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Two men shot at Osceola Mills VFW

April 2, 2015 Two men shot and wounded each other Wednesday afternoon in a dispute outside the Osceola Mills Veterans of Foreign Wars post, officials said. more »»


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Two men shot at Osceola Mills VFW

April 2, 2015 Two men shot and wounded each other Wednesday afternoon in a dispute outside the Osceola Mills Veterans of Foreign Wars post, officials said. more »»

Appeals court nixes suit

April 2, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ebensburg attorney Timothy S. more »»

Pittsburgh diocese eliminates annulment charges

April 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The Diocese of Pittsburgh has eliminated fees for annulments in keeping with comments by Pope Francis that the church should make it easier for some divorced Roman Catholics to remarry... more »»

NBA Hall of Famer 'Magic' Johnson discusses business feats with PSU crowd

April 2, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Students, staff and members of the public packed into Penn State University’s Eisenhower Auditorium Wednesday evening to listen to five-time NBA champion Earvin “Magic” Johnson... more »»

Portage school gets Blue Ribbon

April 2, 2015 PORTAGE — Portage Area Junior-Senior High School has been awarded the U.. more »»

Local Sports

Hack hopes lessons pay off

April 2, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Hopes are high for 1B Bell

April 2, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Bad days continue for Pens

April 2, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Philadelphia Flyers are ticking off the days until their frustrating and inconsistent season ends. more »»

McCall just misses no-hitter in Tigers’ win

April 2, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Jordan McCall pitched 6ª innings of no-hit ball before giving up a hit for Hollidaysburg in a 2-1 win over previously unbeaten Williamsport in high school baseball on Wednesday. more »»

C-K edges Vikings to earn 1st victory

April 2, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Raelynne Grabill’s two-run single highlighted Claysburg-Kimmel’s four-run fourth inning in its first win, 4-2, over Glendale in high school softball Wednesday. more »»

Hack hopes lessons pay off

April 2, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Penn State Altoona parts ways with Clapper

April 1, 2015 By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror. 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 »»


Joseph P. ‘Joe Pete’ Cottle

April 2, 2015 Joseph P. “Joe Pete” Cottle, 78, Hopewell, died Tuesday. He was born in Tatesville, son of Frank and Grace (Turner) Cottle. Surviving are his wife, Elva R. (Miller); two children: Amy J. more »»

Richard T. Drass

April 2, 2015 Richard T. Drass, 80, Altoona, died Monday afternoon at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of John R. and Lillian E. (Mellot) Drass. more »»

Edna R. King

April 2, 2015 Edna R. King, 95, Altoona, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 31, 2015, at her residence. Friends will be received from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. more »»

Lois Marilyn Johnson

April 2, 2015 Lois Marilyn Johnson, 74, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday in Martinsburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Ralph J. and Florence Mae (Hassenplug) Ingram. Surviving are her husband, Larry H. more »»

James K. Snyder Sr.

April 2, 2015 James K. Snyder Sr., 82, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday at his home. He was born in Brookes Mills, son of Thomas and Marie (Wertman) Snyder. He married Eloise L. Parsons on Jan. more »»

Area Life

New diagnosis brings new challenges

April 2, 2015 It was an ordinary December morning last year. A dull gray shadow filled my bedroom on the first floor of the Kelly household. more »»

A night of doo-wop: Three legendary groups play the Mishler on April 17

April 2, 2015 Veta Gardner, manager of the Coasters, said the group is looking forward to making a return to the region as part of its 60th anniversary. more »»

Try tilapia for a healthy Passover dish

April 1, 2015 When I was growing up, my family celebrated both Jewish and Christian holidays. And one of my favorites was Passover. Perhaps it was the Hebrew singing that made it special for me. more »»

Alcohol brands to add nutrition labels

April 1, 2015 NEW YORK— Want to know how many calories are in your shot of Johnnie Walker or your pint of Guinness? You’re about to find out. more »»

Complete your Easter table by cooking cloverleaf rolls

April 1, 2015 If there is one thing that defines my childhood memories of the big Easter spread at my Maw Maw’s house, it’s her cloverleaf yeast rolls. more »»

Local Business


April 1, 2015 Spring job fair scheduled BEDFORD -- Pennsylvania CareerLink Bedford County will hold its spring job fair April 16 at Old Bedford Village. more »»


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 »»


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 »»


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 »»

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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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