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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 »»

Across the area

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 »»

Martial arts event to support wounded warriors

October 13, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — Pro­gressive Martial Arts will hold its Kick, Lift, Flip, Spin, Zumb-a-Thon Fund­raiser from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the studio on Route 764. more »»

Across the area

October 13, 2014 Bus company conducting food drive Freedom Excursions is conducting a food drive for the Altoona Food Bank on its upcoming bus trips. Through No. more »»

Santa train rides scheduled in Roaring Spring

October 12, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Horseshoe Curve Chapter, National Railway Histori­cal Society, in cooperation with the Roaring Spring Historical Society and the Everett Railroad Company, will operate the annua... more »»

Five generations

October 12, 2014 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 »»

Club notes

October 12, 2014 Sewing club to make project on?Oct. 20 The Altoona Area Sewing Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Greenwood United Methodist Church in Altoona. more »»


October 12, 2014 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 »»

Mirror Images

October 12, 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 »»

Russo to compete in 2015 international beauty contest

October 12, 2014 Typhani Janelle Russo of Altoona was recently crowned the 2015 Miss Pennsylvania American Beauty titleholde. more »»

Across the area

October 11, 2014 Cyber security topic of Juniata events HUNTINGDON — Juniata College’s Campus Technology Services is sponsoring three events during October as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. more »»

Hollidaysburg Class of 1959

October 11, 2014 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Senior High?School class of 1959 held its 55th anniversary reunion Aug. 22 and 2. more »»

BG students named President’s Education Award recipients

October 11, 2014 Eleven Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School students were selected President’s Education Award recipients. more »»

PSU dean's list

October 11, 2014 PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Summer term Bedford County — Rosel­len Bence, Alum Bank; Blair County — Luke Burkhart, Altoona; Kayla Detwiler, Duncansville; Eliza­beth Fogal, Altoona; Dana Fuchs,... more »»


October 11, 2014 YTI CAREER INSTITUTE, Altoona Computer systems technician —?Frederick Elvey, Altoona; Brandyn Glasgow, Fallen­timber; Martin Horten, Altoona; Susan Ricka­baugh, Altoona; Ryan Smith, Roaring Spring. more »»

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