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Two former coaches say PSU owes them wages

October 10, 2015 Former Penn State assistant football coaches Galen Hall and Dick Anderson are suing the university over alleged unpaid wage. more »»


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Two former coaches say PSU owes them wages

October 10, 2015 Former Penn State assistant football coaches Galen Hall and Dick Anderson are suing the university over alleged unpaid wage. more »»

Bonds will save $2.1M for Logan

October 10, 2015 Logan Township will save $2.1 million during the next 20 years — about $100,000 annually — by refinancing its 2011 bond issue. more »»

Police use trail of trash to find suspect

October 10, 2015 Police said a trail of burned garbage led to felony charges against an Altoona man, who allegedly lit a shopping cart full of trash on fire before pushing it down a city alley. Matthew J. more »»

City man faces felony drug charges

October 10, 2015 An Altoona man faces felony drug charges after allegedly selling marijuana to a confidential informant twice in March. William J. Patterson III, 30, of 3124 Broad Ave. more »»

Suspect charged in five drug cases

October 10, 2015 An Altoona man faces charges in five state police drug cases after allegedly selling heroin to a confidential informant four times before being caught with drugs and drug paraphernalia at his home. more »»

Local Sports

Special teams lift Hornets

October 10, 2015 ALEXANDRIA — At one point in the second quarter, Juniata Valley football coach Bill Musser demonstrably implored his school’s band to stop playing while the Green Hornets had the ball so his players... more »»

Rockets limit potent Warriors offense

October 10, 2015 THREE SPRINGS — Tyler Carowick rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown, and his cousin, Nick Carowick, completed 6 of 7 passes, including a touchdown to Christian Cornelius, to power Southern Huntingdo... more »»

Altoona hopes to take out frustrations

October 9, 2015 Four straight lopsided losses certainly are testing the mental fortitude of the Altoona Mountain Lions football team. “We had a lot of confidence after the Butler game. more »»

CC’s Cavalier, Swope to face off for crown

October 9, 2015 Central Cambria’s Kourtney Cavalier and Hannah Swope cruised through their opponents as each lost just one game in three matches to reach the District 6 Class AA singles tennis championship on... more »»

Hayes nearing big milestone

October 9, 2015 John Hayes has never liked to get ahead of himself — it’s probably one of the things that’s made him such a success in high school football — and he’s maybe a tad superstitious. more »»

Forcing Sudfeld to scramble critical

October 10, 2015 Five things to look for as Penn State celebrates homecoming weekend against Indiana in a game that looks to pit two future NFL quarterbacks. N. more »»

As Franklin builds for future, he must cope with present

October 10, 2015 Penn State fans will show up at Beaver Stadium today for the fifth-straight Saturday expecting not only a victory over Indiana but one with way more style points than the Nittany Lions accumulated... more »»

Rahne says Hack fits system

October 9, 2015 Penn State quarterbacks coach Ricky Rahne dismissed a theory that has gained popularity in recent weeks that Christian Hackenberg doesn’t fit the offensive system run by the coaching staff. more »»

Freshmen expected to contribute heavily

October 8, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — In the last four years, Patrick Chambers has visited living room after living room and has been told no again and again. No, Chambers’ Penn State team isn’t a basketball powe. more »»

Success both on, off the field a big priority for Lions’ Kline

October 8, 2015 By Mark Puleo For the Mirror There are some football players that are really smart. There are some smart people that are football players. There are some really smart football players. more »»


Joseph R. Fink

October 10, 2015 Joseph R. Fink, 89, Duncansville, passed away Wednesday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert and Virgie (Stayer) Fink. He shared 59 years of marriage with the late Bernice (Kneasel). more »»

C. Dale Baker

October 10, 2015 C. Dale Baker, 72, Altoona, passed away Thursday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Newry, son of the late Frederick T. and Bernice C. (Bogel) Bake. more »»

Mary S. Groom

October 10, 2015 Mary S. Groom, 100, Curwensville, formerly of Irvona and Philipsburg, died Sept. 22, 2015, at Ridgeview Elder Care Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville. more »»

S. Winifred ‘Winnie’ Smith

October 10, 2015 S. Winifred “Winnie” Smith, 92, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, formerly of 306 14th Ave., Juniata, died Thursday at the home. She was born in Juniata, daughter of the late James . more »»

Debbie K. Johnson

October 10, 2015 Debbie K. Johnson, 64, Duncansville, died Friday morning, Oct. 9, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oc. more »»

Area Life

Review: Centre Stage’s ‘Titanic’ pulls off titanic challenge

October 10, 2015 Mounting a theatrical production in the Pavilion Theatre at Penn State, a cozy space with the audience wedged in on three sides, is a trick no matter how you stack it. more »»

Earth Matters: Yosemite National Park offers incredible views of nature

October 10, 2015 Yosemite National Park celebrated its 125th birthday earlier this month, continuing an interesting story that goes back much further than its establishment as a protected parkland. more »»

A night of laughs in store at Mishler

October 8, 2015 Looking to share a few laughs? Then head down to the Mishler Theatre this weekend. The Blair County Arts Foundation will present Comedy Night at the Mishler at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Tweaking tradition: Celebrating your way, with a nod to family traditions

October 8, 2015 Your wedding day? It’s “your” day. It’s all about you. Your wedding day? Your mother has been planning it since the day you were born. more »»

Yoga inspires Aguilera’s new music

October 8, 2015 NEW YORK — Yoga is serving as inspiration for Christina Aguilera’s upcoming album. more »»

Local Business

Nonprofits vital to local economy

October 9, 2015 Nonprofit businesses play a key role in Blair County’s economy. That was the message Thursday at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club at The Casino at Lakemont Park. more »»


October 9, 2015 Home prices in Altoona increase year-over-year Home prices in Altoona, including distressed sales, increased by 0. more »»

Five Star recognized

October 8, 2015 Five Star Mitsubishi of Altoona was recognized Wednesday as the No. 4 Mitsubishi dealer in the world. more »»


October 8, 2015 SAXTON Learning Lamp sets job fair The Learning Lamp, which is seeking certified teachers, retired teachers and professionals with four-year college degrees to serve as substitute teachers in the... more »»

Thompson named Business Person of Year

October 7, 2015 LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center has named William D. more »»

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