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Police: Three charged after stealing nearly $2,000 in merchandise

July 29, 2015 Three people face charges after allegedly trying to steal nearly $2,000 worth of goods from Wal-Mart. Albert “Alby” Weyandt III, 52, 526 Fifth Ave., Apt. 1, Altoona; Rusty . more »»

 
 
 

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Police: Three charged after stealing nearly $2,000 in merchandise

July 29, 2015 Three people face charges after allegedly trying to steal nearly $2,000 worth of goods from Wal-Mart. Albert “Alby” Weyandt III, 52, 526 Fifth Ave., Apt. 1, Altoona; Rusty . more »»

Bedford family donates father’s service possessions to courthouse

July 29, 2015 BEDFORD — After decades in his family’s attic, Bedford County World War II veteran R. Ned Hoover’s Navy trunk finally sits in a position of honor at the Bedford County Courthouse. more »»

Prisoner pleads guilty to assault, inciting riot at treatment center

July 29, 2015 EBENSBURG — Months after being charged with inciting a riot at a juvenile treatment center and spitting on a county corrections officer, Zaire Nelson, 20, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony charge... more »»

Medical emergency causes traffic stop on Route 22

July 29, 2015 EBENSBURG — Several motorists on Route 22 between Gallitzin and Altoona likely noticed a large traffic stop Tuesday morning, with five police cruisers pulled off on the eastbound shoulder behind an... more »»

Man charged with passing fake prescriptions with Philadelphia-area wants bail lowered

July 29, 2015 Kevin Andrews Jr., awaiting trial on multiple drug-related charges, is asking that his $750,000 cash bail be lowered so he can be freed from prison pending the outcome of his case. more »»

Local Sports

Kang saves the day for Pirates pen

July 29, 2015 By Brian Hall The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates... more »»

Suspension for Bell cut down to 2

July 29, 2015 By Will?Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Le’Veon Bell will head back to work a little earlier than the NFL originally planned. more »»

Pens GM trades his favorite

July 29, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford ranks versatile center Brandon Sutter among one of his favorite players. more »»

Police pitches a fit

July 29, 2015 By Judd Manning sports@altoonamirror. more »»

Spikes rally but fall to Lake Monsters in 10

July 29, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The State College Spikes overcame a 7-1 deficit to force extra innings, but lost to the Vermont Lake Monsters, 9-7, in 10 frames on Tuesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. more »»

Hockey ticket sale planned for August

July 29, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Approaching the third season at Pegula Ice Arena, the Penn State men’s hockey program announced dates for single-game tickets and student season ticket sales on Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Big things expected from PSU’s Godwin

July 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When we last saw Chris Godwin, he was capping a solid freshman season with a superb effort in Penn State’s win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl. more »»

3 soccer players sign pro contracts

July 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Three seniors from the 2014 Penn State men’s soccer team have signed professional contracts and have started their professional careers in three different leagues throughout the... more »»

RB Lynch enjoying competition

July 22, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com UNIVERSITY PARK — Akeel Lynch craves the competition, wants the players behind him to excel, to push him. All for the good of the team. Not the individual. more »»

Hull, Ficken get honor from NFF

July 22, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The All-Big Ten duo of Sam Ficken and Mike Hull each added another honor to their resumes when the National Football Foundation announced the 2015 Hampshire Honor Society membership. more »»

Obituaries

Fred E. Hale Sr.

July 29, 2015 Fred E. Hale Sr., 76, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles and Margaret (Walls) Hal. more »»

Vickie E. Grazier

July 29, 2015 Vickie E. Grazier, 68, Bellwood, died unexpectedly Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Maryland, daughter of the late Ross O. and Alice Marjorie (Zimmerman) Schmidt. She married Jerry M. more »»

Beverly A. Frederick

July 29, 2015 Beverly A. Frederick, 71, Gallitzin, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Sankertown, daughter of Joseph and Elda (VanBlargan) Harber. more »»

George L. Cardone

July 29, 2015 George L. Cardone, 95, Altoona, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Ronald E. Smith

July 29, 2015 Ronald E. Smith, 89, Summerville, died Sunday. He married Florence Shilling on Feb. 4, 1948. more »»

Area Life

Auction acquisition creates 4 generations of fraktur

July 26, 2015 The email from Corinne Earnest, part of a husband-wife-daughter team of experts on fraktur documents of the Pennsylvania Germans, was casually stated. more »»

Garden Notes: Corn smut sought for taste, despite ugly appearance

July 25, 2015 One summer day, I went through two of my Dad’s cornfields with a mission: eradicate the gray, bulbous growth that seemed to appear in every field, particularly in the Silver Queen field. more »»

Gaining something new

July 23, 2015 Girls from across Pennsylvania will flock to Altoona this weekend in hopes of capturing one of three pageant crowns and the chance at national competition. more »»

Fresh, homegrown, delicious: Summer vegetables bountiful at farmers’ markets

July 22, 2015 They kind of look like creatures from the sea with their tendril-like leaves, and they have a funny-sounding name. more »»

Southern-style chili goes perfectly with hot dogs

July 22, 2015 Summer cookout season is in full swing. For me, the ultimate grilled treat is a hot dog. Southern-style hot dogs are loaded with chili and slaw with a healthy smear of mustar. more »»

Local Business

Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov’t could be costly

July 28, 2015 DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to... more »»

Norfolk Southern’s profit drops

July 28, 2015 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern’s 23 percent drop in second-quarter profit follows the same story line as other railroads seeing a sharp decline in coal shipments. more »»

Business briefs, July 28

July 28, 2015 tyrone U-Haul coming to Tyrone Tyrone Convenience Store, 1960 Adams Ave., has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer and will offer U-Haul trucks and support rental item. more »»

East Side Concrete has new plant

July 26, 2015 Concrete is flowing again at East Side Concrete Supply Co. Inc. The company on Old Mill Run Road poured the first yard of concrete from its new batch plant on July 9. more »»

Behind the Desk

July 26, 2015 Address: 911 Logan Blv. more »»

 
 
 

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