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Politics of an email trail

October 19, 2014 Among the emails released by Attorney General Kathleen Kane in the so-call “Porngate” scandal is one called, “Annual Apology. more »»

 
 
 

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Politics of an email trail

October 19, 2014 Among the emails released by Attorney General Kathleen Kane in the so-call “Porngate” scandal is one called, “Annual Apology. more »»

At banned Penn State Altoona campus frat, grief lingers

October 19, 2014 Driving back from spring break in Florida with his girlfriend, Chris Benedetti learned his fraternity brother Marquise Braham committed suicid. more »»

Lutherans install new bishop

October 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — In a church with the majesty of a cathedral, yet decorated with the simplicity of the loaves and fishes at the altar, the Rev. Michael L. more »»

Martin Luther King’s niece pleased by turnout at Ebensburg pro-life event

October 19, 2014 EBENSBURG — Alveda King was nearly the victim of an abortion. “My grandfather saved me from abortion in 1950. My granddaddy said no, that is my granddaughter. My mother listened to my granddaddy. more »»

Altoona fire ruled accidental

October 19, 2014 A Saturday morning fire that destroyed a home at 107 Lexington Ave. has been ruled as accidental. more »»

Local Sports

BG gets work done in first half

October 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s eighth win of the season came just as impressively as the previous seven. But eight isn’t enough for the Marauders. more »»

PSU must do 3 things rest of year

October 19, 2014 Did you see what Ohio State did to Rutgers on Saturday? A 56-17 shellacking, which means things are probably going to get worse for Penn State before they get better with the Buckeyes coming to town... more »»

Mardula propels Panthers past Hilltoppers

October 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — On a rainy, muddy day, the team that controls the game with its running attack usually comes out on top. That proved not to be the case Saturday, though. more »»

Tigers selected top seed

October 19, 2014 Both the Hollidaysburg Area High School boys and girls team earned top seeds for the upcoming District 6 Class AAA soccer playoffs and will play in a doubleheader at Tiger Stadium on Monday, Oct. 2. more »»

Mo Valley claims ICC championship

October 19, 2014 HOUTZDALE — Elania McClelland scored just 13 seconds into the game, Wynter Adams had two goals and Autumn Adams had a goal and an assist as Moshannon Valley won the Inter-County Conference... more »»

PSU must do 3 things rest of year

October 19, 2014 Did you see what Ohio State did to Rutgers on Saturday? A 56-17 shellacking, which means things are probably going to get worse for Penn State before they get better with the Buckeyes coming to town... more »»

Defense, wideouts among bright spots for PSU

October 19, 2014 Penn State has gone 4-2 but easily could be 2-4 if not for last-minute comebacks against Central Florida and Rutger. more »»

Shoop pleased with ‘D’

October 17, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — As the Nittany Lions get their final chance of rest this bye week, they’re also at the midway point of their schedule. more »»

Dieffenbach taking reps

October 16, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — As the younger players scrimmaged during Wednesday’s practice, there was a familiar face taking reps. more »»

Chambers hoping to make his point

October 15, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — At Penn State men’s basketball media day Tuesday, Nittany Lion coach Patrick Chambers made a point of saying his team is not really hurting for a ... well ... point. more »»

Obituaries

Charlotte L. Benson

October 19, 2014 Charlotte L. Benson, 63, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening surrounded by family after a brief battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Rita (Porta) Bucher. more »»

Brielle L. Harmon

October 19, 2014 Brielle L. Harmon, 2, Martinsburg, went home to be with her Lord Friday morning at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, after losing her courageous battle with Leigh’s Disease. more »»

Daniel Donato Savine

October 19, 2014 Daniel Donato Savine, a decorated veteran of WWII, 94, Golden LivingCenter-Hillview, Altoona, died Thursday morning at the center after an extended illness. more »»

Ella M. Taylor

October 19, 2014 Ella M. Taylor, 80, Logan Township, Altoona, passed away Friday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Peter and Oda (Fry) Lysk. more »»

Charlotte L. Benson

October 18, 2014 Charlotte L. Benson, 63, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 16, 2014, surrounded by family after a brief battle with cancer. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Area Life

Following his 'Quest': Altoona native captures people's imagination with popular video games

October 19, 2014 Adam Bohn admits he’s been obsessed with video games since the fifth grade. Little did he know that obsession would one day lead him to found a multimillion dollar business that creates video games. more »»

Rough-and-tumble dogs may hurt knees

October 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Dashing after a ball or tumbling off a couch make dogs up to 10 times as likely to get surgery on a key knee ligament that is similar to the one athletes often injure. more »»

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

October 19, 2014 LONDON (AP) — U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses are not a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. more »»

Garden Notes: Miss Willmott’s Ghost beautifully haunts gardens

October 18, 2014 We’ve all heard some variation of the old Cornish prayer, “Good Lord, deliver us from goblins and ghoulies and long-legged beasties and ... those who plant seeds in the night. more »»

Pet Expo set for Blair County Convention Center on Sunday

October 18, 2014 Looking for a pet or just love animals? Don’t miss the Central PA Pets Expo on Sunday in the lower level of the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

Local Business

Chamber honors J.C. Orr & Son

October 18, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series on businesses that will be inducted into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Monday at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

Workplace

October 18, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Benjamin Salter recently joined the medical staff of UPMC Altoona in the Radiology Department. more »»

McDonald’s invites icky questions about its food

October 14, 2014 NEW YORK — McDonald’s wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef. The world’s biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.. more »»

JC Penney names its next CEO

October 14, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. more »»

UPMC medical center project gets grant for boulevard updates

October 9, 2014 The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $192,000 grant for improvements on Logan Boulevard to accommodate UPMC Altoona’s proposed Logan Medical Center complex. more »»

 
 
 

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