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HUB’s new coordinator seeks volunteers

May 7, 2015 Jo Brown recently resigned as volunteer coordinator from the Altoona District Mission Central HUB of the United Methodist Churches. She will continue to volunteer as she can. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 7, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Across the area

May 6, 2015 Vietnam veterans change meeting date Chapter 967 Blair County Vietnam Veterans of America will move its monthly meeting to May 17 because of Mother’s Day. The meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. more »»

Visiting the library

May 6, 2015 Courtesy photo Children and families celebrated Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child at the Altoona Area Public Library on April 17. State Sen. John H.? Eichelberger Jr. more »»


May 6, 2015 Hazel Shaw Hazel (Eckenrod) Hall Shaw of Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Newry, is celebrating her 100th birthday toda. more »»

1st Summit Bank creates memorial fund for victims of domestic violence

May 6, 2015 The 1st Summit Bank has established the Allison N. Vaughn Memorial Fund through the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies. This fund will benefit domestic violence victims. more »»

Park programs

May 6, 2015 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Birding by Ear, 2 p.m. Saturday, meet at the small pavilion near the campground office building. more »»

Altoona girl to compete in national pageant

May 6, 2015 Kinsley Raine Palilla of Altoona was crowned Miss Pennsylvania U.S.A. Ambassador Little Miss 2015 on April 12 in Altoona. more »»

Across the area

May 5, 2015 RV?expo donates to cancer society The 2015 Pennsylvania Adventure RV Expo, held Feb. more »»

Fire company donation

May 5, 2015 Courtesy photo The Altoona Fire Department recently received a $1,000 grant from Golden LivingCenter-Hillview. more »»

CAST Bike Ride slated for May 17

May 5, 2015 CLEARFIELD —?The Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre (CAST) Tour de Parks Bike Ride and 7K, which takes riders and walkers through Elliott State Park and Parker Dam State Park, is scheduled for May 17. more »»

Across the area

May 4, 2015 Lettercarriers’ food drive is Saturday The National Association of Lettercarriers and the U.S. Postal System will conduct their annual food drive for needy families on Saturday. more »»

Altoona library sets May programs

May 4, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library has announced its May activities. The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day from May 23 to 2. more »»

National Guard Veterans

May 4, 2015 Courtesy photo The Central Pennsylvania National Guard Veterans Association and families held their annual breakfast March 28 at the Prime Sirloin Buffet, Duncansville. more »»

IU8 program allows high school students to earn credits toward college

May 4, 2015 Appalachia Interme­diate Unit 8, in collaboration with Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, will hold registration until Friday for the IU8 Sum­mer Academy Dual Enrollment Program. more »»

Club notes

May 3, 2015 Alpha Beta Chapter donates books BEDFORD —?The Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held a luncheon meeting at Spring House Estates in Everett, on March 14. more »»

Director of veterans affairs urges vets to file document

May 3, 2015 Daniel McIntyre, the Blair County director of veterans affairs, wants to make the public aware of the importance of filing veterans DD214 with the county recorder’s office in Hollidaysburg. more »»

SAMA Altoona to host summer art camp

May 3, 2015 The Southern Alleghen­ies Museum of Art at Altoona (SAMA) will offer a children’s art camp this summer. more »»

Mirror Images

May 3, 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 »»

Local teen attains the rank of Eagle Scout

May 3, 2015 Kevin Smith, 16, a sophomore at Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Oct. 7 and was awarded Scouting’s highest honor at a Court of Honor ceremony on Fe. more »»

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