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July 6, 2016 Ramon Baker TURKU, FINLAND — Ramon (Ray) Baker of Stockholm, Sweden participated in a conferral ceremony for the degree of doctor of theology at Abo Akademi University in Finland on May 27. more »»

Park programs

July 6, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Pauline Baker Rodgers dancers attend competitions

July 6, 2016 The 2016 Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance Competition Team attended Sheer Talent in Lancaster March 11 to 13. more »»

Sign dedication

July 6, 2016 Courtesy photo A “Welcome Home Veterans” sign was dedicated in remembrance of Charles Norman Thompson, a World War II veteran, on Memorial?Day at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center. more »»

Home Nursing seeks volunteers

July 5, 2016 Are you compassionate? Can you dedicate two evenings a month to help grieving children and their families? You can make a difference by volunteering at Home Nursing Agency’s Healing Patch: A Program... more »»

UPMC offers support groups/clinics in July

July 5, 2016 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in July as a public service to the community. They are listed alphabetically according to where they are held. more »»

Tyrone library announces July programs, activities

July 5, 2016 TYRONE —?The Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, 1000 Pennsylvania Ave., has announced its July activities. more »»

Across the area

July 5, 2016 Association for Blind sets programs The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Griff’s Sideline Cancer events to include dinner, golf

July 3, 2016 The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation will host the seventh annual “Griff’s Sideline Pancreatic Cancer Dinner” on July 29. more »»

Club notes

July 3, 2016 Women’s Connection plans luncheon HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Women’s Connection will meet at noon July 13 at The Blairmont Club, 265 Larch St. more »»

5 generations

July 3, 2016 The Altoona Mirror accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. more »»


July 3, 2016 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 »»

Saying 'thanks'

July 3, 2016 Courtesy photo Monica Krug (left) and Katie Sherwood present Father Leon Hunt, O.S.B., with a new vestment created and constructed by members of the South Ebensburg 4-H Textile Club. more »»

Across the area

July 2, 2016 Waste collection set at PNG Field The Intermunicipal Relations Committee will hold a two-day household hazardous waste collection from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Physics students vie for scholarships

July 2, 2016 Twenty-two teams of Altoona Area High School seniors competed for 10 scholarships valued at $27,500 in the 16th annual Physics Scholarship competition on on March 4. more »»

School notes

July 2, 2016 Glendale recognizes perfect attendance FLINTON — Eight sixth-grade students from Glendale Elementary School were awarded new bicycles on June 1 for having perfect attendance for the 2015-16 school... more »»

Altoona library sets July programs

June 30, 2016 The Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Ave., has announced its July programs. For more information, call 946-0417 or visit www.altoonalibrary .org. more »»

Northern Cambria to hold inaugural heritage festival

June 30, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The inaugural Northern Cambria County Regional Heritage Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets programs

June 30, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for July as a community service. Online registration is available for some programs at UPMC. more »»

Car and motorcycle club activities

June 30, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is July 14. New members are welcome. more »»

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