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PSU’s Ireland opener in jeopardy

August 21, 2014 Of all the unusual things that can impact travel or a sporting event, a volcano erupting in Iceland wouldn’t come to mind for most people. more »»

 
 
 

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PSU’s Ireland opener in jeopardy

August 21, 2014 Of all the unusual things that can impact travel or a sporting event, a volcano erupting in Iceland wouldn’t come to mind for most people. more »»

Convicted child rapist denied new sentence

August 21, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man serving 25 to 50 years for the rape of a child and related offenses will not receive a reduced sentence or a new trial, Blair County Judge Elizabeth Doyle ruled Tuesday. more »»

International students move in to Penn State Altoona

August 21, 2014 The transition from high school to college can be stressful for any incoming freshman, but for international students, there are a few more steps required to make the new dorm room a hom. more »»

Veterans encouraged to discuss mental health

August 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Marine veteran Timothy Lawson said in the wake of actor and comedian Robin Williams’ death, people have begun talking more about emotional disorders and suicide. And that’s OK. more »»

Amtran to put security audio on ‘tripper’ buses

August 21, 2014 Amtran will take advantage of a new state law that allows security audio on school buses — a usage that previously put school bus operators at risk of violating wiretapping law. more »»

Local Sports

Sanchez helps Pirates end losing streak

August 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a way to break their seven-game losing skid. more »»

Eagles offense test for Steelers

August 21, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — LeSean McCoy’s left toe turned an ordinary preseason game into one worth watching. more »»

PSU youngsters will get chance to help

August 21, 2014 The promise of early playing time has been a big drawing card in recruiting for Penn State the past few years, and Wednesday coach James Franklin singled out several true freshmen being counted on t... more »»

Guilfoyle edges Central Cambria

August 21, 2014 EBENSBURG — Doubles victories by the teams of Ally Stephens and Danielle Rudolph, and Emily Stevens and Katie Altiero, led Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic to a 3-2 win over Central Cambria in high school... more »»

Meet the PSU staff: Defensive line coach Sean Spencer

August 21, 2014 Hometown: Hartford, Conn. more »»

PSU youngsters will get chance to help

August 21, 2014 The promise of early playing time has been a big drawing card in recruiting for Penn State the past few years, and Wednesday coach James Franklin singled out several true freshmen being counted on t... more »»

Meet the PSU staff: Defensive line coach Sean Spencer

August 21, 2014 Hometown: Hartford, Conn. more »»

Meet the new psu staff: QB coach ricky rahne

August 20, 2014 Hometown: Morrison, Col. more »»

Penn State ex-LB diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease

August 20, 2014 Former Penn State and NFL linebacker Tim Shaw revealed during his Ice Bucket Challenge video Tuesday that he has ALS, the crippling disease that has been at the forefront of public consciousness... more »»

Chambers makes PSU a viable option

August 19, 2014 TIPTON — Stop if you’ve heard this before: Penn State is killing it in recruiting. But wait. This is the part you probably haven’t heard: It’s in basketball. more »»

Obituaries

Robert E. Belles

August 21, 2014 Robert E. Belles, 88, Alum Bank, died Wednesday. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., son of Ernest and Leona (Ewig) Belles. more »»

Leroy P. Dell

August 21, 2014 Leroy P. Dell, 86, Gallitzin, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Jesse and Thelma (Snowberger) Dell. He married Mary Lane Stevens on Feb. 14, 1953. more »»

Anna E. Detrich

August 21, 2014 Anna E. Detrich, 94, formerly of Altoona, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday morning at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. more »»

Joan Marie Heverly

August 21, 2014 Joan Marie Heverly, 88, Altoona, passed away to be with the Lord Tuesday morning at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Austin E. more »»

Ann L. Lepore

August 21, 2014 Ann L. Lepore, 94, formerly of Altoona, passed away peacefully Monday at Golden LivingCenter-Mount Lebanon. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Giovanni and Maria (Amadia) Daversa. more »»

Area Life

Break out the popcorn: Free Penn State Altoona film series begins Aug. 31 with ‘Wizard of Oz’

August 21, 2014 The Penn State film series is back with an offering of 18 free movies, with free popcorn and drinks, in downtown Altoona. more »»

Smokey Robinson, still writing, duets with friends

August 21, 2014 LOS ANGELES — After five decades in show business, the man who shaped Motown with instantly recognizable hits like “My Girl” and “Tears of a Clown” says he can’t stop writin. more »»

Health & Fitness Expo debuts with trio of celebrities

August 20, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — The Central Pennsylvania Health & Fitness Expo will debut this October at the Bryce Jordan Center with celebrity appearances by Tony Horton, the creator of P90X and the most famous... more »»

Orchard fresh peaches make for a pleasing stone fruit tart

August 20, 2014 August always ignites my anticipation for our family reunion, “The Roland Summer Spectacular.” Our family gathers each year at my Uncle Gale and Aunt Dawn’s home in Danville, Pa. more »»

Rescue reality: Area nonprofit equine shelter faces struggle head-on

August 17, 2014 HUNTINGDON — Cozee Valee Rescue & Sanctuary Inc. founder and president Beth Hearn made a promis. more »»

Local Business

Home construction rises to eight-month high

August 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to an eight-month high and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines. Construction increased 15. more »»

Workplace

August 17, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Hanan Morcos has joined Central Pa. Cardiol­ogy & Vascular Center of Altoona and Everett. more »»

Farmers market expected record crop carefully

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES, Iowa — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. more »»

Workplace

August 10, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Christopher Hughes, former chief resident of Conemaugh Memorial’s Emergency Medicine program, is returning to Conemaugh to continue his career in emergency medic. more »»

NAC wins marketing award

August 6, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — North American Communications was named winner of the gold award for its “Need for Speed” Brand Awareness Campaign in the Marketing Methods Competition by the Professional Insurance... 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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