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Fifth person charged in Bedford drug deal gone wrong

April 1, 2015 Police have charged a Hyndman woman with arranging the alleged drug deal that ended with a Bedford County man’s murder in Septembe. more »»


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Fifth person charged in Bedford drug deal gone wrong

April 1, 2015 Police have charged a Hyndman woman with arranging the alleged drug deal that ended with a Bedford County man’s murder in Septembe. more »»

Student carrying guns expelled

April 1, 2015 Mount Aloysius College administrators were quick to confirm the suspension, and later expulsion, of a student who took two guns with him onto campus Tuesday morning. more »»

Rates at lowest point since 1992 for Peoples Natural Gas customers

April 1, 2015 Beginning today, customers of Peoples Natural Gas will pay the lowest price for natural gas since October 1992. more »»

Simple mistake leads to big error

April 1, 2015 A Tyrone man was only buying two turkey fryers for the fire company he leads, but a series of mistakes wound up with him erroneously being pictured as a suspect in a potential theft/fraud case. more »»

Judge wants more specifics in murder lawsuit against club

April 1, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A lawsuit against Choices /Club NXT in Altoona needs to be more specific as to what role each of the alleged owners played in the nightclub’s operation the night that 22-year-old... more »»

Local Sports

Tigers' win a shot in the arm

April 1, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror. more »»

Penn State Altoona parts ways with Clapper

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

Nebraska prospect not too bright

April 1, 2015 PITTSBURGH — With the draft rapidly approaching, NFL teams have been studying prospects to determine who’s the biggest, strongest and fastest. They already know who’s the dumbest. more »»

Mid-State Mustangs reign again

April 1, 2015 TROY, Mich. — The U18 Mid-State Mustangs completed another successful season with a national championship celebratio. more »»

Corl paces Altoona boys over Hollidaysburg

April 1, 2015 Bobby Corl won all three jumps to help the Altoona Area High School boys track and field team beat Hollidaysburg, 135-15, Tuesday at Mansion Park. 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 »»

Brown wins title in final seconds

March 22, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Who knew that Matt Brown had such a highly developed and highly relevant sense of humor. more »»


Greta Mae (Amick) Baker

April 1, 2015 Greta Mae (Amick) Baker, 77, Autryville, N.C., passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015, at her home. She was a native of Martinsburg, daughter of the late Hines Clare and Freda Amick. more »»

Charles E. Endress

April 1, 2015 Charles E. Endress, 86, Bellwood, died Monday at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Bellwood, son of the late Harry and Gretta (Miller) Endress. He married Janet R. Madara on Jan. more »»

James V. Lallemand

April 1, 2015 James V. Lallemand, 71, Northern Cambria, died Saturday. He was born in Patton, son of Henry Lallemand and Catherine (Strasser) Short. more »»

Sgt. Travis L. Lang

April 1, 2015 Sgt. Travis L. Lang, 32, Dunlo, Cambria County, passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. He was born in Charlestown, W.Va. more »»

The Rev. Warren A. MacEachern

April 1, 2015 The Rev. Warren A. MacEachern, 91, Tyrone, died Monday morning at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. He was a longtime pastor and server of the Lor. more »»

Area Life

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 »»

‘Butter lambs’ an Easter tradition

April 1, 2015 CHICAGO — Baked ham and brightly colored eggs are standard Easter fare for many families. But for some, it’s the butter that takes center stage. That is, butter shaped like a lam. more »»

Going green

April 1, 2015 When I think of spring menus, I instantly think of asparagus and the fresh ham that my grandmother made every Easter. 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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Big recruiting weekend on tap at PSU

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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AVSA Shotgun Shoots 04-01

The Altoona Vol. Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots each Wed. at 7pm from April 1 - May 20. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located at 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (approx. 1.5 miles from the Allegro Restaurant). All ages welcome to attend. more »

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