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Nason Hospital may join LifePoint system

September 13, 2014 ROARING SPRING — Nason Hospital is poised to be the second area hospital to become part of the LifePoint Hospitals system. more »»

Man, 29, accused of molesting girl

September 13, 2014 A Juniata man is in Blair County Prison after being accused of molesting a young girl over a period of several years. Altoona police took Wayne P. Summers, 29, of 812 N. Sixth St. more »»

Couple credited with saving Northern Cambria woman in crash

September 13, 2014 When a car swerved off the road about 3 p.m. last Saturday near Prince Gallitzin State Park and struck a utility pole, couple Melissa St. John, 32, and Steve Martin, 39, pulled over to help. more »»

Area briefs

September 13, 2014 VA center offering flu shots to vets The Van Zandt VA Medical Center has scheduled four drive-though sessions at its clinics on upcoming Saturdays to encourage veterans to get flu shots. more »»

Convention Center Commons project kicks off

September 13, 2014 Gov. Tom Corbett said he loves movies but doesn’t have much time to get to the theater. more »»

Corbett addresses issues for seniors

September 13, 2014 EAST FREEDOM — Gov. Tom Corbett said there are two Pennsylvania resources that he believes to be the most precious: children and senior citizens. more »»

Speakers provide scam protection info

September 13, 2014 EAST FREEDOM — Seniors can be a choice target for people looking to commit a financial scam, and the perpetrator may be someone who’s closer than they might expect. more »»

Coming to terms with math doesn’t always add up for mom

September 13, 2014 I have a paralyzing fear of mat. more »»

Saint Francis recognized by US News

September 13, 2014 LORETTO — Saint Francis University has once again been named a “Best Regional University” in the newly released U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2015” survey rankings. more »»

Obama, GOP on same side over militants

September 13, 2014 After President Barack Obama announced a broad plan Wednesday to strike Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria, local Republican congressmen were left in a seemingly rare situation: agreeing, however... more »»

Police: Mom high when she wrecked

September 13, 2014 An Altoona mom is in jail after police say she was high on computer duster when she wrecked her car while driving her young children to get a video game. more »»

Day care provider guilty in infant’s head injury

September 13, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — A central Pennsylvania day care provider has been convicted of causing life-threatening head injuries to a 5-month-old girl. more »»

Memorial Park set to expand

September 13, 2014 From Mirror staff reports LILLY — Washington Township supervisors on Thursday are officially unveiling an expansion project at Washington Township Memorial Park. more »»

Rite Aid to purchase Kopp Drug

September 12, 2014 A longtime, locally owned drug store chain has been sold. Camp Hill-based Rite Aid Corp. has acquired the assets of nine Kopp pharmacies from Kopp Drug Inc. more »»

Teen rape victim confronts attacker

September 12, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A teenage girl who was raped by an East Freedom man on at least two occasions when she was much younger confronted him in court Thursday, saying, “I’m not scared anymore. more »»

ACLU: Statue desecration case has serious issues

September 12, 2014 The American Civil Liberties Union is expressing interest in the case of an Everett 14-year-old charged with “desecrating” a statue of Jesus. more »»

Township urges council to exercise due diligence

September 12, 2014 Logan Township supervisors are taking steps to ensure Altoona City Council hears their voices as the council considers leasing the city water authority in exchange for an upfront payment that would... more »»

Police: City man broke into apartments, stole electronics

September 12, 2014 An Altoona man is behind bars on charges he burglarized two apartments on Broad Avenue. Tareek A. Hemingway, 21, of 221 Second Ave. more »»

Trustees removed from NCAA lawsuit

September 12, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday removed three Penn State trustees as well as some university faculty and former Nittany Lions players from a lawsuit by Joe Paterno’s estate against the... more »»

PUC renews Blair 911 phone charge

September 12, 2014 From Mirror staff reports The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission reauthorized on Thursday the telephone charge Blair County residents pay for their 911 service, according to a release from the... more »»

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