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Breast cancer awareness

May 24, 2015 Courtesy photo On the weekend of May 2 and 3 in Washington, D.C. more »»


May 24, 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 »»

Penn State Altoona creates a Renaissance Scholarship to honor Steve, Nancy Sheetz

May 24, 2015 Penn State Altoona and members of the greater Altoona community honored Steve and Nancy Sheetz for their enduring leadership, service and philanthropy with the creation of a Renaissance Scholar­ship... more »»

4 generations

May 24, 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 »»

Across the area

May 23, 2015 DQ Miracle Treat Day to benefit CMN To raise funds to help save and improve the lives of children involved with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, participating DQ Grill & Chill and Dairy Queen... more »»

Penn State Altoona receives $1,000 donation in support of Brain Awareness Week

May 23, 2015 Penn State Altoona received a $1,000 gift from SouthernCare Hospice Altoona to help fund the campus’s second annual Brain Awareness Week, part of a global campaign designed to increase public... more »»

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May 21, 2015 Royer Mansion plans fundraisers WILLIAMSBURG — Two special fundraising events are planned this spring at Royer Mansion, 3909 Piney Creek Road. more »»

Kayak/Canoe Fun Float is May 30

May 21, 2015 The Arc of Blair County is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its Kayak/Canoe Fun Float on May 30. more »»

Foundation holds Derby Dash, wellness fair

May 21, 2015 CLAYSBURG —?According to organizers, the Claysburg Education Foundation Derby Dash 5K Run, Wellness Walk and Health and Wellness Fair on May 2 was a big success. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 21, 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 »»

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May 20, 2015 Scouts to hold breakfast Sunday Boy Scout Troop 25 will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Memorial Hall, 1420 Fourth Ave., Altoona. more »»

Cancer survivors ‘sparkle’ at tea, fashion show for Tussey Relay

May 20, 2015 ENTRIKEN — Cancer seems to affect us all, one way or another, but there was a “Sparkle of Hope” at the Lake Raystown Resort, Lodge and Conference Center on April 1. more »»

Grants offered through Project Stream

May 20, 2015 The Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance announced the availability of grant funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream. more »»

Park programs

May 20, 2015 Black Moshannon State Park, Philips­burg, 342-5960 Coyotes, 8 to 9 p.m. Friday, meet at Boat Launch No. 3 on West Side Road. Dollar-A-Day Boys, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, amphitheater. more »»

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May 19, 2015 Superheroes Carnival set for Saturday The Brian Morden Foundation, a local organization created to help children diagnosed with cancer, will hold its annual Ride, Run and Fun and Superheroes Carniva... more »»

Blair Dance wins national honors

May 19, 2015 Members of the Blair Dance Com­pany, Altoona, wrapped up their “2014 Steel & Sweets” nationals tour. more »»

Wendy’s Partners with VFW to help military families

May 19, 2015 Customers at participating Wendy’s restaurants throughout the west/central region of Pennsylvania can help local military families facing hardship. more »»

Roaring Spring library schedules June activities

May 19, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Com­munity Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for June. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

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May 18, 2015 Horseshoe Seniors seek members Area senior citizens are invited to join the Horseshoe Seniors Club. more »»

'Treasured Moments'

May 18, 2015 Courtesy photo The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance will present its annual recital, “Treasured Moments,” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. The doors will open at 6 p.m. more »»

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