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Juniata studying habits of trout

July 27, 2015 Juniata College researchers working with the Little Juniata River Association are trying to learn where the brown trout go when the water gets warm. more »»


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Juniata studying habits of trout

July 27, 2015 Juniata College researchers working with the Little Juniata River Association are trying to learn where the brown trout go when the water gets warm. more »»

Family court cases ‘taxing’

July 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Court Administrator Janice Meadows said earlier this month said that “the Family Court in Blair County is taxing. more »»

AAHS student adviser, mentor enjoys giving back

July 27, 2015 Altoona Area High School students have a gem of a mentor in teacher and student council adviser David Aboud. more »»

Fire orientation to inform public

July 27, 2015 Area public officials and media members will get the chance to experience what firefighters experience routinely at a “Fire Ops 101” Sept. 19 in Patton. more »»

Man accused of DUI, burglary

July 27, 2015 HUNTINGDON — A man was lodged in the Huntingdon County Prison following a series of incidents late Saturday in Juniata and Smithfield townships. At about 11:10 p.. more »»

Local Sports

Cole continues as Pirates' pitching leader

July 27, 2015 By Nate Barnes The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco got Gerrit Cole on track, and the ace right-hander took over from there. more »»

Steelers celebrating 50 years

July 27, 2015 By Dan Scifo The Associated Press LATROBE — The Steelers opened training camp Sunday at St. more »»

Perry, Macionsky cruise to Iron Masters Classic title

July 27, 2015 By Jim Lane For the Mirror ORE HILL — A week after finishing second in the Park Hills Classic, Christopher Perry and Mike Macionsky are back on top of the local golf world. more »»

Curve offense wastes 12K day for Glasnow

July 27, 2015 From Mirror reports AKRON, Ohio — Curve starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has certainly proved himself at the Double-A level this season. more »»

Wise Trailers moves to finals

July 27, 2015 Defending Altoona AAABA?League champion Wise Trailer Sales earned a spot in the 2015 AAABA title series, thanks to a 9-0 win over the Railbirds Sunday afternoon in local baseball action at Juniata. 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 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 »»

Wartman’s gesture thrills mom

July 20, 2015 “Once you’re older, you start to realize, wow, my mom’s like a superhero. more »»


Michael A. Febbo

July 27, 2015 Michael A. Febbo, 52, Altoona, passed away peacefully Saturday at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of Anthony R. ‘Tony” and Julia M. “Tootsie” (Mangiacarne) Febb. more »»

M. Denny Fortney

July 27, 2015 M. Denny Fortney, 78, Blandburg, died Sunday at his son’s residence in Gallitzin. He was born in Blandburg, son of the late Melvin D. and (Pearl V. Williamson) Fortney. On Aug. more »»

Gerald C. ‘PJ’ Oswalt Jr.

July 27, 2015 Gerald C. “PJ” Oswalt Jr., 87, Altoona, died Saturday afternoon July 25, 2015, at his residence. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

James G. Krepps Sr.

July 27, 2015 James Gary “Jumbo” Krepps Sr., 74, Mountaindale, went to be with the Lord Saturday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George W. and Viola M. (Smith) Krepps. On Au. more »»

Aiden Nevin Key

July 27, 2015 Aiden Nevin Key was born into the arms of angels on Friday morning at UPMC Altoona. 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

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 »»


July 26, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Kimberly Helsel of New Enterprise was recently promoted to manager of marketing, communications and public relations for Home Nursing Agency. more »»

Comcast adds online customers; box office pumps up revenue

July 24, 2015 NEW YORK — Despite a slowdown in subscriber growth, the Internet is still propelling Comcast. The movies and theme parks in its NBCUniversal entertainment unit also bolstered results in the quarter. more »»

McDonald’s eyes variety of changes to compensate for declining US sales

July 24, 2015 NEW YORK — McDonald’s is looking at variety of changes to win back customers in the U.. more »»

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