter of Altoona as its young adult artist of the month. “I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember. more »»

Group plans toy train swap meet

March 17, 2015 The Alto Model Train Museum will sponsor a toy train swap meet, sometimes referred to as Scalefest, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

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