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Rehab work nears finish

July 6, 2015 When Chris Hess and the rest of the crew at Altoona Community Theater build a set, it needs to look realistic enough. But the rain and the wind that shake those sets are imaginary. more »»


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Rehab work nears finish

July 6, 2015 When Chris Hess and the rest of the crew at Altoona Community Theater build a set, it needs to look realistic enough. But the rain and the wind that shake those sets are imaginary. more »»

Rainy June dampens business

July 6, 2015 With June being one of the wettest on record, all that rain has kept people indoors and kept businesses that rely on warm sunny days feeling a bit soaked. more »»

Penn Cambria’s new leader excited for role

July 6, 2015 CRESSON — With 23 years’ experience in education, many as a high school principal, William Marshall was selected unanimously by Penn Cambria School Board in April to lead the district for the next... more »»

Penn Cambria adds autism classroom

July 6, 2015 Starting this school year, autistic students who need special support will have their own Penn Cambria classroom at its Lilly primary school. more »»

Firefighters rescue Lakemont riders

July 6, 2015 Firefighters from Lakemont Fire Co. plucked a pair of riders from a car on top of the Toboggan at Lakemont Park amid the July 4 fireworks display, after the car got stuck. more »»

Local Sports

Area youth baseball

July 6, 2015 Hollidaysburg Area Summer Baseball League Playoffs Quarterfinals Sheetz 20, RT Contracing 5: WP—Meadows. LP—McGinnis. more »»

Spring Cove gets league top seed

July 6, 2015 Connor Gahagan drove in three runs, and Bubba Johnson doubled as the Spring Cove Dragons locked up the George B. more »»

Unbeaten Claysburg earns two more wins

July 6, 2015 BEDFORD — Dakota Chamberlain drove in three runs in game 1, and Mike Mock hit two home runs and drove in six in game 2 as Claysburg improved to 19-0 in a Cambria County American Legion doubleheader... more »»

Altoona Maroon advances

July 6, 2015 Nate Everhart and T.J. Becker each had two hits to lead Altoona Maroon over Altoona White, 7-3, in a losers’ bracket game in the Babe Ruth District 8 15U baseball tournament at Seitz Field on Sunda. more »»

Great day for Goodfellow

July 5, 2015 Hollidaysburg native Kenny Goodfellow has participated in the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA’s Fourth of July Angie Gioiosa Memorial Race many times since he was a kid. more »»

Hall of Fame enshrinee Bill Polian pays tribue to lesser known Paterno

July 4, 2015 When Bill Polian is enshrined in the Pro Football of Fame next month, he’ll pay tribute to a name that is recognized throughout the football world: Paterno. more »»

Lions get surprise commit

July 1, 2015 You know your recruiting class is on a roll when you start getting big-time prospects no one thought you were going to get. more »»

Baltimore four-star DT picks Nittany Lions

June 27, 2015 Just like that, Penn State has filled nearly all its 2016 recruiting needs on the defensive line. more »»

Rudel: Well-earned ‘ticket’ to retirement

June 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Bud Meredith began working in the Penn State ticket office 48 years ago, a large section-by-section map of the Beaver Stadium seating plan hung on the wall, and additions and... more »»

Lions snag big DT

June 26, 2015 When Charlotte, N.C. defensive tackle Christian Colon announced he would going public with his college of choice on Independence High School’s senior night, No. more »»


David Allen Barger

July 6, 2015 David Allen Barger, 64, Altoona, passed away Friday afternoon at his home. He was born in Altoona, son of William and Patricia (Withers) Barger. He married Rebecca “Becky” Edwards on Sept. more »»

Stephen L. Ray

July 6, 2015 Stephen L. Ray, 39, of Tyrone died Friday at the Tyrone Hospital Emergency Room. He was born in Altoona, son of Samuel and Kathleen (Muhlbauer) Ra. more »»

Mary L. Wigfield

July 6, 2015 Mary L. Wigfield, 89, Flinton and formerly of Hopewell, died Friday. She was born in Everett, daughter of the late William and Lydia (Stayer) Redinger. more »»

Michael R. Kauruter

July 6, 2015 Michael R. Kauruter, 94, Lilly, formerly of Williams­burg, passed away late Sunday morning, July 5, 2015, at his home. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later dat. more »»

Joseph H. Highduch

July 5, 2015 Joseph H. Highduch, 83, of Altoona passed away Friday morning at Golden LivingCenter-Hillview. He was born in Antis Township, son of the late Charles and Fannie (Moryken) Highduch. He married Linda R. more »»

Area Life

Centre County has the whole nine yards Penn State, festivals, recreation, history

July 5, 2015 State College recently was ranked as the 14th best town in which to live in the country, in part, because of the wide variety of fun things to d. more »»

Curve honoring Mister Rogers today with special jersey

July 5, 2015 Mister Rogers would have loved the clever idea, which is all the validation the Altoona Curve could hope for as they honor his legacy. more »»

'Daniel Tiger' an example of children’s programming excellence

July 5, 2015 Television is bad for kids, and it will rot their brains. Right? That's an outdated myth that many parents hear over and over but actually isn't true -- if your kids are watching the right kind of TV. more »»

Last month the second-wettest June­­ locally on record

July 4, 2015 Even if you spent most of June in a cave, it was difficult to miss that it was a very wet month. more »»

Fighting multiple sclerosis: Bicycle ride, tennis tournament to raise funds for local MS group

July 2, 2015 Organizers are hoping two fundraisers this month will both increase awareness and bring in money for a disease that continues to affect millions of peopl. more »»

Local Business

Bourbon: Inventory at 40-year high point

July 5, 2015 By Bruce Schreiner The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades. more »»

Pickup truck sales jump

July 5, 2015 Auto dealers enjoyed a good spring with an increase in pickup truck sales playing a key role. more »»

US stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fears

July 5, 2015 NEW YORK — Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weeken. more »»

Check your credit scores annually

July 5, 2015 Dear Bruce: I recently sold my vehicle, which I had for five year. more »»

Visibility key to freelancing

July 5, 2015 When you’re a freelancer or solo independent contractor, you are your own marketing department. It’s up to you to make contacts and generate work that will enable you to grow your business. more »»

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