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City makes counter offer to AWA

September 19, 2014 Despite City Council’s stony reception of a recent Altoona Water Authority proposal for continued local control of the city’s water and sewer systems, council has countered with a local-control plan... more »»

 
 
 

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City makes counter offer to AWA

September 19, 2014 Despite City Council’s stony reception of a recent Altoona Water Authority proposal for continued local control of the city’s water and sewer systems, council has countered with a local-control plan... more »»

City fire leaves five injured

September 19, 2014 Two occupants and at least three Altoona firefighters were injured Thursday morning as a result of a house fire at 314 Lexington Av. more »»

Slain trooper laid to rest

September 19, 2014 CANADENSIS — Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around... more »»

Local officers reflect on ‘senseless’ murder of state trooper

September 19, 2014 As a Pennsylvania state trooper was laid to rest and the man suspected of ambushing him and another officer is now on the FBI’s most wanted list, area officers call the killing a senseless murder by... more »»

Ocean City rip currents kill Huntingdon man

September 19, 2014 OCEAN CITY — Strong rip currents believed to be caused by Hurricane Edouard have killed two men in Ocean City, Maryland. The first man to die was Larry Ernest, 52, of Huntingdon. more »»

Local Sports

Carroll hoping for BG-like turnaround

September 19, 2014 Justin Wheeler took the wheel of the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic football program in 2011. more »»

Mustangs will be fired up

September 19, 2014 Suffice to say, tonight’s game is not going to be a challenge of Portage Area High School football coach Gary Gouse’s motivational skills. more »»

PSU’s Zettel embracing new position

September 19, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Change often invokes fear as it involves delving into the unknown, the unfamiliar. But not for Anthony Zettel. more »»

Peterman’s late goal lifts CC over Panthers

September 19, 2014 CRESSON — Lexi Peterman scored an unassisted goal with 8 minutes left to lift Central Cambria to a 3-2 Laurel Highlands Conference win over Penn Cambria in high school girls soccer Thursday. more »»

Hurdle has high praise for coaches

September 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle used part of his pre-game media briefing to offer some praise for his first year hitting coaches. more »»

PSU’s Zettel embracing new position

September 19, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Change often invokes fear as it involves delving into the unknown, the unfamiliar. But not for Anthony Zettel. more »»

Positive Williams impresses

September 18, 2014 Major-college football players don’t get where they are without an enormous amount of confidence, and even when they struggle, many don’t want to divulge that their confidence may have dipped. more »»

Franklin trying to redshirt QBs

September 18, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin typically has a narrow mindset each week — always focused on Saturday’s opponent and this week it’s all about UMass — and the Penn State coach doesn’t like to delve... more »»

Issues on O-line easy to pinpoint

September 17, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State is 3-0 and favored by nearly four touchdowns this week, and in a sport where winning is all that matters, those are undeniably positive facts. more »»

coachspeak with james franklin

September 17, 2014 A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference Opponent: UMass Kickoff: Saturday 4 p.m. more »»

Obituaries

Michael D. Hertel

September 19, 2014 Michael D. Hertel, 50, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of Fred C. and Nancy L. (White) Hertel. more »»

Lois E. Cowan

September 19, 2014 Lois E. (Smith) Cowan, 92, Martinsburg, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 18, 2014, at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, after a brief illness. more »»

Donald D. Whitfield

September 19, 2014 Donald D. Whitfield, 88, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, son of Ernest Roy and Ida May (Guyer) Whitfield. more »»

Karen J. Fazenbaker

September 19, 2014 Karen J. Fazenbaker, 67, Altoona, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Vernon and Rose (DeLuga) Fazenbaker. more »»

Anna Marie Allshouse

September 18, 2014 Anna Marie Allshouse, 83, Altoona, died Tuesday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Henry “Harry” and Annie (Kaylor) Sanke. more »»

Area Life

Sweitzer returns home with ‘Music Got Me Here’

September 18, 2014 Some people believe writer Thomas Wolfe’s assertion that “you can’t go home again,’’ but Altoona native Tom Sweitzer isn’t one of them. more »»

Rosh Hashanah desserts try to keep things lighter

September 17, 2014 My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of honey. more »»

Cooking show, fresh basil inspire homemade pesto

September 17, 2014 September is full of exciting fall firsts for me: the first days of the school year, the first Steelers game and the first abundance of basil in my garden. more »»

Actor portrays C.S. Lewis in one-man show

September 14, 2014 British actor David Payne was a teenager when someone gave him a copy of a book by noted author C.S. Lewis, but Payne had little idea then of how the writer would later change his life. more »»

Actor portrays C.S. Lewis in one-man show

September 14, 2014 British actor David Payne was a teenager when someone gave him a copy of a book by noted author C.S. Lewis, but Payne had little idea then of how the writer would later change his life. more »»

Local Business

Briefcase

September 18, 2014 SAP&DC receives awards The Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission received two 2014 Innovation Awards from the National Association of Development Organizations Research Foundation... more »»

Briefcase

September 17, 2014 Food safety training planned HUNTINGDON — Penn State Cooperative Extension will offer a ServSafe Food Safety Certification Training course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and from 9 a.m. to noon Oc. more »»

Once-troubled reverse mortgages start rebound

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically... more »»

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

September 16, 2014 NEW YORK — Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys “Italian generosit. more »»

Workplace

September 14, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Mark Slonaker has been appointed as McLanahan Corp.’s first vice president of manufacturing. In his position, Slonaker oversees manufacturing operations at all U.S. more »»

 
 

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