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October 22, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 “Spirits of Staple Bend Tunnel,” 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. more »»

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October 22, 2014 ‘Monuments, Masterpieces’ tour offered LORETTO —?The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art will embark on its sixth Monuments & Master­pieces tour from June 13 through 24, visiting Lisbon, Portugal, an... more »»

The Halftime Show

October 22, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

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October 21, 2014 Tots & Trucks event raises $4,000 DUNCANSVILLE — Blair Hope for Families held a Tots & Trucks event on July 19 on Theater Drive, between Imler’s Poultry and Lamar Advertising on Route 764. more »»

Miss Central Pa. Pageants are seeking local contestants

October 21, 2014 LEWISTOWN — Contestants applications are being accepted for the 2015 Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship and Miss Central Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen Pageants. more »»

Softball for Disabilities raises $30K

October 21, 2014 Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsyl­vania, Altoona Division, recently announced that its Softball for Disabilities netted $30,000 for programs and services. Taking place Aug. more »»

Helping families

October 21, 2014 Courtesy photo The Unter Uns Society recently presented a check to Family Services Inc. The funds were the proceeds from its inaugural cruise-in held on June 6. more »»

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October 20, 2014 Cresson Lions plan pancake breakfast CRESSON — The Cresson Area Lions Club will hold its fall pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cresson American Legion. Advance tickets are $5. more »»

SAMA adds four members to board of trustees

October 20, 2014 Over the last year, the Southern Alle­ghen­ies Museum of Art has welcomed four Blair County leaders to its board of trustees. Joining the museum in recent months were J. more »»

Blair Hope for Families to host National Adoption Month

October 20, 2014 The month of November was declared National Adoption Month in 1995 by President Clinton. On Nov. more »»

Library used book sale

October 20, 2014 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold their used book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 on the library’s ground floor. more »»


October 19, 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

October 19, 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 »»

Club notes

October 19, 2014 Blair Garden Club tours Streuber garden The Blair Garden Club of Altoona enjoyed a tour of Michael Strueber’s garden in Hollidaysburg on Sept. 22. more »»

Service notes

October 19, 2014 JOSHUA J. RITCHEY Joshua J. Ritchey has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant junior grade. more »»

Mirror Images

October 19, 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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October 18, 2014 Smiles for Miles part of pumpkin fest HOLLIDAYSBURG — Smiles for Miles will take part in the ninth annual Pumpkin Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

AAJHS to present ‘Robin Hood’ with a twist

October 18, 2014 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present “The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Rotary offers students opportunity of a lifetime

October 18, 2014 The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club, in conjunction with Eastern States Student Exchange Program, are offering the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program. more »»

Bellwood class of 1949

October 18, 2014 The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1949 held its 65th anniversary reunion on Sept. 12 at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Altoona. Thirty class members with spouses and guests attended. more »»

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