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Interstate 99 expected to go to 70 mph

April 30, 2016 The 65-mph stretches of Interstate 99 are expected to go to 70 mph soon, as a result of studies that have been done by PennDOT districts in the area. more »»

 
 
 

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Interstate 99 expected to go to 70 mph

April 30, 2016 The 65-mph stretches of Interstate 99 are expected to go to 70 mph soon, as a result of studies that have been done by PennDOT districts in the area. more »»

Police chief’s wife charged

April 30, 2016 A Gallitzin woman has waived her preliminary hearing on charges she allegedly stole money from an elderly couple for whom she was supposed to be caring. more »»

Mirror reporter's career recognized

April 30, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Phil Ray’s longtime reporting career at the Altoona Mirror made him a fixture at the Blair County Courthous. more »»

Dismissal of charges against former PSU officials to stand

April 30, 2016 HARRISBURG — Prosecutors said Friday they will not appeal a ruling that threw out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling o... more »»

Court hosts DUI trial at school

April 30, 2016 In a unique plan by the county court system and Altoona Area School District, a DUI trial took place before 100 plus students in the high school auditorium on Frida. more »»

Local Sports

Hack lands with Jets

April 30, 2016 Christian Hackenberg’s long and winding, hotly debated road to becoming an NFL draft pick came to an end Friday night with him going midway through the second round to the New York Jets. more »»

Bedford boys, BC girls shine

April 30, 2016 LOYSBURG — Britt Krug has been on such a roll this spring that about the only thing that could overcome her was a record performance. So Dakota Kelso turned one in. more »»

Curve fall at Akron

April 30, 2016 AKRON, Ohio — The Curve have a number of young players who are still adjusting to Double-A, and it could be tough for the team to find a level of consistency until they all start clicking together. more »»

Rhodes projected as possible draftee

April 30, 2016 It’s a good bet the ratings for the first night of the NFL draft were more than impressive for both ESPN and the NFL Network. more »»

Reliever Hughes set for return to Bucs

April 30, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Reliever Jared Hughes was in the clubhouse at PNC Park on Friday, and could be back on the Pirates’ active roster as soon as today. more »»

Hack lands with Jets

April 30, 2016 Christian Hackenberg’s long and winding, hotly debated road to becoming an NFL draft pick came to an end Friday night with him going midway through the second round to the New York Jets. more »»

Giger: Hackenberg’s draft spot not easy to determine

April 28, 2016 It wouldn’t be shocking to see Christian Hackenberg drafted at the end of the first round tonight, nor would it be shocking if he falls as far as the fourth round. more »»

Tight end off Lions

April 28, 2016 Brent Wilkerson’s career as a Penn State football player is over as the senior tight end was dismissed from the team Wednesday. more »»

Defensive speed is added

April 26, 2016 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com Penn State added a speedy three-star cornerback from the Deep South to its 2017 recruiting class on Monday night. D.J. more »»

Spring kicking into gear in many ways

April 26, 2016 Former NASCAR Cup Champion Tony Stewart plans to retire from the premier stock car series at the end of the 2016 season, but he seemed very glad to be back behind the wheel this weekend at Richmond... more »»

Obituaries

Robert ‘Bob’ Baker

April 30, 2016 Robert “Bob” Baker, 86, entered into rest Dec. 23, 2015. He was born in Duncansville, son of Raymond and Lillian (Bernie) Baker. Bob moved to Buffalo, N.Y., in 1955 and retired to Florida in 1985. more »»

Richard P. Replogle

April 30, 2016 Richard P. Replogle, 62, New Enterprise, passed away Thursday. He was born in Roaring Spring, the son of G. Paul and June (Beach) Replogle. more »»

Marian C. ‘Sis’ Snouffer

April 30, 2016 Marian C. “Sis” Snouffer, 87, a resident of Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona, died Wednesday. She was born in Lewistown, daughter of the late Leo R. and Mary (Spotts) Rhine. more »»

Shirley Templon

April 30, 2016 Shirley Templon, 76, Coupon, died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg. Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashvill. more »»

Bernard Allen Martz Jr.

April 30, 2016 Bernard Allen Martz Jr., 87, Mountain Top, died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Geisinger Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.. more »»

Area Life

Garden Notes: Gardeners, take heed! Don’t plant anything on Thursday

April 30, 2016 Don’t plant anything on Thursday! May 5 is Ascension Thursday. For millennia, crops haven’t been planted on that day. more »»

Sweet harmony: Oak Ridge Boys to sing in Altoona; will meet again with fan

April 30, 2016 Tammy Rhodes of Clappertown has a softball signed by The Oak Ridge Boys when they previously came to Altoona, but when the group returns next month, for a concert May 11 at the Blair... more »»

Student of the month: Nicholas Patrick Philipsburg-Osceola High School

April 28, 2016 Age: 18 Grade: 12 Family: Eugene and Melissa Patrick (parents), Erika and Alison Patrick (sisters) Future goals: To attend Kent State University, major in architecture and earn a master’s degree. more »»

Downtown Night Market: Altoona event promises fun, music and food

April 28, 2016 Food, music and other entertainment, along with shopping opportunities, will be featured at the Downtown Night Market, a relatively new event that promises to show off the amenities of the central... more »»

Brewing up a good time: Hundreds of beers on tap at annual Pints for Pets charity event

April 27, 2016 This year’s Pints for Pets is expecting 90 brewers from as far away as California and could very well sell out, said its chairman. more »»

Local Business

Briefcase

April 28, 2016 PITTSBURGH F.N.B. net income decreases F.N.B. Corp., parent company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, reported net income for the first quarter of 2016 totaled $24. more »»

DelGrosso’s water park on track to open

April 28, 2016 TIPTON — The newest addition to DelGrosso’s Amusement Park is set to open one month from today. Construction on the $12. more »»

Briefcase

April 26, 2016 Workshop to aid start-ups HOLLIDAYSBURG — JMG Systems has launched a new workshop in response to an ongoing digital marketing problem for many area small businesse. more »»

Workplace

April 24, 2016 New hires and promotions -- David A. Graham of Hollidays­burg, has joined MassMutual Financial Group, Pittsburgh, as a financial services professional. more »»

Blair County Non-Profit of the Month

April 24, 2016 Company: CONTACT Altoona Years in Existence: 34 Number of employees: Two full-time staff and more than 75 volunteers Type of nonprofit: Human service agency Populations served: Helpline and... more »»

 
 
 

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