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Gildea resigns from Tyrone Hospital

February 14, 2016 Stephen Gildea, Tyrone Hospital’s chief executive officer, has resigned his positio. more »»


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Gildea resigns from Tyrone Hospital

February 14, 2016 Stephen Gildea, Tyrone Hospital’s chief executive officer, has resigned his positio. more »»

Police against elimination of car registration stickers

February 14, 2016 Next year at this time, vehicle registration stickers on Pennsylvania license plates will be a thing of the past. Starting Ja. more »»

GOP readies budget backups

February 14, 2016 Looking at the Republican reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2016-17 state budget proposal, it appears this year’s fiscal prospects won’t be much better than the past eight months’. more »»

Reliving the rebellion

February 14, 2016 Crowds of onlookers filled Bedford’s streets Oct. 19, 1794, as the President of the United States rode into town. more »»

Students train for disasters

February 14, 2016 Forty-one students at the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center are being trained to respond to disasters. more »»

Local Sports

Davis leads Blue Devils to ICC title

February 14, 2016 CLAYSBURG — When Southern Fulton’s Trent Rider connected on a wide-open 3-pointer to put the Indians up by eight early Saturday in a matchup with Bellwood-Antis for the Inter-County Conference title... more »»

Team effort helps Lady Devils to crown

February 14, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Bellwood-Antis junior Karson Swogger has cemented her spot as one of the best prep guards in Pennsylvania this season. more »»

Big third quarter propels Lady Lions to win

February 14, 2016 At various times this season, the Altoona Lady Lions have struggled to score points, and the first half Saturday against Mifflin County was another one of those occasions. more »»

Burfict wastes time with his appeal

February 14, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Roger Goodell makes about $40 million a year to run the NFL, so it’s not like anyone is going to feel sorry for him. more »»

Lions collapse in second half

February 14, 2016 LINCOLN, Neb. more »»

Senior Lions celebrated in win

February 14, 2016 By Todd Irwin UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State seniors were celebrated before the top-ranked Nittany Lions’ match with Michigan Stat. more »»

Lions' heavyweight impresses crowd

February 13, 2016 By Andy Elder For The Mirror BETHLEHEM — Early in the summer, before he tore a pectoral muscle and endured months of arduous rehab, freshman Nick Nevills said he wanted to be the kind of heavyweigh... more »»

Franklin favors early signing day

February 8, 2016 UNIVERSITY?PARK — One will never be able to accuse Penn State football coach James Franklin of straddling the fence when it comes to the issue of instituting an early signing date for football like... more »»

PSU recruiting mirrors 2015 play on field

February 7, 2016 How a college team recruits usually sets the tone for how it performs on the field. For Penn State football, though, it might be the other way around. more »»

Penn State upsets Indiana

February 7, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Against No. 22 Indiana at the Jordan Center Saturday night, Penn State finally landed a haymake. more »»


Robert L. Kimberling

February 14, 2016 Robert L. Kimberling, 77, Tyrone, died Saturday at home. He was born in Tyrone, son of Samuel J. Sr. and Margaret Irene (Boughamer) Kimberling. He married Doris Rose Zanghi on Feb. more »»

George Elliot Wood

February 14, 2016 George “Jud” Elliot Wood, 73, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George Thomas and Marjorie Jane (Magill) Wood. He married Judith A. more »»

Joseph D. Tomlinson

February 14, 2016 Joseph D. “Joe” Tomlinson, 60, Altoona, died Friday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. more »»

George Edward Knott

February 14, 2016 George Edward Knott, 85, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 12, 2016, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc. more »»

Virginia Miller Stitt

February 14, 2016 Virginia Miller Stitt, 73, Huntsville, Ala., lost her two-year battle with cancer on Dec. 29, 2015, passing away at home, surrounded by her loving family. more »»

Area Life

Persistence pays: Local couple ‘making mush’ and a long life together

February 14, 2016 Tom Wolf first eyed the woman of his dreams, Lois Stiffler, while in high school, but it was several years before he could muster the courage to approach her. more »»

Earth Matters: Making sense of the Oregon land takeover

February 13, 2016 If the presidential debates haven’t given you your fix of vitriol, mean-spiritedness and twisted facts, take some time to read about the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in... more »»

Ready to mingle: Valentine's Day doesn't have to be a bummer for single people

February 13, 2016 For the single people among us, the bright red hearts and cute little Cupids of Valentine’s Day can feel a bit obnoxious and silly. more »»

Bringing in country: Jason Aldean to perform at Bryce Jordan Center Feb. 26

February 11, 2016 With hit songs like “Dirt Road Anthem,” “She’s Country” and “Big Green Tractor,” Jason Aldean has made his mark on country music. more »»

'Treated like family': Greenwood Steakhouse's regulars love the food, welcoming atmosphere

February 10, 2016 Rita Kephart didn’t expect to be recognized on an ordinary trip to Sam’s Club, but someone stopped her and paused, trying to figure out why they knew who she was. more »»

Local Business


February 14, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Jennifer Savino, a board certified emergency medicine physician, has been named assistant chairwoman of Conemaugh Memorial’s Department of Emergency Medicine. more »»

Behind the desk

February 14, 2016 Company: Allegheny Creamery and Crepes Address: 505 Allegheny St. more »»

Animal hospital receives award

February 12, 2016 Mirror staff reports STATE?COLLEGE — Metzger Animal Hospital won the 2016 Petplan Veterinary Award, which recognizes outstanding pet health heroes from across North America. more »»

Business briefs

February 12, 2016 Window Perfections earns 2015 service award Window Perfections, 1803 Valley View Blvd., has earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2015. more »»

Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney’s quarter

February 10, 2016 LOS ANGELES — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney’s profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about . more »»

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