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Hollidaysburg borough manager’s contract won’t be renewed

October 30, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough Council voted against renewing Borough Manager Mark Schroyer’s contract at a special session held Wednesday night. more »»

 
 
 

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Hollidaysburg borough manager’s contract won’t be renewed

October 30, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough Council voted against renewing Borough Manager Mark Schroyer’s contract at a special session held Wednesday night. more »»

LERTA area borders approved

October 30, 2014 At a joint public hearing Wednesday, a quorum of members from City Council, the Altoona Area School District and the Blair County Commissioners voted to approve the borders of a proposed Local... more »»

Ebensburg Borough Council considers pawn shop regulations

October 30, 2014 EBENSBURG — Citing a string of recent thefts in the area, borough officials are looking to tighten regulations on pawn shop. more »»

‘GMA’ anchor speaks about breast cancer

October 30, 2014 Good Morning America news anchor Amy Robach is used to being in front of a camera, but she’s usually the one holding the microphone and asking questions. more »»

Police: Man fled officers after stopping in ATM lane

October 30, 2014 An Altoona man faces charges after he allegedly fled from police after stopping in a bank’s drive-up ATM lane. Police tried to stop James L. Dengler, 46, 420 40th St., about 10 p.m. more »»

Local Sports

Lady Tigers lose in soccer finals

October 30, 2014 WINGATE — Hollidaysburg controlled the tempo for most of the District 6 Class AAA girls soccer championship Wednesday night against State College. more »»

State closes curtain on Tigers

October 30, 2014 WINGATE — Hollidaysburg’s Collin Terchanik scored the first goal of the District 6 Class AAA championship boys soccer game against State College. It went downhill from there for the Golden Tigers. more »»

Blue Pirates thinking postseason

October 30, 2014 Last year, Williamsburg enjoyed its best football season in more than 20 years, but it wasn’t enough to get the Blue Pirates any extra games by qualifying them for the postseason. more »»

Brown is gold for Steelers

October 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown’s brilliance is sometimes overshadowed by everything else that comes with it. The elaborate and occasionally illegal touchdown celebrations. more »»

Injury thrusts young Lynch into lead running back

October 30, 2014 Akeel Lynch’s long-awaited opportunity to make a big contribution at tailback for Penn State finally has arrived, but not the way he wanted it t. more »»

Injury thrusts young Lynch into lead running back

October 30, 2014 Akeel Lynch’s long-awaited opportunity to make a big contribution at tailback for Penn State finally has arrived, but not the way he wanted it t. more »»

Franklin putting backups in motion

October 30, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Freshman Troy Apke will make his Penn State debut this weekend against Maryland. more »»

Franklin clears air on Keiser’s medical condition

October 29, 2014 Some scary details emerged Tuesday about why Penn State safety Ryan Keiser will have to miss the rest of the season, but coach James Franklin refuted one potentially dangerous aspect that had been... more »»

Seniors Zwinak, Keiser out for season

October 28, 2014 Two Penn State seniors who exemplified how hard work can lead to greater-than-expected opportunities and success have had their careers cut short with season-ending injuries. more »»

Lame calls, career days and high-octane home stretch

October 28, 2014 Some general observations while marveling at how fast football season flies by ... Not sure the purpose of having instant replay in college football when calls can still be so terribly wrong. more »»

Obituaries

James Boito

October 30, 2014 James Boito, 78, a resident of the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, formerly of Dean, died Wednesday at the Village due to complications of AL. more »»

Catherine F. Boland

October 30, 2014 Catherine F. Boland, 86, Ebensburg, died Tuesday. She was born in Charles, Pa., daughter of Andrew and Frances Stopchick. Surviving are her husband, Leo; children: the Rev. Stephen, M.S.C. more »»

Gary L. Chenchark

October 30, 2014 Gary L. Chenchark, 62, Smithmill, died Monday. He was born in Philipsburg, son of Edna J. (Hayward) Chenchark and the late Douglas A. Chenchark. more »»

Patricia J. Daugherty

October 30, 2014 Patricia J. Daugherty, 71, Altoona, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 29, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. At the request of the deceased, there will no viewing or service. more »»

Amy (Coate) Fazi

October 30, 2014 Amy (Coate) Fazi, 54, Pittsburgh, died Monday surrounded in love by her family. She was the daughter of David Coate and the late Ruth (Jackson) Coate. more »»

Area Life

Special needs beauty pageant to be held Saturday

October 29, 2014 Angela Ebersole of Claysburg, who launched a pageant for special-needs women last year, never dreamed that when she and her husband pulled over to help a woman by the side of the road that they woul... more »»

Joel to perform at Jordan Center on Dec. 5

October 28, 2014 Live Nation has announced that legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park on Friday, Dec. 5. more »»

Earth Matters: Recycling common items makes sense for environment

October 25, 2014 It may seem odd that common objects we use almost every day can be connected to serious environmental problems. more »»

Ghost tour of Mishler raises spirits

October 25, 2014 A lot of haunted houses will try to send people screaming in fear from the building. But when ghosts invade the Mishler next week, they’ll be more likely to tell you a story than try to scare you off. more »»

‘A heart of gold’: Altoona’s Igoe family meets donor family for the first time

October 25, 2014 More than two years after the unexpected passing of her 12-year-old daughter, Valerie Sinclair listened to her late child’s beating heart with a stethoscope through the chest of 17-year-old Dalton... more »»

Local Business

Fed ends bond buying, cites brighter job market

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market — a key condition for an eventual interest... more »»

Hershey third quarter results mixed

October 30, 2014 HERSHEY (AP) — Hershey’s third-quarter net income fell 4 percent as costs rose. The chocolate bar and candy maker’s adjusted profit missed analysts’ expectations, while revenue met Wall Street’s view. more »»

Chrysler recalls 566K vehicles

October 30, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs in two recalls to fix malfunctioning fuel heaters that can cause fires and a software glitch that can disable the... more »»

Nine Explore Altoona participants get grants

October 29, 2014 Nine members of Explore Altoona will increase their marketing efforts through grants announced Tuesday at A Quaint Corner Children’s Museum & Discovery Center. more »»

Dale Oxygen marks 75th year

October 26, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Now in its third generation, being a family owned and operated business is a sense of strong pride for the Bennear family which has run Dale Oxygen since 1939. more »»

 
 
 

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