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Authority tables city payment hike

July 25, 2014 The city Water Authority on Thursday formally tabled a request made by the city in January for the authority to increase its annual payment for city “services” by $250,000. more »»

 
 
 

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Authority tables city payment hike

July 25, 2014 The city Water Authority on Thursday formally tabled a request made by the city in January for the authority to increase its annual payment for city “services” by $250,000. more »»

Brigade wants to bring Iraqi interpreter to US

July 25, 2014 Members of the local 56th Stryker Brigade are working with legislators and the State Department to help bring an Iraqi interpreter to the United State. more »»

Police: Slur led to fight, gunshot

July 25, 2014 Police said a racial slur touched off a confrontation that led to gunfire outside the Logan Valley Mall. Brothers Larry D. Morrow, 29, address unknown, and Kevin K. Morrow, 37, of 118 E. Willow Av. more »»

Coroner: Child’s death at lake was accidental

July 25, 2014 The death of a 13-month-old child at Raystown Lake on Wednesday has been officially ruled accidental by Huntingdon County Coroner Paul Sharum. more »»

Convicted dealer wants sentence cut

July 25, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Rasheed Myers, a Brooklyn native who is serving 20 to 40 years in prison for being the leader of an Altoona drug organization, is asking that his 2003 sentence be cut in half because... more »»

Local Sports

Wise Trailer Sales sweeps Johnston Realty

July 25, 2014 Wise Trailer Sales clinched the Altoona AAABA League championship Thursday night by playing with the same type of urgency that had driven the team throughout the entire series. more »»

Murrysville’s defense dooms Claysburg

July 25, 2014 SOMERSET — Boyertown is several hours away across the state, but, for a moment, it looked like Mike Mock’s long drive into the gap in left-center field was going to take the Claysburg American Legio... more »»

Ebensburg course remains pride of community

July 25, 2014 EBENSBURG — Located just west of the city limits, Ebensburg Country Club welcomes golfers with a definite mix of past and present. The club’s original front-nine layout was built in 1923. more »»

Baysox cool off Altoona

July 25, 2014 From Mirror reports BOWIE, Md. — The Curve must have left their bats in New Britain before heading to Bowie. more »»

Centennial hosting 23rd DP Little World Series

July 25, 2014 The stage is set for the 23rd annual Dean Patterson Little World Series. more »»

Penn St. reveals a ‘depth chart’

July 25, 2014 Penn State released something that looks similar to a depth chart Thursday night, but it doesn’t actually reveal any answers about the Nittany Lions’ depth entering preseason cam. more »»

PSU’s Hull honored by Athlon Sports

July 22, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was selected preseason first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports, with four additional Nittany Lions on the second-team. more »»

Nittany Lions add wideout Charles to ’15 class

July 20, 2014 Penn State got closer to completing its 2015 football recruiting class on Saturday. The Nittany Lions also got a jump on 2016. more »»

PSU WR Lewis ‘excited for season’

July 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Geno Lewis arrived at Penn State in 2012, Allen Robinson took him under his wing and served as his mentor. more »»

Healthy Hull matters greatly for PSU football team

July 18, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Mike Hull couldn’t give his full focus to making big plays last year, not after suffering a knee injury in the opener and dealing with it all season. more »»

Obituaries

Fred G. Biller

July 25, 2014 Fred G. Biller, 91, Cresson, died Thursday at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg. He was born in Cresson, son of the late Leo J. and Ellen M. (Thomas) Biller. more »»

Mary Ann Beckwith

July 25, 2014 Mary Ann Beckwith, 69, died Tuesday afternoon, July 22, 2014, at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. more »»

Mary Jane Davis

July 25, 2014 Mary Jane Davis, 84, Altoona, died Wednesday evening at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Samuel G. and Genevieve M. (Winters) Brubaker. more »»

Florence M. Shaw

July 25, 2014 Florence M. Shaw, 100, Roaring Spring, died Wednesday at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring. She was born in New Enterprise, daughter of the late Oscar and Ada (Miller) Snyder. She married Donald D. more »»

Linda K. Smith

July 25, 2014 Linda K. Smith, 63, Dillsburg, passed away Tuesday at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of Verona M. Dilling and the late George Dilling Jr. more »»

Area Life

‘Unity in the community’: African American Heritage Festival marks 21 years

July 24, 2014 The 21st annual African American Heritage Festival will be packed with entertainment and fellowship for another year of celebrating “unity in the community. more »»

Ice cream may make you happy, but be sure to eat sensibly, dietitian says

July 23, 2014 MARTINSBURG — You could say Pam Stock and her granddaughter, Kayla Jo Dodson, have worked side-by-side in Stock’s ice cream business almost since it opened 15 years ago. more »»

Rib festival returns to 7 Springs

July 23, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS — As a rib cook, Bill Ball travels across the country doing something that he loves — making people happy. more »»

Staking a claim: Community Supported Agriculture programs bring farmers, consumers together

July 20, 2014 NICKTOWN — Victoria Cope of Johnstown can’t bring herself to buy a tomato at the grocery store any more. more »»

Beyonce exhibit to debut at Rock Hall Museum

July 20, 2014 NEW YORK — A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers. more »»

Local Business

PUC approves emergency ride-sharing permits

July 25, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The state Public Utility Commission approved emergency permits Thursday for two ride-sharing companies to operate in the Pittsburgh are. more »»

Hershey profit climbs 5.4 percent

July 25, 2014 HERSHEY (AP) — Hershey Co. (HSY) on Thursday reported net income that rose by 5.4 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts’ expectations. more »»

Norfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent

July 24, 2014 NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern executives are optimistic about the economy after delivering a 21 percent rise in second-quarter profit as the railroad hauled more freight. “We believe that the U.S. more »»

Social Security spent $300M on IT failures

July 24, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. more »»

FDA approves new painkiller

July 24, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addict. more »»

 
 

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Tyrone Hospital Foundation golf tournament 08-27

Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »


 
 
 
 
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