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Bedford County likely to reject gun rule

July 28, 2016 BEDFORD — The Bedford County commissioners appear likely to reject a proposal by gun rights activists that would have effectively nullified state and federal gun regulations. more »»

 
 
 

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Bedford County likely to reject gun rule

July 28, 2016 BEDFORD — The Bedford County commissioners appear likely to reject a proposal by gun rights activists that would have effectively nullified state and federal gun regulations. more »»

Glendale authority offers to buy Reade group

July 28, 2016 Two years after a failed merger of two northern Cambria County water and sewer systems, Glendale Valley Municipal Authority has now offered to buy its neighboring Reade authority for $500,000 and... more »»

Arguments over revenge motive at issue in Kane criminal case

July 28, 2016 HARRISBURG — The judge in Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s criminal case is considering whether to allow jurors to hear about a pornographic email scandal her office unearthed and a... more »»

Ebensburg woman accused of keying husband’s vehicle

July 28, 2016 SOUTH FORK — A former local television news reporter is facing criminal charges after she allegedly vandalized her husband’s vehicle last month. more »»

Sex abuse suspect faces trial

July 28, 2016 An Altoona man accused of performing sex acts on a 12-year-old girl will face trial in Blair County Court. Terrance A. Williams, 46, 521 N. Fifth St. more »»

Local Sports

Strike zone bugs Cutch

July 28, 2016 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen, mired in the worst long-term slump of his major league career, suggested on Wednesday that a revamped strike zone is at the root of his... more »»

PSU lands 3-star defender

July 28, 2016 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

AAABA tourney starting today

July 28, 2016 Johnston Realty will open the Amateur All-American Baseball Association Altoona regional with a game against Maryland State at 10 a.m. this morning at Juniata. more »»

Pitt football team noticed by ACC

July 28, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Pitt football seniors Dorian Johnson and Ejuan Price were named to the 2016 All-ACC preseason Football team after media voting at the ACC Kickoff event held Wednesday. more »»

Phone in Indy keeps ringing

July 27, 2016 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — It looks like the Pirates will be dipping into the minor league system again for a starting pitche. more »»

Griping publicly doesn’t help Penn State

July 28, 2016 James Franklin went 0-1 at the Big Ten Media Days. more »»

PSU lands 3-star defender

July 28, 2016 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

Negative recruiting debated in Chicago

July 27, 2016 James Franklin tried to distance himself Tuesday from comments he previously made that seemed to accuse Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame of negative recruiting against Penn State. more »»

Franklin set for ‘pivital season’

July 26, 2016 James Franklin says he has a lot of reasons to feel confident about the Penn State football team this year, and he acknowledged what everyone already knew in calling this a pivotal season for the... more »»

Barkley might return kicks

July 26, 2016 Saquon Barkley has a chance to be one of the best running backs in the country this season, and if he gets his wish, he also might be returning kicks. more »»

Obituaries

Frank Edward Lardieri Jr.

July 28, 2016 Frank Edward Lardieri Jr., 57, Altoona, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning at UPMC Passavant-McCandless, Pittsburgh. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Frank Edward Sr. and . more »»

Mildred C. Pritchard

July 28, 2016 Mildred C. Pritchard, 100, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at her residence. She was born in Ebensburg, daughter of the late Hugh John and Alice Rebecca (Sharp) McCartney. On Aug. more »»

Harold R. ‘Hal’ Hoover

July 28, 2016 Harold R. “Hal” Hoover, 75, Patton, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Spangler, son of the late Harold A. and Carolyn Aldine “Dean” (Rhody) Hoover. On Nov. more »»

Catherine L. Burr

July 28, 2016 Oct. 12, 1924 - July 26, 2016 Catherine L. Burr, 91, Altoona, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at UPMC Altoona. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. more »»

Shirley H. Edwards

July 28, 2016 Shirley H. Edwards, 79, Satellite Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday after a brief illness. She was born in Bellwood, daughter of Ruth E. (Glasgow) Hostler. more »»

Area Life

Not always ‘incompatible with life’: Study: Severe birth defects not as lethal as docs once said

July 28, 2016 CHICAGO — Parents of newborns with rare genetic conditions used to hear the grim words that the severe birth defects were “incompatible with life. more »»

Some fitness experts seek end to drill-sergeant type putdowns

July 28, 2016 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — My grandmother can do more push-ups than you. No one wants to see jiggly cellulite hanging out of a bikini. You need to make up for all those cookies you ate last nigh. more »»

J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

July 28, 2016 LONDON (AP) — Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. more »»

Tasty substitute: Summer squash makes flavorful ‘pasta’ dish

July 27, 2016 Summer squash reproduces so energetically that calling it prolific is understating the case. more »»

Scrambled eggs baked in muffin tins are healthy and easy to make

July 27, 2016 When it comes to healthy eating, good intentions and willpower can only take us so far. more »»

Local Business

Cable companies strive to improve

July 28, 2016 NEW YORK — Did you hear the one about the cable company that’s actually improving customer service? The punchline: Comcast and its rivals say it’s no joke. more »»

Norfolk Southern profits dip

July 28, 2016 OMAHA, Neb. — Norfolk Southern’s second-quarter profit declined 6 percent as it hauled 7 percent less freight and cut costs. more »»

Comcast’s second-quarter profits fall

July 28, 2016 NEW YORK — Comcast’s second-quarter profit slipped because of fewer movie hits from its NBCUniversal film-and-TV arm, but it posted big gains in internet customers and its smallest video losses for... more »»

Briefcase

July 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH UPMC program earns national distinction The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program at UPMC, which has locations in Altoona and Bedford, has earned national accreditation by the... more »»

Local business briefcase

July 26, 2016 Pittsburgh Local business receives award Stephen and Kathy McCullough of Servpro of Altoona were recognized with the Director’s Gold award for outstanding revenue performance during an Awards... more »»

 
 
 

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