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Nonprofits invited for Blair County Proud

September 10, 2014 Blair County nonprofit organizations and service clubs are encouraged to share their stories of the volunteer spirit for the 2014 Blair County Proud edition, to be included in the Sept. 29 Mirror. more »»

Park programs

September 10, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael, 495-4643 “Journey Around Lake Conemaugh” van tour. more »»

The Halftime Show

September 10, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»


September 9, 2014 Lois M. Schandelmier Lois M. Schandelmier of Hollidaysburg will celebrate her 104th birthday on Sept. 17 with a card shower. She was born Sept. more »»

Cambria Conservation District recognizes 2014 award winners

September 9, 2014 Envirothon teams and poster contest winners also honored at banquet CARROLLTOWN —?On May 14, the Cambria County Conservation District, along with the Bureau of Forestry, Natural Resource Conservatio... more »»

Across the area

September 9, 2014 UPMC part of Curve School Kids’ Days Four UPMC Altoona departments participated in the Altoona Curve School Kids’ Days on May 21 and 2. more »»

Club notes

September 7, 2014 Altoona Sewing Club to meet Sept. 15 The Altoona Area Sewing Club will hold its monthly meeting on Sept. 15 at Greenwood United Methodist Church. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Contact Altoona sets open house, training

September 7, 2014 Contact Altoona, Blair County’s only 24-hour telephone helpline, will hold an open house from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at Contact’s executive office at 2729 Eighth Ave. more »»

Nonprofits invited to be part of Blair County Proud

September 7, 2014 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Friday to submit information on volunteer efforts for inclusion in the 2014 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Mirror Images

September 7, 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 »»


September 7, 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 »»

Four generations

September 7, 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 »»

Blue Knob Auto Sales creates trustee scholarship at Penn State Altoona

September 7, 2014 Blue Knob Auto Sales, Duncansville, has made a $50,000 gift commitment to Penn State Altoona to create the Blue Knob Auto Sales Trustee Scholarship in support of students enrolled in the... more »»

String camp

September 6, 2014 Sixty high school string players from the area had a unique summer camp experience in August. During the week of Aug. more »»

Devorris, Foley scholarships to benefit Mount students

September 6, 2014 CRESSON —?Students at Mount Aloysius College will benefit from two additional endowed scholarships to help fund their education. more »»

Couple create scholarship at Penn State Altoona

September 6, 2014 Jack L. and Carolyn . more »»

Teachers receive awards

September 6, 2014 Three Altoona Area School District teachers received Educator CARE Awards during the AASD Staff Opening Day Session on Aug. 25. more »»

Mirror plans seminar on how readers submit news

September 6, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Across the area

September 5, 2014 Basket, jewelry event to help veterans ASHVILLE — Joulia’s Veterans Basket and Jewel­ry fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Ashville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4315. more »»

Helping the library

September 5, 2014 Andrea Bolan, president of the Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, presented a $10,000 check to Janet Eldred, director of the library, on June 16 at the annual library board meeting. more »»

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