High profile recruit decommitts

From Mirror reports Penn State’s rough recruiting week got even worse Thursday when yet another high-profile prospect decommitted from the Nittany ...

Credit city for trying reinvention

Downtown Altoona never again will be the bustling business and retail hub of Blair County that it was prior to the exodus to suburban malls and shopping centers, ...

Altoona needs to learn lesson from graduation

It’s a day to proudly fly our flag


May 29, 2019 Alivia Joy McCloskey, a daughter born to Allisa L. (Laughlin) and Larry A. McCloskey, Altoona, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, at ...



Betty I. (Wertz) Cowfer

Betty I. (Wertz) Cowfer, 76, Tyrone, died Sunday. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret (Murray) Wertz. On July 2, 1960, she married John I. Cowfer ...

Sarah (Shomo) Gaul

Clarence J. ‘Jerry’ Hazlett Jr.

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