New hire has ties to area

By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com Michael Ryan gets to come back home and manage the top minor league team in the region, which is a ...

Barkley, Franklin receive TSN honors

UNIVERSITY PARK — Sophomore running back Saquon Barkley was named to the Sporting News All-America second team Wednesday night. He is the ...

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CRESSON Playhouse receives grant Cresson Lake Playhouse has received a 2016 Penelec Sustainable Energy Development grant to be used to upgrade its halogen ...

Local companies named among best to work for

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State lags in driving safety

The federal government, seeking to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones, has launched a push on behalf of smartphone makers’ locking out most apps ...

Pearl Harbor’s warning

Sharing with Salvation Army aids Altoona

Births

Nov. 19, 2016 Blake Robert Tremmel, a son born to Briana Kay Waybright and Brian Eugene Tremmel Jr., Bedford, at UPMC Altoona at 5:06 p.m. Nov. 20, 2016 Payten ...

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Shirley Mae Anderson

Feb. 7, 1924 - Dec. 6, 2016 Shirley Mae Anderson, 92, La Plata, Md., passed away Tuesday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Ralph and Katherine ...

Kenneth Duane Baker

Mogwin ‘Mugs’ Bard

Should women be required to register for the military draft as the Obama administration is suggesting?

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