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Park programs

August 12, 2015 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, through Sept. 27, various locations around Engine House No. 6 Exhibit Shelter. more »»

Lehman presents check to Dreams Go On

August 12, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — On July 15, P. Joseph Lehman Inc. more »»

Claysburg library hosts program

August 12, 2015 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Area Public Library hosted a summer reading program June 8 through July 30. This year’s theme was “Every Hero has a Story. more »»

Porch repair

August 12, 2015 Courtesy photo This summer, staff from the National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Cen­ter are rehabilitating the porches on the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Clubhouse Annex. more »»


August 12, 2015 July 28, 2015 Tobias Allen Deweese, a son born to Jill R. (McNulty) and Ryan C. Deweese, Duncansville, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, at 12:58 p.m. more »»

Altoona First donates $10,000 to We Care

August 11, 2015 Renovation and repair of the therapy pool for children with special needs got a boost recently with a donation from Altoona First Savings Bank. more »»

Friends of UPMC donate baskets to new moms

August 11, 2015 Each woman who gives birth at UPMC Altoona will receive a spaghetti dinner basket designed to make her first days at home with her newborn a bit easier. more »»

Across the area

August 10, 2015 Blair Concert Chorale plans party The annual summer party to support the Blair Concert Chorale and the Blair Concert Chorale Children’s Choir will be held at 6 p.m. more »»

Golf event raises $13K ‘for the kids’

August 10, 2015 The fifth annual “For the Kids” golf tournament was held on June 6 at the Park Hills Country Club in Altoon. more »»

Rails and Ales to raise money for ACT

August 10, 2015 The 2015 Rails and Ales will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Railroaders Memorial Museum of Altoona. more »»

Club notes

August 9, 2015 Bridge club announces recent winners The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has announced the winners of its recent games. more »»

Helping others

August 9, 2015 Courtesy photo Ellen Palmer made a challenge for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. She would shave her head if the challenge of $2,500 was me. more »»


August 9, 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 »»

Chamber Basket of Hope to help local residents

August 9, 2015 For the fifth consecutive year, the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Blair County Alumni will be accepting donations for its Basket of Hope project. more »»

Fifth annual Dog Dip set at new location

August 9, 2015 The Blair County Dog Park will host its fifth annual Dog Dip on Aug. 22 and 23 at Prospect Pool on Second Avenue in Altoona. more »»

5 generations

August 9, 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 »»

Service notes

August 9, 2015 JAVIER A. CANTOS JR. Air Force Airman Javier A. Cantos Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

August 9, 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 »»

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Across the area

August 8, 2015 Library to host End-of-Summer event HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library will host an End-of-Summer Celebration all day Wednesday. The doors will open at 9:30 a.m. more »»

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