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Medic readjusting after experiences

May 25, 2015 Growing up on a farm in the cultural backwater of Friends Cove in Bedford County, Sarah Baker was conscious that her view of the world was restricted. more »»


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Medic readjusting after experiences

May 25, 2015 Growing up on a farm in the cultural backwater of Friends Cove in Bedford County, Sarah Baker was conscious that her view of the world was restricted. more »»

Grant could add drug program

May 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program will apply for a state grant that would allow the county prison to begin a Vivitrol program as treatment for addiction to opioids like... more »»

Town reeling after deaths

May 25, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — With funeral services set for two young Williamsburg residents and two more receiving intensive hospital care, the grieving process for their small town has only just begun, community... more »»

Penn Cambria student restores cemetery

May 25, 2015 LORETTO — It was back in August of 2013 that dedicated relatives and residents in the Loretto- Chest Springs area started to restore “The Forgotten Graves of the Alleghenies” that was established in... more »»

Police: Burglar returned stolen truck

May 25, 2015 BELLWOOD — An unidentified burglar entered a PennDOT yard in Antis Township late Saturday night, damaged property and drove a PennDOT truck 37 miles before returning the vehicle to its original... more »»

Local Sports

Bucs break out the brooms

May 25, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Francisco Liriano kept up a Pittsburgh parade of strikeouts that hadn’t been seen in nearly a half-century. more »»

Morton to make season debut tonight

May 25, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Charlie Morton makes his 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates debut tonight, and he has quite a standard to mee. more »»

Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500

May 25, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. more »»

Edwards wins at Charlotte

May 25, 2015 CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night. more »»

LeBron leads Cavs past Hawks in OT

May 25, 2015 CLEVELAND — LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta’s gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals b... more »»

Bizer leads rugby into national championships

May 23, 2015 DENVER — Caution: “Human Sledgehammer” at work. Big hits about to happen. Penn State rugby standout Meya Bizer is known for her jarring collisions on the field, leading to her fitting nickname. more »»

Franklin says camp idea wasn’t his

May 21, 2015 NEW YORK — Penn State coach James Franklin wants to make something clear when it comes to the debate about so-called satellite camps: He stole theidea. more »»

CB Davis dismissed from team

May 21, 2015 Senior cornerback Da’Quan?Davis has been dismissed from the Penn State football team for violating team rules, the university announced Wednesday. more »»

PSU’s Brown, Gebhart recognized

May 20, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Matt Brown and field hockey player Laura Gebhart have been named to the First Team CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-District team. more »»

PSU picks up O-line recruit

May 19, 2015 Penn State bolstered the offensive line for its 2016 recruiting class on Monday afternoon when the Nittany Lions received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-7, 270-pound offensive tackle Alex... more »»


Ronald F. Carnicella

May 25, 2015 Ronald F. Carnicella, 77, Ebensburg, passed away Friday at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul and Rose (Kovacic) Carnicella. more »»

Betty L. Walls

May 25, 2015 Betty L. Walls, 84, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center, after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Edgar G. more »»

David L. Lykens

May 25, 2015 David L. Lykens, 60, Altoona, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday evening at UPMC Passavant-McCandless Hospital, Pittsburgh. more »»

John J. Fara

May 25, 2015 John J. Fara, 85, Cresson, died Saturday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Cresson, son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Gardner) Fara. more »»

Allison Brooke Edwards

May 25, 2015 Allison “Alli” Brooke Edwards, 21, Williamsburg, passed away early Saturday morning from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. more »»

Area Life

10th Isaac Awards shine: Central Cambria’s ‘Godspell’ named Best Production

May 25, 2015 Cole Harris said his starring role in State College High School’s production of “Curtains” was his first school theater production. more »»

Atop One World Trade Center, high-tech views of bustling NYC

May 24, 2015 NEW YORK — From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest building, it really does seem as if you can “see forever. more »»

Striking chords against cancer: Event features continuous music and a Kid Zone

May 24, 2015 Ten musical acts have donated their time for an outdoor music festival that will have continuous music from gates open to close on May 30. more »»

Here come the judges as ‘AGT’ returns for its 10th season

May 24, 2015 NEW YORK — “They keep telling people it’s the 10th anniversary. But it’s the fourth season, as far as I’m concerned,” says Howard Stern, who joined “America’s Got Talent” as a judge in 2012. more »»

Michelle Obama offers glimpse of workout routine

May 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets. more »»

Local Business

Governor’s Impact Awards includes recognition for New Pig

May 24, 2015 HERSHEY — A Blair County company was among the 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs recognized for creating jobs, developing ideas, expanding into new markets and making positive... more »»

Working on the holiday

May 24, 2015 Many American workers will enjoy a day off on Memorial Day, but most of those people on the job will be compensated for working on what is traditionally the first holiday of the summer season. more »»


May 24, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dennis E. Doll of Hollidaysburg has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Reliance Bank. more »»

Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs

May 22, 2015 DETROIT — Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. more »»

Suit: Competitor’s smiley face cookies ‘confusingly similar’

May 22, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. more »»

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