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Hollidaysburg book sale

April 13, 2015 Courtesy photo The Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library display books for the library’s spring used book sale to be held Thursday through Saturday at the library at 1 Furnace Road,... more »»

Paying it forward

April 12, 2015 Courtesy photo Richard Brubaker, a crop farmer from Williamsburg won a Land Steward Award from Monsanto Co. and chose to donate it to the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Company. more »»

Club notes

April 12, 2015 Lions recognize students, farmers ROARING SPRING —?The Roaring Spring Lions held their annual Farmers/FFA Student Night on March 3, with 27 people in attendance. more »»

Salvation Army kicks off campaign

April 12, 2015 HUNTINGDON —?The Huntingdon Salvation Army has kicked off its Feeding Families Cam­paign to raise funds to modernize its kitchen facility. more »»

Mirror Images

April 12, 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 »»


April 12, 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 »»

4 generations

April 12, 2015 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 »»

Across the area

April 11, 2015 Juniata to host Empty Bowls event HUNTINGDON — The Juniata College art department has hand-made hundreds of bowls for hungry diners for its ninth annual Empty Bowls event, which raises money to... more »»

Students on stage

April 11, 2015 Courtesy photos Photo 1: The Hollidaysburg Area Junior Theatre presented “Legally Blonde Jr.” on March 20, 21 and 22 at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditoriu. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 9, 2015 Blair County?Antique Auto Club Super Spring Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Refreshments will be available for purchase. more »»

Inaugural Puppy Love event raises $15,000 for CPHS

April 9, 2015 Members of the governing board for the Heidelberg Country Club (HCC) recently announced the results of the inaugural “Puppy Love” fundraiser held at the HCC, 812 Frankstown Road, Altoona, in February. more »»

Across the area

April 9, 2015 BBBS Legacy Reception is Tuesday The board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County announces its inaugural Legacy Award. more »»

Across the area

April 8, 2015 Striking Chords music fest is May 30 The American Cancer Society will present the fourth annual Striking Chords Against Cancer Music Festival on May 30 at the Altoona Railroaders Museum. more »»

BG announces test dates for Pre-AP prep program

April 8, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Cath­olic High School will administer a placement test for its Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) Preparatory Program for students currently in sixth and seventh grade on April 15, 20... more »»

Group donates bedding to children

April 8, 2015 On March 20, Blair Hope for Families delivered new bedding sets, including comforters, sheets and pillows, to Blair County Children, Youth & Families for all 220 children that the office serves. more »»

4-H members part of leadership conference

April 8, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — 4-H members from Penn State Extension District 11, which includes Bedford, Cambria and Somerset counties, participated in the State 4-H Leadership Confer­ence from Jan. 30 to Feb. more »»

Sexual assault awareness training set for April 23

April 8, 2015 The Victim Services Program of Family Services Inc. will hold its annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month Lunch & Learn training, “Be an Activist For Change: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault,” from 11 a. more »»

Across the area

April 7, 2015 Registration open for Miller 5K event HUNTINGDON — Preregistration is open for the seventh annual Dr. more »»

Eichelberger recognizes DeMolay

April 7, 2015 The al-Aksa Chapter Order of DeMolay in Altoona received a proclamation from Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. recognizing March as DeMolay mont. more »»

Claysburg library announces updates

April 7, 2015 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Area Public Library has acknowledged a contribution of $2,000 from the Lions Sight Conservation Foundation of Blair County. more »»

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