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December 9, 2014 Nancy K. Allwein Nancy K. Allwein of Hollidaysburg celebrated her 90th birthday No. more »»

Chili’s supports breast cancer voucher program

December 9, 2014 Chili’s, a company owned and operated by Brinker International, provided a grant in the amount of $1,500 to the Tyrone Hospital Foun­da­tion with funds to be directed to the Breast Cancer & Women’s... more »»

learning about soil

December 8, 2014 The Blair County?Conservation District sponsored its annual Land Use and Manage­ment Contest was held on Oct. 7 at the Gary Stern Farm, west of Martins­bur. more »»


December 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 »»

Service notes

December 7, 2014 ALEX C. BAUR Air Force Airman Alex C. Baur graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lack­land, San Antoni. more »»

Club notes

December 7, 2014 Bowling group gathers Toys for Tots The Altoona Women’s Bowling Association, Altoona USBC WBA, held a successful tournament for all ages on Nov. . more »»

Mirror Images

December 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 »»

EMS Council presents awards

December 4, 2014 The Southern Alle­ghenies EMS Council hosted the second annual Regional EMS Awards Dinner/Dance on Sept. 13 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Across the area

December 4, 2014 AAMR holiday open houses underway In celebration of its 65th anniversary, the Altoona Association of Model Railroaders has kicked off its 2014 holiday open houses at 2930 S. 10th Ave., Altoona. more »»

Holiday basketball

December 3, 2014 Courtesy photo The Altoona Area School District and the Altoona Jaffa Shriners have joined together to sponsor two area holiday basketball tournaments; The Altoona Lady Lion Tip-off Tournament,... more »»

Across the area

December 3, 2014 Banks team up to help teen shelter Four local community banks announced their joint sponsorship for the support of the new teen shelter of Family Services In. more »»

Park programs

December 3, 2014 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. more »»

The Halftime Show

December 3, 2014 This concludes this year’s photo packages of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

ShowTwirlers win two national titles

December 2, 2014 The ShowTwirlers Com­petitive Team of Altoona has added two national titles to its list of accomplishment. more »»

Across the area

December 2, 2014 State park plans holiday open house HUNTINGDON —?Greenwood Furnace State Park and the Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam and Penn-Roosevelt State Parks welcome everyone to a special holiday... more »»

Helping children

December 2, 2014 Courtesy photo J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and the employees of Huntingdon PennDOT partnered for their 10th year in a bike raffle at the hospital’s booth at the Huntingdon County Fair. more »»

Golf event raises $67K for Operation Our Town

December 1, 2014 Operation Our Town held its second annual golf tournament on Sept. 16 at Park Hills Country Club. more »»

CORE presents award to UPMC Bedford

December 1, 2014 EVERETT — The Center for Organ Recovery & Education recently presented a state award to UPMC Bedford Memorial in recognition of its efforts to raise awareness of the need for organ donation. more »»

Give the gift of a second chance for local pets at the shelter

November 30, 2014 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society’s annual holiday campaign kicked off on Nov. 23 with promotions asking for financial gifts offering a second chance for local shelter pets in their care. more »»

Nonprofits to submit calendar info

November 30, 2014 As of Jan. 1, the Altoona Mirror is revamping its Health Calendar and Recreation Plan­ner, which are published on Page G4 Sundays. more »»

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