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August 10, 2016 Library names artist of the month Kelly Bowers of Altoona is the Altoona Area Public Library August Artist of the Month. more »»

Heart Warriors

August 10, 2016 Courtesy photo The second annual Heart Warrior Walk was held June 11 at the Penn Cambria Track in Cresson. more »»

Veterans recognized at Graystone

August 10, 2016 The second annual veterans recognition and memorial services were held on May 26 at the Graystone Villa in Altoona. Approximately 30 veterans reside at Graystone. more »»

Park programs

August 10, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament set for Aug. 18

August 9, 2016 The Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club will hold the 21st annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament on Aug. 18 at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Western PA Parks offer new National Parks Centennial Junior Ranger Programs

August 9, 2016 SHANKSVILLE —?The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of sharing America’s special places and helping Americans make meaningful connections to nature, history and culture. more »»

UPMC offers support groups, clinics

August 9, 2016 UPMC Altoona will offer the following support group meetings and patient clinics in August as a public service to the community. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Civil War re-enactors to meet Wed.

August 9, 2016 The August meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, 1450 N. more »»

Diabetes prevention program set for Thursday

August 9, 2016 Individuals at risk for developing diabetes are invited to attend Geisinger Health Plan’s Diabetes Prevention Program from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. more »»

Blair Garden Club to hold flower show

August 7, 2016 The Blair Garden Club will present a Small Standard Flower Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Community?Room at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. more »»

Club notes

August 7, 2016 Genealogical society to host author HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Genealogical Society will host author Michael Fields for a book signing from noon to 3 p.. more »»

Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer benefit walk set

August 7, 2016 The fifth annual Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer Benefit Walk will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 19, inside the Logan Valley Mall, Altoona. more »»

4 generations

August 7, 2016 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 »»


August 7, 2016 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 »»

Tyrone Public Library announces activities

August 6, 2016 TYRONE — Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, 1000 Pennsylvania Ave., has announced its upcoming event. more »»

Across the area

August 4, 2016 RSVP?by Friday for Silver Stroll The Northern Blair Rec Center, 4080 E. Pleasant Valley?Blv. more »»

My Ride

August 4, 2016 Courtesy photo 1923 reproduction Model T roadster Harvey?Naeser, Martinsburg Description: “I started collecting parts in 2001. It was always a dream of mine to build a car from the ground up. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

August 4, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is Aug. 11. New members are welcome. more »»

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August 3, 2016 Paint and Sip event is Aug. 11 The Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation (PHNCF) will host a Paint and Sip event from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at Oak Spring Winery, 2401 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd. more »»

Park programs

August 3, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

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