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Area students named to PSU dean’s list

February 17, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students from Cambria, Centre, Clearfield and Huntingdon counties were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the fall term. more »»

Blair, Bedford students named to PSU dean’s list

February 16, 2015 correction printed 3/4/15: Ronald M.?Baum of Hollidaysburg was omitted from the Penn State University fall dean’s list, which was published on?Page B8 Feb. 16. more »»

Across the area

February 16, 2015 Freezer meal workshop is Sunday Area residents are invited to attend a Pampered Chef Freezer Meal Workshop fundraiser on Sunday to benefit Jack Of Our Heart. more »»

5 generations

February 15, 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 »»


February 15, 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 animals

February 15, 2015 Courtesy photo The UPMC Altoona Employee Engagement Team donated $377 to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society following a Christmas wreath decorating contest in December. more »»

Club notes

February 15, 2015 Department president to visit District 26 Brenda M. Johnson, department president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will conduct her annual visit and inspection at 2:30 p.m. more »»

Mirror Images

February 15, 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 »»

Singles invited to speed dating event Feb. 28

February 12, 2015 A free speed dating event for singles looking for love or friendship will be held Feb. 28 at Mardorf United Methodist Church, Juniata Gap Road. Two sessions are being held. more »»

Bracelet to benefit Heart Association

February 12, 2015 BEDFORD — Elaine Housel of Elaine’s Wearable Art and local jewelry artist Sharon Turkovich have teamed up again this year to raise money for the American Heart Association by designing a... more »»

Helping the Red Cross

February 12, 2015 Courtesy photo C&G Savings Bank employees raised $1,887.50 for the American Red Cross through hoagie sales and their Blue Jean Friday program. more »»


February 12, 2015 Anna Fliegerbauer Anna M. Flieger­bauer of 1527 Crawford Ave., Altoona, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday. She was born Feb. more »»

Across the area

February 11, 2015 Sewing club to meet Monday The monthly meeting of the Altoona Area Sewing Club will be held Monday at Greenwood United Methodist Church. A business meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. more »»

ABATE officers

February 11, 2015 Courtesy photo The Blair County Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education held election of officers for the 2015 year at its December meeting. more »»

Contests seek poetry, essays and art

February 11, 2015 Creative Communication announced its spring essay, poetry and art contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be awarded to students and schools in the are. more »»

Eighth-grader honored for volunteer service

February 11, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Alyssa Reed, an eighth-grade student at Spring Cove Middle School, was recently awarded the Gold Level President’s Volunteer Service Award. more »»


February 11, 2015 Leola Smith Leola Smith of Newry will celebrated her 95th birthday on Friday. She was born Feb. 13, 1920. She married Luke Smith, who preceded her in death. more »»

Across the area

February 10, 2015 Library names artist of the month The Altoona Area Public Library has recognized Amy Renney Sipes of Hollidaysburg as its February artist of the month. more »»

Cambria seeks nominations for 2015 conservation awards

February 10, 2015 EBENSBURG —?Every year for the past 54 years, the Cambria County Conserva­tion District has publicly recognized educators, farmers, individuals, businesses and organizations for their efforts,... more »»

Stroke Awareness

February 10, 2015 Courtesy photo The UPMC Altoona Regional Stroke Center recognized Oct. more »»

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