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Ambush sobering reminder

September 19, 2014 The fatal ambush outside the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pike County, in the rural northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, occurred hundreds of miles from Blair County. more »»

 
 
 
Legality of act not the issue

September 17, 2014 The American Civil Liberties Union has the right to question the constitutionality of a law under which an Everett 14-year-old has been charged for allegedly “desecrating” a statue of Jesus. more »»

Councilmen show lack of discretion

September 16, 2014 Altoona City Councilmen Dave Butterbaugh and Bill Neugebauer should know better than to show or imply disrespect to anyone who comes before the council to discuss an issue of legitimate public... more »»

‘Kicking the can’ giving our state case of sore feet

September 14, 2014 The Chicago-based economic think tank Truth in Accounting says one of the reasons Pennsylvania is in its precarious financial position is that state officials use antiquated budgeting and accounting... more »»

Arrest details chilling

September 12, 2014 The troubling news Altoona and its environs received last week about a 26-year-old local man’s alleged contacts with area young boys has no doubt filled residents with questions about what can be... more »»

Post 9/11 terrorism continues

September 11, 2014 Today marks the 13th anniversary of a day — like Dec. 7, 1941 — that will live in infamy. President Franklin D. more »»

NCAA makes amends

September 10, 2014 Penn State got its best news in three years on Monday. The NCAA, much maligned and public enemy No. more »»

State shouldn’t be quick to OK marijuana use

September 7, 2014 Many Pennsylvania residents are aware that there’s a proposal in the state General Assembly to legalize marijuana use for medical purposes. more »»

Grim reminder provided by gun violence

September 2, 2014 Delaware County Daily Times The front lawn of Congregation Ohev Shalom Synagogue in Nether Providence was peppered with people of all colors and ages two Sundays ago. more »»

Labor Day celebrates work ethic

September 1, 2014 Often lost amid Americans’ activities on Labor Day is the reason for the national holiday, as well as the history behind it. more »»

Football optimism abounds

August 29, 2014 Another football season is upon us — high school and college followed by the National Football League next week — and bringing with it a special time of the year. more »»

'Football' mostly foreign to Ireland

August 29, 2014 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com DUBLIN, Ireland — No worries, as the locals say. more »»

Hollidaysburg football players disciplined for misconduct

August 29, 2014 Several Hollidaysburg Area High School football players have been suspended or removed from the team after an investigation into inappropriate conduct, authorities said Thursday. more »»

Bedford judge to end appeal with county

August 29, 2014 Attorneys for Bedford County’s chief judge have moved to end a state Supreme Court appeal in a legal battle with the county commissioners, giving them a victory in a two-year fight over funds. more »»

Remarks by Altoona City Council upset water authority leaders

August 29, 2014 Because of a microphone left open during a hiatus in Wednesday’s City Council meeting, viewers of the local-access TV broadcast heard lighthearted private banter between a pair of councilmen about a... more »»

recalls

August 29, 2014 Kayak and watersports storage hangar Attwood kayak and watersports storage hangers sold as a pair of blue and black fabric straps that measure approximately 1 inch wide and 84 inches long when... more »»

Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; retailers fall

August 29, 2014 U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs. more »»

Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO

August 29, 2014 BOSTON — As Arthur T. more »»

Marijuana legalization discussed at town hall meeting

August 29, 2014 Kevin Sabet said a lot of people don’t realize that marijuana today is very potent when discussing legalizing the drug. more »»

briefcase

August 29, 2014 Dunkin’ renovation to be completed Saturday Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 3132 Pleasant Valley Blvd., is undergoing a renovation project and will reopen for business at 5 a.m. Saturday. more »»

Woman’s prison sentence for drug ring role reduced

August 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona woman’s minimum 16-year prison sentence for her role in a cocaine-selling business has been reduced by a yea. more »»

 
 

FARM DISCOVERY TOUR OF MORRISON'S COVE September 19, 2014

This is the 6th year for this free event showcasing area farms and businesses. Participants are: The I'Diehl Hunt, Mill Hill Farm, Friends Farm, Clover Creek Cheese Cellar, Piney Creek Greenhouse, and Spring Farm Greenhouse. Various activites at each location. Food available to purchas. more »

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  1. Once it saw the tape, it did the right thing.
  2. Badly. I don't believe it didn't see the tape.
  3. He should have gotten a stiffer penalty sooner.
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