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Nazi banner replaces US flag

September 1, 2015 State police are searching for suspects after someone stole an American flag flying from the former New Paris Elementary building and replaced it with the flag of Nazi Germany. Police said the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

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Nazi banner replaces US flag

September 1, 2015 State police are searching for suspects after someone stole an American flag flying from the former New Paris Elementary building and replaced it with the flag of Nazi Germany. Police said the U.S. more »»

Judge: Teens will be tried as adults

September 1, 2015 BEDFORD — Two teenagers accused of murdering a Roaring Spring woman are set to continue their cases as adults after a Bedford County judge ruled against motions to try them as juveniles. more »»

Original Hollidaysburg donor says turf project ‘exhausting’

September 1, 2015 Back when replacing grass fields with turf was met with skepticism, Shawn McCarl approached the Hollidaysburg Area School Board with an unconventional proposal and a business pla. more »»

School board agrees to teachers’ contract

September 1, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School Board agreed in an 8-1 vote Monday to accept a three-year contract with the teachers’ union, with a raise slated for each of the next three year. more »»

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Local Sports

Mtn. Lions’ Fink takes Iron Masters Invitational crown

September 1, 2015 ORE HILL — Altoona’s Derek Fink was the medalist at the inaugural Iron Masters Interscholastic Invitational Monday afternoon. more »»

State medalist Gilkey leads Lady Devils into 2015

September 1, 2015 Central Cambria High School girls cross country coach Randy Wilson has plenty of reason to be optimistic about the 2015 season. more »»

Impact Lions No. 5: LB Nyeem Wartman-White

September 1, 2015 This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Bloomquist claims 5th Pittsburgher win

September 1, 2015 IMPERIAL — Scott Bloom­quist became the first five-time winner of the Pittsburgher 100 on Saturday Night at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. more »»

Curve ride Brault’s gem by Thunder

August 31, 2015 Sunday’s home finale for the Curve felt more like a “see ya later” than an actual “goodbye. more »»

Impact Lions No. 5: LB Nyeem Wartman-White

September 1, 2015 This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Impact Lions

August 31, 2015 Impact Lions No. 6: CB Trevor Williams This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Young RBs battling for spots in rotation

August 30, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Johnathan Thomas knows what it’s like to appear on the big stage. As a high school senior at St. John’s Prep in Peabody, Mas. more »»

Rudel: Lions should continue progress

August 30, 2015 As another football season is set to dawn over what was once Happy Valley — which is trying hard to be again someday — more than the usual amount of intrigue has engulfed the Nittany Nation. more »»

Impact Lions No. 7: S Marcus Allen

August 30, 2015 This is a series on the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Obituaries

Craig A. Baum

September 1, 2015 Craig A. Baum, 35, Cresson, died Sunday at home. He was born in Altoona, son of Mary E. (Murray) Estep (Pete Rickens) of Cresson and John Baum of Lilly. more »»

Dennis S. Benton

September 1, 2015 Dennis S. Benton, 64, Claysburg, died Saturday afternoon at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Claysburg, son of Sherman and Winifred (Kimmel) Benton. He married Deanna J. more »»

Tiffany S. Carper

September 1, 2015 Tiffany S. Carper, 44, Altoona, died Sunday evening. more »»

Louise J. DeBernardis

September 1, 2015 Louise J. DeBernardis, 102, Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center, passed away Sunday at the center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Giovanni and Theresa (Rubino) DeBernardis. more »»

Darrell S. Dodson

September 1, 2015 Darrell S. Dodson, 75, Hopewell, died Saturday. He was born in Hopewell, son of Chester and Edith Dodson. He was formerly married to Elaine White. more »»

Area Life

SAMA appoints Sincak, Wall as trustees

September 1, 2015 LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art announced the additions of Barbara Sincak and Michael D. Wall to its board of trustees. Sincak of Holsopple is owner of Treasures of the Earth, Ltd. more »»

Writing group to discuss character development

August 30, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE?—?The monthly meeting of the Inkwell will be held Sept. 17 at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewing Company, 165 Patchway Road, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed at 7 p.m. more »»

McHale to perform in Williamsport

August 29, 2015 WILLIAMSPORT?— If his “Community” character of a disgraced, womanizing lawyer with an acerbic tongue were a real person, Joel McHale would be a less-than-well-liked individual. more »»

Baker Mansion made over: There’s a whole lot of new at the old house in Altoona

August 29, 2015 If you haven’t visited the Baker Mansion lately, you haven’t seen the new, blue ceiling, reconfigured exhibits and a real 1850s office. more »»

Earth Matters: Everybody must be on board with recycling effort

August 29, 2015 “What planet are you from?” I asked the surprised young lady as she approached me. A day after moving into her new dorm room at Penn State Altoona, she had already generated a bag of trash. more »»

Local Business

Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores

September 1, 2015 NEW YORK — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were... more »»

Alpha Natural Resources executive resigns

September 1, 2015 BRISTOL, Va. — An Alpha Natural Resources executive has left the coal producer amid a financial restructuring. Alpha says in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Brian D. more »»

Apple aims to boost sales with Cisco

September 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems’ Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers. more »»

US fines Triumph Motorcycles up to $2.9M

September 1, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government has fined Triumph Motorcycles up to $2.9 million for violating safety reporting requirements. more »»

Workplace

August 30, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Joel Ferreira, who specializes in treating hand and upper extremity conditions, is the newest member of UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedic. more »»

 
 
 

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