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April 15, 2015 ‘Creating Wellness’ theme of program The Blair County “May Is Mental Health Month” Committee will present “8-8-8 Time to Feel Great,” a wellness program, on May 13 at the Altoona Heritage Discovery... more »»

Helping others

April 15, 2015 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Country Club (HCC) donated money to a number of local organization. more »»

Local teen wins national title

April 15, 2015 Samantha Medasie, daughter of Paul and Teresa Medasie of Claysburg, was crowned Miss Pennsylvania Teen American Royal Beauties (ARB) in December. On Feb. more »»

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April 14, 2015 Beekeepers to meet in?Houtzdale HOUTZDALE —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Houtzdale Fire Hall, 601 Good St. more »»

Clearfield Charitable Foundation awards grants

April 14, 2015 CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield County Charitable Foundation recently awarded grants to 14 local community agencies and organizations. more »»


April 14, 2015 The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its Rocky Mountain Central PA Chapter Banquet on May 1 at the Altoona Grand Hotel. more »»

Easter fun for kids

April 14, 2015 Courtesy photo The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission and the Blair County Community Action Agency held its seventh annual Easter Egg Extravaganza at Vets Field on March 28. more »»

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April 13, 2015 Children’s Theatre to present ‘Shrek’ HOLLIDAYSBURG The Hollidaysburg Area Children’s Theatre will present DreamWorks Theatrical’s “Shrek Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. more »»

Blair commissioners promote reading

April 13, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — At their April 7 meeting, the Blair County commissioners issued a proclamation declaring April 12-18 as National Library Week in Blair County. more »»

Hollidaysburg book sale

April 13, 2015 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library display books for the library’s spring used book sale to be held Thursday through Saturday at the library at 1 Furnace Road,... more »»

Paying it forward

April 12, 2015 Courtesy photo Richard Brubaker, a crop farmer from Williamsburg won a Land Steward Award from Monsanto Co. and chose to donate it to the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Company. more »»

Club notes

April 12, 2015 Lions recognize students, farmers ROARING SPRING —?The Roaring Spring Lions held their annual Farmers/FFA Student Night on March 3, with 27 people in attendance. more »»

Salvation Army kicks off campaign

April 12, 2015 HUNTINGDON —?The Huntingdon Salvation Army has kicked off its Feeding Families Cam­paign to raise funds to modernize its kitchen facility. more »»

Mirror Images

April 12, 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 »»


April 12, 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 »»

4 generations

April 12, 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 »»

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April 11, 2015 Juniata to host Empty Bowls event HUNTINGDON — The Juniata College art department has hand-made hundreds of bowls for hungry diners for its ninth annual Empty Bowls event, which raises money to... more »»

Students on stage

April 11, 2015 Courtesy photos Photo 1: The Hollidaysburg Area Junior Theatre presented “Legally Blonde Jr.” on March 20, 21 and 22 at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditoriu. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 9, 2015 Blair County?Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Refreshments will be available for purchase. more »»

Inaugural Puppy Love event raises $15,000 for CPHS

April 9, 2015 Members of the governing board for the Heidelberg Country Club (HCC) recently announced the results of the inaugural “Puppy Love” fundraiser held at the HCC, 812 Frankstown Road, Altoona, in February. more »»

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