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Police: Alcohol a factor in crash

May 28, 2015 The driver who struck and killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child had been drinking, according to Logan Township police. Police are still awaiting the lab results from blood drawn from Tarence M. more »»


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Police: Alcohol a factor in crash

May 28, 2015 The driver who struck and killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child had been drinking, according to Logan Township police. Police are still awaiting the lab results from blood drawn from Tarence M. more »»

Fire levels Tyrone residence

May 28, 2015 TYRONE — A Snyder Township man and his dog were left homeless after a Wednesday afternoon fire destroyed their home on the 2400 block of Bald Eagle Pike. more »»

Officer at center of fraud case submits retirement

May 28, 2015 The Logan Township police officer facing insurance fraud and theft charges linked to a stolen ATV has submitted his retirement notice. more »»

Chief: Added officers help curb crime in city

May 28, 2015 The city’s annual police report can require a bit of counter-intuitive thinking. more »»

Physics students try to keep afloat for project

May 28, 2015 TYRONE — Water kicked up, splashing competitors Wednesday as they vigorously paddled their boats across Tyrone Area High School’s pool, with hopes to secure a first-place win in the annual physics... more »»

Local Sports

No. 11 seed Central scores incredible win in title game

May 28, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirro. more »»

Showalter’s hit propels B-A to district title

May 28, 2015 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

‘Why not us?’ mantra helps carry Green Hornets to victory

May 28, 2015 By Jim Lane For the Mirror “Why Not Us?” After losing to Bishop McCort in the District 6 Class A championship last season, Juniata Valley’s baseball team captains purchased bracelets this spring wit... more »»

Big fifth inning lifts Warriors

May 28, 2015 By John Hartsock BEDFORD — Wednesday morning’s overcast, drizzly weather gave way to radiant afternoon sunshine. more »»

Stallings’ home run helps Curve pull away

May 28, 2015 From Mirror reports NEW BRITAIN, Con. more »»

Bizer leads rugby into national championships

May 23, 2015 DENVER — Caution: “Human Sledgehammer” at work. Big hits about to happen. Penn State rugby standout Meya Bizer is known for her jarring collisions on the field, leading to her fitting nickname. more »»

Franklin says camp idea wasn’t his

May 21, 2015 NEW YORK — Penn State coach James Franklin wants to make something clear when it comes to the debate about so-called satellite camps: He stole theidea. more »»

CB Davis dismissed from team

May 21, 2015 Senior cornerback Da’Quan?Davis has been dismissed from the Penn State football team for violating team rules, the university announced Wednesday. more »»

PSU’s Brown, Gebhart recognized

May 20, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Matt Brown and field hockey player Laura Gebhart have been named to the First Team CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-District team. more »»

PSU picks up O-line recruit

May 19, 2015 Penn State bolstered the offensive line for its 2016 recruiting class on Monday afternoon when the Nittany Lions received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-7, 270-pound offensive tackle Alex... more »»


Carl G. Burket

May 28, 2015 Carl G. Burket, 81, Roaring Spring, died Tuesday morning at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home after an extended illness. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Ross Sr. more »»

George P. Conrad

May 28, 2015 George P. Conrad, 70, College Station, Texas, formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday. A memorial celebration of his life will be held at 7 p.m. more »»

Frank E. Creighton Jr.

May 28, 2015 Frank E. Creighton Jr., 75, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Frank E.M. and Madeline (Claycomb) Creighton. more »»

Joseph Giovannini

May 28, 2015 Joseph Giovannini, 59, Claysburg, died Tuesday morning at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Washington, Pa., son of the late Rudolph and Angeline (Putorti) Giovannin. more »»

Alfred C. Manocchio

May 28, 2015 Alfred C. Manocchio, 99, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of Dominic and Teresa (Bruno) Manocchio. more »»

Area Life

Daring and digital: SAMA Altoona displays local artist’s work

May 28, 2015 Lynn Marchetti Heverly believes her interest in art was first stoked at an early age when she was attending Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Altoona. more »»

Student of the Month: Tyler Shaw: Williamsburg High School

May 28, 2015 Age: 18 Grade: 12 Accomplishments: Served as team captain for his senior football, basketball and baseball team. more »»

Make our garden grow

May 27, 2015 Kim Zeiss knows the struggles of putting quality fresh food on the table while being a single mother of four and going to school. “I’ve been there,” she said. more »»

10th Isaac Awards shine: Central Cambria’s ‘Godspell’ named Best Production

May 25, 2015 Cole Harris said his starring role in State College High School’s production of “Curtains” was his first school theater production. more »»

Atop One World Trade Center, high-tech views of bustling NYC

May 24, 2015 NEW YORK — From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest building, it really does seem as if you can “see forever. more »»

Local Business

Media heads rule ranks of CEOs with highest pay

May 27, 2015 NEW YORK — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. more »»

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut boot artificial ingredients

May 27, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people... more »»

Governor’s Impact Awards includes recognition for New Pig

May 24, 2015 HERSHEY — A Blair County company was among the 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs recognized for creating jobs, developing ideas, expanding into new markets and making positive... more »»

Working on the holiday

May 24, 2015 Many American workers will enjoy a day off on Memorial Day, but most of those people on the job will be compensated for working on what is traditionally the first holiday of the summer season. more »»


May 24, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dennis E. Doll of Hollidaysburg has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Reliance Bank. more »»

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