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June 28, 2015 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»


June 28, 2015 The Lilly-Washington class of 1965 will hold its 50th anniversary reunion at 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at Jethro’s Restaurant, Altoon. more »»

Club notes

June 28, 2015 Delta Kappa Gamma holds convention STATE COLLEGE — Nearly 300 women attended the Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Alpha State 78th Anniver­sary Celebration and State Convention held June 12-14 at the Nittany... more »»

Go Red for Women

June 25, 2015 Courtesy photos The inaugural Blair Go Red for Women event was held May 21 at the Blair County Convention Center. The event raised more than $30,000 for the American Heart Association. Dr. more »»

AASD recognizes SOAR Patron of Year

June 25, 2015 On May 13, the annual Altoona Area School District Project SOAR (Study, Overcome, Achieve, Reward) celebration dinner was held at the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center’s Educators Inn. more »»

Car and motorcycle events

June 25, 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 »»

SVDP to hold ‘Fashion Frenzy’ show

June 25, 2015 The St. Vincent de Paul?Society Thrift Store will hold its “Fashion Fren­zy,” an evening of fun, fashion and funding, at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima School, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona. more »»

Cresson community plans garage sales

June 25, 2015 CRESSON — The Cres­son community will hold garage sales on Saturday. Pick up your map at Cresson Presbyterian Church, 301 Keystone Ave., where a basement sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Across the area

June 24, 2015 Bellwood used book sale underway BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis Public Library’s used book sale is underway. The sale began on Saturday and will continue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

Blair Conservation District hosts local Envirothon 2015

June 24, 2015 The Blair County Conservation District announced the winners of the local 2015 Envirothon, held May 14. First place went to Team White Oaks from Central High School, Martinsburg. more »»

Park programs

June 24, 2015 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. daily through Sep. more »»

Blair County Dairy Princess crowned

June 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Haley England was crowned 2015-16 Blair County Dairy Princess by Jessica Orczeck the 2014-15 Blair County Dairy Princess. more »»

‘Cruisin’ at the Park’ slated this weekend

June 23, 2015 The Blair County Antique Auto Club will hold its second annual “Cruisin’ at the Park” show this weekend at Lakemont Park, Altoona. more »»


June 23, 2015 An incorrect phone number was provided to the Mirror for an article on Page G1 Sunday about the We CARE Founda­tion’s 2015 Softball Maratho. more »»

Across the area

June 23, 2015 CBRC offers info on pool, spray park The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commis­sion recently announced information regarding Prospect Pool and the new Juniata Memorial Spray Par. more »»

Foundation awards grant to Hollidaysburg library

June 22, 2015 On May 15, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Hollidaysburg Area Public Library a $3,000 literacy grant to support local literacy programs. This local grant award is part of more than $5. more »»

Across the area

June 22, 2015 CNB survey raises $955 for Red Cross CNB Bank recently asked its Wealth & Asset Management clients to participate in a customer satisfaction survey, and for every completed survey, the bank pledged ... more »»

Club notes

June 21, 2015 Decorating with silverware discussed New uses for old silverware was the topic of the Blair Garden Club’s program on May 18. more »»

Service notes

June 21, 2015 ISAAC B. ENGLAND Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Isaac B. England graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology on May 9 and was commissioned to current rank on May 15. more »»

Softball marathon to be held in August

June 21, 2015 The We CARE Foundation, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, announced the 2015 Softball Marathon will be held Aug. 14, 15, 16. more »»

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