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New Choices program offers free course in career guidance

August 31, 2014 The New Choices program is a non-profit program which offers a free four-week career guidance course designed to inform, motivate and direct individuals to new and changing employment opportuniti. more »»

Royer Mansion to host Jane Austen tea Sept. 28

August 31, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG —?Area residents can step back into the 1800s for the Jane Austen Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at Royer Mansion, 3909 Piney Creek Road. more »»

Cambria Heights alumni plan homecoming events

August 31, 2014 PATTON — Cambria Heights homecoming weekend is Sept. 12 and 13, and organizers are trying to make it a true homecoming event for school alumni. The Sept. more »»

Mirror will conduct seminar on how to submit news

August 31, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Club notes

August 31, 2014 NARVRE to meet Wednesday DUNCANSVILLE — The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees Inc. will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Prime Sirloin Buffe. more »»

Service notes

August 31, 2014 TREVOR PROSSER Trevor Prosser has successfully completed the requirements to graduate Naval boot camp. He graduated from Great Lakes training facility on Aug. 22. more »»

Mirror Images

August 31, 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 »»

Lobsterfest for MS slated for Sept. 19

August 31, 2014 The 2014 Lobsterfest for MS will take place on Sept. 19, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Bavarian Hall in Altoona. more »»

Five generations

August 31, 2014 The Altoona Mirror now 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 »»


August 31, 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 »»

Association for Blind sets programs

August 31, 2014 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Area students earn degrees from PSU

August 30, 2014 Area students earn degrees from PSU UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students received degrees during spring commencement exercises at Penn State University. more »»

Smearman golf event aids scholarship

August 30, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The fifth annual Coach Bill Smear­man Golf Tournament was held June 23 at the Iron Masters Country Club with 13 teams of golfers. more »»

Rotary scholarships

August 30, 2014 On behalf of the Rotary Club of Portage, District Magistrate Galen Decort distributed $500 scholarship checks to the Portage Area High School seniors (from left): front row — Haley Heidler, Emily... more »»

Businessman creates endowed scholarship at Pennsylvania Highlands in Huntingdon

August 30, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Huntingdon businessman Dale W. Miller has created the first endowed scholarship for the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Hunting­don Center. more »»

Across the area

August 30, 2014 AFSCME to meet in Ebensburg EBENSBURG — The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Sub-Chapter 8303 will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Ebensburg Municipal Building. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

August 28, 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 »»

Tennis tournament raises money for multiple sclerosis

August 28, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The inaugural “Matches for MS Awareness” Tennis Tournament took place on July 18, 19 and 20 at the Tiger Tennis Center. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs for September

August 28, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library invites the public to visit its new building at One Furnace Road. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.. more »»

Park programs

August 27, 2014 Greenwood Furnace State Park, 15795 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon, 667-1800 The “Real” Trouble with Tribbles: Invasive Spe-cies, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, blacksmith shop. more »»

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