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July 7, 2014 Drive-thru food drop-off is Wednesday The Van Zandt VA Medical Center is partnering with the U.S. Army 298 SMC to have a “Feds Feed Families Food Drive-Thru” from 9 a.m. more »»

Golf tournament to help sick boy from Altoona

July 7, 2014 MONTGOMERY — A golf tournament will be held July 19 at White Deer Golf Course, Montgomery, Lycoming County, to benefit Cohen David Allen, a 9-month-old suffering from a congenital heart disease. more »»

Cardiac Rehab recognizes graduates

July 7, 2014 HUNTINGDON —?J.C. Blair Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabili­tation Program held a graduation ceremony for its 66 patients on April 25, honoring their hard work and lifestyle changes. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets programs

July 7, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for June. Library and Book Cellar hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 10 a.m. more »»


July 6, 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

July 6, 2014 Email four- and five-generation photos to more »»


July 6, 2014 USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association Inc.’s 2014 reunion will be held the week of Sept. 8 to 14 at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63134, 314-426-5500. more »»

Club notes

July 6, 2014 Duncansville Historical Society to meet DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Churc. more »»

Local unit seeks WWII re-enactors

July 6, 2014 A local World War II re-enacting unit is looking for interested parties between the ages of 16 and 40 to join the ranks of its organization. more »»

Service notes

July 6, 2014 SARAH L KOCHARA Navy Seaman Sarah L Kochara has graduated from cryptologic technician technical A and CTT C school at CID Unit Corry Station, Pensacola, Fla. more »»

Mirror Images

July 6, 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 »»

Helping Others

July 6, 2014 The Altoona Mirror recently donated $500 to the Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association Ladies Auxiliary for the group’s playground project. more »»


July 5, 2014 The descendants of Charles and Carrie (Brad­ley) Thompson will hold their annual reunion on July 19 at DelGrosso‘s Amusement Park, Tipton, Pavilion No 9. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Country fans

July 3, 2014 Courtesy photo This photo of the Greiner brothers from Altoona with country singer Kathy Mattea was published in the May 26 Memorial Day edition of “Country Weekly” magazine. more »»

Altoona native in patriotic concerts

July 3, 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul Cassarly and the U.S. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

July 3, 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 »»

Glendale golf outing nets $8,800 for foundation

July 3, 2014 LUMBER CITY — Glen­dale Education Foundation Director Richard Snyder has announced the winners of the 10th annual Glendale Education Foun­dation Golf Tournament fundraiser held on June 13 at Eagles... more »»

Nearly 200 participate in Miller memorial event at J.C. Blair

July 2, 2014 HUNTINGDON — The sixth annual Dr. more »»

Across the area

July 2, 2014 Convention center to host pageant The Miss Pennsylvania Junior High, High School and Collegiate America Pageant will be held at 2 p.m. July 27 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

EADS employees give $11,675 to charities

July 2, 2014 The EADS Group Inc. Employee Charity Fund was established at the headquarters of The EADS Group Inc., in Altoona, in 1971. more »»

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