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Hollidaysburg library sets programs, activities

March 29, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, 1 Furnace Road, has announced its April events. Library hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Senior birthdays

March 29, 2016 Angeline Mangiacarne Angeline Mangiacarne of Valley View Home, formerly of 1607 19th Ave., Altoona, celebrated her 100th birthday with a surprise party for family on Saturday. more »»

Curve FanFest scheduled for April 5

March 28, 2016 Altoona Curve fans are invited to attend Curve FanFest 2016 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 5 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»

Saint Francis to host ‘Take Back the Night’

March 28, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis University’s Social Work Club will host “Take Back the Night,” a week-long event to raise awareness for victims of violence and abus. more »»

Across the area

March 28, 2016 Veterans, widows invited to food bank DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Veterans of Foreign War Post 8724 Auxiliary sponsors a monthly Central PA Food Bank at the Duncansville VFW Post 8724, 1665 Newr... more »»

Healthy Living Club sets April programs, classes

March 28, 2016 UPMC Altoona’s Healthy Living Club has scheduled the following educational programs and screenings for April as a community service. more »»

Local Scout attains the rank of Eagle

March 27, 2016 Spencer Dodson of Duncansville attained the rank of Eagle Scout on July 7. more »»

Grier attends dance festival

March 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH —?The Grier School of Tyrone recently attended the National High School Dance Festival at Point Park University. more »»


March 27, 2016 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

March 27, 2016 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 »»


March 26, 2016 John Joseph DeGennaro of 3336 Lynnwood Drive, Altoona, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a party for family and friends today at the United Veterans Association Club, Altoona. more »»

Golden Tiger Wrestling to host record-holding alumnus

March 26, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Hollidaysburg Area High?School Golden Tiger Wrestling Program will present “A Night with Wade Schalles” at 6:30 p.m. April 10 at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. more »»

Home Nursing offers grief support

March 26, 2016 Home Nursing Agency is offering “Good Grief,” a six-week support group for those who have lost a loved one, on Wednesday afternoons from April 5 to May 11 with the exception of Tuesday, April 19. more »»

Supporting the "Wish Hunt"

March 24, 2016 Courtesy photo The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen’s Association presented a check for almost $2,500 from its 2015 benefit shoot to the Allegheny Mountains Chapter/Safari Club International. more »»


March 24, 2016 John Joseph DeGennaro of 3336 Lynnwood Drive, Altoona, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a party for family and friends on Saturday at the United Veterans Association Club, Altoona. more »»

Car club activities

March 24, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting — 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, Bavarian Hall, Altoona. The next meeting is April 14. New members are welcome. more »»

Club notes

March 24, 2016 Blair Garden Club visits flower show On March 9, Blair Garden Club members and friends experienced visited the Philadelphia Flower Show. more »»

Service notes

March 24, 2016 ANTHONY G. PAZCOGUIN Lt. Anthony G. Pazcoguin was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Public Health Service. Lt. more »»

Nominations for ‘20 Under 40’ must be submitted by Thursday

March 24, 2016 The Mirror will accept nominations for its ninth edition of “20 Under 40” through Thursday. more »»

Across the area

March 23, 2016 Concert to benefit Altoona Symphony Strings — Young and Old, a concert to benefit the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, will be presented by local musical artist and teacher Barbara Weller Crain and guest... more »»

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