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Kaneshiki to lead Blair County GOP

June 25, 2016 Blair County Republicans elected libertarian-minded activist and Hollidaysburg Area School Board member Lois Kaneshiki to head the local party Thursday, ushering in an ideological shift as they... more »»

 
 
 

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Kaneshiki to lead Blair County GOP

June 25, 2016 Blair County Republicans elected libertarian-minded activist and Hollidaysburg Area School Board member Lois Kaneshiki to head the local party Thursday, ushering in an ideological shift as they... more »»

Father receives prison time for burning daughter

June 25, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man will spend two to four years in prison for burning his 3-year-old daughter with a cigarette lighter. more »»

Longtime attorney leaving law firm

June 25, 2016 Scores of Pennsylvania school districts will have to navigate school law and negotiate employee contracts without attorney Dave Andrews, who will leave the law firm he developed after 27 years. more »»

Family makes living with traveling carnival

June 25, 2016 Powers Great American Midways is a fourth-generation family business and a small, self-sufficient city on the move for nine months of the year. The carnival started in Rochester, N.Y. more »»

Philly man’s claims rejected

June 25, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge has rejected post-trial issues raised by a Philadelphia-area man facing a prison sentence of 33-66 years for his role as the leader of a statewide fraudulent... more »»

Local Sports

Covering the bases

June 25, 2016 Covering the bases LEADING OFF: The Curve had some extra home games added to the schedule Friday. more »»

Ex-PSU RB signs with Steelers

June 25, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State running back Brandon Johnson signed a National Football League undrafted free agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday. more »»

Lilly trio keeps team mark perfect

June 25, 2016 LILLY — Three pitchers — Mike Wigfield, Nolan Walters and Tim Fabbri — teamed up to limit Professionals Auto Body to just one hit in a shutout performance that helped Conrad Chiropractic/Lilly... more »»

Battle goes on: QB race to extend into camp

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Trace McSorley outplayed Tommy Stevens by such a wide margin in the Blue-White Game that just about everyone has assumed that McSorley will be Penn State’s starting quarterback thi... more »»

McCutchen rests as Bucs lose again

June 24, 2016 PITTSBURGH — With or without Andrew McCutchen in the lineup, the Pittsburgh Pirates are at a loss this month. more »»

Battle goes on: QB race to extend into camp

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Trace McSorley outplayed Tommy Stevens by such a wide margin in the Blue-White Game that just about everyone has assumed that McSorley will be Penn State’s starting quarterback thi... more »»

Lady Lions opening at Drexel

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Eight home tilts, three true road game and a trip to the San Juan Shootout all highlight the 2016-17 non-conference schedule for head coach Coquese Washington and the Penn State... more »»

Volleyball at Olympics has 3 Lions

June 22, 2016 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Three Penn State alums were recently named to the USA men’s volleyball team which is preparing for the Olympic games in Brazil this August. more »»

Sports at a glance

June 20, 2016 HERSHEY — Penn State has one big-time running back in rising sophomore Saquon Barkley. It looks like another will be joining him in the coming months. more »»

McCort falls short

June 17, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Ethan Pritchett pitched a complete-game three-hitter to lift Neumann-Goretti to a 3-0 victory over Bishop McCort in the PIAA Class AA baseball championship game on Thursday at... more »»

Obituaries

Patricia Anne Battisti

June 24, 2016 Patricia Anne Battisti, 75, Altoona, passed away early Thursday morning at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. more »»

Patricia Ann Battisti

June 24, 2016 Patricia Ann Battisti, 75, Altoona, passed away early Thursday morning, June 23, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St. more »»

William J. ‘Bill’ Bollinger

June 24, 2016 William J. “Bill” Bollinger, 93, Celina, died Wednesday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late William S. and Nellie B. (Ford) Bollinger. more »»

Cletus M. ‘Peanuts’ Billotte

June 24, 2016 Cletus M. “Peanuts” Billotte, 84, Williamsburg, died Wednesday evening at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of William and Mary (Jannot) Billotte. He married Mary E. more »»

Archie Campbell Buchanan Jr.

June 24, 2016 Archie Campbell Buchanan Jr., 68, Irvona, died Thursday. He was born in DuBois, son of the late Archie C. Buchanan Sr. and Ada Jane (Hale) Dixon. Surviving are three children: James, Jessica R. more »»

Area Life

Garden Notes: Story proves pesticides bad for bees, bad for husbands

June 25, 2016 This is a story about what can happen to your toothbrush when you ignore the rules for using pesticides. For 46 years, the husband and wife have lived on the small farm at the end of the lane. more »»

Freedom in harmony: Patriotic music on tap for Independence Day celebrations

June 25, 2016 The Hollidaysburg Community Band will represent the state of Pennsyl­vania at a national celebration of music near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on July 3. more »»

Thunder coming: Johnstown expecting record crowds for motorcycle rally this weekend

June 23, 2016 Thunder in the Valley is roaring toward Johnstown at lightning speed. Today through Sunday, bikers will descend upon the town for four days of music, stunt shows, parades and entertainmen. more »»

Joe Wicks: ‘Trying to get whole world lean’

June 23, 2016 LONDON — With over a million Instagram followers and a best-selling book, Joe Wicks is back for round two with “Lean in 15: The Shape Plan,” released earlier this month. more »»

In a pickle? Don’t be sour, make them yourself

June 22, 2016 In the world of summer barbecues, the pickle hardly plays a starring role. more »»

Local Business

Briefcase

June 24, 2016 Johnstown Sales pitch focus of session Brian Law, president of Prime Design Solutions, will share his expertise in developing a sales pitch that’s short enough to be delivered during an elevator rid... more »»

Briefcase

June 23, 2016 WE-LEaD hosting event The next WE-LEaD Networking event will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday on the patio at Park Hills Golf Club. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers. more »»

Barber school flourishing

June 19, 2016 Terry E. Green was looking for a second career. So Green, 50, enrolled at Martin’s Barber School in Huntingdon. more »»

Workplace

June 19, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Dr. more »»

Behind the desk

June 19, 2016 Company name: Bandman Rental & Repair LLC Address: 5828 Ohio Ave., Altoona Telephone number: 942-7625 Website: www.bandman. more »»

 
 
 

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