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Yesteryear

September 25, 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 »»

 
 
 
Helping others

September 25, 2016 Courtesy photos Matt Stuckey, president of Stuckey Ford and Subaru, Hollidaysburg, donated $6,000 to the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers’ football team prior to the Sept. 9 game against State College. more »»

Signature Chefs Auction set for Nov. 21

September 25, 2016 One of the area’s most popular charity food events, the March of Dimes Altoona Signature Chefs Auction presented by Wall Financial Group, will return for its 16th year on Nov. 2. more »»

Club notes

September 25, 2016 Cloggers to hold ‘Try-It Night’ Monday NEWRY —?The Horseshoe Cloggers offer a free “Try-It-Night” from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Newry Lions Club, directly behind Leighty’s Farm Market. more »»

Service notes

September 25, 2016 STEPHANIE R. PARK U.S. Air Force Airman Stephanie R. Park graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antoni. more »»

Reunion

September 25, 2016 Former employees of the A&P Grocery chain will hold their 36th reunion on Oct. 7 at the Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. Social time will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»

Doctorates

September 25, 2016 Michael M. Bender MIAMI, Fla. — Michael M. Bender of Bethesda, Md., formerly of Altoona, was awarded the doctor of philosophy in international relations from Florida International University on May 7. more »»

Scholarship available for nurse practitioners

September 25, 2016 JOHNSTOWN —?Applications are being accepted for the seventh annual Marjorie Farabaugh Nurse Practitioner Student Scholarship. This year, a $1,000 and a $500 scholarship will be presented. more »»

Jake's Gym reunion

September 24, 2016 Courtesy photo On Aug. 27, former members of Jake’s Gym held their annual reunion to show appreciation to Jake and Barb Webb. more »»

C-K homecoming celebration next weekend

September 24, 2016 CLAYSBURG —?The 47th anniversary celebration of the Claysburg-Kimmel Alumni Homecoming will be held Friday and Oct. 1. On Friday evening, the doors open at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Across the area

September 24, 2016 Newburg vendor fair set for Oct. 2 The Newburg Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host a vendor fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2 at the fire hall at 2808 Washington Ave., Altoona. more »»

Black Moshannon to hold Monster Hunt Race Oct. 1

September 24, 2016 PHILIPSBURG — Monsters and race participants will be found at Black Moshannon State Park for the fifth annual Monster Hunt Race on Oct. 1. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photos

September 24, 2016 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 »»

Across the area

September 22, 2016 Mount Aloysius to host deaf gathering CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College will hold its first deaf gathering of the 2016-17 academic year from 6 to 9 p.m. more »»

Petco Foundation awards $25K to CPHS

September 22, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Petco Foundation. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

September 22, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. more »»

Saint Francis to host Multicultural Festival

September 22, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis University is celebrating the diversity of its students, faculty and staff this week during Multicultural Week. more »»

UPMC Altoona donates 400 jump ropes and 500 pedometers to reading program

September 21, 2016 UPMC Altoona, through its support and commitment of the local initiative Let’s Move Blair County, donated 400 jump ropes and 500 pedometers to the Altoona Area Public Library Summer Reading Progr. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

September 21, 2016 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 »»

Park programs

September 21, 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. more »»

Across the area

September 21, 2016 Gardening symposium set for Oct. 1 EBENSBURG — The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Cambria County will host its Fall Gardening Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. more »»

 
 

Discover Domestic Adoption September 27, 2016

Join us for a free information meeting and learn about our domestic adoption process, adoption myths vs. facts, financial assistance and the benefits of open adoptio. more »

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