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Diabetes walk set for Saturday

September 21, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — The seventh annual Blair County Diabetes Walk/Fun Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the walking track at Foot of Ten Elementary School. more »»

Blair Bassmasters hold panfish derby

September 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair Bassmasters held a panfish derby for kids on June 6 at Canoe Creek State Par. more »»

Family Fun Fair to be held Sunday in celebration of Kraft Hockeyville 2015

September 21, 2015 JOHNSTOWN —?A day of free fun and games will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Park, downtown Johnstow. more »»

Center for Performing Arts to accept donations for Centre County PAWS

September 20, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The Center for the Perform­ing Arts at Penn State is teaming with Centre County PAWS to collect new and gently used items to help dogs and cats in nee. more »»

Club nots

September 20, 2015 Sunrise Rotary supports nonprofits Altoona Sunrise Rotary was able to support eight nonprofits with grants to support services in Blair County. They include: n Family Services Inc. more »»

Service note

September 20, 2015 DEREK J. BOLAND Army National Guard Pfc. Derek J. Boland has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. more »»

Mirror Images

September 20, 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 »»

Mirror Images-part2

September 20, 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 »»

5 generations

September 20, 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 »»


September 20, 2015 Former employees of the A&P Grocery chain will hold their 35th reunion on Oct. 2 at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. The cost is $15 per person. Guests are welcome. Social time will be from 11:45 a. more »»


September 20, 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 »»

Community foundation presents scholarships

September 19, 2015 The Central Pennsyl­vania Commun­ity Foundation recently announced the winners of its 2015 scholarships. The foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. more »»

Suicide-Victim Remembrance Wednesday

September 19, 2015 LORETTO — A candlelight vigil to remember those individuals who lost their lives to suicide will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at Saint Francis University. more »»

Across the area

September 19, 2015 Dig Pink games to aid breast cancer HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Junior and Senior High?Schools’ volleyball teams will hold their Dig Pink Games on?Wednesday to kick off Breast Cancer... more »»

Across the area

September 17, 2015 Conference to focus on sexual assault LORETTO — The Counseling Center at Saint Fran–cis University is co-sponsoring, along with other community resources, the Cambria County Sexual Assault Response... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

September 17, 2015 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Kmart parking lot. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Lung cancer benefit walk raises $1,775

September 17, 2015 The number of walkers increased, and donations for the third annual Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer Benefit Walk, sponsored by Select Specialty Hospital, were more than double last year’s with a tota... more »»

International Read an e-Book Day set for Friday

September 17, 2015 Free digital titles with library card and an Internet-connected device The Altoona Area Public Library announced that it will take part and celebrate International Read an e-Book Day, an annual... more »»

Across the area

September 16, 2015 Astronomy club plans sky watch HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Starlight Astronomy Club will hold a public sky watch from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

Park programs

September 16, 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 »»

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