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Roaring Spring teen wins pageant

March 11, 2015 Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring recently was crowned Miss Pennsylvania Heart Inspired and Beautiful Junior Teen 2015. more »»

BG drama to present ‘The Music Man’

March 11, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High?School Drama Club will present “The Music Man” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Junior Achievement

March 11, 2015 Courtesy photo Reliance Bank recently donated $2,500 to the Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania’s Annual Corporate Giving Campaig. more »»

Area students graduate from Penn State

March 10, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students earned degrees during fall commencement exercises at Penn State University. Blair County Caitlin M. Albright, Altoona, B.A. more »»

Laugh United scheduled for April 2 in Altoona

March 10, 2015 Laugh United, United Way of Blair County’s third annual signature event, will be held April 2 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

March 10, 2015 Senior health festival is March 19 EAST FREEDOM — Blair Senior Services Inc. will host a senior health festival for ages 60 and older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Across the area

March 9, 2015 Hollidaysburg class of 1950 to meet HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The class members of the Hollidaysburg High School class of 1950 will hold its next luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Foundation sets 5K race, wellness walk, health/wellness fair

March 9, 2015 CLAYSBURG —?The Claysburg Education Foun­dation will sponsor a Derby Dash 5K Run, a Wellness Walk and Health and Wellness Fair on May 2. more »»

Competition awards scholarships

March 9, 2015 The Motion Dance Competition was held on Valentine’s Day weekend at the Blair County Convention?Center, Altoona, with top-notch faculty and performers. more »»

Supporting the library

March 8, 2015 Courtesy photo On Fe. more »»

Dinner tickets on sale for WISE Women Tribute

March 8, 2015 WISE Women of Blair County is selling tickets for its 2015 Tribute Dinner, which will be held at 6 p.m. April 15 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoon. more »»

Club notes

March 8, 2015 Sons of Revolution to meet Saturday The quarterly meeting of the Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will be held at noon Saturday at King’s Family Restaurant, 3001 Sixt... more »»

Service notes

March 8, 2015 DEVON P. NAGLE Army Pvt. Devon P. Nagle has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. more »»

Nominations are invited for Mirror’s next ‘20 Under 40’

March 8, 2015 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its eighth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Mirror Images

March 8, 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 »»


March 8, 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 »»

Five generations

March 8, 2015 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»

Locks of Love

March 8, 2015 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»

Across the area

March 7, 2015 Luncheon to aid Service Paws group The third annual “You Lucky Dog” luncheon for Service Paws of Central PA will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. more »»

Glendale plans SAT prep workshop

March 7, 2015 FLINTON — To help Glendale High School students improve their overall SAT scores, the Glen­dale Education Founda­tion will be sponsoring an SAT Prep Workshop for students, similar to that of last... more »»

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