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Curve Boosters travel to Chicago, Wrigley Field

November 24, 2014 The Altoona Curve Booster Club sponsored a four-day bus trip to Chicago and Wrigley Field in June. John Austin, treasurer, acted as the trip coordinator. more »»

Macy’s supports breast cancer voucher program

November 24, 2014 Macy’s provided a $2,500 grant to the Tyrone Hospital Foundation with funds to be directed to the Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute of Central Pennsylvania’s Breast Cancer Voucher Progra. more »»

Altoona library sets December programs

November 24, 2014 The Altoona Area Public Library has announced its programs for December. The library will be closed to celebrate Christmas on Dec. 24 and 25 and will be closed to celebrate the New Year on Dec. more »»


November 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 »»

Fighting cancer

November 23, 2014 Courtesy photo Reliance Bank received the Division Corporate Excellence Award from the American Cancer Societ. more »»

Mirror Images

November 23, 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 notes

November 23, 2014 TYLER A. KRUG Tyler A. Krug has been awarded a four-year Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship. more »»

Free taxis offered Wednesday

November 23, 2014 Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Thanksgiving Eve is considered to be one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. more »»

Club notes

November 23, 2014 Lakemont Lions hold Peace Poster Contest The Lakemont Lions Club held its annual Peace Poster Contest during the last meeting. more »»

Lucky bride-to-be

November 23, 2014 Courtesy photo The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee announced that Chrissy Logue (center) from Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries is the winner of the Maggie Sottero bridal gown... more »»

Across the area

November 20, 2014 Foundation gives the gift of sound Miracle-Ear of Altoona, a part of the nationwide hearing solution franchise, partnered with the Miracle-Ear Foundation to provide Edna Snyder of Altoona with the... more »»

Foundation presents mission grants

November 20, 2014 The Home Nursing Agency Foundation, a community benefit, nonprofit organization, recently awarded 27 mission grants totaling $163,860 to agency programs and services. more »»

Local teens to dance in Macy’s parade

November 20, 2014 CRESSON — Several dancers from?Charlene’s School of Dance were invited to dance in the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanks­giving Day in New York?City. Kelly Wheeler is the director/owner of the school. more »»

Across the area

November 19, 2014 Food drive set for this weekend HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club will sponsor its 12th annual holiday food drive from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday. more »»

State Theatre joins movement to encourage charitable giving

November 19, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — The State Theatre will be joining the national Giving Tuesday campaign through 92Y and the United Nations Founda­tion. more »»

Park programs

November 19, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. more »»

The Halftime Show

November 19, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

HNA to host ‘Lights of Love’ holiday giving

November 18, 2014 During the holiday season, many thoughts turn to those we love — our family and friends who celebrate the joy of the season with us and those who are no longer here but whose memory burns brightly i... more »»

Student lauded for volunteer work in the health care field

November 18, 2014 Nicole Clark, a senior at Everett Area High School, was declared the winner in the 2014 Student Health Care Hero Award contest with a submission that illustrated how student volunteer work in health... more »»

Spreading cheer

November 18, 2014 Representatives of the Tyrone Hospital auxiliary dressed in Halloween costumes and provided treats for patients and staff at the hospital. more »»

"Beautiful You" pageant

November 18, 2014 Courtesy photos Some of the youth girls lined up before crowning during the “Beautiful You” pageant for special-needs women. The pageant was held Nov. more »»


AVSA Shotgun Shoot November 26, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona near the Horseshoe Curve $10 for 6 Rounds Meat prizes from Blocher's Meat Market All ages welcome to attend avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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Turkey Day Tunes!

November 21, 2014 The arrival of Thanksgiving is usually always a busy time for live music activity on area stages, and this year is no exception. more »

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