Doggy paddle

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Connie Bainey (right) of Osceola Mills waits for her daughter Sarah Bainey of Altoona and her dog, Jack, a 3-year-old American Eskimo, to catch up after launching at Canoe Creek State Park on Monday afternoon. Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski

Charges in baby’s death to be refiled

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County District Attorney Pete Weeks said Monday that he expects to refile criminal charges against the parents of a 1-month old baby who died in 2019 in a small camper in Freedom Township. Weeks spoke of his intentions in Blair County Court where Judge Jackie Bernard ...

City man accused of assaulting woman

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A city man is accused of assaulting a woman and injuring a 4-month-old infant in an altercation, court documents stated. Jeremy Daniel Wyatt, 36, was arraigned Saturday by Magisterial District Judge Daniel C. DeAntonio on a felony charge of endangering the welfare of children in addition to 10 ...

Altoona mayors bet local favorites ahead of game

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In a wager made on a Webex conference call between two Altoonas in different states, City Council Monday bet a box of confections against steaks that Penn State will defeat Iowa in Iowa City on Oct. 9. Mallo Cups will go to Altoona, Iowa’s, City Council if Iowa wins. Steaks will go to ...

Cambria receives vets trust allocation

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EBENSBURG — The Pennsylvania Veterans Trust Fund is awarding the Cambria County Office of Veterans Affairs $17,400 to help with the digitization of veterans’ records. “County offices are one of the primary contacts for veterans and their families when it comes to accessing benefits and ...

Clearfield facing federal lawsuit

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The mother of a 36-year-old Coalport woman who died nearly two years ago while an inmate in the Clearfield County prison has claimed in a federal lawsuit that a county probation officer and prison officials failed to summon medical help when her daughter complained she wasn’t feeling ...