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Bedford prison board ­meeting testy

December 19, 2014 BEDFORD — A specially scheduled Bedford County Prison Board meeting quickly devolved into mutual accusations and a public airing of grievances Thursday as the county commissioners, District Attorney... more »»

 
 
 

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Bedford prison board ­meeting testy

December 19, 2014 BEDFORD — A specially scheduled Bedford County Prison Board meeting quickly devolved into mutual accusations and a public airing of grievances Thursday as the county commissioners, District Attorney... more »»

Budget splits Cambria leaders

December 19, 2014 EBENSBURG — A flat tax rate for residents was the highlight of budget talk Thursday morning, according to two Cambria County commissioners. more »»

Authority raises water, sewer rates

December 19, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority on Thursday raised water rates by 2 percent and sewer rates by 4 percent for next year. The increases will add $1. more »»

Authority raises water, sewer rates

December 19, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority on Thursday raised water rates by 2 percent and sewer rates by 4 percent for next year. The increases will add $1. more »»

Synthetic ice surface makes show at Jaffa possible

December 19, 2014 When performers take to the ice Sunday for the first skating show that the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona has hosted in years, they will skate on ice that requires no refrigeration and is tailor-made for... more »»

Local Sports

PSU moves to final

December 19, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney had 23 kills and defending champion Penn State beat top-seeded Stanford 25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 on Thursday night to reach the NCAA women’s volleyball final. more »»

Harrison ready to lead Steelers to playoffs

December 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — James Harrison returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers for two main reasons, to shore up the team’s sagging linebacking corps and to win another Super Bowl. more »»

Comeau’s overtime goal lifts Penguins to victory

December 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins and captain Sidney Crosby hope that a recent bout with the mumps is a thing of the pas. more »»

Red Flash drop their record to 0-8

December 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — It was a tough shooting night for the Saint Francis women’s basketball team as it lost to Duquesne, 92-52, Thursday at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The loss dropped the Flash to 0-8. more »»

Bulldogs pin loss on Blue Devils

December 19, 2014 BELLWOOD — Thanks to falls from Liam Lafferty, Jakob Dodson, James Dunmore, Isaac Fleck and Matt Walter, the unbeaten Claysburg-Kimmel wrestling team handed Bellwood-Antis a 63-17 setback Thursday... more »»

PSU moves to final

December 19, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney had 23 kills and defending champion Penn State beat top-seeded Stanford 25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 on Thursday night to reach the NCAA women’s volleyball final. more »»

Frantti named top freshman

December 18, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Four Nittany Lions have been selected to the AVCA Division I All-America team. more »»

Lady Lions one step away from title contest

December 18, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Making its seventh appearance in the last eight years, the fifth-seeded Penn State women’s volleyball team is set to meet top-ranked Stanford in the NCAA national semifinals... more »»

Zettel not just a defender for Nittany Lions

December 17, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Anthony Zettel prides himself on his athleticis. more »»

Final 4 teams well represented

December 17, 2014 The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America tea. more »»

Obituaries

Dean Smith

December 19, 2014 Dean Smith, 85, Roaring Spring, died Wednesday night at The Village at Morrisons Cove after a brief illness. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Frank and Elma (Pollard) Smith. more »»

Joan R. Stolarski

December 19, 2014 Joan R. Stolarski, 75, Cresson, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Bradley Junction, daughter of the late Oscar and Mary Rita (Farabaugh) McConnell. Surviving are her husband, Peter Stolarski Sr. more »»

George A. Doliveira

December 18, 2014 George A. Doliveira, 59, Twin Rocks, died Monday. He was born in Colver, son of Mary Louise Doliveira and the late George Doliveir. more »»

Larry ‘Pap’ Hanlon

December 18, 2014 Larry “Pap” Hanlon, 89, Gallitzin RD, died Tuesday at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Ashville, son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Conrad) Hanlon. more »»

Roy P. Howell Sr.

December 18, 2014 Roy P. Howell Sr., 86, Gallitzin, died Tuesday. He was born in Gallitzin, son of Rupert and Mary (Crawford) Howell. more »»

Area Life

Trinkets for the tree: Turn your child’s old toys into ornaments

December 18, 2014 From tractors and trains to cats and knights, my son’s evolving obsessions all find a place on our Christmas tre. more »»

‘Saving Private Ryan’ among films preserved

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON — “Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress... more »»

Sharing music way to stay connected to friends

December 18, 2014 Luke Maguire Armstrong doesn’t pen a holiday letter to friends. The guitar player and songwriter prefers to communicate musically. more »»

Tasty Words: Throw a healthy, hassle-free holiday appetizer party

December 17, 2014 What I love the most about the holiday season is the opportunity to share food with family and friends. more »»

Bell ringer doesn’t allow disease slow her down

December 14, 2014 Carolyn Fenchak of Ebensburg is an excellent musician, at one time playing the trumpet, her fingers flying over the valves to play the quick eighth notes. more »»

Local Business

Phoenicia sale approved in federal court

December 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A U.S. bankruptcy court judge Thursday approved the sale of the building that once housed the Phoenicia Mediterranean Restaurant. Judge Jeffrey A. more »»

Briefcase

December 19, 2014 STATE COLLEGE OurFleet wins business concept competition Ben Franklin TechCelerator at State College recently awarded startup company OurFleet $10,000 for winning its business concept competition. more »»

Shenk & Tittle decides to close all locations

December 18, 2014 Shenk & Tittle has decided to close all of its stores including one in the Logan Valley Mall. The New Freedom, Pa. more »»

Phoenicia building sale considered

December 18, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A hearing will be held at 10 a.m. today in U.S. more »»

Sheetz opening new store in Centre Hall

December 18, 2014 CENTRE HALL — Sheetz Convenience Store will open a new location today at 106 Savannah Lane, Centre Hall. Employees will cut a ribbon and open the doors at 10:30 a.m. more »»

 
 
 

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