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AG files suit against Hillview over resident care

July 2, 2015 The state Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against an Arkansas company alleging poor care because of understaffing at 14 Golden LivingCenter nursing homes, including Hillview in Altoon. more »»

 
 
 

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AG files suit against Hillview over resident care

July 2, 2015 The state Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against an Arkansas company alleging poor care because of understaffing at 14 Golden LivingCenter nursing homes, including Hillview in Altoon. more »»

Holiday traffic to rise

July 2, 2015 Highways likely will be very busy during Independence Day weekend. According to a press release, AAA predicts 41. more »»

Wolf, GOP to resume budget talks

July 2, 2015 HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. more »»

Suspect accused of firing gun at Cathedral waives case

July 2, 2015 The man accused of firing a handgun during Easter Eve Mass at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament has waived his case on to Blair County Court. Matthew A. more »»

Stabbing suspect moving toward trial

July 2, 2015 An Altoona woman accused of stabbing a man repeatedly in the back and neck last month at Raystown Lake moved a step closer to a trial Wednesday after she waived a preliminary hearing. more »»

Local Sports

Walker’s two HRs help Bucs blast Tigers

July 2, 2015 DETROIT — Neil Walker had a long day Wednesday, but he wishes it could have kept going. more »»

Curve have five All-Stars

July 2, 2015 All five Curve players who made the Eastern League All-Star team must be appreciative of the honor, but it also has to mean a little more to Dan Gamache. more »»

Steelers make bid for 2023 Super Bowl

July 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game. more »»

Pens get Kessel from Toronto

July 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity. more »»

Honey-Baked Ham forces game 3

July 2, 2015 BELLWOOD — Michael McCall pitched a complete game to help Honey-Baked Ham defeat Penstan Supply, 5-2, at Drost Field on Wednesday and even the teams’ best-of-3 series for the right to represent... more »»

Lions get surprise commit

July 1, 2015 You know your recruiting class is on a roll when you start getting big-time prospects no one thought you were going to get. more »»

Baltimore four-star DT picks Nittany Lions

June 27, 2015 Just like that, Penn State has filled nearly all its 2016 recruiting needs on the defensive line. more »»

Rudel: Well-earned ‘ticket’ to retirement

June 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Bud Meredith began working in the Penn State ticket office 48 years ago, a large section-by-section map of the Beaver Stadium seating plan hung on the wall, and additions and... more »»

Lions snag big DT

June 26, 2015 When Charlotte, N.C. defensive tackle Christian Colon announced he would going public with his college of choice on Independence High School’s senior night, No. more »»

Nittany Lions hire ex-NFL coach Haslett

June 25, 2015 Penn State made an intriguing hire Wednesday, bringing former NFL head coach Jim Haslett on board as a team consultant. more »»

Obituaries

Constant W. ‘Tony’ Boyles

July 2, 2015 Constant W. “Tony” Boyles, 83, Bellwood, passed away Tuesday night at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center. He was born in Bellwood, son of Clair G. and Cora A. (Wilson) Boyles. more »»

George R. Flick

July 2, 2015 George R. Flick, 89, Duncansville, died Friday at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was the son of the late Nicolas and Viola (Eckenroad) Flick and was preceded in death by his wife, Jean. more »»

Velma R. Jerkovitz

July 2, 2015 Velma R. Jerkovitz, 87, Champaign, Ill., formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Carle Hospital, Champaign, Ill., after a brief illness. more »»

Velma R. Jerkovitz

July 2, 2015 Velma R. Jerkovitz, 87, Champaign, Ill., formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Carle Hospital, Champaign, Ill., after a brief illness. more »»

Margaret A. Miller

July 2, 2015 Margaret A. Miller, 98, The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Woodbury, died Tuesday. She was born in Henrietta, daughter of Harry A. and Minnie (Ritchey) Fink. She married Kenneth . more »»

Area Life

Fighting multiple sclerosis: Bicycle ride, tennis tournament to raise funds for local MS group

July 2, 2015 Organizers are hoping two fundraisers this month will both increase awareness and bring in money for a disease that continues to affect millions of peopl. more »»

Teen created new fundraiser last year

July 2, 2015 By Mary Haley For the Mirror HOLLIDAYSBURG — Emre Cardakli never knew his mother's cousin who died from complications caused by multiple sclerosis, but Emre heard a lot about him when he was growing... more »»

Teachers and friends enrich life’s journey

July 2, 2015 The ability to listen and act can set the soul on an unpredictable journey. more »»

Celebrity snippet

July 2, 2015 Jim Caviezel is being honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart. more »»

Keeping things fresh

July 1, 2015 BEDFORD — Raeann Dailey said the first thing she did after finishing her bagel breakfast sandwich was look the restaurant up on Faceboo. more »»

Local Business

Gas prices lowest in decades

July 1, 2015 Beginning today, customers of Peoples Natural Gas will pay the lowest price for natural gas since the mid-1980s. more »»

Briefcase

July 1, 2015 Microtel now open Jaggard Street Realty LLC has opened the new Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham at 1601 Valley View Blvd. The hotel is being operated by SKY Hospitality LLC and employs 15. more »»

Tenants committing to former Butterick site

June 30, 2015 The group that owns the former Butterick building on Beale Avenue is filling it back up, with the help of renovations, after the departure in 2013 of major tenant Warnac. more »»

Briefcase

June 30, 2015 WPS Office recognized Photizo Group has recognized WPS Office Solutions of Altoona as a leader in managed print services. more »»

Marcellus-reliant firms resilient

June 28, 2015 Local businesses who work with the Marcellus Shale industry say a significant drop in crude oil prices has had an impact on their business — and one company that had planned on building a plant in... more »»

 
 
 

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