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PSU names new athletic director

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State University named Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director Saturday, a choice that surprised many based on a track record that included several controversial issues at... more »»

 
 
 

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PSU names new athletic director

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State University named Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director Saturday, a choice that surprised many based on a track record that included several controversial issues at... more »»

Lapse of memory can be deadly for kids in hot cars

July 27, 2014 Reggie McKinnon of Cape Coral, Fl. more »»

History plays big role at African-American Heritage Festival

July 27, 2014 Louise Burkholder said her booth at the annual African-American Heritage Festival, which features a collection of historical artifacts from different periods in black history, always teaches someone... more »»

Confession differs between two faiths

July 27, 2014 There are three things that I’ve been told over time that can guarantee the start of a good argument: sex, politics or religion. Let’s go to church on this one. more »»

Beavertown Road work to begin

July 27, 2014 Work will begin Monday on a project to resurface roughly 5.2 miles of Beavertown Road in Todd and Cass townships, Huntingdon County. more »»

Local Sports

Gym dandy

July 27, 2014 For most of the past three decades, the Gemini Gymnastics facility in Greenwood provided the only real outlet for aspiring young gymnasts in the immediate Blair County area. more »»

Giger: Barbour odd choice for PSU

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s just a bizarre hire. A major head-scratcher in so many ways. Whether it will turn out to be good or bad, nobody knows at this point. That will take years to find out. more »»

Rockies beat Bucs again

July 27, 2014 DENVER — Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night. more »»

Curve offense keeps bashing

July 27, 2014 From Mirror reports BOWIE, Md. — The Curve offense was nothing short of explosive Saturday nigh. more »»

Contract won't be issue for Big Ben this season

July 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH — There are days when Ben Roethlisberger can feel every single hit he’s absorbed during a decade as one of the NFL’s most fearless quarterbacks. more »»

Giger: Barbour odd choice for PSU

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s just a bizarre hire. A major head-scratcher in so many ways. Whether it will turn out to be good or bad, nobody knows at this point. That will take years to find out. more »»

Franklin eager to get to know new athletic director

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Football coach James Franklin had no input on Penn State’s decision to hire Sandy Barbour as the new athletic director, but he said he has “tremendous faith and excitement moving... more »»

Penn State makes surprise hire as new AD

July 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State made a surprising hire Saturday in naming Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director. Barbour was forced out as AD at California in June after 10 years on the job ther. more »»

Penn St. reveals a ‘depth chart’

July 25, 2014 Penn State released something that looks similar to a depth chart Thursday night, but it doesn’t actually reveal any answers about the Nittany Lions’ depth entering preseason cam. more »»

PSU’s Hull honored by Athlon Sports

July 22, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was selected preseason first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports, with four additional Nittany Lions on the second-team. more »»

Obituaries

Donna M. Barr

July 27, 2014 Donna M. Barr, 80, Juniata, died Saturday morning, July 26, 2014, at her home. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror later in the week. Arrangements are by Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc. more »»

Mary Ann Beckwith

July 27, 2014 Mary Ann Beckwith, 69, Altoona, died Tuesday evening at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center. more »»

Mary Estella Brown

July 27, 2014 Mary Estella Brown, 95, Martinsburg, died Friday evening at The Village at Morrisons Cove. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late John and Belle (Elias) Thompson. She married J. more »»

Mildred Jean Civiello

July 27, 2014 Mildred “Jean” Civiello, 86, passed away Thursday at Good Samaritan Center, Olathe, Kansas. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of Clarence E. and Lucy Hazel (Miller) Biddle. more »»

Dorothy Mae (Walters) Conrad

July 27, 2014 Dorothy Mae (Walters) Conrad, 82, Lilly, went to her eternal rest Thursday, surrounded by her family at her residence. She was born in Lilly, daughter of the late Samuel James Sr. more »»

Area Life

IUP trumpet professor making appearance at Sunday concert

July 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Musician Kevin Eisensmith was first introduced to the trumpet at hom. more »»

‘Unity in the community’: African American Heritage Festival marks 21 years

July 24, 2014 The 21st annual African American Heritage Festival will be packed with entertainment and fellowship for another year of celebrating “unity in the community. more »»

Ice cream may make you happy, but be sure to eat sensibly, dietitian says

July 23, 2014 MARTINSBURG — You could say Pam Stock and her granddaughter, Kayla Jo Dodson, have worked side-by-side in Stock’s ice cream business almost since it opened 15 years ago. more »»

Rib festival returns to 7 Springs

July 23, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS — As a rib cook, Bill Ball travels across the country doing something that he loves — making people happy. more »»

Staking a claim: Community Supported Agriculture programs bring farmers, consumers together

July 20, 2014 NICKTOWN — Victoria Cope of Johnstown can’t bring herself to buy a tomato at the grocery store any more. more »»

Local Business

Bedford pleases palates

July 27, 2014 You won’t find chain restaurants like Olive Garden and Red Lobster in downtown Bedford, but you will find some high-quality eating establishments. more »»

Workplace

July 27, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Cindy Ginter has been named by First Common­wealth Mortgage as mortgage loan originator to serve Altoona, Johnstown and the surrounding areas. more »»

PUC approves emergency ride-sharing permits

July 25, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The state Public Utility Commission approved emergency permits Thursday for two ride-sharing companies to operate in the Pittsburgh are. more »»

Hershey profit climbs 5.4 percent

July 25, 2014 HERSHEY (AP) — Hershey Co. (HSY) on Thursday reported net income that rose by 5.4 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts’ expectations. more »»

Norfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent

July 24, 2014 NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern executives are optimistic about the economy after delivering a 21 percent rise in second-quarter profit as the railroad hauled more freight. “We believe that the U.S. more »»

 
 

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Tyrone Hospital Foundation golf tournament 08-27

Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »


 
 
 
 
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