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BBBS Child of the Month

March 24, 2014 Eight-year-old Kendra is the child of the month for March for Big Broth­ers Big Sis­ters of Blair County. Kendra wants a big sister to do things with this summer. more »»

Mirror Images

March 23, 2014 How to submit 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 »»

Club Notes

March 23, 2014 Kiwanis to hold pancake breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Altoona will hold its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Service Notes

March 23, 2014 CODY R. PATTERSON Air Force Airman Cody R. Patterson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antoni. more »»


March 23, 2014 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 »»

5 generations

March 23, 2014 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»

Across the area

March 22, 2014 River bank cleanup scheduled April 5 SPRUCE CREEK — The Little Juniata River Association will hold its 10th annual River Bank Clean-up Day on April 5. more »»

HARP to present ‘Acts of God’

March 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Reper­tory Players will present “Acts of God” at 7:30 p.m. April 3, 4 and 5 in the auditorium of Hollidays­burg Area Senior High School. more »»


March 22, 2014 Casey Donahoe ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Casey Douglas Donahoe of Hollidaysburg earned a graduate degree from Washington University in Augus. more »»

Across the area

March 20, 2014 Bowling, basket event to aid MS Society Hollywood Hope will join thousands of others in a movement to end multiple sclerosis by participating in Walk MS 2014 on April 2. more »»

WISE Women of Blair County presents $15,000 in grants

March 20, 2014 The WISE Women of Blair County, at its January board meeting, awarded seven grants for its 2014 grant cycle. more »»

BCAAC Swap Meet slated for Sunday

March 20, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club will hold its annual Super Spring Swap Meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Discovery Garden classes begin April 3

March 20, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Gardening enthusiasts are invited to attend a series of gardening classes held in cooperation with Hollidaysburg Borough and Penn State Cooperative Extension. more »»

Season of Sharing

March 19, 2014 Altoona Mirror representatives recently presented a $12,434 check to the Miracle League of Blair County, the proceeds from the paper’s 2013 Season of Sharing holiday fundraiser. more »»

Across the area

March 19, 2014 Altoona men win $500 in contest The Altoona Planet Fitness Club announced that two of its longtime club members, Altoona residents Joe Waite and Ronald Himmel, are winners of $500 awards as issued b... more »»

Across the area

March 18, 2014 Symphony League to present concert The Altoona Symphony League will present “A Few of My Favorite Things” at 3 p.m. April 6 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1401 12th Ave., Altoona. more »»

Cancer awareness

March 18, 2014 Charlene’s School of Dance performed at the St. Francis University women’s basketball game on Feb 10. more »»

HNA?Healing Patch receives grant

March 18, 2014 The Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch has received an $8,800 grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Mid-Penn Region. more »»

Across the area

March 17, 2014 Penn-Mont to hold open house Sunday Penn-Mont Academy will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. more »»

Broadway in the Burg postponed

March 17, 2014 The Hollidaysburg Area Repertory Players presentatin of “Broadway in the Burg” scheduled for March 18th has been postponed to some later date. more »»

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