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Livestock auction held in Ebensburg

December 26, 2015 EBENSBURG —?The Cam­bria County 4-H members wrapped up their livestock project year at the Cambria County County fair in?September. more »»

Local Boy Scouts take history hike

December 24, 2015 On Nov. 7, Boy Scout Troop 2059 from Gallitzin hit the streets of Washington, D.C., to embark on the “History of Scouting Trail’s Baden Powel Hike.” The 7. more »»

Forr returns to BG for ‘Live Your Best Life’ lecture

December 24, 2015 Former state championship and national runner-up basketball player, Mary Forr, returned to Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School,?Altoona, as part of the school’s “Live Your Best Life” lecture series. more »»

Across the area

December 24, 2015 Faith plans Christmas Eve service Faith Baptist Church of Altoona, 315 40th St., will hold its Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. today. Country Traditions to perform Jan. more »»

Across the area

December 23, 2015 The Arc offers sculpting class The Arc of Blair County is offering a special program on sculpting. more »»

Restaurants give back

December 23, 2015 Courtesy photos The Arby’s staff of Altoona, along with its valued customers, was able to raise $10,000 for Christmas Carol 2015. more »»

Give the gift of a second chance for local shelter pets through CPHS

December 22, 2015 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society Annual Holiday Campaign is in full swing with promotions asking for financial gifts offering a second chance for local shelter pets in their care. more »»

Fort Roberdeau salutes veterans

December 22, 2015 Fort Roberdeau held a program to honor area veterans on Nov. 7. Veterans from the past several decades met to share stories and fellowship over lunc. more »»

Hispanic Heritage Foundation honors outstanding student

December 21, 2015 Altoona Area High School senior Juan Gil received a gold award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. He was one of 21 award recipients at the Washing­ton, D.C. more »»

Friends of Canoe Creek to host Winterfest Jan. 1

December 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Residents of Hollidaysburg and surrounding communities are invited to take part in the Friends of Canoe Creek’s third annual Winterfest. more »»

Honor Roll

December 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE — Ryan C. Adams, Mohammed Ali, Rachael L. Angermeier, Jack W. Ansley, Charles W. Antono­wicz, Seth D. Aungst, Madison B. more »»

Preschoolers learn about Penn, alliance

December 21, 2015 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Preschool students at Coal Country Hangout Youth Center in Northern Cambria, recently completed a special unit on the Indians who lived in this area 250 years ago. more »»

Club notes

December 20, 2015 Rotary, Navy League hold luncheon Cmdr. Jason Stewart, executive officer of the Penn State NROTC, was the guest speaker at the annual Altoona Rotary/U.S. more »»

Service notes

December 20, 2015 SABBATHA R. FORCEY Army National Guard Pvt. Sabbatha R. Forcey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.. more »»

Eagle Scout

December 20, 2015 Courtesy photo Ryan Farabaugh of Gallitzin Troop 2059 has earned the highest rank in Boy Scouts. Ryan had his board of review on Nov. 15 and earned his Eagle Scout rank. more »»

Locks of Love

December 20, 2015 Courtesy photo Julia Etkin, daughter of Eric and Cheryl (Watters) Etkin of Lancaster, donated 12 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, which provides hairpieces for children with cancer and other... more »»


December 20, 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 »»

Readers can submit obituaries for pets

December 20, 2015 The Mirror publishes obituaries of pets on Mondays. The Mirror pet obituary desk is staffed weekdays by Linda Richards at 946-7441. Obituaries can be emailed to petobits@altoonamirro. more »»

Bellwood-Antis class of 1965 marks 50th anniversary

December 19, 2015 BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1965 held its 50th anniversary reunion on July 24 and 25. The event began with an informal mixer at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona, on Friday evening. more »»

PSU Altoona holds business competition

December 19, 2015 As corporate sponsors of the 2015 Penn State Altoona Engineering & Business Case Competition, Curry Rail Services (CRS), Hollidaysburg, hosted the competition and provided scholarship support to the... more »»

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