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Church bells to ring again

August 29, 2016 TYRONE — Since 2003, three church bells suspended high above Tyrone Borough have remained silent. Now, after a local Boy Scout devoted hours to work and fundraising, they will toll again. more »»

 
 
 

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Church bells to ring again

August 29, 2016 TYRONE — Since 2003, three church bells suspended high above Tyrone Borough have remained silent. Now, after a local Boy Scout devoted hours to work and fundraising, they will toll again. more »»

Nagle’s book follows struggle to find truth of sister’s death

August 29, 2016 Her petite stature and quiet, soft voice belie Shelly Nagle’s tenacity and strength. more »»

Police respond to report of shots fired

August 29, 2016 Altoona police were dispatched to the 300 block of E. Sixth Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. The call came for all available units to respond to the area. more »»

Amtrak weighs additional routes

August 29, 2016 New passenger train routes through Altoona could be a reality within a year, a Cambria County lawmaker said after a House committee meeting on train service. Rep. more »»

Court upholds man’s charges

August 29, 2016 The Pennsylvania Superior Court has rejected an appeal filed by an Altoona man convicted last year of illegally possessing eight rifles and two handguns found by police during a search of his home. more »»

Local Sports

Bucs head to Chicago off 3-game sweep

August 29, 2016 By Colin Fly The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Pittsburgh Pirates are red hot heading to Chicag. more »»

Cora could be MLB manager by next year

August 29, 2016 Joey Cora will be a major league manager next season. I’m 30 percent certain of it. OK, if that makes you chuckle, I get it. more »»

High school golf needs consistent format to be more fair

August 29, 2016 Everyone knows that 11 players play for each team during a high school football game. Just as many people know that nine players make up a high school baseball team. more »»

Hackenberg credited with 50-50 night

August 29, 2016 The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. more »»

By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert is dealing with an elbow injury he deemed as significant, while defensive end Cam Heyward has a high right ankle sprain. Both starters vowed Sunday to be ready

August 29, 2016 By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert is dealing with an elbow injury he deemed as significant, while defensive end Cam Heyward has a high... more »»

Pitt-Penn State series tagged as Keystone Classic

August 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The Pitt vs. Penn State football series will be tagged as the Keystone Classic presented by Peoples Gas as announced Friday by both institutions. more »»

Trace under pressure

August 25, 2016 To pretty much no one’s surprise, Trace McSorley was named Penn State’s starting quarterback Wednesday by coach James Franklin, who also made it clear he does not like using a two-quarterback syste. more »»

Barkley knows staying healthy a big key

August 21, 2016 Saquon Barkley has a chance to be sensational this season, and to do that, he’ll have to keep his body fresh since Penn State’s opponents will go into every game targeting him as priority No. 1. more »»

O-line depth grows

August 18, 2016 Penn State finally has some options on the offensive line. more »»

Young tight end picks Nittany Lions early

August 17, 2016 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

Obituaries

Helen F. Gajewski

August 29, 2016 Helen F. Gajewski, 86, Hollidaysburg, died Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, 2016, at her home after a brief illness. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. more »»

Hannah M. Isenberg

August 29, 2016 Hannah M. Isenberg, 101, formerly of 416 W. 16th St., Tyrone, died Sunday at Epworth Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Tyrone. more »»

Raymond R. Pikus

August 29, 2016 Raymond R. Pikus, 74, Arlington, Va., formerly of Lilly, died at home on Aug. 18, 2016. He was born in Lilly, son of the late Peter and Anna (Singel) Pikus. more »»

Roger Leroi Reed

August 29, 2016 Roger Leroi Reed, Surfside Beach, S.C., formerly of Altoona, passed from this life on Aug. 22, 2016, in Georgetown, S.C. He was born in Altoona, son of Richard and Patricia Reed. more »»

Francis W. Harker

August 28, 2016 Francis W. Harker, 74, Newry, died Friday morning at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Newry, son of the late Carl F. and Annie (Horvath) Harker. more »»

Area Life

Art exhibit coincides with today’s zombie event

August 27, 2016 In conjunction with ZombietownUSA, local artist Michael Long has teamed up with 321 Gallery to curate the Dark Art Exhibit, giving artists a chance to show their artworks that are dark in mood and... more »»

Earth Matters: More strides must be made in our recycling efforts

August 27, 2016 Management of environmental resources of all kinds evolve and mature as the decades pass. What we did 40 years ago should seem woefully inadequate in 201. more »»

Society celebrates 110 years with gala

August 27, 2016 The “Roaring Twenties” is the theme of the 2016 Blair County Historical Society’s Gala to be held on the lawn and inside the restored rooms of the Baker Mansion on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 3 to 6 p.m. more »»

Fun for the family: BCAF announces Family Theatre schedule at Mishler

August 27, 2016 The Blair County Arts Foundation’s Family Theatre at the Mishler is celebrating its 30th anniversary season and will present six live theatrical productions for young people. more »»

Local Business

Bedford dress shop in 60th year

August 28, 2016 BEDFORD — Running a retail business can be difficult. “It is a matter of staying ahead of the game. more »»

Blair County Nonprofit of the Month

August 28, 2016 Name: Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships Years in Existence: 6 Employees: 22 Type of nonprofit: 501(c)(3) Populations served: Our organization works with all sectors of the community on the... more »»

Workplace

August 28, 2016 New hires and promotions - Steve Tucker, CEO of Conemaugh Health System’s hospital division and president of Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, has been promoted to serve as system CEO. more »»

Make your business plan less intimidating

August 28, 2016 A business plan is not only important for starting your business, it’s also an indispensable tool for helping you manage and grow your business. more »»

Briefcase

August 24, 2016 Field & Stream plans event Field & Stream at 141 Sierra Drive will host a “Paint it Red” archery event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. more »»

 
 
 

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