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Poster contest winners named

September 4, 2014 EBENSBURG —?The annual poster contest, sponsored by the Cambria County Conservation District, was held in April with a theme of “Dig Deeper — Mysteries in the Soil. more »»

CPHS plans Clear the Cattery event

September 4, 2014 The Central Pennsyl­vania Humane Society is announcing Clear the Cattery, a new, aggressive promotion to encourage cat lovers to visit the cattery and adopt one of the shelter’s felines. more »»

Nonprofits invited to be part of Blair County Proud

September 4, 2014 Local nonprofit organizations and service clubs have until Friday to submit information on volunteer efforts for inclusion in the 2014 Blair County Proud edition. more »»

Local Scout earns high honors from state, national VFW

September 4, 2014 During the recent Penn­sylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars’ state convention in Lancaster, more than 400 VFW leaders and members honored three Eagle Scouts for their outstanding communit... more »»

Across the area

September 4, 2014 Free yoga classes to be offered Monday Free yoga classes will be offered all day Monday at Bloom Yoga and Wellness, 1506 12th Ave., Altoona. Classes begin at 10 a.m. and end at 8 p.m. more »»

Avoid cellphone photographs

September 4, 2014 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 »»

Across the area

September 3, 2014 Museum Day Live! set for Sept. 27 Sept. 27 is Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live! at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. more »»

Tyrone Hospital recognizes volunteers

September 3, 2014 TYRONE — One of the ways members of the community support Tyrone Hospital is by joining the hospital family as a volunteer. more »»

The Halftime Show

September 3, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will present a photo package of band members and cheerleaders from high school football games. more »»

United Way kicks off 2014-15 campaign

September 2, 2014 The 2014-15 United Way of Blair County Community Campaign is underway. Each year, United Way holds a campaign to raise funds to positively impact the lives of people in Blair Count. more »»

Townie Awards honor Penn State Altoona, Steve and Nancy Sheetz

September 2, 2014 Penn State Altoona and Steve and Nancy Sheetz were recently presented with an award during the annual statewide Townie Awards gala held June 2 at the Blair County Conven­tion Center. more »»

Mirror to host seminar on how to submit news

September 2, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

Celebrating Art

September 2, 2014 Courtesy photos Kadence Della Valle of Cambria Heights Elementary School, Patton, was a top 10 national winner in the CelebratingArt .com contest for the 2013-14 school yea. more »»

Across the area

September 1, 2014 Historical society will meet Sept. 9 DUNCANSVILLE —?The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church. more »»

Dog obedience, rally trial this weekend

September 1, 2014 EBENSBURG —?The Altoona Area Kennel Association will hold its annual All-Breed Dog Show, Obedience & Rally Trial at Duman Lake Park on Saturday and Sunday. more »»

WISE Women offers scholarships

September 1, 2014 WISE Women of Blair County is seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $12,000. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Sept. 30. more »»

Seminar will help with submitting news

September 1, 2014 The Altoona Mirror will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its offices, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona. more »»

New Choices program offers free course in career guidance

August 31, 2014 The New Choices program is a non-profit program which offers a free four-week career guidance course designed to inform, motivate and direct individuals to new and changing employment opportuniti. more »»

Royer Mansion to host Jane Austen tea Sept. 28

August 31, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG —?Area residents can step back into the 1800s for the Jane Austen Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at Royer Mansion, 3909 Piney Creek Road. more »»

Cambria Heights alumni plan homecoming events

August 31, 2014 PATTON — Cambria Heights homecoming weekend is Sept. 12 and 13, and organizers are trying to make it a true homecoming event for school alumni. The Sept. more »»

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