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Italian Heritage Society plans wine tasting Oct. 1

September 18, 2016 The Italian Heritage Society of Central Pennsylvania is sponsoring a Columbus Day Wine Tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at The Blairmont Club, 265 Larch St., Hollidaysburg. more »»

Club notes

September 18, 2016 Juniata VFW to mark 70th anniversary The Bernard Albert Good Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8685 in Juniata will celebrate its 70th anniversary with rededication services at 1 p.m. Wednesday. more »»

Service notes

September 18, 2016 MADALYN M. PLESSINGER U.S. Air Force Second Lieutenant Madalyn M. Plessinger has graduated from Commissioned Officer Training at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. more »»

Creative Health Impact Grant Awards presented

September 18, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The 1889 Foundation and the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance have announced the 2016 Creative Health Impact Grant Awards recipients. more »»

City honors member of Fire Civil Service Commission

September 18, 2016 David Behe was honored by Altoona City Council and the current Fire Civil Service Commission for his 18 years of service to the Fire Civil Service Board. more »»

Locks of Love

September 18, 2016 Courtesy photo Ed Wilson, 66, of Tipton hasn’t had a haircut in more than 40 years. more »»

Across the area

September 15, 2016 ‘Dogs Helping Dogs’ walk is Sunday The Lakemont Lions Club’s sixth annual “Dogs Helping Dogs” Dog Walk will be held on Sunday at Legion Park in Hollidaysburg. more »»

Trail ride, walk to aid Dreams Go On

September 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The 10th annual Lehman Engineers Horse Trail Ride and Trail Walk will be held Sept. 25 at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Car, motorcycle club events

September 15, 2016 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins, 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call 674-8143 or visit Bike Night, 6 p.m. more »»

Health, wellness center participates in state program

September 14, 2016 The UPMC Altoona Women’s Health and Wellness Center offers breast and cervical cancer education and related screenings to women ages 40 to 64 through the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Healthy... more »»

Across the area

September 14, 2016 TOPS to hold open house Sept. 22 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?Hollidaysburg Chapter 0379 of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will hold an open house on Sept. 22 in the basement of Zion Lutheran Church, Allegheny St. more »»

Park programs

September 14, 2016 Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150 Daily summer activities, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. more »»

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

September 14, 2016 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 »»

Across the area

September 13, 2016 Area beekeepers to meet Sunday HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Canoe Creek State Park Pavilion No. 1, 1400 Turkey Valley Road. more »»

Used book sale

September 13, 2016 Courtesy photo Members of the Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library display donated books for the library’s fall used book sale to be held Thursday through Saturday at the library at 1... more »»

Stuff the Bus helps 1,150 Blair students

September 13, 2016 The Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County supported children and families through its seventh annual Stuff the Bus School Supplies Campaign. more »»

Club notes

September 11, 2016 Friends of Library plan fall activities The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library has announced its upcoming activities. Membership meeting and program — Noon Sept. 15, library theater. more »»

Bedford to host inaugural Pink 5K run on Oct. 15

September 11, 2016 BEDFORD — The inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Bedford Pink 5K run will be held Oct. 15. more »»

WISE Women accepting scholarship applications

September 11, 2016 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 no later than 4 p. more »»

NAMI to hold course

September 11, 2016 NAMI PA Blair County, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer a free Family to Family education course. Classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., beginning Sept. more »»

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