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Wolf seeks billions in tax revamp

March 4, 2015 HARRISBURG — In an ambitious first budget plan, Gov. more »»


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Wolf seeks billions in tax revamp

March 4, 2015 HARRISBURG — In an ambitious first budget plan, Gov. more »»

GOP finds lots of dissent in proposal

March 4, 2015 Hours after Gov. more »»

Suspect in straw gun case faces delay

March 4, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The trial of a Frankstown Township woman accused of making a straw purchase of a gun used in a triple homicide more than two years ago has been delayed while the court ponders whethe... more »»

Police: Home littered with flies, garbage

March 4, 2015 A preliminary hearing for an Altoona woman accused of allowing her four children to live in a house of filth has been pushed back a week. more »»

Spring Cove approves multi-million dollar work

March 4, 2015 ROARING SPRING — In a vote that effectively guarantees multimillion-dollar renovations in two district schools and will likely lead to a tax hike, the Spring Cove School Board agreed Monday to secur... more »»

Local Sports

No Flash in the pan: Brown's steady development big part of SFU's turnaround

March 4, 2015 Earl Brown epitomizes everything that’s good about a college basketball player sticking around for four years. more »»

Eagles trade RB McCoy

March 4, 2015 BUFFALO, N.Y. — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season. more »»

Pair of Mountain Lions set for states

March 4, 2015 It will be quality, if not quantity, for the Mirror coverage area Thursday through Saturday in the PIAA Class AAA wrestling tournament at Hershey’s Giant Center. more »»

Kang off to good start for Pirates

March 4, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Midweek views on the news: n Pedro Alvarez and Jung Ho Kang hit home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ exhibition opener. more »»

Red Flash face tough road test

March 4, 2015 Saint Francis just beat Mount St. Mary’s six days ago in Loretto, 63-60, but tonight is all that matters. It’s really all that matters for the entire season for the Red Flash. more »»

With one game left, Lady Lions drop 22nd game of season

February 27, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — A double-double from Candice Agee and double-figure scoring efforts from both Sierra Moore and Tori Waldner weren’t enough for the Penn State Lady Lions to overcome high-scoring... more »»

Franklin’s caravan to make stop in Altoona

February 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Seeking to continue building on the success of “Dominate The State,” Penn State football coach James Franklin and several head coaches will embark on the Penn State Coaches Carava... more »»

Bradley hired by UCLA

February 24, 2015 Former longtime Penn State assistant Tom Bradley is leaving West Virginia after one season to become defensive coordinator at UCLA, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Pres. more »»

Report: Bradley on his way to UCLA

February 20, 2015 Tom Bradley has spent his entire life in this region — growing up in Johnstown, attending and working at Penn State for decades and most recently working at West Virginia — but he’s reportedly... more »»

Newbill gets no help in defeat

February 19, 2015 By Mark Brennan For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — No. 5 Wisconsin scored only two points over a nearly eight-minute span of the first half against Penn State at the Jordan Center Wednesday. more »»


Thomas S. ‘Big T’ Campbell

March 4, 2015 Thomas S. “Big T” Campbell, 78, Altoona, formerly of Linds Crossing, passed away Sunday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. more »»

Dolores I. ‘Jean’ Carnell

March 4, 2015 Dolores I. “Jean” Carnell, 86, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. There will be no visitation, and a service will be held at the convenience of the famil. more »»

Brenda Lee Corle

March 4, 2015 Brenda Lee Corle, 45, Osterburg, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was the daughter of Nancy Lee (Claycomb) Corle and the late Gerald L. Corle. more »»

Dorothea C. Eckhard

March 4, 2015 Dorothea C. Eckhard, 90, Altoona, drew ever closer to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. more »»

Clair L. Parks

March 4, 2015 Clair L. Parks, 67, Altoona, died Monday morning at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Kenneth and Leona (Shade) Parks. Surviving are his wife, Vicki . more »»

Area Life

Free book giveaway

March 1, 2015 From time to time, the Mirror receives complimentary copies of books, and we like to share these with our readers. more »»

Hail to the Chieftains: Celtic band to play Penn State ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

February 28, 2015 As the region gears up for St. Patrick’s Day festivities in March, “legends in the Celtic music realm” will be making a return to the area. The Chieftains will perform at 7 p.. more »»

Garden Notes: Spotted lanternfly brings new bug threat

February 28, 2015 Editor’s note: This column was originally scheduled to be published on Saturday, Feb. 21. A newly discovered pest is lurking in southeastern Pennsylvania. more »»

Earth Matters: Storm water management requires everyone’s attention

February 28, 2015 An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. While that old axiom holds true for many things, it is especially applicable to storm water management. more »»

Symphony Orchestra concert to honor the region’s history

February 26, 2015 An immigrant from Hong Kong, Altoona Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Maestra Teresa Cheung says she has long been fascinated with how a young America has evolved while holding on to its short history. more »»

Local Business

Reassessment forum set

March 4, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A reassessment forum scheduled Thursday will focus on commercial property in Blair County. Representatives of Evaluator Services & Technology Inc. more »»

Nominations invited for ‘20 Under 40’

March 4, 2015 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its eighth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Park Furniture marks 75th year

March 1, 2015 John Muccitelli planned a career as a math teacher. more »»


March 1, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Tim Tekely of Houtzdale has been named Highway Main­tenance Manager for Clearfield County by PennDOT. more »»

Nominations are invited for Mirror’s next ‘20 Under 40’

March 1, 2015 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its eighth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

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