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Mid State Trail group wins award

August 14, 2014 The Mid State Trail Association work on the “Yellow Creek Bridge” was one of 10 awards nationally of 2014 Recreational Trails Program Achievement Awards. more »»

Author donates book to Altoona library

August 14, 2014 Local author Herman N. Nagle has donated a copy of his latest book, “Great Uncle Ed” to the Altoona Area Public Library for the library’s Pennsylvania Room. more »»

Woodlot Management Workship is Aug. 23

August 14, 2014 SPRING?MILLS?— Penn State Extension-Centre County will hold the 13th annual Central Pennsylvania Woodlot Management Workshop 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

August 14, 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

August 14, 2014 Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day today Dairy Queen is holding its annual Miracle Treat Day today to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. more »»

Bass club holds fishing derby for children

August 13, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The ICHTHYS Bass Club of Altoona held its eighth annual Jack Swisher Memorial Fishing Derby on May 17 at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Blair historical society seeks preservation award nominations

August 13, 2014 The Blair County Historical Society is seeking nominations for its annual preservation awards. Since 2000, the Society has recognized outstanding achievements in historic preservatio. more »»

After-school program looking for volunteers

August 13, 2014 Starting Sept. 15, and running every from 3 to 6 p.m. more »»

Service notes

August 13, 2014 DEREK T. more »»

Across the area

August 13, 2014 Ward group donates to Healing Patch The Ward Foundation recently presented a $5,000 donation to the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their... more »»

Park programs

August 13, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 The Michael O’Brian Band Concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, amphitheater. There is a $2 per person charge. more »»

Penn State Altoona KDP inducts students

August 12, 2014 Nine Penn State Altoona students were inducted into Kappa Delta Pi during a ceremony March 29 in the Edith Davis Eve Memorial Chapel at Penn State Altoona. more »»

Cambria Heights in state leadership conference

August 12, 2014 LANCASTER — The Pennsylvania Family, Career and Community Leaders of America held its annual State Leadership Conference on March 19 to 21 at the Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Center. more »»

Across the Area

August 12, 2014 IUP?honors couple for research INDIANA, Pa. more »»

President’s list

August 12, 2014 MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY, Mansfield — Heather Collins, Huntingdon, president’s list. more »»

HNA ‘Creative Healing Gallery’ to showcase art therapy artists

August 11, 2014 Home Nursing Agency’s Center for Counseling invites the community to the annual art exhibit “The Creative Healing Gallery” from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Center for Counseling, 500 E. more »»

Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute launches annual Pink Out

August 11, 2014 The Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute of Central Pennsylvania has begun its second annual Pink Out Contest, a photo contest to raise money and spread awareness of breast cancer and to educate... more »»

Across the Area

August 11, 2014 Photographer is artist of the month The Altoona Area Public Library invites you to enjoy the unique photography of Kevin Suckling, its artist of the month for August. more »»

Bedford humane society, winery plan Yappy Hour

August 10, 2014 BEDFORD — Briar Val­ley Winery will host Yappy Hour 2014 from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at its vineyard grounds on Stein Road, near Down River Golf Course in Everett. The rain date is Aug. 24. more »»

Mirror Images

August 10, 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 »»

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