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Locals critical of Ferguson protests

November 28, 2014 Pastor Paul Johnson thinks social media has a way of inflaming social problems, which includes racism. “Social media takes a race between two snails and makes it a pay-per-view event,” he said. more »»

 
 
 

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Locals critical of Ferguson protests

November 28, 2014 Pastor Paul Johnson thinks social media has a way of inflaming social problems, which includes racism. “Social media takes a race between two snails and makes it a pay-per-view event,” he said. more »»

Kranich’s robbed of $250K in watches

November 28, 2014 Kranich’s Jewelers in the Logan Valley Mall was robbed of an estimated $250,000 worth of Rolex watches by men who used hammers to smash display cases. The robbery happened at 8:46 p.. more »»

People thankful for deals

November 28, 2014 For a fifth-grade teacher like Megan Cornelius of Frederick, Md., a peaceful Thanksgiving day nap and some reading without any disruptions is “wonderful to me,” she sai. more »»

Seven Springs, Hidden Valley resorts opening for skiers

November 28, 2014 Two area ski resorts will open for the season today. more »»

Shooting suspect’s hearing reset

November 28, 2014 The hearing date for a woman police said shot her husband during an argument has been changed. The preliminary hearing for Jessica Reed, 36, of 115 E. Walnut Ave., is now scheduled for Dec. more »»

Local Sports

Family, football part of holiday

November 27, 2014 Holidays are the time for reflection, and, although he’s trying to take Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School’s amazing football season one game at a time, senior quarterback/safety Brandon Chadbour... more »»

McMonagle lands spot on Penn State baseball team

November 27, 2014 Despite the fact that he averaged over 11 strikeouts a game while pitching tiny, eighth-seeded Williamsburg Area High School into the District 6-A baseball semifinals last spring, Austin McMonagle... more »»

2014 Mirror golf all-stars

November 27, 2014 FIRST TEAM Ian Dunmyer, sr., Penn Cambria: Finished 27th at PIAA championships. ... Tied for sixth after shooting a 78 at the PIAA Western regionals to qualify for states. ... more »»

2014 Mirror cross country all-stars

November 27, 2014 FIRST TEAM Kim Bischof, sr. more »»

2014 Mirror cross country all-stars

November 27, 2014 FIRST TEAM Zane Baker, jr., Bedford: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star and honorable mention as a sophomore … Placed fourth in the District 6-AA meet with a time of 17:16. more »»

Penn State men at Bucknell

November 28, 2014 Tipoff: 4 p.m., Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg Records: Penn State (5-1); Bucknell (2-4) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 43-60 in his fourth season at Penn State and 85-88 in six seasons overall. more »»

PSU Lady Lions vs. Liberty

November 28, 2014 Tipoff: 2 p.m. at Georgia State Records: Penn State (1-3) Liberty (2-2) Coaches: Coquese Washington is 143-84 in her eighth season at Penn State. more »»

Shoop impressive

November 27, 2014 James Franklin and Penn State fans everywhere should be thankful that Bob Shoop is on the coaching staf. more »»

Getting mad helps

November 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State coach Pat Chambers began to shout in anger as the halftime buzzer sounded in a game against Akron at the Jordan Center Tuesday night, before catching himself and keeping... more »»

Franklin standing up for assistant

November 26, 2014 Penn State’s offense has struggled mightily all season, and while there are myriad reasons for that, many have pointed to the playcalling as one of the biggest issues. more »»

Obituaries

Josephine E. Allison

November 28, 2014 Josephine E. Allison, 87, Alexandria, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Huntingdon Nursing and Rehab Center. more »»

Larry W. ‘Butch’ Carroll

November 28, 2014 May 17, 1946 - Nov. 27, 2014 Larry W. “Butch” Carroll, 68, Northern Cambria, died Thursday. He was born in Spangler, son of late the William and Mildred Rose (Wiewiora) Carroll. more »»

Richard M. ‘Rick’ Hatch

November 28, 2014 Sept. 19, 1956 - Nov. 25, 2014 Richard M. “Rick” Hatch, 58, rural Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday. He was born in rural Williamsburg, son of the late Richard M. and Hazel T. (Rutter) Sayer. more »»

Gladys M. Henry

November 28, 2014 Dec. 16, 1922 - Nov. 26, 2014 Gladys M. Henry, 91, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday evening at Valley View Home. She was born in Loop Station, daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Himes) Mose. more »»

Robert W. ‘Beaker’ Jones

November 28, 2014 Feb. 17, 1932 - Nov. 26, 2014 Robert W. “Beaker” Jones, 82, of Ramey passed away Wednesday. He was born in Ramey, son of the late Howard and Mary Edna (Osewalt) Jones. more »»

Area Life

From vintage to city chic: Holiday decor

November 27, 2014 By Kim?Cook The Associated Press For those who love to decorate, there’s no time like the holidays for adding fun, festive touches to our living spaces. more »»

Tyrone featured for second time in 'Our Town'

November 27, 2014 A second helping of Tyrone is getting served next week. WPSU is airing “Our Town: Tyrone,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. more »»

Student of the month: Ryan Evanko Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

November 27, 2014 Age: 18 Grade: 12th Chosen for: Academic, extracurricular and community service. He has embraced a multitude of opportunities — academic, co- and extra- curricular and social. more »»

Rocky love: Letters by great women are auctioned

November 23, 2014 PARIS — An unprecedented collection of 1,500 documents from some of history’s greatest women is being auctioned in Paris, including everything from Catherine the Great’s imperious letter shunning he... more »»

Making a tough fold is sign of a good player

November 23, 2014 Decisions are made based on information gleaned. No different in poker. Last week at the Tipton Firehall — I haven’t played elsewhere recently — I played as well as I can remember. more »»

Local Business

Sony to offer partial refunds

November 26, 2014 WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising. more »»

Black Friday catches on in United Kingdom

November 26, 2014 LONDON — Halloween and Mother’s Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States. more »»

Business briefs

November 26, 2014 Local foreclosure rates drop Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased for the month of September over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. more »»

Recalls

November 26, 2014 Rugs Large and small Altitude shag area rugs are being recalled. The rugs are made of polyester and were available in the color “Altitude Gol. more »»

Small businesses seek support

November 23, 2014 Small businesses are hoping for an influx of holiday shoppers Saturday during the fifth annual Small Business Saturday. more »»

 
 
 

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