Howsare to play in Grey Cup

Altoona’s Julian Howsare will be competing for the Canadian Football League’s Grey Cup championship on Sunday. Howsare, 27, is a defensive ...

Lions must maintain a ball-control offense

The question reminds me of the late 1970s, my very early days at the Mirror. At that time, there were three outstanding area small-school scholastic football teams ...

Chance meeting sets up Mr. Rogers film

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with ...


NORTHERN CAMBRIA Dollar General opening relocated store with specials Dollar General will hold a grand opening of its newly relocated store at 608 Philadelphia ...


Blair Gastroenterology expanding

Council right on (no) tree tax

Altoona City Council mustered the right judgment in turning thumbs-down to a proposed 0.15-mill tax increase for tree care. There was no logical basis for imposing ...

Massacre in Mexico cries for assistance

Veterans deserve this day


The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete ...

Magisterial district judge


James ‘Jinks’ Handel Jr.

James “Jinks” Handel Jr., 70, Glen Campbell, formerly of Portage, died Monday. He was born in Portage, son of James W. and Alverta (Baer) Handel. Surviving are ...

Hanna D. (Dobrzanski) Krzewski

Justin N. Mattes

Did the NFL handle Myles Garrett's helmet-swinging against the Steelers right?

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