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October 19, 2014 JOSHUA J. RITCHEY Joshua J. Ritchey has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant junior grade. more »»

Mirror Images

October 19, 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 »»

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October 18, 2014 Smiles for Miles part of pumpkin fest HOLLIDAYSBURG — Smiles for Miles will take part in the ninth annual Pumpkin Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

AAJHS to present ‘Robin Hood’ with a twist

October 18, 2014 The Altoona Area Junior High School Drama Club will present “The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. more »»

Rotary offers students opportunity of a lifetime

October 18, 2014 The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club, in conjunction with Eastern States Student Exchange Program, are offering the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program. more »»

Bellwood class of 1949

October 18, 2014 The Bellwood-Antis High School class of 1949 held its 65th anniversary reunion on Sept. 12 at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Altoona. Thirty class members with spouses and guests attended. more »»

4-H archery teams take top honors

October 16, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Members of the 4-H Archery program in Cam­bria County recently competed in the Pennsylvania State 4-H Shooting Sports contest, held July 28-30 at Penn?State University, in... more »»

Golf event raises $19,500 for RMHC

October 16, 2014 ROARING SPRING — Iron Masters Country Club hosted the 22nd annual Ronald McDonald House Golf Classic on June 9. more »»


October 16, 2014 Luella Lias Luella Lias of Altoo­na, formerly of Tipton, celebrated her 100th birthday with a family dinner at The Olive Garden, Altoona, on Oct. 11. She was born Oc. more »»

Car club events

October 16, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot, Plank Road, Altoona. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

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October 16, 2014 Rotary to mark World Polio Day Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club is preparing for World Polio Day on Oct. more »»

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October 15, 2014 Making Strides fundraiser tickets available DUNCANSVILLE —?Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Blair County is hosting its second annual Pink Ribbon Longaberger Basket Fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.. more »»

Claysburg PAST holds rubber duck races

October 15, 2014 CLAYSBURG — On Labor Day weekend, Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions launched its inaugural rubber duck race. more »»

The Halftime Show

October 15, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

Schools to submit homecoming photos

October 15, 2014 Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should submit information and photographs to Brenda Car­berry, community news coordinator, P.O. more »»

Curve donates to cancer voucher program

October 14, 2014 The Altoona Curve donated $628 to the Tyrone Hospital Foundation with funds to be directed to the breast cancer voucher program. more »»

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October 14, 2014 Library selects artist of the month The Altoona Area Public Library welcomes Hilda Wills of Altoona as the artist of the month for October. Wills has created paintings for more than 40 year. more »»

‘Dani Girl’ raises $32K for foundation

October 13, 2014 Dani Girl, a powerful musical about one young girl’s journey to get her hair back after losing it to leukemia, raised $32,258 for the Brian Morden Foundation. more »»

Annual Freedom Ride raises $12,000 for veterans

October 13, 2014 TYRONE — The fourth annual Freedom Ride was held July 4 in Tyrone. This patriotic bike ride raises money and donates 100 percent of the profit to the Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. more »»

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