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July 23, 2016 ‘Five Star 5 for 5’ set for Aug. 20 Greg Sloan, owner of Five Star Mitsubishi Altoona and Five Star Powersports, is hosting a 5K walk/run on Aug. 20 to raise money for five charities in Blair Count. more »»

Scholarship winners

July 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Rotary Club of Portage presented $500 scholarships to several high school graduates. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

July 21, 2016 TYRONE — Members of the Tyrone Regional Heath Network family recognized Tyrone Hospital volunteers for hours of service donated to Tyrone Hospital during 2015 at a special luncheon held in May durin... more »»

Foundation’s golf outing nets $10,450

July 21, 2016 Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 12th annual Glendale Education Foundation Golf Tournament fundraiser, held on June 10 at Eagles Ridge Golf Club in Lumber City. more »»

Across the area

July 21, 2016 Service Paws reaches out to community Service Paws, a group that provides service dogs for people in need, will have an information table set up from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

July 21, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. more »»

In the Groove

July 20, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Dance Theatre Company traveled to Pittsburgh on May 5 to “Groove. more »»


July 20, 2016 Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship will hold its Summer Stampede on Saturday at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. The day was incorrect in a story on Page D2 Wednesday. more »»

‘Summer Stampede’ coming to Huntingdon

July 20, 2016 Fundraiser for veterans therapeutic riding program set for Saturday HUNTINGDON —?Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship will present “The Summer Stampede” on Saturday at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds,... more »»

Across the area

July 20, 2016 Antique show planned in?Somerset SOMERSET — With just less than a month to go, the list of vendors signing up for the 46th annual Somerset Antique Show Aug. 13 continues to gro. more »»

Park programs

July 20, 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 »»

ShowTwirlers headed to nationals

July 19, 2016 The ShowTwirlers Competitive Team of Altoona is hoping to bring more national championship titles back to the city. more »»

Baker Mansion announces events

July 19, 2016 Baker Mansion History Museum, 3419 Oak Lane, Altoona, has announced its upcoming events. July 23 and 24 — Special VIP reception and exhibition of a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence. more »»

Horseshoe Seniors sets dinner-dance

July 19, 2016 Horseshoe Seniors senior citizens group will hold a dinner-dance on Thursday at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The meal is at 5:30 p.m., followed by three hours of dancing to music played by a DJ. more »»


July 19, 2016 Daniel Conner LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Daniel Conner graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine on May 28. While at WVSOM, Dr. more »»

Club notes

July 17, 2016 Lions install officers, refurbish club ROARING SPRING —?The Roaring Spring Lions Club installed its 2016-17 officers on June 7. more »»

Family Resource Center collecting school supplies

July 17, 2016 The Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County announced its eighth annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply campaign. more »»

4 generations

July 17, 2016 Courtesy photos Aaron Lloyd, born Feb. 5, is the fourth generation on two sides of his family. These photos were taken on June 19, Father’s Day, at the home of Joe and Ellen Stuckey, his grandparents. more »»


July 17, 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 »»

Mirror accepts photographs of four and five generations

July 17, 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 »»

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