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Martial arts event to support wounded warriors

October 13, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — Pro­gressive Martial Arts will hold its Kick, Lift, Flip, Spin, Zumb-a-Thon Fund­raiser from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the studio on Route 764. more »»

Across the area

October 13, 2014 Bus company conducting food drive Freedom Excursions is conducting a food drive for the Altoona Food Bank on its upcoming bus trips. Through No. more »»

Santa train rides scheduled in Roaring Spring

October 12, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Horseshoe Curve Chapter, National Railway Histori­cal Society, in cooperation with the Roaring Spring Historical Society and the Everett Railroad Company, will operate the annua... more »»

Five generations

October 12, 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 »»

Club notes

October 12, 2014 Sewing club to make project on?Oct. 20 The Altoona Area Sewing Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Greenwood United Methodist Church in Altoona. more »»


October 12, 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 »»

Mirror Images

October 12, 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 »»

Russo to compete in 2015 international beauty contest

October 12, 2014 Typhani Janelle Russo of Altoona was recently crowned the 2015 Miss Pennsylvania American Beauty titleholde. more »»

Across the area

October 11, 2014 Cyber security topic of Juniata events HUNTINGDON — Juniata College’s Campus Technology Services is sponsoring three events during October as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. more »»

Hollidaysburg Class of 1959

October 11, 2014 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Senior High?School class of 1959 held its 55th anniversary reunion Aug. 22 and 2. more »»

BG students named President’s Education Award recipients

October 11, 2014 Eleven Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School students were selected President’s Education Award recipients. more »»

PSU dean's list

October 11, 2014 PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Summer term Bedford County — Rosel­len Bence, Alum Bank; Blair County — Luke Burkhart, Altoona; Kayla Detwiler, Duncansville; Eliza­beth Fogal, Altoona; Dana Fuchs,... more »»


October 11, 2014 YTI CAREER INSTITUTE, Altoona Computer systems technician —?Frederick Elvey, Altoona; Brandyn Glasgow, Fallen­timber; Martin Horten, Altoona; Susan Ricka­baugh, Altoona; Ryan Smith, Roaring Spring. more »»

Homecoming queen

October 11, 2014 Courtesy photo Brandi George was crowned homecoming queen at Portage Area Junior-Senior High School for 2014. Her escort was Tyler Thomas. more »»

Crabfest benefits soup kitchen

October 9, 2014 The 20th annual Chef’s Crab and Sea Fest was held Sept. 19 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. Chef Doug Simon was the dinner chairman, and Carolyn Donaldson of WTAJ served as emcee. more »»

J.C. Blair to host Mammography Screening Day

October 9, 2014 HUNTINGDON — The staff of the Women’s Imaging Center at J.C. Blair Hospital invites women to a Pink Rain: Shelter from the Storm Mammography Screening Day from 8 a.m. more »»

Car club events

October 9, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Altoona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Across the area

October 9, 2014 Lung Disease Foundation sets yard sale The Lung Disease Foundation will sponsor the inaugural Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer yard sale from 8 a.m. more »»

Mirror to publish homecoming photos

October 8, 2014 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

Eisenhower to hold care package collection

October 8, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK —?The Dear Hero Program, a Penn State undergraduate student organization devoted to raising the morale of deployed troops and wounded veterans, will collect donated items for militar... more »»

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