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Bridge faces demolition timetable

August 30, 2015 FRANKSTOWN — The effort to save a swinging pedestrian bridge in the Lower Reese area of Frankstown Township may need help from Santa Claus. more »»

 
 
 

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Bridge faces demolition timetable

August 30, 2015 FRANKSTOWN — The effort to save a swinging pedestrian bridge in the Lower Reese area of Frankstown Township may need help from Santa Claus. more »»

Hunters willing to pay fees

August 30, 2015 Days after the state Game Commission announced a proposal to increase costs of hunting licenses and add-on fees, several local hunters support the proposed changes while also admitting some may be... more »»

Logan Twp. changes residency regulation

August 30, 2015 After years of requiring Logan Township employees to live inside the township or close to it, supervisors are changing the rul. more »»

Local performing arts mogul dies after battle with cancer

August 30, 2015 The Blair County arts community lost one of its best with the passing of Serena J. Stevens. “The entire arts community has a very heavy heart today. more »»

Woman accused of spitting on trooper

August 30, 2015 A woman found asleep and drunk behind the wheel on Interstate 99 faces charges for allegedly spitting on a state trooper. Greta . more »»

Local Sports

Curve can’t get big hit in loss

August 30, 2015 No matter what the Curve do on a given day, as long as they don’t lose a game to Akron in the standings, it’s a win. more »»

Young RBs battling for spots in rotation

August 30, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Johnathan Thomas knows what it’s like to appear on the big stage. As a high school senior at St. John’s Prep in Peabody, Mas. more »»

Rudel: Lions should continue progress

August 30, 2015 As another football season is set to dawn over what was once Happy Valley — which is trying hard to be again someday — more than the usual amount of intrigue has engulfed the Nittany Nation. more »»

Impact Lions No. 7: S Marcus Allen

August 30, 2015 This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Lions land 20th recruit in Hickory’s Pryts

August 30, 2015 Penn State’s 2016 recruiting class now has reached 20 players, as the Nittany Lions continued to corner the market on the top in-state scholastic talent. more »»

Young RBs battling for spots in rotation

August 30, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Johnathan Thomas knows what it’s like to appear on the big stage. As a high school senior at St. John’s Prep in Peabody, Mas. more »»

Rudel: Lions should continue progress

August 30, 2015 As another football season is set to dawn over what was once Happy Valley — which is trying hard to be again someday — more than the usual amount of intrigue has engulfed the Nittany Nation. more »»

Impact Lions No. 7: S Marcus Allen

August 30, 2015 This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Lions land 20th recruit in Hickory’s Pryts

August 30, 2015 Penn State’s 2016 recruiting class now has reached 20 players, as the Nittany Lions continued to corner the market on the top in-state scholastic talent. more »»

Transfers will help PSU line

August 29, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — It seemed like the ideal match. Kevin Reihner was an all-state scholastic offensive lineman in the heart of Penn State Nation. more »»

Obituaries

Serena J. Stevens

August 30, 2015 Serena J. Stevens, 72, of Altoona died Saturday after a courageous battle with cancer. Serena was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Joseph N. and Jeanne E. (Landolfi) Fiore. She married Joseph J. more »»

Edward W. Manna

August 30, 2015 Edward W. Manna, 67 of Altoona passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. Arrangements are by Santella Funeral Home. more »»

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Tutsock

August 30, 2015 Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Tutsock, 89, Portage, died Friday. She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Samuel and Helen (Kotan) Roman. Surviving are her husband, Fred T. more »»

Viola Mae ‘Vi’ Dodson

August 30, 2015 Viola Mae “Vi” Dodson, 95, Claysburg, died peacefully at home Friday. She was born in Broad Top, daughter of Clarence and Della (Richir) Ross. She married Roger S. Dodson on Jan. 30, 197. more »»

Georgetta M. (Wilson) Cannonie

August 29, 2015 Georgetta M. (Wilson) Cannonie, 82, Portage, died Friday. She was born in Lloydale, daughter of Richard and Edna (Imler) Wilson. more »»

Area Life

Writing group to discuss character development

August 30, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE?—?The monthly meeting of the Inkwell will be held Sept. 17 at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewing Company, 165 Patchway Road, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed at 7 p.m. more »»

McHale to perform in Williamsport

August 29, 2015 WILLIAMSPORT?— If his “Community” character of a disgraced, womanizing lawyer with an acerbic tongue were a real person, Joel McHale would be a less-than-well-liked individual. more »»

Baker Mansion made over: There’s a whole lot of new at the old house in Altoona

August 29, 2015 If you haven’t visited the Baker Mansion lately, you haven’t seen the new, blue ceiling, reconfigured exhibits and a real 1850s office. more »»

Earth Matters: Everybody must be on board with recycling effort

August 29, 2015 “What planet are you from?” I asked the surprised young lady as she approached me. A day after moving into her new dorm room at Penn State Altoona, she had already generated a bag of trash. more »»

On the silver screen: Penn State Altoona Film Series kicks off with ‘E.T.’ Sunday

August 27, 2015 The Penn State Altoona Film Series is making its return this weekend with a friendly alien and his familiar favorite candies. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” will play at 6 p.m. more »»

Local Business

Workplace

August 30, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Joel Ferreira, who specializes in treating hand and upper extremity conditions, is the newest member of UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedic. more »»

Behind the desk with Amanda Benton

August 30, 2015 Address: 937 First Ave. more »»

Atlantic Broadband adding HD channels

August 27, 2015 Atlantic Broadband on Wednesday announced Internet speed and HD channel additions as well as enhanced digital sound and quality will begin in November in Altoona and surrounding service areas... more »»

WJAC-TV: Dish, Sinclair reach agreement

August 27, 2015 A dispute between Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. more »»

Briefcase

August 25, 2015 TYRONE Natural food store opens Pure Living Inc. is now open for business at 10 W. 10th St., first floor. Owned by Tracey Stroup and Sandy Albright, Pure Living Inc. more »»

 
 
 

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