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Judge makes ruling in city suit

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Huntingdon County judge has sided with the City of Altoona in a dispute that developed in 2013 when Blair County withheld delinquent tax revenue from the city, after paying for... more »»

 
 
 

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Judge makes ruling in city suit

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Huntingdon County judge has sided with the City of Altoona in a dispute that developed in 2013 when Blair County withheld delinquent tax revenue from the city, after paying for... more »»

Bruno receives house arrest

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Former Glendale School District Superintendent Dennis L. more »»

Probe continues into Hollidaysburg Area hazing report

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area High School football coach Homer DeLattre said Tuesday he won’t release an updated team roster until a police and school investigation into alleged hazing is... more »»

Kidnapping victim tells her story

August 27, 2014 BELLWOOD — Peggy Ann Bradnick, now Jackson, said she only had one thing to eat during her eight-day-long 1966 kidnapping at the hands of William Hollenbaugh: three peas force-fed to her from a rusty... more »»

Megan’s Law evaluation ordered for 60-year-old

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade A. Kagarise ordered a Megan’s Law assessment for a 60-year-old Altoona man who late Monday entered no-contest pleas to child pornography charges. more »»

Local Sports

Bell on the move

August 27, 2014 Josh Bell could have a new position to play next year. The Pirates’ No. 7 prospect, according to Baseball America, is being looked with a move to first base this offseason. more »»

Davis gets big hit in 8th inning

August 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Ike Davis didn’t complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. more »»

Lions on 'business trip'

August 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin doesn’t want anyone on the Penn State football team to lose sight of the most important thing about playing this week’s opener in Irelan. more »»

Trouble, NFL seem to go hand-in-hand

August 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH — So what does Mike Tomlin do now? His two top running backs, Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, are facing marijuana possession charges, and Bell could also be charged with DUI. more »»

Area powers hope to keep momentum

August 27, 2014 Bedford lost most of its players from last year’s PIAA semifinalist squad, but the Bisons will welcome back Mirror first-teamer Vaughn Robison and coach Jeff Thomas expects his younger players to... more »»

Lions on 'business trip'

August 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin doesn’t want anyone on the Penn State football team to lose sight of the most important thing about playing this week’s opener in Irelan. more »»

Coachspeak with James Franklin­

August 27, 2014 A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference: Opponent: Central Florida Kickoff: Saturday 8:30 a.m. more »»

Nittany Lions taking their time on depth chart

August 26, 2014 Penn State’s opening-week depth chart was not released by press time Monday, and it appears the coaching staff is taking things down to the wire with some of the position battles. more »»

Nittany Lions adjust punt return

August 26, 2014 There’s a big difference between a punt catcher and a punt returner. more »»

Unusual week begins for PSU football

August 25, 2014 This is far from a typical game week for Penn State because of the trip to Ireland, but when things get back to normal, the team will have a different practice schedule under new coach James Franklin. more »»

Obituaries

Jack Crean

August 27, 2014 July 16, 1996 – Aug. 24, 2014 Jack Crean, 18, State College, died Sunday. He was born in Altoona, son of David and Kathi Crean, who survive at home. more »»

Jeffrey W. Felton

August 27, 2014 Sept. 15, 1959 – Aug. 24, 2014 Jeffrey W. Felton, 54, Severn, Md., died Sunday. He was born in Everett, son of Donald W. and Helen M. (Hoy) Felton. more »»

Lorraine M. Foster

August 27, 2014 April 11, 1922 – Aug. 24, 2014 Lorraine M. Foster, 92, formerly of Tyrone, died Sunday in State College. She was born in Glen Hope, daughter of Ernest T. and Minerva (Burke) McNeel. more »»

Marguerite D. Hein

August 27, 2014 Dec. 28, 1917 – Aug. 26, 2014 Marguerite D. Hein, 96, Altoona, died Tuesday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. She was born in Lancaster, N.Y., daughter of the late Clarence M. more »»

James B. Treese

August 27, 2014 May 14, 1930 – Aug. 26, 2014 James B. Treese, 84, Altoona, went to be with the Lord Tuesday at Golden LivingCenter-Hillview. He was born in Juniata, son of the late Clarence C. and Pearl E. more »»

Area Life

Edible flowers can brighten and flavor dishes

August 27, 2014 Finding flowers on a dining table is not not surprising, but maybe you’d find yourself a bit curious if they were part of the meal. more »»

‘Breaking Bad,’ Cranston win Emmys; ‘Modern Family’ gets its fifth award for comedy series; Billy Crystal honors Robin Wiliams

August 26, 2014 LOS ANGELES — “Modern Family” won a record-tying fifth best comedy series Emmy Award and a dominant “Breaking Bad” captured the top drama award and a trio of acting honors in Monday’s ceremony,... more »»

Local improv comedy group gaining traction in area

August 24, 2014 Improv comedy guru Del Close once gave this description of the medium: “Fall, then figure out what to do on the way down.” If that’s true, then a group of local actors is currently falling fast. more »»

And the Emmy winners are...? We’re happy to guess!

August 24, 2014 Truth be told, we’re both perplexed about which Emmy nominees will carry trophies home from Monday’s ceremony. Allow us to explain. more »»

Local dancers compete against TV contemporaries

August 23, 2014 Blair Dance Company members got a chance on Lifetime. About 20 students from the competitive dance team of the Blair Dance Academy, recently re-located to 2914 W. more »»

Local Business

Local foreclosure rates drop

August 27, 2014 Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased for the month of June over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. more »»

Airport authority OKs lease agreement

August 26, 2014 kstephens@altoonamirror. more »»

Field & Stream opening set

August 26, 2014 Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept focusing on hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, will open its Altoona store on Oct. 10. The store is in the Sierra North Plaza, adjacent to Target. more »»

F.N.B. involved in merger

August 26, 2014 The shareholders of OBA Financial Services Inc. have approved the agreement and plan of merger between F.N.B. Corp. and OBA Financial Services. more »»

Chamber sets event

August 26, 2014 The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business Before Hours from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at Bloom Yoga & Wellness, 1506 12th Av. more »»

 
 

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