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November 1, 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 »»

AAHS Drama Club to present ‘Almost, Maine’

October 31, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Drama Club, under the direction of Ben Cossitor, will open its 2015-16 school year season by presenting “Almost, Maine” by John Carianion. more »»

Supporting cancer awareness

October 31, 2015 Supporting cancer awareness... more »»

Sweat for Vets Powerclimb set for Nov. 8 near Pinecroft

October 29, 2015 On Nov. 8, runners and hikers will take on an unique 10K event and new this year, a 5K race. Called “Sweat for Vets Power­climb” participants will begin at 1 p.m. more »»

Across the area

October 29, 2015 Fort Roberdeau to recognize veterans Fort Roberdeau Historic Site, 383 Fort Roberdeau Road, Altoona, will hold a veterans recognition program on Nov. 7 at white Oak Hall. more »»

Coalport museum receives mine model

October 29, 2015 COALPORT — At the Oct. 27 meeting of the Coalport Museum Commission, the board was elated that a detailed model of the historic “Sunshine Mine” created by the late Stanley “Stush” Slovikosky. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets Nov. activities

October 29, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for November. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»


October 29, 2015 The Cresson Presby­terian Church will hold an Election Day Soup and Chili Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. The church is located on the corner of Keystone Avenue and Third Street. more »»

'Dig Pink' fundraiser

October 29, 2015 Courtesy photos The Hollidaysburg Area Junior and Senior High Schools' volleyball teams held their Dig Pink Games on Sept. 23 to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. more »»

Event recognizes cancer assistance fund supporters

October 28, 2015 STATE COLLEGE —?More than 100 supporters of the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund recently gathered at Toftrees to celebrate a major milestone in the history of the organization — having raised and... more »»

Across the area

October 28, 2015 Education support grant to be awarded The Blair County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees is offering a $250 Education Support Grant to public school employees for innovative... more »»

Park programs

October 28, 2015 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Nature Story & Craft, 10 a.m. Friday, meet in the lower level of the park office. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets Nov. programs, activities

October 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, One Furnace Drive, has announced its November events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Across the area

October 27, 2015 PTA plans fundraiser, dinner-dance McAuliffe Heights at Irving Elementary Parent Teacher Association will hold a Harvest Basket Fundraiser and Dinner-Dance on Saturday at the Bavarian Hall, 112 S. more »»

Homecoming committees to submit photographs

October 27, 2015 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 »»

Altoona library announces Nov. activities

October 26, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its November programs and activities. The library hours are 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Helping to fill the shelves

October 26, 2015 Courtesy photo Archway Ministries Christians In Action, 401 Fifth Ave., Altoona, will open a food bank this week. It will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, as well as Nov. 18 and Dec. 1. more »»

Club notes

October 25, 2015 Patton?club recognizes area gardens PATTON —?The Patton Garden Club recognized three area gardens this summer with the Garden of Distinction Award. more »»

Cancer society to hold Color My World Cancer Free Fun Run

October 25, 2015 The American Cancer Society will hold a Color My World Cancer Free Fun Run on Nov. 7 in downtown Altoona, starting near the Altoona Post Office. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. more »»

Local Girl Scouts earn Silver Award

October 25, 2015 Girl Scouts of Western Pennsyl­vania presented Makayla and Maken­na Murphy, Rebecca Smith and Cecilia Gebhardt with the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest recognition for achievement in Girl... more »»

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