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Bar owner receives jail time

August 1, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The owner of the former Corner Bar and Grille in Altoona, where a drug organization packaged and distributed cocaine over a two-year period, was sentenced Friday to a relatively shor... more »»

 
 
 

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Bar owner receives jail time

August 1, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The owner of the former Corner Bar and Grille in Altoona, where a drug organization packaged and distributed cocaine over a two-year period, was sentenced Friday to a relatively shor... more »»

Paving pleases businesses

August 1, 2015 One-lane closures and traffic congestion may peeve some motorists traveling near 17th Street and Sixth and Seventh avenues, but those living and operating businesses nearby said a paving project... more »»

Police link employee to theft of painkillers

August 1, 2015 A former pharmacy employee in Cambria County faces felony drug charges over thousands of stolen painkillers. more »»

Bedford man accused of test driving car, not returning to dealership

August 1, 2015 A Bedford County man faces felony charges after Altoona police say he took a car for a test drive and never returned to the dealership. more »»

Hospitals favor vetoed GOP budget

August 1, 2015 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania hospitals are continuing to rally support for the health care funding contained in a vetoed Republican state budge. more »»

Local Sports

Marte's defense provides the real relief

August 1, 2015 The Associated Press CINCINNATI — With a perfect throw and a jarring dive, left fielder Starling Marte saved the Pirates’ rebuilt bullpen. more »»

Curve not only lose game, but Bell, too

August 1, 2015 By Matt Michelone For the Mirror The Mirror learned from a Pirates source late Friday night that Josh Bell has been promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis. more »»

Average will be good for line

August 1, 2015 CHICAGO — Penn State’s offensive line should be absolutely, positively at least slightly above average this season. That should come as wonderful news to Nittany Lion fan. more »»

Barbour sees no necessity in rivalry series

August 1, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Beachum making big impact on line

August 1, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press LATROBE — Kelvin Beachum hardly fits the profile of the guys usually put in charge of protecting a football team’s most valuable asset. Too short. Too little. more »»

Average will be good for line

August 1, 2015 CHICAGO — Penn State’s offensive line should be absolutely, positively at least slightly above average this season. That should come as wonderful news to Nittany Lion fan. more »»

Barbour sees no necessity in rivalry series

August 1, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Terps hope for rivalry with Lions

July 31, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Hockey ticket sale planned for August

July 29, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Approaching the third season at Pegula Ice Arena, the Penn State men’s hockey program announced dates for single-game tickets and student season ticket sales on Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Big things expected from PSU’s Godwin

July 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When we last saw Chris Godwin, he was capping a solid freshman season with a superb effort in Penn State’s win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl. more »»

Obituaries

Thelma R. ‘Memaw’ Finochio

August 1, 2015 Thelma R. Finochio, 95, Altoona, formerly of Juniata, passed away early Friday morning at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William E. more »»

Kim M. Myers

August 1, 2015 Kim M. Myers, 76, Waterbury, Conn., died last Saturday at his summer home in Duncansville. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James F. and Viola E. (Foor) Myers. more »»

Maude A. Harper

August 1, 2015 Maude A. Harper, 94, Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Altoona and Florida, went home to be with the Lord Thursday morning at Homewood. more »»

Albert D. Peterson

August 1, 2015 Albert D. Peterson, 75, Blair Tower, Altoona, died early Thursday morning at his residence. He was born in Paterson, N.J. He married J. more »»

Randall A. Carper

August 1, 2015 Randall A. Carper, 84, Tyrone, died Wednesday at Epworth Manor. He was born in Spruce Creek, son of John and Ruth Hulda (McMullen) Carpe. more »»

Area Life

Earth Matters: Buying locally grown produce can help solve issues

August 1, 2015 As we near the peak of local fruit and vegetable harvests, it’s a great time to revisit the benefits of buying and eating locally. more »»

Grapevine

July 30, 2015 ‘Breaking Bad’ houses for sale ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad” are up for sale in Albuquerque. more »»

Dylan’s electric guitar returned to Newport

July 30, 2015 The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the New-port Folk Festival 50 years ago was back in Newport. more »»

Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows

July 30, 2015 By Mark Kennedy The?Associated?Press NEW YORK — Lifetime TV’s “The Balancing Act” will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on “Kinky Boots,”... more »»

Auction acquisition creates 4 generations of fraktur

July 26, 2015 The email from Corinne Earnest, part of a husband-wife-daughter team of experts on fraktur documents of the Pennsylvania Germans, was casually stated. more »»

Local Business

State permission needed

July 31, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG - The Blair County Conservation District is pursuing permission from the state for stream crossing work at Valley View County Park. more »»

Work to depend on labs

July 31, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG - Blair County will depend on CMT Labs of State College to provide concrete testing services on an as-needed basis during renovation work at the employee parking garage. more »»

UPMC Altoona recognized

July 31, 2015 UPMC Altoona has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. more »»

Chamber sets Before Hours

July 31, 2015 The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Before Hours from 7-9 a.m. Aug. 19 at The Salon Professional Academy, 415 D Orchard Ave. more »»

Will Internet listen to private conversations?

July 30, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qual. more »»

 
 
 

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