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Blair commissioners promote reading

April 8, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —?At their April 1 meeting, the Blair Coun­ty commissioners issued a proclamation declaring April 13 to 19 as National Library Week in Blair County. more »»

Claysburg history tour has new concept

April 8, 2014 CLAYSBURG —?Claysburg Preserving Artifacts, Stories and Traditions will sponsor a new history tour concept on April 26. The organization held tours covering the Claysburg area in 2012 and 2013. more »»

Third annual St. Patrick’s Day Race held in Newry

April 7, 2014 NEWRY —?The third an­nual St. more »»

Across the area

April 7, 2014 Biologist to speak about sabbaticals HUNTINGDON — Douglas Glazier, professor of biology at Juniata College, will give a talk on how his sabbatical leaves during a 30-year career have im­proved his... more »»

School retirees present grant

April 7, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Asso­ciation of School Retirees recently awarded its 2013-14 Education Support grant to Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School’s... more »»


April 6, 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 »»

Hair donation

April 6, 2014 Information and photos about recent hair donations can be emailed to, submitted through the Virtual Newsroom at www.altoonamirror. more »»

Club notes

April 6, 2014 Newry Lions Club honors Central senior NEWRY — Cody Thompson, a senior at Central High School, Martinsburg, was recognized by the Newry Lions Club during its January meeting. more »»

Service notes

April 6, 2014 SHERRI M. HOSKINS Navy Reserve Lt. Cmdr. Sherri M. Hoskins helped to provide free medical care to residents of rural Louisiana during exercise Cajun Care, Feb. 25 to March 6. more »»

Run for Wounded Heroes slated for April 26 at Penn State Altoona

April 6, 2014 The Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Club of Penn State Altoona will host a 10K/5K Run for Wounded Heroes at 10 a.m. April 26. more »»

Mirror Images

April 6, 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 »»

AAHS to present ‘Anything Goes’

April 5, 2014 The Altoona Area High School Drama Club will present Tams-Witmark’s “Anything Goes” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and April 12 in the Altoona Area High School auditorium. more »»

IUP recognizes students for academic achievement

April 5, 2014 INDIANA, Pa. — Several area students have been selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at In­diana University of Pennsylvania. more »»

Students with lead roles in ‘Oklahoma’ in state choirs

April 5, 2014 HUNTINGDON —?Four Huntingdon Area High School students who have major roles in the high school performance of “Oklahoma!” recently attended State Chorus in Hershey. more »»

Across the area

April 5, 2014 NARFE to host 80th District candidate Chapter 328, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, will meet at noon Friday at Kings Restaurant, 3000 Sixth Ave., Altoona. more »»

Star Performance Dance Company wins awards

April 3, 2014 The Star Performance Dance Company recently submitted the results after attending Rising Star Talent Productions National Competi­tion in Allentown last summe. more »»

Across the area

April 3, 2014 Glendale library appoints officers COALPORT — At the March 19 meeting of the Glendale Area Public Library board, trustees accepted the resignation of long-time President Rita Hahn, who chose to... more »»

Golf event to benefit Gates Foundation

April 2, 2014 The fourth annual “For the Kids” golf tournament will be held June 7 at the Park Hills Country Club, Altoons, with a 1 p.m. tee off. more »»

Coverlet museum opens exhibition

April 2, 2014 BEDFORD — The National Museum of the American Coverlet in Bedford features handwoven bed coverings from the early to mid 1800s. more »»

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