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Manager: Rescind music exemption

October 23, 2014 City Manager Peter Marshall on Wednesday recommended that City Council give back to the state Liquor Control Board the responsibility for noise enforcement at the Cesare Battisti club in Eldorado —... more »»

 
 
 

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Manager: Rescind music exemption

October 23, 2014 City Manager Peter Marshall on Wednesday recommended that City Council give back to the state Liquor Control Board the responsibility for noise enforcement at the Cesare Battisti club in Eldorado —... more »»

Gunman kills Canadian soldier

October 23, 2014 OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was shot... more »»

Woman found guilty for her part in meth lab

October 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Janelle C. Smith of Osterburg was 18 years old three years ago. She was homeless, living in her car and facing an uncertain future. more »»

City Council postpones adoption of CRIZ ordinance

October 23, 2014 City Council on Wednesday postponed adoption of an ordnance to establish a city General Authority, so it can refine its board setup in preparation for participation in the state’s City Revitalizatio... more »»

State enters program to monitor Ebola

October 23, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania health officials said Wednesday they will have protocols in place within days for a new federal program that asks travelers from Ebola-stricken West Africa to monitor... more »»

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Playoff positioning in full force

October 23, 2014 One year removed from its surprising run to the District 5 Class A championship, Tussey Mountain is in position for a repeat performance. more »»

QB battle set up for weekend

October 23, 2014 While there might not be much comparison between Christian Hackenberg and Ohio State’s J.T. more »»

'Cats win in wild shootout

October 23, 2014 It took some extra time to determine the District 6 Class AA boys soccer playoff matchup between No. 4 seed Huntingdon and No. 5 seed Tyrone Wednesday night. more »»

Lady Lions don't mind the night

October 23, 2014 It was a long wait, but well worth it for the Altoona Lady Lions. The Lady Lions vs. Mifflin County District 6 Class AAA soccer game was supposed to start at 8 Wednesday night at Mansion Park. more »»

As of now, Franklin will have OC down on the field

October 23, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — John Donovan likely will be bundling up Saturday night as James Franklin told the media after Wednesday’s practice that the offensive coordinator will return to the sideline. more »»

QB battle set up for weekend

October 23, 2014 While there might not be much comparison between Christian Hackenberg and Ohio State’s J.T. more »»

As of now, Franklin will have OC down on the field

October 23, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — John Donovan likely will be bundling up Saturday night as James Franklin told the media after Wednesday’s practice that the offensive coordinator will return to the sideline. more »»

Franklin realizing expectations lofty

October 22, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — When he was at his previous institution, as James Franklin likes to call Vanderbilt, fans of that long-suffering program just wanted something — anything — to look forward to and... more »»

Coachspeak with James Franklin

October 22, 2014 A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference Opponent: Ohio State Kickoff: Saturday 8 p.m. more »»

Johnson harbors no ill will towards Lions

October 21, 2014 Twice he applied to be Penn State’s head coach, and twice Larry Johnson was bypassed for the job. The first time it went to Bill O’Brien in 2012, the second time to James Franklin earlier this year. more »»

Obituaries

Isabelle M. Glasgow

October 23, 2014 Isabelle M. Glasgow, 91, Greenwood, formerly of Bellwood, died late Tuesday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Duncansville, daughter of the late Ray and Emma (Moyer) Davinsizer. more »»

Robert Dale Lane

October 23, 2014 Robert Dale Lane, 76, of 227 Kerlin Lane, Altoona, died Oct. 12, 2014, at UPMC Montefiore, Pittsburgh. He was born in Altoona, son of Robert D. and Pauline (Hosband) Lane. more »»

L. Joan ‘Jo’ Sherman

October 23, 2014 L. Joan “Jo” Sherman, 82, Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. more »»

Eva Venesky

October 23, 2014 Eva Venesky, 87, Olathe, Kan., formerly of Carroll-town, died Monday. She was born in Bakerton, daughter of Michael and Ellen Zaliznock. more »»

Harold F. ‘Hank’ Bond

October 22, 2014 Harold F. “Hank” Bond, 93, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday morning after a brief illness. He was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, son of Henry F. and Emma (Laughman) Bond. He married Ruth L. more »»

Area Life

Family dysfunction: Edgy dark comedy brings violence, suspense

October 23, 2014 A Tony-winning dark comedy about a dysfunctional family is taking the stage at the Church in the Middle of the Block Cultural Cente. more »»

Comedians honor Leno with humor prize in DC

October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the nation’s top humor priz. more »»

Altoona natives will appear on ‘House Hunters’

October 22, 2014 Altoona natives Brianna Durbin and Eric Scherden are potentially welcoming millions into their Florida home Friday. more »»

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 »»

Local Business

Briefcase

October 21, 2014 Danaher earnings increase WASHINGTON, D.C. — Danaher Corp. said net earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 26 were $680. more »»

Business Hall of Fame

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Ticker

October 21, 2014 Not so fast cordcutters; cable’s not going anywhere Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite... more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

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