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Volunteers provide Thanksgiving dinners for local families

December 18, 2014 About 50 families enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner this year because of an effort pursued by Logan Township leaders and volunteer firefighters, in cooperation with Giant Eagle and the Xerox Corp. more »»

 
 
 
"fighting like a Girl"

December 18, 2014 Courtesy photo The Bubbies of Temple Beth Israel, pictured at the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Blair County on Oc. more »»

Letters to soldiers

December 18, 2014 Courtesy photo Shane Swanger Jr. (left) and his brother, Dylan, recently created holiday cards for recovering American soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. more »»

Mirror seeks old photos for Sunday Yesteryear

December 18, 2014 The Altoona Mirror is in need of old local photos to be used in its weekly Yesteryear feature. The photos must be at least 40 years old and include a local building, site, group or class. more »»

Home Nursing Healing Patch seeks volunteers to help sew

December 17, 2014 Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families is looking for volunteers to sew memory bears and quilt squares for the children and familie... more »»

Achievement Award

December 17, 2014 Mirror photo by J.D. Cavrich Tyrone Hospital received an Achievement Award for Community Benefit Innovation from the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania. more »»

Pageant gathers Toys for Tots

December 17, 2014 Beauty, Brains and Heart held its 2014 Holly Jolly Charity Pageant on Nov. 29 at the Juniata Civic Association to benefit Toys For Tots. They collected 400 new toys to be donated to Toys For Tots. more »»

Park Programs

December 17, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. more »»

Across the area

December 16, 2014 Pageant raises $2,800 for Miracle League The “Beautiful You” pageant for special-needs women was held Nov. 1 in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Senior birthdays

December 16, 2014 Robert and Mardell Grossman The Rev. Robert and Mardell Grossman of Fallentimber are celebrating their 90th birthdays in December, with family and friends. Mardell was born Dec. more »»

Junior livestock banquet held

December 16, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG —?The Blair County 4-H & FFA Livestock Clubs had their annual banquet on Oct. 7 at the Williams­burg Farm Show Building. more »»

Foundation donates $10,000 to Dreams Go On

December 15, 2014 On?Sept. 17, the Rite Aid Founda­tion, based in?Camp Hill, presented a $10,000 KidCents grant to Dreams Go On Inc. more »»

Race for Soldiers

December 15, 2014 Courtesy photo On?Oc. more »»

Across the area

December 15, 2014 Altoona library names artist of month The Altoona Area Public Library is featuring the photography of Abigail Kurtz Salyards of Osterburg. “These photos span most of the past five year. more »»

Club notes

December 14, 2014 Bridge club announces recent winners The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has announced the winners of its recent games. Nov. more »»

Mirror Images-Part 1

December 14, 2014 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 »»

Service note

December 14, 2014 JORDAN M. BISH Army Pvt. Jordan M. Bish has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

Yesteryear

December 14, 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 »»

Mirror Images-Part 2

December 14, 2014 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 »»

Holiday concert

December 13, 2014 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School will present its eighth- and ninth-grade holiday orchestra concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

 
 

Holiday on Ice December 20, 2014

The Lakemont Figure Skating Club will be performing a Holiday on Ice Show at Galactic Ice, Altoona, PA. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or can be purchased in advance from a LFSC member. For more information about our club, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LakemontFSC. more »

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