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AG’s ATV probe angers supervisor

March 29, 2015 A Logan Township supervisor is criticizing state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office for lack of action in a criminal investigation that continues to languish. more »»

 
 
 

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AG’s ATV probe angers supervisor

March 29, 2015 A Logan Township supervisor is criticizing state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office for lack of action in a criminal investigation that continues to languish. more »»

Volunteers clean Little Juniata

March 29, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Why do people dump their garbage along the Little Juniata Riverbank? “Because people are slobs,” Little Juniata River Association President Bill Anderson said. more »»

Police catch accused drug dealer

March 29, 2015 A lower level drug dealer who fled from police on foot after a car chase Friday evening has been taken into custody. more »»

Spring Cove prepares for K4 venture

March 29, 2015 ROARING SPRING — A year after Spring Cove School District administrators first publicly proposed a novel pre-kindergarten system, they’re finally rounding up prospective students — and dealing with... more »»

Another front opens in public union fight

March 29, 2015 A push by State Sen. John H. Eichel­berger J. more »»

Local Sports

Franklin’s Lions getting physical

March 29, 2015 From Mirror reports One byproduct of Penn State getting its full allotment of scholarships back is the program’s ability to be more physical in practice, and that’s what the Nittany Lions are doing... more »»

Helsel earns chilling victory

March 29, 2015 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

Glasnow's talents are on the way

March 29, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com BRADENTON, Fla. more »»

Tigers roll to shutout for first victory

March 29, 2015 ERIE — Sam Sky, Max Sheetz and Eric Miller won singles matches as Hollidaysburg swept Harbor Creek, 5-0, in high school tennis Saturda. more »»

AmeriServe Showcase rosters

March 29, 2015 The eighth AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase presented by The Tribune-Democrat will be played at 3 and 5 p.m. today at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center. The girls’ game will tip off at 3 p.m. more »»

Franklin’s Lions getting physical

March 29, 2015 From Mirror reports One byproduct of Penn State getting its full allotment of scholarships back is the program’s ability to be more physical in practice, and that’s what the Nittany Lions are doing... more »»

Lions excited for future

March 23, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Even as Ohio State was supplanting four-time defending champion Penn State as the champion at the 2015 NCAA Div. more »»

PSU’s Bailey signs with Toronto

March 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s hockey junior forward Casey Bailey (Anchorage, Alaska) will forgo his senior season in Hockey Valley, signing with the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night on ... more »»

Brown wins title in final seconds

March 22, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Who knew that Matt Brown had such a highly developed and highly relevant sense of humor. more »»

Competition already at the forefront for Franklin

March 22, 2015 From Mirror reports It’s taken just two days of spring practice for Penn State coach James Franklin to realize there’s a lot more competition among players across the board than there was a year ago... more »»

Obituaries

Lynn S. Bowers

March 29, 2015 Lynn S. Bowers, 55, Altoona, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at Valley View Health and Rehabilita­tion Center. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. more »»

Ruth I. Arford Deem

March 29, 2015 Feb. 18, 1921 - March 28, 2015 Ruth I. Arford Deem, 94, East Freedom, died Saturday morning at the Presbyter­ian Village at Hollidays­burg. She was born in Imler, daughter of Harold H. and Mary E. more »»

James Joseph Good

March 29, 2015 Feb. 14, 1944 - March 28, 2015 James Joseph Good, 71, of Juniata died Saturday morning at his home after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Wallace and Adele (Galant) Goo. more »»

Travis L. Lang

March 29, 2015 Travis L. Lang, 32, of Dunlo, Cambria County, passed away Saturday morning, March 28, 2015, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. more »»

Delores M. Lazar

March 29, 2015 Jan. 26, 1930 - March 27, 2015 Delores M. Lazar, 85, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly Friday afternoon at the UPMC Altoona emergency department. more »»

Area Life

Harlan Coben delivers with ‘The Stranger’

March 29, 2015 Harlan Coben rolls out compelling tales set in suburbia where secrets buried underneath the facade of a happy life threaten to destroy families and neighborhoods. more »»

Sony streaming service modernizes TV, not your bill

March 29, 2015 Sony’s new PlayStation Vue television service probably won’t save you money over cable. Starting at $50 a month, Vue offers more than 50 over-the-air and cable channels for online streamin. more »»

‘Bloodborne’ a punishing trek in haunted city

March 29, 2015 There’s something masochistic about video gamers. Even if you’re playing an innocuous-looking game like “Pac-Man,” you will be killed dozens of times before you get any good. more »»

‘Downton Abbey’ to end after sixth season

March 28, 2015 NEW YORK— A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after “Downton Abbey” concludes next year. more »»

Local Business

Workplace

March 29, 2015 New hires and promotions Saint Francis University has promoted the following faculty members: -- Patrick Farabaugh to associate professor of communication arts. more »»

Easter brings business

March 29, 2015 Easter is a good time to be in the candy business. According to the National Retail Federation’s Easter Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, consumers are expected to spend $. more »»

Briefcase

March 26, 2015 Foreclosure rates decrease Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased in January over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. more »»

Briefcase

March 25, 2015 BEDFORD Farm to Table Chef Showcase set for Bedford The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Bedford County Historical Society and Eat 2 Live Bistro, will hold the second... more »»

Wolf Furniture purchasing Baltimore-based furniture stores

March 24, 2015 BELLWOOD — Wolf Furniture Co. will be expanding. The 113-year-old, Bellwood-based furniture company has signed an agreement to purchase the five-store Baltimore, Md.-based Gardiners Furniture Co. more »»

 
 
 

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Big recruiting weekend on tap at PSU

March 27, 2015 National recruiting analyst Tom Lemming is bringing his show to State College tomorrow, and the timing was perfect, because it will coincide with a junior day that has elite talent converging on Pen... more »

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Puccini’s immortal opera La Bohème 03-29

Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, School of Music, and Center for the Performing Arts present Puccini’s immortal opera La Bohème 2:00 pm Sunday, March 29, 2015 Eisenhower Auditorium

One of the most beloved operas ever written, Puccini’s La Bohème tells a story... more »


 
 
 
 
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