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Hollidaysburg library sets programs for May

April 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Public Library has announced its May events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p. more »»

 
 
 
Across the area

April 27, 2015 Vendor event to benefit Relay For Life BELLWOOD — Football Fanatics Kicking Cancer is holding a fundraiser in support of Relay For Life of Northern Blair. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

NAACP to hold Freedom Fund dinner

April 26, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — The Blair County Chapter of the Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its annual Freedom Fund dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Calvin House. more »»

4 generations

April 26, 2015 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 »»

Yesteryear

April 26, 2015 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 »»

Club notes

April 26, 2015 Speaker to portray doctor at talk BELLWOOD — The regular monthly meeting of the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. more »»

Bike MS looking for riders, teams

April 26, 2015 The Keystone Chapter of the National?Multiple Sclerosis Society is urging area residents to mark their calendars for July 18 and 19 and join the 20th annual Bike MS Keystone Ride. more »»

UPMC golf classic is June 22

April 26, 2015 Registration is underway for the UPMC Altoona Foundation annual Golf Classic, a four-person scramble, on June 22 at Scotch Valley Country Club, Altoona. more »»

Service note

April 26, 2015 GABRIELLA JANOCHA Army Pvt. Gabriella J. Janocha has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

Mirror Images

April 26, 2015 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 »»

Across the area

April 25, 2015 Civil Air Patrol sets open house Civil Air Patrol, Keystone Country Cadet Squadron 1504 will hold its 36th annual open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. more »»

AAHS students compete in Rotary speech contest

April 25, 2015 Six Altoona Area High School students participated in the Altoona Rotary District 7360 4-Way Test Speech Contest on March 3 during the regular Altoona Rotary Club meeting at the Calvin House. more »»

Spring concert

April 25, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area Junior High School Varsity Chor­us and Vocal Ensemble Spring Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Across the area

April 23, 2015 Talent show is Sunday in Greenwood The Crazy Fest Talent Show will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Greenwood Fire Hall, 1500 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona. more »»

Golf event to benefit Gates Foundation

April 23, 2015 The fifth annual “For the Kids” golf tournament will be held June 6 at the Park Hills Country Club, Altoona, with a 1 p.m. tee-off. Dinner will follow the tournament. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 23, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit www.bcaac.org. more »»

Across the area

April 22, 2015 Church to collect teen shelter donations On Saturday, the Juniata Presbyterian Church, 522 N.?Seventh Ave., Juniata, will host a donation site for the new Altoona Teen Shelter. more »»

AAJHS club to host Empty Bowls event

April 22, 2015 The Altoona Area Junior High School Community Inspired Arts Club and Art Depart­ment will host the fifth annual Empty Bowls event from 4:30 to 6 p.m. April 29 in the AAJHS Cafeteria . more »»

Club activities

April 22, 2015 Courtesy photos Newly elected officers of the Blair County War Veterans Council for 2015 are (from left): Dan Gill, assistant financial officer; Robert Glass, second senior vice commander; Floyd... more »»

Youth basketball clinic

April 21, 2015 Courtesy photo A total of 83 students in grades four through six participated in a basketball clinic on March 21 at the Altoona Area High?School?Fieldhouse. more »»

Across the area

April 21, 2015 WISE Women to present workshop The WISE Women of Blair County will present a Pathways to Empowerment Workshop on Saturday at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

 
 

AVSA Shotgun Shoots April 29, 2015

The Altoona Vol. Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots each Wed. at 7pm through May 20. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located at 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (approx. 1.5 miles from the Allegro Restaurant). All ages welcome to attend. more »

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April 27, 2015 Episode title: “Time and Life” Blogger’s note: Wow. “Time and Life” set a very high bar indeed for the final three hours of “Mad Men” and it will be very difficult to top it. more »

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