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July 1, 2014 Fourth of July events set in?Patton PATTON — Patton’s Fourth of July celebration is set to go off with a bang, but organizers hope people will turn up early to spend the evening listening to — and... more »»

Bikers for Barkers set for July 13

July 1, 2014 Registration is underway for the 14th annual Bikers for Barkers Motorcycle Run, presented by the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. more »»

South Hills hosts career network fair for students

July 1, 2014 South Hills School of Business & Technology hosted its annual Career Network Fair in May at the South Hills Altoona campus. more »»

BBBS child of the month

June 30, 2014 Charlie likes to play basketball Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County has featured Charlie as its child of the month for June. more »»

Ambassadors ready to explore Europe

June 30, 2014 A group of junior-high students from our area is prepared to experience 20 days in seven European countries in July. more »»

Altoona library sets programs for July

June 30, 2014 The Altoona Area Public Library will offer the following activities in July. The library will be closed for Independence Day on Friday and Saturda. more »»

Across the area

June 30, 2014 AFSCME to hold picnic Wednesday EBENSBURG —?The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Sub-Chapter 8303 will hold its summer picnic at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Club notes

June 29, 2014 Hollidaysburg Lions install officers HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Lions Club held its installation banquet on June 4. more »»

Service Notes

June 29, 2014 CONNOR F. HALLINAN Seaman Apprentice Connor F. Hallinan graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard basic training at TRACEN Cape May, N.J., on April 28. more »»

Mirror Images

June 29, 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 »»


June 29, 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 »»

Four generations

June 29, 2014 The Altoona Mirror 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 »»

Association for the Blind sets programs for July

June 29, 2014 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Hair donation

June 29, 2014 Email information for hair donations (Locks of Love, Pantene Beautiful Lengths) to more »»

Hollidaysburg library programs start Tuesday at new site

June 28, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?As of July 1, the Hollidays­burg Area Public Library announced the first month of programming in the new building located at One Furnace Road. more »»

Scholarship awards

June 26, 2014 On April 14, Colby Fink of Altoona was awarded the Legislative Scholarship to attend Valley Forge Military College by State Rep. John D McGinnis. In attendance were (from left): Capt. M. more »»

Across the area

June 26, 2014 Bus trip offered to Festival of the Arts The Bottleworks is kicking off the excitement of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts with a festival bus trip, traveling from Johnstown to the... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

June 26, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’s. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

UPMC Altoona offers support groups, clinics

June 25, 2014 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in July. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Park programs

June 25, 2014 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Living History Day, 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday. more »»

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