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Sun Air's plan to Pittsburgh offers hope for future passenger flights

July 28, 2014 MARTINSBURG — The success of a new airline introducing flights to Pittsburgh in October will be a key factor in determining the future of passenger flight service at the Altoona-Blair County Airpor. more »»

 
 
 

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Sun Air's plan to Pittsburgh offers hope for future passenger flights

July 28, 2014 MARTINSBURG — The success of a new airline introducing flights to Pittsburgh in October will be a key factor in determining the future of passenger flight service at the Altoona-Blair County Airpor. more »»

Judge releases ‘sovereign citizen’

July 28, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Roaring Spring man who contends he is not subject to Pennsylvania’s traffic laws was released from custody Friday by Blair County Judge Daniel J. more »»

Man receives police award for saving driver’s life

July 28, 2014 Samuel Emigh and his friend Ed Updyke were driving home through Port Matilda just after 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2013. Then they saw a Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Robert . more »»

Storm causes several outages

July 28, 2014 A severe thunderstorm knocked out power to a number of area residents Sunday night, according to information compiled by Penelec. more »»

Former police Chief Shiffler ‘had a way with people’

July 28, 2014 David Gehret, acting chief of the Hollidaysburg Police Department, said a former superior, David Shiffler, had a way of making people feel comfortable. more »»

Local Sports

Bucs salvage Rockies trip

July 28, 2014 DENVER — Josh Harrison proved that last month’s escape in a rundown was no fluke. He also helped the Pittsburgh Pirates avoid another sweep at Coors Field. more »»

New PSU AD has solid hoop history

July 28, 2014 CHICAGO — One of the best things about new Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour — if you’re a basketball fan — is that she has a lot of experience working at schools where basketball actually... more »»

Mother Nature has a day in golf outcome

July 28, 2014 ORE HILL — Area golf clubs annually produce outstanding two-man best-ball tournaments, but it’s going to be a long time before there’s a better finish than the one played at Iron Masters Country Clu... more »»

Curve keep up their winning ways

July 28, 2014 From Mirror reports BOWIE, Md. — Willy Garcia is enjoying his best hitting stretch of the season. He has gone 24-for-59 in his last 16 games, which amounts to a staggering. more »»

BG tabs pair of new coaches

July 28, 2014 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School has named Brandin McDonough head coach for its boys’ volleyball program. more »»

New PSU AD has solid hoop history

July 28, 2014 CHICAGO — One of the best things about new Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour — if you’re a basketball fan — is that she has a lot of experience working at schools where basketball actually... more »»

Giger: Barbour odd choice for PSU

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s just a bizarre hire. A major head-scratcher in so many ways. Whether it will turn out to be good or bad, nobody knows at this point. That will take years to find out. more »»

Franklin eager to get to know new athletic director

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Football coach James Franklin had no input on Penn State’s decision to hire Sandy Barbour as the new athletic director, but he said he has “tremendous faith and excitement moving... more »»

Penn State makes surprise hire as new AD

July 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State made a surprising hire Saturday in naming Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director. Barbour was forced out as AD at California in June after 10 years on the job ther. more »»

Penn St. reveals a ‘depth chart’

July 25, 2014 Penn State released something that looks similar to a depth chart Thursday night, but it doesn’t actually reveal any answers about the Nittany Lions’ depth entering preseason cam. more »»

Obituaries

Mary Estella Brown

July 28, 2014 Jan. 16, 1919 - July 25, 2014 Mary Estella Brown, 95, Martinsburg, died Friday evening at The Village at Morrisons Cove. more »»

Linda Lou Cronmiller

July 28, 2014 Linda Lou Cronmiller, 59, Altoona, died Saturday afternoon at home. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. more »»

Roy C. Freeman

July 28, 2014 May 26, 1959 – July 26, 2014 Roy C. Freeman, 55, Coalport, died Saturday at home. He was born in Weirton, W.Va., son of the late Cameron and Frances (Tabor) Freeman. more »»

Roger L. Garner

July 28, 2014 Aug. 24, 1935 – July 26, 2014 Roger L. Garner, 78, Huntingdon, died Saturday at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Samuel F. and Margaret K. more »»

Mary Alice Hamman

July 28, 2014 May 26, 1923 - July 26, 2014 Mary Alice Hamman, 91, Martinsburg, passed away Saturday morning in Martinsburg. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Harry and Edna Mae (Bush) Claa. more »»

Area Life

IUP trumpet professor making appearance at Sunday concert

July 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Musician Kevin Eisensmith was first introduced to the trumpet at hom. more »»

‘Unity in the community’: African American Heritage Festival marks 21 years

July 24, 2014 The 21st annual African American Heritage Festival will be packed with entertainment and fellowship for another year of celebrating “unity in the community. more »»

Ice cream may make you happy, but be sure to eat sensibly, dietitian says

July 23, 2014 MARTINSBURG — You could say Pam Stock and her granddaughter, Kayla Jo Dodson, have worked side-by-side in Stock’s ice cream business almost since it opened 15 years ago. more »»

Rib festival returns to 7 Springs

July 23, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS — As a rib cook, Bill Ball travels across the country doing something that he loves — making people happy. more »»

Staking a claim: Community Supported Agriculture programs bring farmers, consumers together

July 20, 2014 NICKTOWN — Victoria Cope of Johnstown can’t bring herself to buy a tomato at the grocery store any more. more »»

Local Business

Bedford pleases palates

July 27, 2014 You won’t find chain restaurants like Olive Garden and Red Lobster in downtown Bedford, but you will find some high-quality eating establishments. more »»

Workplace

July 27, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Cindy Ginter has been named by First Common­wealth Mortgage as mortgage loan originator to serve Altoona, Johnstown and the surrounding areas. more »»

PUC approves emergency ride-sharing permits

July 25, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The state Public Utility Commission approved emergency permits Thursday for two ride-sharing companies to operate in the Pittsburgh are. more »»

Hershey profit climbs 5.4 percent

July 25, 2014 HERSHEY (AP) — Hershey Co. (HSY) on Thursday reported net income that rose by 5.4 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts’ expectations. more »»

Norfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent

July 24, 2014 NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern executives are optimistic about the economy after delivering a 21 percent rise in second-quarter profit as the railroad hauled more freight. “We believe that the U.S. more »»

 
 

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