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Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

September 14, 2016 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

Across the area

September 13, 2016 Area beekeepers to meet Sunday HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Canoe Creek State Park Pavilion No. 1, 1400 Turkey Valley Road. more »»

Used book sale

September 13, 2016 Courtesy photo Members of the Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library display donated books for the library’s fall used book sale to be held Thursday through Saturday at the library at 1... more »»

Stuff the Bus helps 1,150 Blair students

September 13, 2016 The Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County supported children and families through its seventh annual Stuff the Bus School Supplies Campaign. more »»

Club notes

September 11, 2016 Friends of Library plan fall activities The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library has announced its upcoming activities. Membership meeting and program — Noon Sept. 15, library theater. more »»

Bedford to host inaugural Pink 5K run on Oct. 15

September 11, 2016 BEDFORD — The inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Bedford Pink 5K run will be held Oct. 15. more »»

WISE Women accepting scholarship applications

September 11, 2016 WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $12,000. The deadline for applications is no later than 4 p. more »»

NAMI to hold course

September 11, 2016 NAMI PA Blair County, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer a free Family to Family education course. Classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., beginning Sept. more »»

Woman replicates windows for courthouse

September 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — At a recent business meeting of the Blair County commissioners, Duncansville resident Carol Hammel presented one of her four stained-glass window replications for viewing and... more »»

Artist of the month

September 11, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Public Library’s Artist of the Month for September is Sally Deweese. Deweese, of Altoona, has been painting for many years. more »»


September 11, 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 »»

Nonprofits invited to be part of Mirror’s Blair County Proud

September 11, 2016 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Wednesday to submit information on their activities for inclusion in the 2016 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Across the area

September 10, 2016 Tractor Supply to celebrate pets DUNCANSVILLE —?If you’re a proud pet owner or would like to be, mark your calendars for Sept. 17, when the Tractor Supply Co. more »»

Collecting school supplies

September 10, 2016 Courtesy photos The Beta Epsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International has been collecting school supplies and stuffing backpacks for children in its “Backpacks for Kids” annual... more »»

Mirror seeks old photos for Yesteryear

September 10, 2016 The Altoona Mirror is in need of old local photos to be used in its weekly Yesteryear feature. The photos must be at least 30 years old and include a local building, site, group or class. more »»

Knights conducting car fundraiser

September 8, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Knights of Columbus Star of the Sea Council 4245 Hollidaysburg, is working on a large project in order to continue its acts of charity. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

September 8, 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 today. New members are welcome. more »»

Across the area

September 8, 2016 Patton library plans Wine Fest PATTON —?The Patton Public Library will host its second annual Wine Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at La Ferme Rouge, Marina Road, near Prince Gallitzin State Park. more »»


September 8, 2016 Lilia Jane Sprankle of Altoona will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sept. 15. She was born Sept. 15, 1926, in Altoona, the daughter of the late Costantino and Cristina Capon. more »»

Suicide prevention seminar set for Sept. 19

September 8, 2016 The Rev. David Hammerle, director of adult education for Day One of Greater Altoona, will present a seminar on suicide prevention, “Becoming An Active Listener,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. more »»

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