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Mirror accepts photographs of four and five generations

January 11, 2016 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 »»

Club notes

January 10, 2016 Friends of Altoona Hospital elects officers The Friends of Altoona Hospital, UPMC Altoona’s auxiliary, recently elected officers to its executive board for new two-year term. more »»

Eagle Scout

January 10, 2016 Courtesy photo Austin Berkhimer attained the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized at a Court of Honor on Dec. 21. more »»

PSU Altoona Trading Club holds competition

January 10, 2016 James Barnett, a finance major from Wayne, N.J. more »»


January 10, 2016 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 »»

Salon makes $1,250 donation to Bedford Humane Society for new adoption center

January 10, 2016 EAST FREEDOM — The owner and employees of Tame Your Mane Salon teamed up with their friends from Bedford County Humane Society to help some furry critters have a more “purrrr-fect” opportunity to... more »»

Toasty Toddler Program reaches 505 children

January 9, 2016 A total of 505 children have been assisted this year by the Toasty Toddler Program of the Family Resource Center at the United Way of Blair Count. more »»

Dance competition planned in Altoona

January 9, 2016 The Motion Dance Convention / Competition is returning to the Blair County Convention Center on Feb. 6 and 7. The workshop will kick off at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 6 with a meet and greet. more »»

Across the area

January 9, 2016 Library recognizes artist of month David Mowry has been recognized as the Altoona Area Public Library’s artist of the month for January. more »»

Soup recipes?

January 7, 2016 Soup recipes? The Mirror’s Life Department is planning a story on soothing soups for the winter and is asking readers to send in your recipes for publication. Email to chicks@altoonamirror. more »»

Fighting breast cancer

January 7, 2016 Courtesy photo On Dec. 16, members of the Girls Night Out, Altoona, Inc. Committee delivered a donation of $29,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, Windber, in support of patient care services. more »»

Girl Scout cookie program begins Friday

January 7, 2016 PITTSBURGH —?Thous­ands of girls in the Girl Scouts Western Pennsyl­vania Council are gearing up for the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program that begins on Friday. more »»

Across the area

January 7, 2016 Basketball game to honor veterans CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel FBLA will sponsor a Military V.E.T.R.N.’s Project during a CK-Williamsburg girls’ basketball game on Friday. more »»

Family makes donation to Tyrone Hospital

January 6, 2016 TYRONE — This holiday season, members of the Woomer family, Barbara Williams, Mary Lou White, Suzanne Wrye and the Rev. more »»

Scouting for Food

January 6, 2016 Courtesy photo Boy Scout Troop 49, sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes, recently participated in the Scouting for Food Drive. More than 60 bags of food were collected and donated to St. more »»

Park programs

January 6, 2016 Canoe Creek State Park, 205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, 695-6807 Woodpecker Wander, 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Wentz Education Center. more »»

Across the area

January 5, 2016 BG to host Pre-AP information session Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School will host an information session for its Pre-Accelerated Place­ment Program at 6 p.m. Thursday in the school library. more »»

AFSCME gives back

January 5, 2016 Courtesy photo The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO Local 2952 recently presented $500 to Ebner Elementary School PTO as part of the AFSCME Gives Back Program. more »»

SnowFest, Polar Plunge scheduled for Jan. 16

January 2, 2016 HUNTINGDON —?The third annual SnowFest and Juniata Valley YMCA Polar Plunge will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 at Greenwood Furnace State Park. more »»

Association for Blind sets programs

January 2, 2016 The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. more »»

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