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Amnesty day helps settle 30 cases

August 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Thirty people took advantage of an amnesty offer Wednesday to reach settlements on past-due child support and avoid being arrested, Chris Miller, deputy director of Blair County... more »»

 
 
 

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Amnesty day helps settle 30 cases

August 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Thirty people took advantage of an amnesty offer Wednesday to reach settlements on past-due child support and avoid being arrested, Chris Miller, deputy director of Blair County... more »»

Borough residents pursuing injunction

August 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Three borough residents have chosen to attempt legal action to halt a controversial land development plan that received Borough Council’s approval earlier this month. more »»

Driver in fatal crash facing separate DUI charge

August 27, 2015 The driver in a crash in May that claimed the life of a Juniata woman and her unborn child was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving just days before, according to charges filed Wednesday by stat... more »»

Police: Man threatened salesman

August 27, 2015 What started out as a car deal Tuesday night in Logan Township ended with police and the arrest of a Cambria County man. Perry W. Semelsberger, 53, 901 Beech Ave. more »»

City loses taste for food inspections

August 27, 2015 The city has ceded responsibility for food safety inspections within its borders to the state Department of Agriculture so city code officers can focus fully on property maintenance. more »»

Local Sports

McCutchen driving pitchers crazy

August 27, 2015 By Christopher Stock The Associated Press MIAMI — Andrew McCutchen had a big night to keep him on pace for a career-high in RBIs. more »»

No extra magic for Curve

August 27, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Humbled Vick at peace with himself

August 27, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The crowd around the backup quarterback’s locker was three or four deep. more »»

JUCO player gets nod at left tackle

August 27, 2015 From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Paris Palmer has made enough progress at left tackle for James Franklin to feel comfortable starting him there in Penn State’s opener. more »»

Impact Lions

August 27, 2015 Impact Lions This is the first in a series of the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

JUCO player gets nod at left tackle

August 27, 2015 From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Paris Palmer has made enough progress at left tackle for James Franklin to feel comfortable starting him there in Penn State’s opener. more »»

Impact Lions

August 27, 2015 Impact Lions This is the first in a series of the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Williams finds groove

August 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — If someone were to summarize the last four years of Penn State football with one word, the most fitting would be transitio. more »»

PSU LB great Ham honored by FWAA

August 26, 2015 DALLAS — The accomplishments of legendary Penn State football linebacker Jack Ham continue to standout in the annals of college football history, as the Football Writers’ Association of American... more »»

Despite losing plenty to graduation, PSU still team to beat

August 25, 2015 The loss of two All-Americans and two other senior mainstays would foretell a rebuilding season for almost any volleyball team. Not Penn State. more »»

Obituaries

Randy Wayne Butler

August 27, 2015 Randy Wayne Butler, 59, East Freedom, passed away Tuesday at home. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Albert I. and Winona (Brumbaugh) Butler. He married Darla Anne Geesey on Aug. more »»

Mary F. David

August 27, 2015 Mary F. David, 69, Altoona, died unexpectedly late Monday evening at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Clair E. and Mary B. (Benner) David. Surviving are a brother, Harry T. more »»

Donna J. (Moschella) Harding

August 27, 2015 Donna J. (Moschella) Harding, 74, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at Golden LivingCenter-Hillview. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Mike and Mary Jane (Ferro) Moschella. more »»

Dolores M. Harrison

August 27, 2015 Dolores M. Harrison, 92, Washington, D.C., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday. She was born in Harrisburg, daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (McFadden) Harriso. more »»

Michael E. Howard

August 27, 2015 Michael E. Howard, 58, of Eleventh Street Tower, Altoona, died Aug. 16, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of Alice L. Howard, and is survived by family, friends and extended family. more »»

Area Life

On the silver screen: Penn State Altoona Film Series kicks off with ‘E.T.’ Sunday

August 27, 2015 The Penn State Altoona Film Series is making its return this weekend with a friendly alien and his familiar favorite candies. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” will play at 6 p.m. more »»

Paul McCartney to perform at Bryce Jordan Center on Oct. 15

August 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Fresh off of historic headline performance at this year’s Lollapalooza hailed as the biggest and best in the festival’s 25-year history, Paul McCartney has confirmed his first-ever... more »»

Farm show flavor: Cakes, candies take center stage in Williamsburg

August 26, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Judy Edwards took her time tasting each of the four angel food cakes entered in the 49th annual Williamsburg Farm Show baking contes. more »»

Rails and Ales Brewfest to host new beer’s local debut

August 25, 2015 Local craft beer enthusiasts will have the chance to sample a new brew for the first time when it debuts at the Rails and Ales Brewfest this weekend. more »»

Newton's nose knows: Diabetes alert dog sees after local girl

August 23, 2015 When 9-year-old Bella Getty was diagnosed with diabetes three years ago, her family’s life was forever changed. more »»

Local Business

Atlantic Broadband adding HD channels

August 27, 2015 Atlantic Broadband on Wednesday announced Internet speed and HD channel additions as well as enhanced digital sound and quality will begin in November in Altoona and surrounding service areas... more »»

WJAC-TV: Dish, Sinclair reach agreement

August 27, 2015 A dispute between Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. more »»

Briefcase

August 25, 2015 TYRONE Natural food store opens Pure Living Inc. is now open for business at 10 W. 10th St., first floor. Owned by Tracey Stroup and Sandy Albright, Pure Living Inc. more »»

Bankruptcies

August 23, 2015 The following people have made filings in U.S. Bank­ruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. more »»

Workplace

August 23, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Susan L. Williams has been named chief medical officer for Conemaugh Health Sys­tem of Duke LifePoint Healthcar. more »»

 
 
 

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