Heights downs Forest Hills, 3-1

SIDMAN — Cambria Heights scored two quick goals right before halftime and went on to beat Forest Hills, 3-1, in high school boys soccer action ...

Youth served at Iowa

The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa — For much of his tenure at Iowa, coach Kirk Ferentz largely avoided playing freshmen. He has changed his mind on ...

Lions face first road test

By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has a big game this week at Iowa in the Big Ten opener, and James ...

Area Dollar General expansion significant

If you believe you are seeing a lot of new Dollar General stores in the area, you are not alone. “Dollar General stores are popping up like weeds; they are all ...


Building blocks of success

Truth in mining needed

For eight years, it seemed as if then-President Barack Obama had unleashed every weapon in the bureaucracy’s arsenal against the coal mining industry. Then, Obama ...

Fast exit from Act 47 brightens Altoona’s future

Fraternity alumni use of house appalling

Marriage licenses

Editor’s note: The following infor­mation was provided by the prothonotary’s offices at area county courthouses. Blair County Craig R. Tomlinson and Summer ...



John K. Bertuzzi

John K. Bertuzzi, 79, Portage, passed away Sunday in Johnstown. He was born in Homer City, son of the late Margaret (Bell) Greenawalt and John Bertuzzi. Surviving ...

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