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January 27, 2015 Louise DeBernardis Louise DeBernardis of Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona, celebrated her 102nd birthday on Jan. 14. She was born Ja. more »»

Across the area

January 26, 2015 ‘Think Pink’ game set for Feb. more »»

Blair Dance plans ‘Winter Showcase’

January 26, 2015 The Blair Dance Company will present “A Winter Showcase” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona. more »»

Roaring Spring library sets activities

January 26, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Roaring Spring Community Library, 320 E. Main St., has announced its activities for February. The library and Book Cellar are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Avoid sending cellphone photos

January 26, 2015 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 »»

Club notes

January 25, 2015 Altoona Women’s Club plans luncheon HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Women’s Club will hold a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at The Blairmont Club, Larch Street. The theme is “An Act of Love. more »»

Service notes

January 25, 2015 MIRANDA E. PINTO Army Pvt. Miranda E. Pinto has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

Mirror Images

January 25, 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 »»

4 generations

January 25, 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 »»


January 25, 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 »»

Hakuna Matata

January 25, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hakuna Matata handicapable square dance club will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. In the photo are (from left):?Carl Kiesewetter, Laurie Hecker and Donnie Rabine. more »»

Across the area

January 24, 2015 HOPE?Drop-In Center sets open house The HOPE Drop-In Center will hold an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at Bethany Lutheran Church, 200 Third Ave., Altoona. more »»

Motion Dance Competition set for Feb. 14

January 24, 2015 Motion?Dance Competition set for Feb. 14 Area dancers have until Friday to register to compete in the Motion?Dance Compe­tition, which will take place Feb. more »»

Locals sought to be dairy promoters

January 24, 2015 The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee is seeking individuals with a connection to the dairy industry to serve as dairy princess and junior dairy representatives. more »»

Hollidaysburg class of 1964 reunion

January 24, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg High School class of 1964 held its 50th anniversary reunion in August at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post party roo. more »»

Across the area

January 22, 2015 Shoulder pain topic of program TYRONE — The Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center will provide a free educational program titled “Treatment of Shoulder Pain, What’s New & What’s True” from 6 to 7 p.m. more »»

Arbor Day Foundation offers free trees to new members

January 22, 2015 Residents of Pennsyl­vania can ring in the new year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during Januar. more »»

Libraries recognize commissioners’ support

January 22, 2015 On Jan. 13, 1965, Blair County commissioners E.G. Hamill, Correll Gressley and Edward Flanagan agreed to support the development of a countywide library system. more »»

Christmas for Kids

January 22, 2015 Courtesy photo Cesare Battisti Club held its annual Christmas party for members’ children on Dec. 14, with approximately 50 children attending. The party is sponsored by the officers of the club. more »»

Intergenerational fun

January 21, 2015 Homewood at Spring House Estates and the Bedford High School Bison football team came together for a friendly Wii bowling competition. Conner Lazorka of the Bison team was the overall high scorer. more »»

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