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Blair pursuing child abuse coordinator

March 5, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County officials will ask the salary board next week to create a part-time child sexual abuse coordinator’s position in an effort to streamline investigations and ensure injure... more »»

 
 
 

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Blair pursuing child abuse coordinator

March 5, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County officials will ask the salary board next week to create a part-time child sexual abuse coordinator’s position in an effort to streamline investigations and ensure injure... more »»

City aims to remove prominent blight

March 5, 2015 The Altoona Planning Commission this week approved a blight declaration for a property that has been an eyesore on a busy corridor for many months. more »»

Storm causes injuries, flooding

March 5, 2015 Flooding, dwindling salt supplies and injuries were the result of a winter storm that blanketed much of Blair County in more than a quarter inch of ice Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. more »»

AG: Man tried buying insurance at scene of crash

March 5, 2015 An Altoona man faces insurance fraud charges after he allegedly called to buy insurance from the scene of an accident that he was involved in. more »»

Firefighter critical after porch collapses

March 5, 2015 CLEARFIELD (AP) — An 18-year-old firefighter remained in critical condition after being trapped beneath a porch roof that collapsed during a blaze at a central Pennsylvania home. more »»

Local Sports

Flash move on to semifinals

March 5, 2015 EMMITSBURG, Md. — It was obvious from the start that Saint Francis just wanted it more, scoring the game’s first nine points and refusing to be denied, even when Mount St. more »»

SFU should be confident

March 5, 2015 EMMITSBURG, Md. more »»

Gabriel, Glorioso among top locals trying for gold

March 5, 2015 Of the 21 area wrestlers who are stepping on the mats this morning for the PIAA Class AA Championships at the Giant Center, six of them are returning placewinners. more »»

Wounded Cane hurts Panthers

March 5, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Sheldon McClellan spent most of Wednesday afternoon trying to get his troublesome groin to loosen u. more »»

Lady Lions' season over at tournament

March 5, 2015 From Mirror, wire reports HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Freshman Amanda Cahill scored a season-high 20 points to lead No. more »»

PSU fades late in loss to Ohio St.

March 5, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — At halftime of Penn State’s home final against No. more »»

Lady Lions' season over at tournament

March 5, 2015 From Mirror, wire reports HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Freshman Amanda Cahill scored a season-high 20 points to lead No. more »»

With one game left, Lady Lions drop 22nd game of season

February 27, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — A double-double from Candice Agee and double-figure scoring efforts from both Sierra Moore and Tori Waldner weren’t enough for the Penn State Lady Lions to overcome high-scoring... more »»

Franklin’s caravan to make stop in Altoona

February 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Seeking to continue building on the success of “Dominate The State,” Penn State football coach James Franklin and several head coaches will embark on the Penn State Coaches Carava... more »»

Bradley hired by UCLA

February 24, 2015 Former longtime Penn State assistant Tom Bradley is leaving West Virginia after one season to become defensive coordinator at UCLA, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Pres. more »»

Obituaries

Arnold H. ‘Rudy’ Belz Jr.

March 5, 2015 Arnold H. “Rudy” Belz Jr., 88, died Sunday in Allentown. He was born in Altoona, son of Arnold H. Sr. and Ruth (Devore) Belz. He married Betty A. Mench on Sept. 1, 1951, in Altoon. more »»

Florine C. ‘Tootsie’ Chestney

March 5, 2015 Florine C. “Tootsie” Chestney, 86, Altoona, died Wednesday morning at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. She was born in Osceola Mills, daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Raptovich) Habasevich. more »»

Stephen Gavlak

March 5, 2015 Stephen Gavlak, 96, Portage, died Wednesday. He was born in Portage, son of Joseph and Dorothy Gavlak. more »»

Bob R. Mulhollen

March 5, 2015 Bob R. Mulhollen, 77, Glasgow, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Fallentimber, son of the late Glenn W. and Irene T. (Hamilton) Mulholle. more »»

Albert C. Nagle

March 5, 2015 Albert C. Nagle, 70, Duncansville, formerly of Patton, died Tuesday at his home. He was born in Spangler, son of Bernadine B. (Noel) Nagle and the late Albert J. Nagle. more »»

Area Life

‘Down on the Farm’ exhibit features local artists’ works

March 5, 2015 More than 70 rural scenes, from a rooster in watercolor to a barn in a verdant valley, have been captured for display by the Mount Aloysius College Art Alliance. more »»

Frustration can result in change

March 5, 2015 Frustration is perhaps one of the strongest forces in the world. It’s the result of too many things gone wrong or something going unnoticed for too long. more »»

Study: Some smokers may combine products

March 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. more »»

‘The Girl on the Train’ hit for Hawkins

March 5, 2015 LONDON — The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkin. more »»

Grapevine

March 5, 2015 ‘Galaxy’ tops MTV noms LOS ANGELES — And you thought Hollywood’s award season was over. more »»

Local Business

Work at business park should be done by fall

March 5, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Infra­structure work for Blair County’s newest business park is expected to be completed this fall. Sheetz Inc. is expected to be the first tenant of the Martin . more »»

Reassessment forum set

March 4, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A reassessment forum scheduled Thursday will focus on commercial property in Blair County. Representatives of Evaluator Services & Technology Inc. more »»

Nominations invited for ‘20 Under 40’

March 4, 2015 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its eighth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Park Furniture marks 75th year

March 1, 2015 John Muccitelli planned a career as a math teacher. more »»

Workplace

March 1, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Tim Tekely of Houtzdale has been named Highway Main­tenance Manager for Clearfield County by PennDOT. more »»

 
 
 

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