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Across the area

October 7, 2015 Altoona library recognizes two artists The Altoona Area Public Library has named Brian Middleton and Matthew Middleton as its artists of the month for Octobe. more »»

Volleyball match Tuesday to honor Erin Dodson

October 7, 2015 At Tuesday’s Altoona/Holli­days­burg volleyball match, the Altoona Lady Spikers will honor Erin Dodson, who played with the team during the 2000 to 2003 seasons. more »»

Spirit tour will be held Saturday

October 7, 2015 GALLITZIN —?The “Spirits on the Summit Evening Walking Tour” will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road. more »»

Across the area

October 6, 2015 Hollidaysburg library recognizes artist HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has named Jeremy Berkheimer as its artist of the month for October. more »»

ShowTwirlers win awards at nationals

October 6, 2015 The ShowTwirlers Competitive Team of Altoona had its best showing ever during Ameri­ca’s Youth on Parade, the National Baton?Twirling Association’s national championships of baton twirling, held Jul... more »»

Golf outing nets $16K for SVDP

October 6, 2015 BEDFORD — The H.F. Lenz Co. of Johnstown, held a charity golf outing on Aug. 24 at Bedford Springs Resort, to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Society’s Food for Families Program in Cambria Count. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

October 6, 2015 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

October 5, 2015 Veterans Appreciation?Night Oct. 16 CLAYSBURG —?Claysburg American Legion Post 522 will sponsor an appreciation night for area veterans from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. more »»

Marking a milestone

October 5, 2015 Courtesy photo The Claysburg Area Public Library celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sept. 13 with an open house. Rep. more »»

Toy train swap set for Sunday

October 5, 2015 A toy train swap meet, also known as Scalefest, is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Blair County Convention Center, One Convention Center Drive, Altoona. more »»

Health and welfare council offers grants

October 5, 2015 The Blair County?Health and Welfare Council has announced grant opportunities for member organizations. more »»

Club notes

October 4, 2015 AFSCME groups to meet Wednesday Two groups of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Retirees will hold meetings on?Wednesday. more »»

Association for Blind sets programs for Oct.

October 4, 2015 Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Service notes

October 4, 2015 ALEX E. ALLENDER Alex E. more »»


October 4, 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 »»

Mirror Images

October 4, 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 »»

Local teen attains rank of Eagle Scout

October 4, 2015 Aaron Michael Kuhn of Boy Scout Troop 32, Hollidaysburg, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 29. more »»

Five generations

October 4, 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 »»

Celebration of Writers, Artists seeks contestants

October 3, 2015 LOGAN, Utah — Cre-ative Communication announced its fall essay, poetry and art contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be awarded to are students and schools. more »»

Glendale Education Foundation updates bylaws

October 3, 2015 COALPORT — At the Sept. 28 meeting of the Glendale Education Foun-dation, executive director, Richard W. more »»

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