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Police: Woman sold meth to undercover officer

July 31, 2014 An Altoona woman is in jail on charges she sold methamphetamine to an undercover cop. Altoona police took Kelli L. Snyder, 27, of 327 Bell Ave. more »»

 
 
 

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Police: Woman sold meth to undercover officer

July 31, 2014 An Altoona woman is in jail on charges she sold methamphetamine to an undercover cop. Altoona police took Kelli L. Snyder, 27, of 327 Bell Ave. more »»

Bedford gathers to remember killed teen

July 31, 2014 BEDFORD — Visitation is scheduled today and grief counselors are on hand for friends of Colton Tew, the Bedford 16-year old killed weeks before he was set to begin 11th grade. more »»

Police: Man sexually assaulted 9-year-old girl from Claysburg

July 31, 2014 Greenfield Township police arrested a Johnstown man Wednesday for allegedly molesting a young girl repeatedly during an extended visit to Claysburg. more »»

Police: Huntingdon County man assaulted teenage boy

July 31, 2014 HUNTINGDON — A Huntingdon County man is behind bars after state police say he sexually assaulted a teenage boy. Andrew J. more »»

Airport switches operator

July 30, 2014 The Altoona-Blair County Airport Authority will allow its fixed-based operator to transfer responsibilities and obligations to a newly formed limited liability corporation. more »»

Local Sports

Tweets turn off Lions assistant

July 31, 2014 Few college football staffs in the country are as active on Twitter as the Penn State coaches, and one Nittany Lion coach made national news Wednesday for a strong message he wrote on the social... more »»

Gingrich wins Teener title

July 31, 2014 Gingrich Insurance captured the Altoona Teener Minor League championship late Wednesday night at Seitz Field with a 9-3 victory over Eldorado Kiwanis at Seitz Field. more »»

Sheetz claims Major crown

July 30, 2014 In the best-of-three Altoona Teener Major championship series, having two reliable 15-year-old pitchers helps, but having three is a luxury. more »»

Locker Room knocks off Conrad/Lilly

July 30, 2014 LILLY — Brett Weibley homered, Lucas Kelleher drove in four runs and Locker Room knocked off regular-season champion Conrad Chiropractic/Lilly American Legion, 8-4, in a Greater City League game on... more »»

Biddle, Tiracave earn high medals

July 30, 2014 HUMBLE, Texas — Two members of the Mountain Top Track and Field Club brought home top-five medals from the USATF National Junior Olympics championships last week at Turner Field near Houston. more »»

Lions get five-star recruit

July 31, 2014 Penn State is putting together one of the best recruiting classes in the nation for 2015. From the early returns, though, the Nittany Lions’ 2016 class might even be bette. more »»

Tweets turn off Lions assistant

July 31, 2014 Few college football staffs in the country are as active on Twitter as the Penn State coaches, and one Nittany Lion coach made national news Wednesday for a strong message he wrote on the social... more »»

Coach is ‘comfortable’

July 30, 2014 CHICAGO — James Franklin fielded about 100 questions Tuesday, most of which were serious while two were downright sill. more »»

Franklin ready for family reunion

July 30, 2014 CHICAGO — I have 2-year-old twins, and it’s been emotionally difficult being away from them for a mere three days covering Big Ten football in the Windy City. more »»

Running back matures, ready for big year

July 29, 2014 CHICAGO — Bill Belton admits he needed to grow up, to work harder, to not feel entitled. more »»

Obituaries

John H. Bowers

July 31, 2014 John H. Bowers, 83, Roaring Spring, died Wednesday morning at Homewood at Martinsburg after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. more »»

Donna Marie Cassatt

July 31, 2014 Donna Marie Cassatt, 71, Huntingdon, died July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Huntingdon, daughter of Walter and Effie Priscilla (Thompson) Cresswel. more »»

Jack W. Ogden

July 31, 2014 Jack W. Ogden, 90, died July 24, 2014, at Heritage Manor in Normal, Ill. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Lloyd Warren and Margaret Miriam Ogden. more »»

Mia Grace Mauk

July 31, 2014 Mia Grace Mauk, the infant daughter of Craig and Michelle (Lingenfelter) Mauk, died during childbirth Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. more »»

David Maddas Sr.

July 31, 2014 David Maddas Sr., 65, Henderson, Nev., formerly of Altoona, died July 13, 2014. He was born and raised in Altoona, son of Doris (White) Maddas and the late Marion Madda. more »»

Area Life

Leftover Salmon, Boz Scaggs headline Flood City Music Fest

July 31, 2014 Asked to describe his band’s eclectic mix of styles, Leftover Salmon co-founder Drew Emmitt laughed before answering. more »»

On the air: A quick look at some area radio and TV personalities

July 31, 2014 Patrick Welter, WJAC-TV Age: 26 Current position: Sports reporter/anchor at WJAC-TV Family: John and Patty Welter (parents in New Hampshire), Jenna Welter (sister at University of Minnesota), Justin... more »»

Making a meal outdoors doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste

July 30, 2014 Just because you can’t pack up your at-home kitchen and take it camping with you doesn’t mean the menu for your outdoor adventure has to suffer. more »»

IUP trumpet professor making appearance at Sunday concert

July 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Musician Kevin Eisensmith was first introduced to the trumpet at hom. more »»

‘Unity in the community’: African American Heritage Festival marks 21 years

July 24, 2014 The 21st annual African American Heritage Festival will be packed with entertainment and fellowship for another year of celebrating “unity in the community. more »»

Local Business

Spa brings new services to area

July 31, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — When Joyelle Scavone opened her business on Route 764 in 2011, she hoped to one day expand into offering spa service. more »»

Backyard show

July 30, 2014 Tussey Mountain Mulch Landscape Center is organizing a free self-guided tour of area backyards. The seven stops will accept visitors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. more »»

School featured

July 30, 2014 The Altoona Beauty School is featured in this month’s Seventeen magazine. The local school offers four programs: cosmetology, esthetician, nail technician and beauty teaching. more »»

Four chosen for chamber’s 2014 Hall of Fame class

July 29, 2014 Four businesses will comprise the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014. Holiday Inn Express, Homewood at Martinsburg, J.C. Orr & Son, Inc. more »»

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

July 29, 2014 NEW YORK — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8. more »»

 
 

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Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »


 
 
 
 
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