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Route 22 open after fatal crash

July 30, 2015 Route 22 in Huntingdon County reopened Wednesday afternoon after a fatal accident in Henderson Township, WTAJ-TV reported. The station reported on its website that about 7 a.m. more »»

 
 
 

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Route 22 open after fatal crash

July 30, 2015 Route 22 in Huntingdon County reopened Wednesday afternoon after a fatal accident in Henderson Township, WTAJ-TV reported. The station reported on its website that about 7 a.m. more »»

Blair County briefs package

July 30, 2015 Reassessment data collectors close to finishing work Data collectors for Evaluator Services and Technology Inc. more »»

Blair approves payments to former Valley View Home employees

July 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —Blair County commissioners have approved a settlement agreement allocating payments to three groups of former county employees affected by the countyás decision to sell Valley View... more »»

Bill could reduce local flood insurance

July 29, 2015 Many Blair County residents who live along the Little Juniata or its tributaries might be used to combating occasional flooding, but those same residents might find it harder to get used to often... more »»

Veto won’t end beer sale rivalry

July 29, 2015 The trade association for beer distributors across the state has staunchly opposed privatizing wine and liquor sales, arguing it would upset an 80-year-old business model and allow big chains to... more »»

Local Sports

Servello’s catch propels Wise to win

July 30, 2015 In a league normally dominated by college athletes, an area high school player donned the hero’s cap Wednesday evening. more »»

Dodson strong on busy day for Curve

July 30, 2015 By Matt Michelone For the Mirror While Tyler Glasnow’s promotion was the top story of the day, another Altoona Curve hurler was capping off a tremendous series for the pitching staf. more »»

Fabian’s departure leaves Everett looking for coach

July 30, 2015 After leading Everett to the District 5 Class A football playoffs last fall in his only season as the Warriors’ head coach, Jerry Fabian has resigned his coaching position at the school to pursue a... more »»

Carper’s throws among US best

July 30, 2015 EAST STROUDSBURG — Altoona’s Chris Carper unleashed a javelin throw of 256 feet, 2 inches at Sunday’s USA Track and Field Association American JavFest at East Stroudsburg South High School. more »»

Curve's Glasnow promoted to Triple-A

July 29, 2015 Tyler Glasnow, the Pirates' top-rated prospect and one of the Curve's best pitchers ever, is on his way to Triple-A Indianapolis, according to PiratesProspects.com. more »»

Hockey ticket sale planned for August

July 29, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Approaching the third season at Pegula Ice Arena, the Penn State men’s hockey program announced dates for single-game tickets and student season ticket sales on Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Big things expected from PSU’s Godwin

July 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When we last saw Chris Godwin, he was capping a solid freshman season with a superb effort in Penn State’s win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl. more »»

3 soccer players sign pro contracts

July 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Three seniors from the 2014 Penn State men’s soccer team have signed professional contracts and have started their professional careers in three different leagues throughout the... more »»

RB Lynch enjoying competition

July 22, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com UNIVERSITY PARK — Akeel Lynch craves the competition, wants the players behind him to excel, to push him. All for the good of the team. Not the individual. more »»

Hull, Ficken get honor from NFF

July 22, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The All-Big Ten duo of Sam Ficken and Mike Hull each added another honor to their resumes when the National Football Foundation announced the 2015 Hampshire Honor Society membership. more »»

Obituaries

George Leopold Cardone

July 30, 2015 Sept. more »»

Michael Getz

July 30, 2015 May 22, 1968 - July 27, 2015 Michael Getz, 47, West Chester, passed away suddenly Monday. more »»

Susan I. (McClellan) Atkinson

July 30, 2015 Aug. 14, 1951 – July 28, 2015 Susan I. Atkinson, 63, New Brighton, died Tuesday. She was born in Camp Lejeune, N.C., daughter of Naomi (Brink) McClellan and the late Harry McClellan. more »»

Elaine M. Hauser

July 30, 2015 Sept. 4, 1960 – July 27, 2015 Elaine M. Hauser, 54, Altoona, passed away Monday at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Altoona, daughter of D. more »»

Ralph J. Cunfer

July 30, 2015 Feb. 19, 1928 - July 24, 2015 Ralph J. Cunfer, 87, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, died Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Ashfield, son of Charles and Mary (Brobst) Cunfe. more »»

Area Life

Grapevine

July 30, 2015 ‘Breaking Bad’ houses for sale ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad” are up for sale in Albuquerque. more »»

Dylan’s electric guitar returned to Newport

July 30, 2015 The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the New-port Folk Festival 50 years ago was back in Newport. more »»

Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows

July 30, 2015 By Mark Kennedy The?Associated?Press NEW YORK — Lifetime TV’s “The Balancing Act” will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on “Kinky Boots,”... more »»

Auction acquisition creates 4 generations of fraktur

July 26, 2015 The email from Corinne Earnest, part of a husband-wife-daughter team of experts on fraktur documents of the Pennsylvania Germans, was casually stated. more »»

Garden Notes: Corn smut sought for taste, despite ugly appearance

July 25, 2015 One summer day, I went through two of my Dad’s cornfields with a mission: eradicate the gray, bulbous growth that seemed to appear in every field, particularly in the Silver Queen field. more »»

Local Business

Will Internet listen to private conversations?

July 30, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qual. more »»

Business briefs

July 30, 2015 Salon Academy recognized The Salon Professional Academy of Altoona is one of 15 out of nearly 2,000 beauty schools in the United States to be awarded “Diamond Academy” status by Redken 5th Avenue NYC. more »»

Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov’t could be costly

July 28, 2015 DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to... more »»

Norfolk Southern’s profit drops

July 28, 2015 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern’s 23 percent drop in second-quarter profit follows the same story line as other railroads seeing a sharp decline in coal shipments. more »»

Business briefs, July 28

July 28, 2015 tyrone U-Haul coming to Tyrone Tyrone Convenience Store, 1960 Adams Ave., has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer and will offer U-Haul trucks and support rental item. more »»

 
 
 

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