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Elderly woman killed in shooting

November 20, 2014 An Altoona woman faces charges over the shooting death of her mother on Fifth Avenue, according to police. Altoona police said Tracy Stephenson, 36, of 3706 Fifth Av. more »»

 
 
 

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Elderly woman killed in shooting

November 20, 2014 An Altoona woman faces charges over the shooting death of her mother on Fifth Avenue, according to police. Altoona police said Tracy Stephenson, 36, of 3706 Fifth Av. more »»

AG office: No child porn in employees' emails

November 20, 2014 HARRISBURG — A pornographic email scandal involving state employees did not include any child pornography, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday, just a day after the attorney general... more »»

Hayes Large Architects files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

November 20, 2014 A longtime Altoona-based architectural firm is down but not ou. more »»

Health worker accused of stealing from client

November 20, 2014 A former in-home health care worker is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Tyrone man. Julia M. Updike, 36, of 1464 Logan Ave. more »»

Woman to be offered plea in fatal crash case

November 20, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Cresson woman facing vehicular homicide charges as the result of a traffic death on Route 22 last year will be presented a plea offer from the prosecution by the beginning of... more »»

Local Sports

Mustangs in BG's way

November 20, 2014 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School football team thought it had the District 6 Class A championship in its grasp a year ago only to have it ripped away in the final half-quarter by... more »»

Gouse can listen to, not coach, game

November 20, 2014 It really isn’t that far of a trip from Portage to Altoona, but Gary Gouse will be spending a lot of time on the bus Friday night. more »»

It's a been-there, done-that thing for Ridge

November 20, 2014 The Chestnut Ridge Lions certainly have seen this show before. more »»

Dupuis' career in jeopardy

November 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Pascal Dupuis spent the first nine months of 2014 recovering from torn ligaments in his right knee, a grueling stretch that tested the veteran Pittsburgh Penguins forward’s patience and... more »»

Franklin trying to keep focus on Illinois

November 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin took a few extra moments after Wednesday’s practice to address his seniors. more »»

Franklin trying to keep focus on Illinois

November 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin took a few extra moments after Wednesday’s practice to address his seniors. more »»

Lions' Keiser back with team

November 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY?PARK?—?After going to the hospital before Penn State took on Ohio State, senior safety Ryan Keiser has officially rejoined his team in State College. more »»

Franklin OK with Illini’s Beckman

November 19, 2014 Illinois coach Tim Beckman’s name pretty much has been mud in the Nittany Nation ever since he tried to poach Penn State players after the sanctions came down in 2012. more »»

Four-star DT decommits

November 19, 2014 For the second day in a row, James Franklin’s 2015 recruiting class has sustained a major blow. more »»

Safety Keiser leaves hospital

November 19, 2014 A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference Opponent: Illinois (4-6, 1-5) Kickoff: Saturday noon, Memorial Stadium TV: ESPN2 About the Illini: They’re having another rough season, and... more »»

Obituaries

Walter Leander Beech III

November 20, 2014 Walter Leander Beech III, 68, Antis Township, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 18, 2014, at his home. Friends will be received from 4 until the 7 p.m. funeral Mass Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at St. more »»

Gregory M. Lamertina

November 20, 2014 Gregory M. Lamertina, 55, Juniata, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at home after a brief illness. Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, No. more »»

John C. ‘Jack’ Matteis Jr.

November 20, 2014 John C. “Jack” Matteis Jr., 71, Hollidaysburg, died Nov. 11, 2014, in Pittsburgh. He was born in Woodbury, N.J., son of John C. Sr. and Rachel (Madara) Matteis. more »»

Arthur L. Wascher

November 20, 2014 Arthur L. Wascher, 64, Altoona, passed away unexpectedly Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Albuquerque, N.M., son of Virginia M. (Hunt) Wascher and the late Arthur Wascher. He married Margot I. more »»

Jordan Scott Farber

November 19, 2014 Jordan Scott “jordie-jab dab” Farber, 23, Wichita, Kan., passed away Friday. He was born in Altoona, son of Dorothy Louise Farber-Dillard. more »»

Area Life

Mickey and friends: Disney show takes the stage in Johnstown, audience encouraged to play along

November 20, 2014 Mickey, Minnie and friends are ready to rock and roll. Disney Live! “Mickey’s Music Festival” is coming to Cambria County War Memorial on Saturday for three shows at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. more »»

NBC scraps Bill Cosby TV project

November 20, 2014 NEW YORK — NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project after another sexual assault allegation... more »»

Atari games buried in landfill net $37,000 on eBay

November 20, 2014 ALAMOGORDO, N.M. — What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city. An old “E.. more »»

Tasty Words: Holiday breakfast tips from ‘the hostess with the mostest’

November 19, 2014 My mother, Barb Bucci, is the master of holiday entertaining. more »»

Review: ASO performs solemn, delicate concert

November 18, 2014 The Altoona Symphony Orchestra returned to the beautiful setting of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona for the third time in four years for a concert of mostly English music on... more »»

Local Business

Showdown looms between government, air bag maker

November 20, 2014 DETROIT — A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries. more »»

How to teach a driverless cars ethics

November 20, 2014 LOS ANGELES — A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lan. more »»

Business briefs, Nov. 20

November 20, 2014 Sheetz opens new location Sheetz Convenience Stores opened its newest store off Frankstown Road near the Logan Town Centre on Wednesday. more »»

VW recalls 442,000 cars to fix suspension problem

November 20, 2014 Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure if the cars aren’t fixed properly after a crash. more »»

New supplier chosen for Chamber energy program

November 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — OnDemand Energy Solutions has found another supplier to continue the ChamberChoice Residential Energy Program in the area. more »»

 
 
 

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