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Authority says it will fix large leak in Duncansville

September 4, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Altoona Water Authority officials said Thursday that they plan to close up a leaky pipe connection that’s left a quarter-mile stream of water flowing for weeks along Duncansville’s... more »»

 
 
 

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Authority says it will fix large leak in Duncansville

September 4, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Altoona Water Authority officials said Thursday that they plan to close up a leaky pipe connection that’s left a quarter-mile stream of water flowing for weeks along Duncansville’s... more »»

Court vacates lengthy sentence

September 4, 2015 A Philadelphia man serving the longest sentence for drug-related offenses ever imposed by a Blair County judge must be resentenced, according to a Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling. more »»

Family: Man was overmedicated when he threatened dealership

September 4, 2015 The family of a Patton man charged with threatening employees at a local car dealership last week said he was overmedicated and needs treatment. Perry W. Semelsberger, 53, 901 Beech Ave. more »»

Cambria Fair leaders expecting large crowd

September 4, 2015 After torrential rains in 2011 almost spelled the end of the Cambria County Fair, organizers said they’re expecting an impressive 50,000-plus crowd this year. more »»

Judge likely to allow testimony in Maurizio case

September 4, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson said Thursday he is inclined to allow an Allentown-area psychologist to tell a jury in the child sexual abuse case of the Rev. Joseph D. Maurizio Jr. more »»

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Marauders face new challenges

September 4, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic won a PIAA Class A football championship in 2014, and there’ll be some differences between last year’s undefeated Marauders and the team that takes the field for BG’s 2015... more »»

PSU planning to redshirt Givens

September 4, 2015 Kevin Givens had a solid first training camp for Penn State and improved as the weeks went on, but at this point the coaching staff plans to redshirt the Altoona Area High School product. more »»

BC building its field of dreams

September 4, 2015 After decades of trying, Bishop Carroll appears to have found a home for its football team. At home. more »»

Tigers go for No. 600 against Armstrong

September 4, 2015 In 1900, Hollidaysburg played its first football game, dropping a 5-3 decision to Altoona. more »»

PSU defensive coaches adjust quickly

September 4, 2015 A big reason for Penn State’s immense defensive success last year was the coaching staff’s ability to make quick in-game adjustments and take away what opposing teams were doing well. more »»

PSU planning to redshirt Givens

September 4, 2015 Kevin Givens had a solid first training camp for Penn State and improved as the weeks went on, but at this point the coaching staff plans to redshirt the Altoona Area High School product. more »»

PSU defensive coaches adjust quickly

September 4, 2015 A big reason for Penn State’s immense defensive success last year was the coaching staff’s ability to make quick in-game adjustments and take away what opposing teams were doing well. more »»

Impact Lions No 2 DTs Anthony Zettel, Austin Johnson

September 4, 2015 This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Circumstances have Gesicki as No. 1 TE

September 3, 2015 By Mark Puleo For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — “Staying on his toes” is more than just a cliche saying for Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki. more »»

Breneman's status up in

September 2, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Obituaries

Larry R. Mauk

September 4, 2015 Larry R. Mauk, 68, St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Altoona, went to be with the Lord Wednesday afternoon at his home in Florida after a brief illness. more »»

Judith A. Teeter

September 4, 2015 Judith A. Teeter, 74, Duncansville, died Thursday morning at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. She was born in Duncansville, daughter of the late George W. and Gertrude J. (Zeek) Teeter. more »»

Thomas A. Srock

September 4, 2015 Thomas A. Srock, 85, Houtzdale, died Wednesday. He was born in Fernwood, rural Houtzdale, son of Albert and Mildred (Ream) Sroc. more »»

Edna E. Kennedy

September 4, 2015 Edna E. Kennedy, 75, Bedford, died Wednesday. She was born in East Freedom, daughter of Sherman and Margaret Smith. She was married to the late Kenneth. more »»

Helen Orlowsky

September 4, 2015 Helen Orlowsky, 92, Laurel, Md., passed away Wednesday at Laurel Regional Hospital after an extended illness. She was born in Lilly, daughter of Charles and Clara (Hassenpflug) Van Blargan. more »»

Area Life

P&J Productions celebrates 10 years of theater

September 3, 2015 A local artistic production company is going to try to pack a decade of memories and music into one night as it celebrates a mileston. more »»

Reflections don't tell entire story

September 3, 2015 It’s said that if you look in a mirror, you’ll either see a reflection of someone you love — or someone you hate — staring back at you. That reflection can resemble yourself, a friend or an enemy. more »»

TV’s fall crop of new shows

September 3, 2015 NEW YORK — If there’s a dominant trend in TV today, it’s this: There’s too much TV, even too much good TV, for any viewer to absorb, much less support. more »»

Treating everyone right: Mike's Court offers family atmosphere, varied menu

September 2, 2015 First-time customers to Mike’s Court in Altoona will not be welcomed immediately with a menu, but instead with a basketball. more »»

SAMA appoints Sincak, Wall as trustees

September 1, 2015 LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art announced the additions of Barbara Sincak and Michael D. Wall to its board of trustees. Sincak of Holsopple is owner of Treasures of the Earth, Ltd. more »»

Local Business

Norfolk Southern unveils reduced emission locomotives for rail yards

September 2, 2015 From Mirror staff reports Norfolk Southern unveiled the nation’s first reduced emission locomotives developed under a public-private partnership for use in rail yards in urban areas in Atlanta on... more »»

Hospital plans open house at HealthForce office

September 2, 2015 EVERETT — An open house will be held from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at UPMC Bedford Memorial’s HealthForce Office, Specialty Service Area, 195 Memorial Drive, Suite 6, lower level, Everett. more »»

Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores

September 1, 2015 NEW YORK — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were... more »»

Alpha Natural Resources executive resigns

September 1, 2015 BRISTOL, Va. — An Alpha Natural Resources executive has left the coal producer amid a financial restructuring. Alpha says in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Brian D. more »»

Apple aims to boost sales with Cisco

September 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems’ Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers. more »»

 
 
 

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