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US appeals court upholds EPA plan

July 7, 2015 PHILADELPHIA — A U.S. more »»

Snyder Township resolves train issue

July 7, 2015 TYRONE — Snyder Township residents who feared being cut off from emergency services due to stuck trains will soon be able to rest easy, as township secretary Ann Dillon announced that an emergency... more »»

City public works director retires

July 7, 2015 When Ohio native Dave Diedrich moved to Altoona in 1996 to become city public works director, he planned to stay five years. more »»

Police: Man flicked lighter at person pumping gas

July 7, 2015 A Logan Township man accused of flicking his lighter at a man pumping gas is behind bars. Andrew D. more »»

Area briefs

July 7, 2015 BEDFORD Robbery suspect waives hearing A Bedford County man accused of robbing an Everett bank with a machete is set for county court after he waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday, according to... more »»

Local Sports

Mount earns Dean’s Cup

July 7, 2015 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College student-athletes earned the highest academic honor awarded by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference for the 2014-2015 academic year, winning the Dean’s Cup,... more »»

Hesston winner rallies from 29th

July 7, 2015 HESSTON — Those in attendance at Hesston Speedway on Thursday night witnessed a spectacular feat of racing. more »»

AAHS needs strategy for hiring girls soccer coaches

July 7, 2015 The revolving door of Altoona Area High School girls soccer coaches continues as the 2015 team will see its seventh head coach taking the helm in just a decade, following the departure of head coach... more »»

PSU players part of NHL development

July 7, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Four Penn State men’s hockey student-athletes are part of NHL Development Camps this summer. Eric Scheid, Matthew Skoff, Eamon McAdam and Zach Saar are Penn State’s invitee. more »»

Area youth baseball

July 6, 2015 Hollidaysburg Area Summer Baseball League Playoffs Quarterfinals Sheetz 20, RT Contracing 5: WP—Meadows. LP—McGinnis. more »»

Hall of Fame enshrinee Bill Polian pays tribue to lesser known Paterno

July 4, 2015 When Bill Polian is enshrined in the Pro Football of Fame next month, he’ll pay tribute to a name that is recognized throughout the football world: Paterno. 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 »»


Lorenza C. ‘Lorrie’ (Gondolfo) Angelo

July 7, 2015 Lorenza C. “Lorrie” (Gondolfo) Angelo, 86, formerly of Tyrone, died peacefully Friday morning at the home of her daughter in Spring Grove, York County, after an extended illness. more »»

Steve A. Kucharcik

July 7, 2015 Steve A. Kucharcik, 97, Coalport, died Monday. He was born in Beccaria, son of John M. and Mary (Sopko) Kucharcik. more »»

Roberta L. Sigrist

July 7, 2015 Roberta L. Sigrist, 64, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Robert and Lucille (Shinafelt) Sigrist. more »»

Charles W. Griffith Sr.

July 7, 2015 Charles W. Griffith Sr., 73, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday morning at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late John W. and Dorothy Almeda (Mathieu) Griffith. He married Goldie R. more »»

Jacob T. ‘Jake’ Politza

July 7, 2015 Jacob T. “Jake” Politza, 76, Tipton, died early Monday morning at his home. He was born in Wilburton, son of the late Anthony and Mary (Marek) Politz. more »»

Area Life

Altoona native Brandt to appear on ‘Talent’

July 7, 2015 Local singer Eddie Brandt will appear tonight on “America’s Got Talent.” Brandt, an Altoona native who is currently rehearsing with his father, Greggory, for S. more »»

Centre County has the whole nine yards Penn State, festivals, recreation, history

July 5, 2015 State College recently was ranked as the 14th best town in which to live in the country, in part, because of the wide variety of fun things to d. more »»

Curve honoring Mister Rogers today with special jersey

July 5, 2015 Mister Rogers would have loved the clever idea, which is all the validation the Altoona Curve could hope for as they honor his legacy. more »»

'Daniel Tiger' an example of children’s programming excellence

July 5, 2015 Television is bad for kids, and it will rot their brains. Right? That's an outdated myth that many parents hear over and over but actually isn't true -- if your kids are watching the right kind of TV. more »»

Last month the second-wettest June­­ locally on record

July 4, 2015 Even if you spent most of June in a cave, it was difficult to miss that it was a very wet month. more »»

Local Business

Bourbon: Inventory at 40-year high point

July 5, 2015 By Bruce Schreiner The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades. more »»

Pickup truck sales jump

July 5, 2015 Auto dealers enjoyed a good spring with an increase in pickup truck sales playing a key role. more »»

US stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fears

July 5, 2015 NEW YORK — Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weeken. more »»

Check your credit scores annually

July 5, 2015 Dear Bruce: I recently sold my vehicle, which I had for five year. more »»

Visibility key to freelancing

July 5, 2015 When you’re a freelancer or solo independent contractor, you are your own marketing department. It’s up to you to make contacts and generate work that will enable you to grow your business. more »»

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