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Golden Tiger Wrestling to host record-holding alumnus

March 26, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Hollidaysburg Area High?School Golden Tiger Wrestling Program will present “A Night with Wade Schalles” at 6:30 p.m. April 10 at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. more »»

Home Nursing offers grief support

March 26, 2016 Home Nursing Agency is offering “Good Grief,” a six-week support group for those who have lost a loved one, on Wednesday afternoons from April 5 to May 11 with the exception of Tuesday, April 19. more »»

Supporting the "Wish Hunt"

March 24, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen’s Association presented a check for almost $2,500 from its 2015 benefit shoot to the Allegheny Mountains Chapter/Safari Club International. more »»


March 24, 2016 John Joseph DeGennaro of 3336 Lynnwood Drive, Altoona, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a party for family and friends on Saturday at the United Veterans Association Club, Altoona. more »»

Car club activities

March 24, 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 April 14. New members are welcome. more »»

Club notes

March 24, 2016 Blair Garden Club visits flower show On March 9, Blair Garden Club members and friends experienced visited the Philadelphia Flower Show. more »»

Service notes

March 24, 2016 ANTHONY G. PAZCOGUIN Lt. Anthony G. Pazcoguin was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Public Health Service. Lt. more »»

Nominations for ‘20 Under 40’ must be submitted by Thursday

March 24, 2016 The Mirror will accept nominations for its ninth edition of “20 Under 40” through Thursday. more »»

Across the area

March 23, 2016 Concert to benefit Altoona Symphony Strings — Young and Old, a concert to benefit the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, will be presented by local musical artist and teacher Barbara Weller Crain and guest... more »»

Advancing America's Heritage

March 23, 2016 Courtesy photo The Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution received a National S.A.R. 1776 Campaign Society Flag Streamer in recognition of a donation to the S.A.R. more »»

Cove Challenge Series promotes wellness

March 23, 2016 Six races throughout the Cove, Williamsburg and Claysburg have teamed together to promote wellness awareness in their respective communities and to coordinate races for the health and well-being of... more »»

Mirror seeks old photos for Yesteryear

March 23, 2016 The Altoona Mirror is in need of old local photos to be used in its weekly Yesteryear feature. The photos must be at least 30 years old and include a local building, site, group or class. more »»

Local Chevrolet dealers step up to bat through youth baseball programs

March 23, 2016 In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, two local Chevrolet dealers are supporting youth baseball through the Chevy Youth Baseball Program Dean Patterson... more »»

Penn State Altoona inducts fifth class of Sheetz Fellows

March 22, 2016 Penn State Altoona celebrated the fifth class of Sheetz Fellows during an induction ceremony on Feb. 27 at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities

March 22, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for April. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a. more »»

Deadline for water poster contest is April 1

March 22, 2016 For more than 30 years, the Blair County Conservation District and the Altoona Water Authority have been raising awareness about water through their annual poster contest. more »»

Across the area

March 22, 2016 J.C. Blair offers Safe Sitter classes HUNTINGDON — J.C. Blair Hospital is offering the Safe Sitter babysitting training classes. more »»

Claysburg trivia night draws 23 teams

March 21, 2016 EAST FREEDOM — Claysburg Preserving Artifacts,?Stories and Traditions teamed with the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to promote a trivia night contest and turkey dinner with refreshments on Fe. more »»

IRC makes changes for electronics, appliance recycling

March 21, 2016 Although the Intermunicipal Relations Committee Buckhorn Recycling and Compost Facility will continue to accept electronics from all residents and small businesses, residents will notice a few... more »»

Spring Gardening Day set for April 30

March 21, 2016 EBENSBURG —?The Penn State Master Gardeners of Cambria County will host their Spring Gardening Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 30 at the Manor Drive conference room, 499 Manor Drive. The fee of $14. more »»

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