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Park programs: May 21-27

May 21, 2014 Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000 Trees Are Terrific!, 3 p.m. Saturday, amphitheater. Searchin’ for Sas­quatch, 7 p.m. Saturday, meet at Point Trailhead parking lo. more »»

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May 20, 2014 Expo donates $2,650 to cancer society The 2014 Pennsylvania Adventure RV Expo, held Feb. more »»

The Arc plans Kayak Fun Float

May 20, 2014 The Arc of Blair County is holding its fourth annual Kayak Fun Float on May 31. more »»

UPMC Altoona employees participate in Health Care Professionals’ Advocacy Day

May 20, 2014 Six UPMC Altoona em­ployees had the opportunity to participate in legislative meetings in Harrisburg on March 11. The Altoona group traveled with two busloads of UPMC employees from other location. more »»


May 20, 2014 Dorothy Crownover Dorothy M. Crown­over of IDA Tower, Altoona, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday. She was born May 22, 1914, in Altoona, the daughter of John and Harriet Thompson. more »»

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May 19, 2014 Library features young adult artist The Altoona Area Public Library welcomes Casey Lee Young as the young adult artist for May. more »»

Blair Dance wins Studio Award

May 19, 2014 Members of the Blair Dance Company from the Blair Dance Academy, Altoona, traveled to its first regional competition of the season. They attended “Celebration National Talent Competition” on Feb. more »»

Club notes

May 18, 2014 Jobel Court holds election of officers Members of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America Jobel Court No. more »»

Service notes

May 18, 2014 LONNIE ELLIOTT Air Force Airman Lonnie RJ. Elliott graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. more »»

Mirror Images

May 18, 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 »»


May 18, 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 »»

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May 17, 2014 Department president to visit district Julia Marie Dever, president of the Department of Pennsylvania Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. more »»

State pageant moves to Altoona

May 17, 2014 The Miss Pennsyl­vania Junior High, High School and Collegiate America Pageant is seeking contestants to compete at the state pageant on July 26 and 27 at the Blair County Conven­tion Center in... more »»

Car and motorcycle events

May 15, 2014 Blair County Antique Auto Club cruise-ins — 6 p.m. every Sunday, weather permitting, Sierra North Plaza, behind Friendly’s. For more information, call Dale Crum at 946-4745 or visit more »»

Schuhplattlers plan Maifest

May 15, 2014 The annual Maifest for the Altoona Almrausch Schuhplattlers (German Dance Group) will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. May 24 at the Unter Uns Club, Van Buren Avenue and 14th Street, Altoona. more »»

Top of the Line dancers

May 15, 2014 The Top of the Line Dancers from Central Blair Senior Center entertained at the Bellmeade Graystone Court Apartments. more »»

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May 15, 2014 Civil?War headstone to be rededicated COUPON?— A headstone rededication ceremony for Civil War Union Veteran Samuel Butterbaugh will be held at 2 p.m. more »»

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May 14, 2014 Fort Roberdeau topic of meeting BELLWOOD —?Glenn Nelson, director at Fort Roberdeau, will speak about the future direction of Fort Roberdeau, located at Fort Roberdeau Historic Site and Natural Area... more »»

Foundation presents AEDs to Blair law enforcement

May 14, 2014 Sudden cardiac death is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. The possibility of survival decreases by 7 to 10 percent every minute after collapse. more »»

Shawnee offers hiking series

May 14, 2014 SCHELLSBURG — Shawnee State Park is offering a way to get some exercise and enjoy the trails at the park. This year, Shawnee will present a bi-weekly Friday Evening Hiking Series. more »»

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