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February 22, 2015 Horseshoe Chorus installs officers DUNCANSVILLE — Altoona Horseshoe Chorus held its officer installation banquet at Halbritter’s Laurel Lodge in Duncansville on Jan. 24. more »»

Service notes

February 22, 2015 JEFFREY E. GUYER Senior Master Sergeant Jeffrey E. Guyer retired from the U.S. Air Force on Jan. 16. He held multiple positions while serving. He enlisted in April 198. more »»

Mirror Images

February 22, 2015 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 »»

McDonald’s awards MAC grants to teachers

February 21, 2015 Local McDonald’s representative Jim Roman presented local teachers with McDonald’s MAC Grants for $500 each to help Make Activities Count for students at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School and... more »»

AASD presents awards to employees

February 21, 2015 The Altoona Area School District presented several awards last fall. Service to Education The AASD presented four Service to Education Awards during the Nov. more »»

Across the area

February 21, 2015 Groups to hold breakfast, dinner Archway Ministries and Christians in Action, 401 Fifth Ave., Altoona, will hold the following events. n A free community hot breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets March activities

February 19, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Com­munity Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for March. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Chili Fest & Wings winners announced

February 19, 2015 More than 500 animal lovers attended the Central Penn­sylvania Humane Society’s 2015 Chili Fest & Wings on Jan. 31. more »»

Across the area

February 19, 2015 WISE Women presents two grants WISE Women of Blair County awarded $8,000 in grants to two organizations in January. WISE stands for Women Involved in?Scholarship and Empower­men. more »»

Across the area

February 18, 2015 ‘String Spectacular’ concert is Friday The Altoona Area School District Music Depart­ment will perform a “String Spectacular Concert” at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

Women’s club plans dinner-dance

February 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Holli­daysburg Area Women’s Club will sponsor its annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner-Dance from 6 to 11 p.m. March 7 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Salute to Seniors seeks nominations

February 18, 2015 Home Instead Senior Care wants to recognize the contributions of seniors in the are. more »»

Across the area

February 17, 2015 GIDA elects new officers COALPORT — At the Feb. 10 meeting of the Glendale Industrial Development Association, the board voted in a new slate of officers, with new president, John “P.J. more »»

Area students named to PSU dean’s list

February 17, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students from Cambria, Centre, Clearfield and Huntingdon counties were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the fall term. more »»

Blair, Bedford students named to PSU dean’s list

February 16, 2015 correction printed 3/4/15: Ronald M.?Baum of Hollidaysburg was omitted from the Penn State University fall dean’s list, which was published on?Page B8 Feb. 16. more »»

Across the area

February 16, 2015 Freezer meal workshop is Sunday Area residents are invited to attend a Pampered Chef Freezer Meal Workshop fundraiser on Sunday to benefit Jack Of Our Heart. more »»

5 generations

February 15, 2015 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 »»


February 15, 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 »»

Helping animals

February 15, 2015 Courtesy photo The UPMC Altoona Employee Engagement Team donated $377 to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society following a Christmas wreath decorating contest in December. more »»

Club notes

February 15, 2015 Department president to visit District 26 Brenda M. Johnson, department president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will conduct her annual visit and inspection at 2:30 p.m. more »»

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