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Bald eagles continue to nest around region, delighting bird watchers

April 20, 2015 After deciding to settle down, a young couple moves to a new area without knowing anyone. They set up in their first hom. more »»

 
 
 

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Bald eagles continue to nest around region, delighting bird watchers

April 20, 2015 After deciding to settle down, a young couple moves to a new area without knowing anyone. They set up in their first hom. more »»

Dance instructor 82 years young

April 20, 2015 Pauline Baker Rodgers is a name synonymous with dancing, and at 82 years old, Miss Pauline, as she’s known to her students, isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. more »»

Bedford’s Dutch Corner seeking historic status

April 20, 2015 To take a step back into central Pennsylvania’s rural history — scattered woodlots, old German-style homes, mixed farms giving way to grassy dairies — you need only fly over Dutch Corner’s 17,000... more »»

Hastings residents escape uninjured after blaze

April 20, 2015 HASTINGS — Three fire companies were called to a house fire along the 200 block of Bridge Street Saturday about 4 p.m., according to 911 operators. more »»

Police probe fatal Huntingdon fire

April 20, 2015 HUNTINGDON — State police said theyáre investigating a fatal Sunday fire in Broad Top Borough. Police said Franklin E. Heaton, 53, died in the fire. more »»

Local Sports

Pitching continues to shine

April 20, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirro. more »»

Ngoepe blessed with special defensive gifts

April 20, 2015 Put Gift Ngoepe in the major leagues right now, and he would probably be in the top half of shortstops when it comes to defensive skills. more »»

Sweep of Milwaukee completed

April 20, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with thei... more »»

Amazing what one win can do for Pens’ confidence

April 20, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby is shooting the puck. Even more importantly for the Pittsburgh Penguins, it’s going in. more »»

Merer survives scary beaning

April 20, 2015 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — It was a very efficient Sunday for the Pittsburgh Pirates: They won another game, drew another large crowd and wrapped up a weekend sweep before the rain... more »»

Improving offensive line remains a top priority

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — There were a few surprises in Saturday’s Blue-White Game, but it came as no surprise that Penn State’s defense clearly is ahead of the offense at the conclusion of spring drills. more »»

Hack back and on (NFL) track

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The NFL Draft is right around the corner (April 30-May 2), and Christian Hackenberg won’t be in it. more »»

Game adds feather to recruiting cap

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — As Penn State football coach James Franklin fielded a question about recruiting during spring practice following Saturday afternoon’s Blue-White Game, the second year Nittany Lion... more »»

Lynch ready for big role

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Akeel Lynch waited his turn for three years, and everyone in the Penn State camp agrees that the redshirt junior running back is poised for a big season this fall. more »»

Blue-White highlights, lowlights

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from the Blue’s 17-7 win over the White on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Freshman Nick Scott electrified the crowd in the... more »»

Obituaries

Anna Jean Burns

April 20, 2015 Anna Jean Burns, 85, formerly of Gap, Pa., passed away on Saturday at Pocopson Home of West Chester. She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Catherine and Geoffrey Leberfinger. more »»

Wade P. Conrad

April 20, 2015 Wade P. Conrad, 32, Mineral Point, formerly of Altoona, died Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of Paddy W. Shade and Deborah L. Bais. more »»

Virginia K. Cavendar

April 20, 2015 Virginia K. Cavender, 86, of East Freedom went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday morning, April 19, 2015, at Golden Living Center-Hillview. more »»

Ethel E. Guyer

April 20, 2015 Ethel E. Guyer, 92, Altoona, formerly of Bellwood, died late Saturday evening, April 18, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Jon C. more »»

Charles M. Renwick

April 20, 2015 Charles M. Renwick, 76, Woodland, died Friday at Tyrone Hospital. He was born in Sandy Ridge, son of the late Melvin and Jean (Moore) Renwick. On Nov. 28, 1964, he married Carole A. more »»

Area Life

Bryan is ACM Awards entertainer of year: Miranda Lambert takes home four awards; It’s a family affairfor Taylor Swift

April 20, 2015 ARLINGTON, Texas — Luke Bryan won entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. more »»

Summer’s coming: Time to sign up kids for camp

April 19, 2015 Parents may view summer camp as a babysitter for their children. more »»

College course studies ‘Thrones’

April 18, 2015 DEKALB, Ill. — Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series “Game of Thrones. more »»

Expo looks at women’s health issues

April 18, 2015 Area women looking to learn a little more about their health will have a chance to meet expert doctors and local vendors at the Women’s Healthy Living Expo. more »»

Spring cleaning: Time to dust off the winter blues... and dirt and clutter

April 18, 2015 The red robins are hopping across the now-green grass as the yellow of the daffodils bursts onto the scene. more »»

Local Business

Community banks go extra mile

April 19, 2015 The little guy plays a big role in the banking industry. more »»

Workplace

April 19, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Mike Burke, Kent Crago and Jeff Scalice have joined the Courtesy Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Nissan sales team. more »»

Apartment rents projected to rise

April 15, 2015 Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. more »»

CSX boosts profits by 11 percent

April 15, 2015 OMAHA, Neb. — CSX Corp.’s first-quarter profit grew 11 percent as it benefited from lower fuel costs, and the railroad announced plans Tuesday to repurchase $2 billion of stock. more »»

Business briefs, April 15

April 15, 2015 everett UPMC Bedford recognized for respiratory program UPMC Bedford Memorial has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition under a national program by the American Association for Respiratory Care. more »»

 
 
 

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