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Claysburg/East Freedom Salvation Army reports successful record 2015 year

January 18, 2016 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg/East Freedom Salvation Army Unit has reported that it had a very successful year of fundraising through its bell ringing efforts. more »»

Nominations invited for ‘20 Under 40’

January 17, 2016 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its ninth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Club notes

January 17, 2016 Genealogical society elects new officers HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Blair County Genealogical Society elected officers for 2016. more »»


January 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 »»

Across the area

January 16, 2016 Concert to aid Bob Perks Cancer Fund STATE COLLEGE — The State Theatre will present “Rock the ’80s,” a benefit concert for the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund, at 7 p.m. Feb. 27. more »»

Grange provides art supplies

January 16, 2016 Courtesy photo Sinking Valley Grange No. 484 recently donated more than $1,000 to the Bellwood-Antis Middle School for arts and crafts supplies. more »»


January 16, 2016 n The owners of 321 Gallery in Hollidaysburg are Chabela Grab and her son, Pete.?An article on?Page D2 Wednesday incorrectly stated the owner. more »»

Gallery features works by Hollidaysburg students

January 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Hollidaysburg Area School District art teachers Barbara Wertz-Leiden (junior high) and Phyllis McConnell (elementary) welcome the public to view the student art exhibition that runs... more »»

Across the area

January 13, 2016 Cheerleaders plan basket fundraiser The Altoona Area High School cheerleaders will host a Longaberger Basket and Vera Bradley Bag Fundraiser at 2 p.m. Jan. more »»

Mount Union couple donates to J.C. Blair

January 13, 2016 HUNTINGDON — Ralph and Josie Park of Mount Union have committed $50,000 toward J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s new Phase III Cardiac Rehab program, Next Step. more »»

Rec commission announces programs

January 12, 2016 The Central Blair Recre-ation and Park Commis-sion has announced its upcoming programs and activities. Visit www.cbrcpark. more »»

Across the area

January 12, 2016 YMCA?to hold ‘Saturday Sampler’ HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will hosting a free “Saturday Sampler” of its Land Fitness classes from 8 a.m. to noon Saturda. more »»

‘Winter Splendor’ set for Friday

January 11, 2016 The UPMC Altoona Foundation will honor four health care professionals as part of its “Winter Splendor —?A Sweet Cele­bration” from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

Across the area

January 11, 2016 Nason announces its New Year’s baby ROARING SPRING — Nason Hospital announced that Sadie Jo Zimmerman is the Nason Hospital 2016 New Year’s baby. more »»

Mirror accepts photographs of four and five generations

January 11, 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 »»

Club notes

January 10, 2016 Friends of Altoona Hospital elects officers The Friends of Altoona Hospital, UPMC Altoona’s auxiliary, recently elected officers to its executive board for new two-year term. more »»

Eagle Scout

January 10, 2016 Courtesy photo Austin Berkhimer attained the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized at a Court of Honor on Dec. 21. more »»

PSU Altoona Trading Club holds competition

January 10, 2016 James Barnett, a finance major from Wayne, N.J. more »»


January 10, 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 »»

Salon makes $1,250 donation to Bedford Humane Society for new adoption center

January 10, 2016 EAST FREEDOM — The owner and employees of Tame Your Mane Salon teamed up with their friends from Bedford County Humane Society to help some furry critters have a more “purrrr-fect” opportunity to... more »»

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