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AMED using mobile health care

February 7, 2016 An 80-year-old woman was repeatedly using the emergency pendant around her neck to summon AMED ambulance service whenever she couldn’t hoist herself from the toilet. more »»

 
 
 

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AMED using mobile health care

February 7, 2016 An 80-year-old woman was repeatedly using the emergency pendant around her neck to summon AMED ambulance service whenever she couldn’t hoist herself from the toilet. more »»

Officials agree on barn plan

February 7, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Frankstown Township and an Altoona doctor have come to an agreement that will allow the conversion of a barn on Locke Mountain Road into a place that will host weddings and banquets. more »»

Antis Township to probe volunteer fire department

February 7, 2016 BELLWOOD — The viability of a local fire company is being investigated after Antis Township supervisors voted Thursday night to form a temporary committee to look into the department. more »»

Diversity celebrated

February 7, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG— Dozens of students and their families tried a different language, or at least a food from a different country, during the Hollidaysburg Area School District’s World Language Festival... more »»

Local Sports

PSU recruiting mirrors 2015 play on field

February 7, 2016 How a college team recruits usually sets the tone for how it performs on the field. For Penn State football, though, it might be the other way around. more »»

Precious memories of a vicious game: Area's former NFL players worry about CTE, but have few regrets

February 7, 2016 Get back out there and play. That’s just how it was in football for decades. more »»

Bearcats get thrilling title

February 7, 2016 TYRONE — Huntingdon and Mount Union were nearing the stretch run of a tense District 6 Class AA Duals championship match that the Bearcats would eventually win in dramatic fashion, 35-34, before a... more »»

Win over Berlin gives Ridge fourth straight District 5 title

February 7, 2016 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror. more »»

Drinnon, Flash top CCSU

February 7, 2016 LORETTO — Call him an animal, a monster, the best big man in the league or whatever, Ronnie Drinnon is perfectly content with simply being the “glue guy” who keeps it all together for the S. more »»

PSU recruiting mirrors 2015 play on field

February 7, 2016 How a college team recruits usually sets the tone for how it performs on the field. For Penn State football, though, it might be the other way around. more »»

Penn State upsets Indiana

February 7, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Against No. 22 Indiana at the Jordan Center Saturday night, Penn State finally landed a haymake. more »»

Nittany Lions looking at linebacker for 2017

February 7, 2016 Penn State wasn’t able to address its need for a middle linebacker in its 2016 recruiting class. Fortunately for the Nittany Lions, it looks like they’ll have ample opportunity to do so in 2017. more »»

Fading at the finish: Despite late issues, Franklin likes class

February 4, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football coach James Franklin did his best impression of his elusive, five-star running back recruit Miles Sanders in trying to sidestep a question about the reasons the... more »»

Rudel: Nittany Lions still in transition

February 4, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — When we last left James Franklin, he was putting the cap on a four-game losing streak that ended the 2015 seaso. more »»

Obituaries

Hazel M. Burket

February 7, 2016 Hazel M. Burket, 93, Marengo, Ohio, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away late Thursday evening at Bennington Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Margeno, Ohio. more »»

Frederick B. Burns

February 7, 2016 Frederick B. Burns, 93, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Bellwood, died Friday morning at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Sinking Valley, son of Frederick and Catherine M. (Sprankle) Burns. more »»

Miriam S. Caporuscio

February 7, 2016 Miriam S. Caporuscio, 93, of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, passed away Feb. 6, 2016, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. more »»

Ethel Mae Davy

February 7, 2016 Ethel Mae Davy, 89, Duncansville, formerly of Altoona, died Feb. 6, 2016, at her residence. Friends will be received from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. more »»

Kevin Fahey

February 7, 2016 Kevin Fahey, 58, Duncansville, died Jan. 8, 2016, at home after an extended illness. He was born in Washington, D.C., son of the late Jeramiah and Kay (Dowling) Fahey. more »»

Area Life

‘Ace’ in the hole: TV Food Network’s Duff Goldman to headline food show

February 7, 2016 Celebrity chef and baker Duff Goldman said he will bring some Pennsylvania-inspired flair to his presentation at Taste of the Alleghenies later this month. more »»

Time flies: Lincoln Caverns’ Batfest celebrating its 10th year

February 6, 2016 Attending the 10th annual Batfest at Lincoln Caverns next week is sure to be fun and educational, and proceeds will help benefit research into a condition that has threatened the bat population of... more »»

Garden Notes: Oregano not very particular about soil quality

February 5, 2016 Even today, men die scaling the rocky cliffs of Crete in search of dittany. There, dittany grows wild and is classified as “vulnerable” on the Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Plants. more »»

‘It’s primal’: Rappers Fetty Wap, Lil Wayne play BJC

February 4, 2016 Area hip-hop fans will have the chance to see a genre legend and a breakthrough artist in the span of just weeks at the Bryce Jordan Center, University Park. more »»

Music makes a difference in your life

February 4, 2016 It’s said that the things you love shape who you are. They surround you in a way that brings warmth and comfort — and if they’re not there, you find a way to usher them into your lif. more »»

Local Business

Valentine’s is big retail day

February 7, 2016 Consumers are expected to spend a record $19.7 billion for candy, a romantic dinner, jewelry or flowers this Valentine’s Day. more »»

Workplace

February 7, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Melissa Walls has been named CEO of the Broad Top Area Medical Center. more »»

Behind the desk

February 7, 2016 Company: Allegheny Creamery and Crepes Address: 505 Allegheny St. more »»

Local briefcase

February 5, 2016 Johnstown JARI sets Lunch and Learn JARI will hold its next Lunch and Learn program from noon to 1:15 p.m. Feb. more »»

Comcast loses fewest TV customers in eight years

February 4, 2016 NEW YORK — Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV subscribers. more »»

 
 
 

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