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May 3, 2015 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 »»

4 Generations

May 3, 2015 Courtesy photo Four generations of Jackson Long’s family include: Vicki Long of Altoona; grandmother; and Jason Long of Claysburg, father; William Freidenbloom of Altoona, great grandfather, holding... more »»

Art contest

May 3, 2015 Courtesy photo Elliot Esworthy won the Altoona Area Public Li­brary’s National Library Week Teen Art Contest. more »»

Association for Blind sets programs

May 3, 2015 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

Across the area

May 2, 2015 Democratic women set membership tea DUNCANSVILLE —?The Blair County Federation of Democratic Women will host a membership tea at 2 p.m. Sunday at the AFSCME Building, 161 Patch­way Roa. more »»

Horseshoe Chorus to present 64th annual show

April 30, 2015 The Altoona Horseshoe Chorus will present its 64th annual show “Life in 4-Part Harmony” at 7:30 p.m. May 9 in the auditorium at the Calvary Baptist Church, 810 Ruskin Drive, Altoona. more »»

Dairy pageant scheduled for May 30

April 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Blair County Dairy Princess coronation will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 30 at the West Loop Missionary Church social hall. more »»

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April 30, 2015 Relay’s Bark for Life set for Saturday Central Blair’s Relay For Life will hold its Bark For Life from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Legion Park, Hollidaysburg. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

April 30, 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 »»

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April 29, 2015 Master gardeners set Plant Showcase EBENSBURG —?The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Cambria County will hold their annual Plant Showcase from 9 to 11 a.m. more »»

Claysburg Hall of Fame Committee holds induction

April 29, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Induction of the second annual Claysburg Area Hall of Fame members was held on April 18 in the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditorium. more »»

UPMC sets support groups, clinics

April 29, 2015 UPMC Altoona offers the following support group meetings and patient clinics in May as a public service to the community. Support groups meeting at the hospital, 620 Howard Ave. more »»

Park programs

April 29, 2015 Shawnee State Park, 132 State Park Road, Schellsburg, 733-4218 Friday Night Hike: The Felton Loop, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, meet at picnic area No. 7. This hike is 2 miles over easy terrai. more »»

Heart association plans fashion show

April 28, 2015 Heart and stroke survivors will take to the runway on a mission to educate, empower and inspire at the American Heart Associ­ation’s Go Red for Women Fashion Show on May 21 at the Blair County... more »»

Foundation enhances quality of life for local resident

April 28, 2015 Miracle-Ear of Altoona, a part of the nationwide hearing solution franchise, partnered with the Miracle-Ear Foundation to provide Heather Ivey of Altoona the gift of sound. more »»

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April 28, 2015 Local breeders to attend sheep fest Two local sheep breeders will attend the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2015 this weekend. more »»

Hollidaysburg library sets programs for May

April 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidays­burg Area Public Library has announced its May events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p. more »»

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April 27, 2015 Vendor event to benefit Relay For Life BELLWOOD — Football Fanatics Kicking Cancer is holding a fundraiser in support of Relay For Life of Northern Blair. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

NAACP to hold Freedom Fund dinner

April 26, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — The Blair County Chapter of the Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its annual Freedom Fund dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Calvin House. more »»

4 generations

April 26, 2015 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 »»

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