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Nominations are invited for Mirror’s next ‘20 Under 40’

March 1, 2015 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its eighth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Five generations

March 1, 2015 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»


March 1, 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 »»

Healthy Living Club sets programs, classes

February 28, 2015 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings. Most classes are held at Altoona Alliance Church, 3220 Pleasant Valley Blvd. more »»

Penn State celebrates Isaac anniversary with creation of scholarships

February 28, 2015 To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Isaac Awards, a community-based high school musical awards program, Penn State Altoona will award ten $2,500 scholarships this spring to area high school... more »»

Across the area

February 28, 2015 ‘Downton Abbey’ fans invited to tea BEDFORD — The Bedford County Regional Educa­tion Foundation will sponsor a “Downton Abbey Inspired Tea” from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Golden Eagle Inn. more »»

Spring Cove Middle School to present ‘Beauty, Beast Jr.’

February 28, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove Middle School will present Disney’s musical “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and March 7. more »»

AAJHS Drama to present ‘Little Mermaid Jr.’

February 28, 2015 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present an evening of performing arts as it brings to the stage Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Performances will be held at 7 p.m. more »»

Across the area

February 26, 2015 Registration open for SFU Sign Day LORETTO — Registration is open for the fourth annual ASL Sign Day to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 in the John F. more »»

Altoona library announces March programs

February 26, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its programs for March. n The youth room is holding a Scholastic Book Fair through March 7. more »»

Black history trivia

February 26, 2015 Courtesy photo Area students participated in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s annual “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire of Black History” Public Access Channel TV show on... more »»

Across the area

February 25, 2015 Department president to visit District 22 Brenda M. more »»

Plans discussed for vision symposium

February 25, 2015 On Feb. 9, Penny Brunner of Bellwood, founder of the Smiles for Miles Founda­tion, traveled to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children’s Hospital to meet with Dr. Debra Byler, pediatric neurologist. more »»

UPMC offers support, clinics

February 25, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in March. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Av. more »»

Helping children

February 25, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area School District and the Jaffa Shrine teamed together to host two community-sponsored basketball tournaments during the holiday season. more »»

Supporting breast cancer voucher program

February 24, 2015 Courtesy photo Girls Night Out Altoona Inc. more »»

Across the area

February 24, 2015 Trivia night, dinner set in Claysburg CLAYSBURG —?Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions is teaming with the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to promote a trivia night contest and... more »»

Funds will support ‘Baby Evan’s Journey’

February 24, 2015 Friends and family are planning a spaghetti dinner, bake sale and raffles, as well as selling T-shirts and taking donations in order to raise funds for a family’s expenses during their son’s hospita... more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets activities for March

February 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has announced its March events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednes­day and Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»


February 22, 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 »»

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