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String camp

September 6, 2014 Sixty high school string players from the area had a unique summer camp experience in August. During the week of Aug. more »»

Devorris, Foley scholarships to benefit Mount students

September 6, 2014 CRESSON —?Students at Mount Aloysius College will benefit from two additional endowed scholarships to help fund their education. more »»

Couple create scholarship at Penn State Altoona

September 6, 2014 Jack L. and Carolyn . more »»

Teachers receive awards

September 6, 2014 Three Altoona Area School District teachers received Educator CARE Awards during the AASD Staff Opening Day Session on Aug. 25. more »»

Mirror plans seminar on how readers submit news

September 6, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Across the area

September 5, 2014 Basket, jewelry event to help veterans ASHVILLE — Joulia’s Veterans Basket and Jewel­ry fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Ashville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4315. more »»

Helping the library

September 5, 2014 Andrea Bolan, president of the Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, presented a $10,000 check to Janet Eldred, director of the library, on June 16 at the annual library board meeting. more »»

CORE names winners of Donate Life challenge

September 5, 2014 PITTSBURGH — On Aug. more »»

Claysburg holds Community Days activities

September 5, 2014 CLAYSBURG —?Food, entertainment, arts and crafts booths and socializing with friends and families all were part of Claysburg’s 39th annual Community Days, which took place Aug. 9 and 10. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

September 4, 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 »»

Poster contest winners named

September 4, 2014 EBENSBURG —?The annual poster contest, sponsored by the Cambria County Conservation District, was held in April with a theme of “Dig Deeper — Mysteries in the Soil. more »»

CPHS plans Clear the Cattery event

September 4, 2014 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society is announcing Clear the Cattery, a new, aggressive promotion to encourage cat lovers to visit the cattery and adopt one of the shelter’s felines. more »»

Nonprofits invited to be part of Blair County Proud

September 4, 2014 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Friday to submit information on volunteer efforts for inclusion in the 2014 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Local Scout earns high honors from state, national VFW

September 4, 2014 During the recent Penn­sylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars’ state convention in Lancaster, more than 400 VFW leaders and members honored three Eagle Scouts for their outstanding communit... more »»

Across the area

September 4, 2014 Free yoga classes to be offered Monday Free yoga classes will be offered all day Monday at Bloom Yoga and Wellness, 1506 12th Ave., Altoona. Classes begin at 10 a.m. and end at 8 p.m. more »»

Avoid cellphone photographs

September 4, 2014 Readers submitting pictures for the Community page are asked to avoid using cellphones to take them. Photos taken with cell or flip phones generally do not reproduce well. more »»

Across the area

September 3, 2014 Museum Day Live! set for Sept. 27 Sept. 27 is Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live! at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

September 3, 2014 TYRONE — One of the ways members of the community support Tyrone Hospital is by joining the hospital family as a volunteer. more »»

The Halftime Show

September 3, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

United Way kicks off 2014-15 campaign

September 2, 2014 The 2014-15 United Way of Blair County Community Campaign is underway. Each year, United Way holds a campaign to raise funds to positively impact the lives of people in Blair Count. more »»

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