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Lawyer urged PSU to report Sandusky

June 24, 2016 HARRISBURG — Penn State’s former top lawyer said in a deposition made public Thursday he advised the university’s vice president in 2001 to notify a state agency of a complaint from an assistant... more »»

 
 
 

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Lawyer urged PSU to report Sandusky

June 24, 2016 HARRISBURG — Penn State’s former top lawyer said in a deposition made public Thursday he advised the university’s vice president in 2001 to notify a state agency of a complaint from an assistant... more »»

Officers remember fallen

June 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The threat of rain didn’t deter Blair County police and a crowd of the public they protect from gathering on Thursday afternoon for the 25th Annual Blair County Law Enforcement... more »»

Greenhouse hopes to grow medical pot

June 24, 2016 The owner of a greenhouse in Grandview plans to apply to the state for permission to grow medical marijuana, Logan Township supervisors learned Thursday. more »»

Wing festival packs Ebensburg streets

June 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — Smoke wafted from vendors tents carrying the smell of cooking food through crowds of people who walked the streets of downtown Ebensburg Thursday evening, where they listened to live... more »»

Cambria Township man accused of raping two girls

June 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — A Cambria Township man was jailed Thursday, charged with raping two underage girls at a Revloc home earlier this month. more »»

Local Sports

Battle goes on: QB race to extend into camp

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Trace McSorley outplayed Tommy Stevens by such a wide margin in the Blue-White Game that just about everyone has assumed that McSorley will be Penn State’s starting quarterback thi... more »»

McCutchen rests as Bucs lose again

June 24, 2016 PITTSBURGH — With or without Andrew McCutchen in the lineup, the Pittsburgh Pirates are at a loss this month. more »»

Curve just one back of 1st place

June 24, 2016 BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — At the midway point of the season, the Curve are playing some of their best ball and are in their best position of the year so far. more »»

Vegas team name? How about Losers?

June 24, 2016 LAS VEGAS — Sin City finally has its first major league sports team. Now the question is what to call it. It won’t be the Aces, already taken by a Reno minor league tea. more »»

Simmons goes No. 1 to Sixers on busy night

June 24, 2016 NEW YORK — Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed. The Philadelphia 76ers took the Australian with the No. more »»

Battle goes on: QB race to extend into camp

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Trace McSorley outplayed Tommy Stevens by such a wide margin in the Blue-White Game that just about everyone has assumed that McSorley will be Penn State’s starting quarterback thi... more »»

Lady Lions opening at Drexel

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Eight home tilts, three true road game and a trip to the San Juan Shootout all highlight the 2016-17 non-conference schedule for head coach Coquese Washington and the Penn State... more »»

Volleyball at Olympics has 3 Lions

June 22, 2016 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Three Penn State alums were recently named to the USA men’s volleyball team which is preparing for the Olympic games in Brazil this August. more »»

Sports at a glance

June 20, 2016 HERSHEY — Penn State has one big-time running back in rising sophomore Saquon Barkley. It looks like another will be joining him in the coming months. more »»

McCort falls short

June 17, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Ethan Pritchett pitched a complete-game three-hitter to lift Neumann-Goretti to a 3-0 victory over Bishop McCort in the PIAA Class AA baseball championship game on Thursday at... more »»

Obituaries

Patricia Ann Battisti

June 24, 2016 Patricia Ann Battisti, 75, Altoona, passed away early Thursday morning, June 23, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St. more »»

Cletus M. ‘Peanuts’ Billotte

June 24, 2016 Cletus M. “Peanuts” Billotte, 84, Williamsburg, died Wednesday evening at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of William and Mary (Jannot) Billotte. He married Mary E. more »»

Helen Crist

June 24, 2016 Helen Crist, 87, Altoona, died Saturday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, after an extended illness. more »»

Dennis Fontanella

June 24, 2016 Dennis Fontanella, 63, Dysart, died peacefully on Wednesday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Mario “Skuck” and Esther (Rossa) Fontanella. On Jan. more »»

Deborah K. ‘Debbie’ Eichenlaub

June 24, 2016 Deborah K. “Debbie” Eichenlaub, 63, Altoona, died Wednesday afternoon, June 22, 2016, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Area Life

Thunder coming: Johnstown expecting record crowds for motorcycle rally this weekend

June 23, 2016 Thunder in the Valley is roaring toward Johnstown at lightning speed. Today through Sunday, bikers will descend upon the town for four days of music, stunt shows, parades and entertainmen. more »»

Joe Wicks: ‘Trying to get whole world lean’

June 23, 2016 LONDON — With over a million Instagram followers and a best-selling book, Joe Wicks is back for round two with “Lean in 15: The Shape Plan,” released earlier this month. more »»

In a pickle? Don’t be sour, make them yourself

June 22, 2016 In the world of summer barbecues, the pickle hardly plays a starring role. more »»

Summer price drop for live lobsters may come early

June 22, 2016 PORTLAND, Maine — Live lobster prices are high in New England and beyond as fishermen eagerly await the summer arrival of the region’s beloved crustaceans, which could come slightly early and send... more »»

Celebrating victory: Blair County Historical Society plans World War II weekend

June 18, 2016 What’s better than eating great food, kicking up your heels to Big Band music, taking train rides and watching military re-enactors? How about knowing that you can do all of that right in your own... more »»

Local Business

Briefcase

June 24, 2016 Johnstown Sales pitch focus of session Brian Law, president of Prime Design Solutions, will share his expertise in developing a sales pitch that’s short enough to be delivered during an elevator rid... more »»

Briefcase

June 23, 2016 WE-LEaD hosting event The next WE-LEaD Networking event will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday on the patio at Park Hills Golf Club. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers. more »»

Barber school flourishing

June 19, 2016 Terry E. Green was looking for a second career. So Green, 50, enrolled at Martin’s Barber School in Huntingdon. more »»

Workplace

June 19, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Dr. more »»

Behind the desk

June 19, 2016 Company name: Bandman Rental & Repair LLC Address: 5828 Ohio Ave., Altoona Telephone number: 942-7625 Website: www.bandman. more »»

 
 
 

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