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Motion Dance Competition set for Feb. 14

January 24, 2015 Motion?Dance Competition set for Feb. 14 Area dancers have until Friday to register to compete in the Motion?Dance Compe­tition, which will take place Feb. more »»

Locals sought to be dairy promoters

January 24, 2015 The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee is seeking individuals with a connection to the dairy industry to serve as dairy princess and junior dairy representatives. more »»

Hollidaysburg class of 1964 reunion

January 24, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg High School class of 1964 held its 50th anniversary reunion in August at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post party roo. more »»

Across the area

January 22, 2015 Shoulder pain topic of program TYRONE — The Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center will provide a free educational program titled “Treatment of Shoulder Pain, What’s New & What’s True” from 6 to 7 p.m. more »»

Arbor Day Foundation offers free trees to new members

January 22, 2015 Residents of Pennsyl­vania can ring in the new year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during Januar. more »»

Libraries recognize commissioners’ support

January 22, 2015 On Jan. 13, 1965, Blair County commissioners E.G. Hamill, Correll Gressley and Edward Flanagan agreed to support the development of a countywide library system. more »»

Christmas for Kids

January 22, 2015 Courtesy photo Cesare Battisti Club held its annual Christmas party for members’ children on Dec. 14, with approximately 50 children attending. The party is sponsored by the officers of the club. more »»

Intergenerational fun

January 21, 2015 Homewood at Spring House Estates and the Bedford High School Bison football team came together for a friendly Wii bowling competition. Conner Lazorka of the Bison team was the overall high scorer. more »»

‘Operation Veteran Christmas Project’ held

January 21, 2015 The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Tech­nology, Altoona, adopts a family each year during the holiday season. more »»

Across the area

January 21, 2015 TOPS to hold open house Jan. 29 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Chapter 0379 of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will hold an open house on Jan. more »»

Trail ride, walk raise $16,436 for Dreams Go On

January 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The eighth annual Lehman Engineers Horse Trail Ride & Trail Walk to benefit Dreams Go On was held Sept. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park. The event generated $16,43. more »»

Bellwood Cub Scouts hold Bobcat Ceremony

January 20, 2015 BELLWOOD —?On Dec. 18, at the Hillside Com­munity Church, Bellwood Pack 3028 conducted a Bobcat Ceremony for its newly trained Cub Scouts. more »»

Across the area

January 19, 2015 Altoona library features local artists The Altoona Area Public Library is displaying artwork of Sally Deweese and her friend, Evelyn H. McGough. more »»

Helping homeless veterans

January 19, 2015 Courtesy photo The Allegheny Trailrunners donated $13,500 to the Van Zandt VA Medical Center’s Homeless Veteran Fund. The donation was raised from a “Sweat for Vets” run, which was held on Nov. more »»

WISE Women presents scholarships

January 19, 2015 WISE Women of Blair County announced the scholarship winners for the fall term. more »»

5 generations

January 18, 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 »»


January 18, 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 »»

Helping Others

January 18, 2015 Email community news to more »»

WISE Women of Blair County seeks nominations for Tribute

January 18, 2015 WISE Women of Blair County Tribute recognizes and honors Blair County women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in promoting the awareness of the significant role of women in the quality... more »»

Service note

January 18, 2015 DAMIAN P. DIEHL Pvt. Damian P. Diehl of Hollidaysburg graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., on Dec. 12. more »»

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