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DPW holds contest for artists with disabilities

November 17, 2014 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare honored the winners of a new statewide art contest, “Art: The Uni­versal Language,” during a celebration on Oct. 8 in the Capitol Rotunda. more »»

Nason golf event raises $18,500 for scholarships

November 17, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Nason Foundation raised $18,500 in its ninth annual golf outing held Sept. 12 at Iron Masters Country Club. more »»

Across the area

November 17, 2014 Craft, vendor event set for Saturday DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Christmas Extravaganza will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Duncansville Community Center. Admission is free. more »»


November 16, 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 »»

4 Generations

November 16, 2014 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 »»

Mirror Images

November 16, 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 »»

Brunch with Santa set for Dec. 14

November 16, 2014 Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger’s annual Brunch with Santa event to benefit Janet Weis Children’s Hospital pediatric services will take place at 11 a.m. Dec. more »»

Service Notes

November 16, 2014 JASON C. BURKLE Sgt. Jason C. Burkle retired from the U.S. Army on June 7. Burkle served as a bandsman in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. more »»

Club notes

November 16, 2014 Tombstone engravings topic of meeting HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch?Valley Road. more »»

Northern Bedford to host Blair County Chorus

November 15, 2014 LOYSBURG —?Approx­imately 175 senior high aged singers will gather at Northern Bedford County High School on Nov. 24 and 25 for the annual Blair County Chorus Festival. more »»

Across the area

November 15, 2014 Blair Tea Party to host two speakers The Blair County Tea Party will offer a night of history and current events at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express, 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoon. more »»

Campus activities

November 15, 2014 Campus news from around the area... more »»

CPHS Fur Ball surpasses goal by raising $23,000

November 13, 2014 David Cassidy Vanevenhoven, chairman of the third annual CPHS Fur Ball with title sponsor, Petco Foundation, to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, announced that the event held on Oct. more »»

Bounding Bunnies hold rabbit round-up

November 13, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG — The Blair Coun­ty Bounding Bunnies 4-H Club has held its first rabbit round-up at the Williamsburg Commun-ity Farm Show on Aug. 19. more »»

Across the area

November 13, 2014 History group to meet Sunday BEDFORD —?The Bedford County Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road. more »»

Senior birthday

November 12, 2014 Lloyd Forshey Sr. Lloyd “Squirrel” Forshey Sr. of Graystone Apart­ments, Hollidaysburg, is celebrating his 90th birthday today. more »»

Across the area

November 12, 2014 Basket fundraiser to aid scholarships DUNCANSVILLE —?The Blair County Law En­forcement Officers Memorial Foundation will hold its seventh annual Longaberger basket fundraiser on Saturday at the... more »»

The Halftime Show-Part 1

November 12, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

The Halftime Show-Part 2

November 12, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

Park programs

November 12, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. more »»

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