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Group plans toy train swap meet

March 17, 2015 The Alto Model Train Museum will sponsor a toy train swap meet, sometimes referred to as Scalefest, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Friends of Shawnee seek entries for their ‘Art in the Park’ exhibit

March 17, 2015 The Friends of Shawnee State Park have announced the “Art in the Park” exhibit, an exhibition of local art inspired by Shawnee State Par. more »»

CNB Bank announces scholarship essay contest

March 17, 2015 CLEARFIELD — CNB Bank invites students to enhance their business education by participating in its annual scholarship contest. more »»

Across the area

March 16, 2015 Storyteller to visit Quaint Corner The Quaint Corner Children’s Museum will host Celtic stories from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the museum, 2000 Union?Ave.,?Altoona. more »»

Claysburg PAST hosts trivia night

March 16, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg Preserv­ing Stories Artifacts and Traditions (PAST) teamed with the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to promote a second an-nual Trivia Night Contest and turkey dinner with... more »»

CORE encourages the gift of sight

March 16, 2015 PITTSBURGH — In recognition of March as National Eye Donor Month, the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is encouraging individuals to register to become a cornea donor in honor of this... more »»

Bowl for Kid’s Sake set for Sunday

March 16, 2015 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County invites the community to support Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the mentoring organization’s annual fundraise. more »»

Club notes

March 15, 2015 Genealogical society to host speaker HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Blair County?Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch?Valley?Road. more »»

Discovery Garden to host landscaping classes

March 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Garden enthusiasts are invited to attend a series of gardening classes held in cooperation with Holli­daysburg Borough and the Penn State Cooperative Extension. more »»

Mirror Images

March 15, 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 »»


March 15, 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 »»

4 generations

March 15, 2015 The 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 »»

Summer art camps offered in Hollidaysburg

March 15, 2015 Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council’s 2015 Summer Art Camps are now open for registration. Classes will be offered June 15 to 19. Camp 1: Ages 6 to 8. It will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. more »»

Locks of Love

March 15, 2015 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»

Across the area

March 14, 2015 ACCS schedules ‘Guys Night Out’ Altoona Central Catholic School (ACCS) athletics is hosting “Guys Night Out … March Madness” on March 28 at Father Kelley Hall, Fifth Street and 25th Avenue, Altoona. more »»

Technology students compete at regionals

March 14, 2015 Members of the Altoona Area School District Technology Student Association (TSA) ecently had exemplary performances at the Region 8 Competition in State Colleg. more »»

CBRC, Penn State Altoona to offer basketball clinic

March 14, 2015 Subway restaurants of Johnstown, Altoona and State College will serve as sponsors for the fourth annual Central Blair Recre­ation & Park Commission (CBRC)?Basket­ball Clinic to take place March 21 a... more »»

Blair Garden Club offers $500 scholarship

March 14, 2015 The Blair Garden Club of Altoona is offering a $500 scholarship to eligible high school seniors. more »»

Servello is artist of the month at Altoona Area Public Library

March 12, 2015 The Altoona Area Public Library is featuring the artwork of Joe Servello, commercial artist, illustrator, muralist, teacher, actor, designer and director. more »»

Senate designates Housing Awareness Day

March 12, 2015 HARRISBURG — Representatives of the Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agen­cies and the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania gathered in the rotunda of the state capitol building on... more »»

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