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March 21, 2016 Glendale sets kindergarten registration FLINTON —?Glendale Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year on April 7 and 8. more »»

Extension to hold virtual trail walk

March 20, 2016 The Penn State Cooperative Extension will once again be taking a virtual walk — this time learning about and enjoying the Rails To Trails in Pennsylvania. more »»

Rotary to hold gala for 100th anniversary

March 20, 2016 The Rotary Club of Altoona will mark its 100th anniversary with a gala on May 14 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Festivities include a 5 p.m. more »»

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March 20, 2016 Patton?Garden Club to meet March 28 PATTON —?The Patton Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m. March 28 at the Patton Public Librar. more »»

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March 20, 2016 JACOB SCHEINBERG Pfc. Jacob Scheinberg, 19, of Altoona graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. more »»


March 20, 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 »»

5 generations

March 20, 2016 The Altoona Mirror now accepts photos of families who recently added a fourth or fifth generation. The photo may include one representative of each generation. more »»

Students part of stock market simulation

March 19, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Economics students at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School earned first-, second- and third-place regional honors in the Stock Market Game of Pennsylvania. more »»

Saint Francis Library chosen to host traveling exhibition ‘Native Voices’

March 19, 2016 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Library has been selected in a competitive application process to host “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” a traveling exhibition... more »»

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March 19, 2016 Lincoln Caverns plans Easter events HUNTINGDON — Lincoln Caverns, 7703 William Penn Highway, will host “Find the Easter Bunny Underground” from 1 to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. more »»

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March 17, 2016 Allegheny Ballet plans basket bingo Allegheny Ballet Company will hold a basket bingo featuring Longaberger Baskets, Vera Bradley and more from 5 to 8 p.m. more »»

Students learn about hotel management

March 17, 2016 With the introduction of a new management simulation software program, Altoona Area High School students in Jesse Frailey’s office management class are applying the concepts of managing a business t... more »»

Car and motorcycle club events

March 17, 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 »»

Golf event benefits abused children

March 15, 2016 While golfers were swinging their clubs during the Penn State Altoona Alumni Society’s Inaugural Community for Kids Golf Tournament, held on Aug. more »»

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March 15, 2016 Donations used for Dragon costume MARTINSBURG — Thanks to the generosity of family and friends of the late Fred Dangel, a new Dragon mascot costume has been purchased for Central High School. more »»

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March 14, 2016 YMCA to hold line dance classes HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will offer “Cory-Ography” from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays from April 5 to 26. The program is for ages 13 and older. more »»

Promoting local theater

March 14, 2016 Courtesy photo Weis Markets in the Park Hills Plaza, Altoona, recently donated $1,000 to the Altoona Area School District Foundation. more »»

Healthy Living Club sets Women’s Night Out

March 13, 2016 Tickets are available for the UPMC Altoona Healthy Living Club Women’s Night Out, set for April 21 at The Casino at Lakemont Park. more »»

Club notes

March 13, 2016 Lakemont Lions to provide eye screenings The Lakemont Lions Club, assisted by the Blair/ Clearfield Association for the Blind, will provide free eye screenings for ages 6 months and older. more »»

Service notes

March 13, 2016 DUSTIN J. MOYER Sgt. Dustin J. Moyer of Altoona recently received the Purple Heart medal for injuries sustained during his deployment to Afghanistan. The ceremony was held Feb. more »»

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