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August 6, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Van Tour of Historic Portage Railroad, 1 p.m. more »»

The Arc to host Paint, Pinot night Aug. 15

August 5, 2014 The Arc of Blair County is hosting a Paint and Pinot night on Aug. 15 at The Arc in Altoona. The theme of the painting will be “Tree of Life. more »»

Nurse-Family Partnership program receives grant from United Way

August 4, 2014 Home Nursing Agency’s Nurse-Family Partnership program received the largest grant of $91,000 announced by the United Way of Laurel Highlands in late May. more »»

County poster contest focus is water

August 4, 2014 Every year, the Blair County Conserva­tion District and the Altoona Water Authority hold a poster contest themed around water. This year’s contest was titled “Blair County, Where the River Starts. more »»

Playground donation

August 4, 2014 Courtesy photo On June 25, the Lions of Pennsylvania Foundation and the Lions of PA District 14-J presented $5,500 to members of the Regional Inclusive Playground Project Committee. more »»

Across the area

August 4, 2014 Balance, vertigo screenings offered Keystone Physical Therapy will offer free balance and vertigo screenings from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 14 at its offices at 169 Lakemont Park Blvd.,?Altoona. more »»

Club notes

August 3, 2014 Lakemont Lions Club installs officers During the June meeting of the Lakemont Lions Club, the officers for the 2014-15 year were installed by past district governor Bill Higgins. more »»

Service notes

August 3, 2014 JEREMIAH L. NEELY Air Force Airman Jeremiah L. Neely graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antoni. more »»

Mirror Images

August 3, 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 »»


August 3, 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 »»

Five generations

August 3, 2014 Courtesy photo Five generations of Margaret Dolores Glass’ family include:?front — Margaret Dolores Glass, great-great-grandmother, holding, Abbigale Ann?Minnioa; back (from left) —?Rhonda... more »»


August 3, 2014 The Hollidaysburg High School class of 1959 will hold its 55th anniversary of graduation on Aug. 22 and 23. All members of the class have been notified. more »»

Envirothon winners announced

July 31, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — On May 8, Blair County Conservation District held its annual county Envirothon. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 31, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Al­toona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Across the area

July 31, 2014 Tickets on sale for ‘Farm to Fork’ LORETTO — Vale Wood Farms will host a “Farm to Fork” dinner to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 on the dairy store lawn, 517 Vale Wood Road. more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 Information and photos about unique Scouting activities can be submitted through the Mirror's Virtual Newsroom at more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 On April 5, Scouts and friends from Boy Scout Troop 32 from the First Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg joined forces with more than 200 volunteers, along with the Little Juniata River Clean-up... more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 Boy Scouts from Troop 32 hosted a “Rocket Day” with Cub Scouts from Pack 332 on June 1. Both the troop and pack are sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg. more »»

Scouting activities

July 30, 2014 On May 31, the Gallit­zin Sports­men’s Asso­ciation grounds were filled with the sounds of ap­proximately 30 Girl Scouts spending the morning and early afternoon with their significant male figure... more »»

Park programs

July 30, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael, 495-4643 “Journey Around Lake Cone­maugh” van tour. more »»

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