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Manager: Rescind music exemption

October 23, 2014 City Manager Peter Marshall on Wednesday recommended that City Council give back to the state Liquor Control Board the responsibility for noise enforcement at the Cesare Battisti club in Eldorado —... more »»

 
 
 

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Manager: Rescind music exemption

October 23, 2014 City Manager Peter Marshall on Wednesday recommended that City Council give back to the state Liquor Control Board the responsibility for noise enforcement at the Cesare Battisti club in Eldorado —... more »»

Gunman kills Canadian soldier

October 23, 2014 OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was shot... more »»

Woman found guilty for her part in meth lab

October 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Janelle C. Smith of Osterburg was 18 years old three years ago. She was homeless, living in her car and facing an uncertain future. more »»

City Council postpones adoption of CRIZ ordinance

October 23, 2014 City Council on Wednesday postponed adoption of an ordnance to establish a city General Authority, so it can refine its board setup in preparation for participation in the state’s City Revitalizatio... more »»

State enters program to monitor Ebola

October 23, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania health officials said Wednesday they will have protocols in place within days for a new federal program that asks travelers from Ebola-stricken West Africa to monitor... more »»

Local Sports

BG has no trouble in opener

October 22, 2014 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School girls soccer team controlled the tempo, the scoreboard and the territory from start to finish in its District 6 Class A quarterfinal-round playoff game... more »»

Franklin realizing expectations lofty

October 22, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — When he was at his previous institution, as James Franklin likes to call Vanderbilt, fans of that long-suffering program just wanted something — anything — to look forward to and... more »»

Eckenrode medals

October 22, 2014 YORK — Central Cambria High School junior Jeremy Eckenrode earned a medal at the PIAA Golf Championships on Tuesday at Heritage Hills. more »»

Krise’s late goal lifts P-O over Somerset

October 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — It’s playoff time. That means it’s time for the Philipsburg-Osceola boys soccer team to shine. more »»

Damsels capture historic victory

October 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — It was just a year ago the Moshannon Valley girls soccer team made its postseason debut, and was eliminated by Richland. more »»

Franklin realizing expectations lofty

October 22, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — When he was at his previous institution, as James Franklin likes to call Vanderbilt, fans of that long-suffering program just wanted something — anything — to look forward to and... more »»

Coachspeak with James Franklin

October 22, 2014 A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference Opponent: Ohio State Kickoff: Saturday 8 p.m. more »»

Johnson harbors no ill will towards Lions

October 21, 2014 Twice he applied to be Penn State’s head coach, and twice Larry Johnson was bypassed for the job. The first time it went to Bill O’Brien in 2012, the second time to James Franklin earlier this year. more »»

O'Brien living his dream

October 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Nearly 10 years ago, when he was an assistant coach at New England under Bill Belichick, Bill O’Brien used to appreciate the respect his mentor showed for the game in general and the... more »»

PSU must do 3 things rest of year

October 19, 2014 Did you see what Ohio State did to Rutgers on Saturday? A 56-17 shellacking, which means things are probably going to get worse for Penn State before they get better with the Buckeyes coming to town... more »»

Obituaries

Isabelle M. Glasgow

October 23, 2014 Isabelle M. Glasgow, 91, Greenwood, formerly of Bellwood, died late Tuesday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Duncansville, daughter of the late Ray and Emma (Moyer) Davinsizer. more »»

Robert Dale Lane

October 23, 2014 Robert Dale Lane, 76, of 227 Kerlin Lane, Altoona, died Oct. 12, 2014, at UPMC Montefiore, Pittsburgh. He was born in Altoona, son of Robert D. and Pauline (Hosband) Lane. more »»

L. Joan ‘Jo’ Sherman

October 23, 2014 L. Joan “Jo” Sherman, 82, Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. more »»

Harold F. ‘Hank’ Bond

October 22, 2014 Harold F. “Hank” Bond, 93, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday morning after a brief illness. He was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, son of Henry F. and Emma (Laughman) Bond. He married Ruth L. more »»

Nancy L. Cree

October 22, 2014 Nancy L. Cree, 69, Duncansville, died Saturday at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Chauncey and Myrtle (Moore) Moses. Surviving are a daughter, Constance E. more »»

Area Life

Family dysfunction: Edgy dark comedy brings violence, suspense

October 23, 2014 A Tony-winning dark comedy about a dysfunctional family is taking the stage at the Church in the Middle of the Block Cultural Cente. more »»

Comedians honor Leno with humor prize in DC

October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the nation’s top humor priz. more »»

Altoona natives will appear on ‘House Hunters’

October 22, 2014 Altoona natives Brianna Durbin and Eric Scherden are potentially welcoming millions into their Florida home Friday. more »»

Following his 'Quest': Altoona native captures people's imagination with popular video games

October 19, 2014 Adam Bohn admits he’s been obsessed with video games since the fifth grade. Little did he know that obsession would one day lead him to found a multimillion dollar business that creates video games. more »»

Rough-and-tumble dogs may hurt knees

October 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Dashing after a ball or tumbling off a couch make dogs up to 10 times as likely to get surgery on a key knee ligament that is similar to the one athletes often injure. more »»

Local Business

Briefcase

October 21, 2014 Danaher earnings increase WASHINGTON, D.C. — Danaher Corp. said net earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 26 were $680. more »»

Business Hall of Fame

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Ticker

October 21, 2014 Not so fast cordcutters; cable’s not going anywhere Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite... more »»

Chamber honors J.C. Orr & Son

October 18, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series on businesses that will be inducted into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Monday at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

Workplace

October 18, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Benjamin Salter recently joined the medical staff of UPMC Altoona in the Radiology Department. more »»

 
 
 

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