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Court program aids job services

April 19, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Kimberly A. Myers is an “enforcement specialist” with the Blair County Domestic Relations Office, but her job title belies what she actually doe. more »»


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Court program aids job services

April 19, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Kimberly A. Myers is an “enforcement specialist” with the Blair County Domestic Relations Office, but her job title belies what she actually doe. more »»

Mourners remember ‘the little deacon’

April 19, 2015 Dozens of people held back tears as they filtered into Mother Gethsemane Church of God in Christ on Saturday afternoon to remember 3-year-old murder victim Ty’mil Andrew Solomon. more »»

Oklahoma City memories live on after bombing

April 19, 2015 OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City bombing thrust Diane Koch into the life of a crime victim’s advocate for 13 years, until she realized she had to leave the state to start a new chapter of life. more »»

Ramifications of Shuster’s relationship yet to be seen

April 19, 2015 Since news broke Thursday that U.S. Rep. more »»

Consultant: Money neutralizes blight

April 19, 2015 Altoona has its share of blight, but it doesn’t have whole blocks that have been — or need to be — razed because of severe deterioration. more »»

Local Sports

Opening day brings sun, trophy trout

April 19, 2015 CLAYSBURG — There’s only one thing that is better than being out fishing on the type of glorious, sun-splashed day that greeted fishermen for the opening of the area’s 2015 trout season on Saturda. more »»

Curve pitchers struggle in loss

April 19, 2015 Most baseball people say that walks and errors will kill you. more »»

Highlanders win NC tournament

April 19, 2015 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Cambria Heights won the Northern Cambria Tournament, beating Conemaugh Township, 12-1, in five innings in the first game and Bishop Carroll, 3-1, in the championship game. more »»

Mtn. Lions roll to sweep of Dutchmen

April 19, 2015 Trentin Martin pitched a five-inning shutout and struck out 10 in game 1, and Elliot Mast doubled and drove in three runs as Altoona topped St. Marys, 10-0, in high school baseball at Mansion Park. more »»

3 capture wins at Shippensburg

April 19, 2015 SHIPPENSBURG — The area produced three champions in the 89th Jack Roddick High School Track and Field Invitational at Shippensburg University on Saturday. more »»

Blue-White highlights, lowlights

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from the Blue’s 17-7 win over the White on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Freshman Nick Scott electrified the crowd in the... more »»

Good vibes among O-linemen

April 18, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Julius leading the pack

April 16, 2015 With a nickname like “Big Toe,” he has to be a good kicker. more »»

Nassib could be headed for the spotlight

April 15, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Franklin excited about defensive ends

April 12, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — One of the biggest developments for the Penn State football team this spring has been the improvement at the defensive end spots. more »»


Diane Louise Bradley

April 19, 2015 Diane Louise Bradley, 66, Lilly, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Altoona. A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Mirror. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc. more »»

Dolores R. Casciotti

April 19, 2015 Dolores R. Casciotti, 87, formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Michael and Theresa (Corrado) Laratonda. more »»

Mary C. ‘Marie’ Storey

April 19, 2015 Mary C. “Marie” Storey, 84, of Portage died Friday. She was born in Portage, daughter of the late Michael and Agnes (Hannakan) Sendzik. She was preceded in death by her husband, William . more »»

Carol Fayth (Reed) Isenberg

April 19, 2015 Carol Fayth (Reed) Isenberg, 68, formerly of Ginter and Bellwood, died Thursday evening, April 16, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. more »»

Robert Paul ‘Scooter Bob’ Long

April 19, 2015 Robert Paul “Scooter Bob” Long, 74, of Milford, Del., died April 9, 2015. He was born in Lebanon, Pa., son of the late Paul and Madeleine (Reuther) Long. more »»

Area Life

Summer’s coming: Time to sign up kids for camp

April 19, 2015 Parents may view summer camp as a babysitter for their children. more »»

College course studies ‘Thrones’

April 18, 2015 DEKALB, Ill. — Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series “Game of Thrones. more »»

Expo looks at women’s health issues

April 18, 2015 Area women looking to learn a little more about their health will have a chance to meet expert doctors and local vendors at the Women’s Healthy Living Expo. more »»

Spring cleaning: Time to dust off the winter blues... and dirt and clutter

April 18, 2015 The red robins are hopping across the now-green grass as the yellow of the daffodils bursts onto the scene. more »»

Garden Notes: Ramps popular, despite their inherent, smelly issues

April 18, 2015 There’s a reason Valentine’s Day comes two months before ramp season. The “King of Stink” outranks garlic in its assault on the olfactory sense. more »»

Local Business

Community banks go extra mile

April 19, 2015 The little guy plays a big role in the banking industry. more »»


April 19, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Mike Burke, Kent Crago and Jeff Scalice have joined the Courtesy Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Nissan sales team. more »»

Apartment rents projected to rise

April 15, 2015 Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. more »»

CSX boosts profits by 11 percent

April 15, 2015 OMAHA, Neb. — CSX Corp.’s first-quarter profit grew 11 percent as it benefited from lower fuel costs, and the railroad announced plans Tuesday to repurchase $2 billion of stock. more »»

Business briefs, April 15

April 15, 2015 everett UPMC Bedford recognized for respiratory program UPMC Bedford Memorial has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition under a national program by the American Association for Respiratory Care. more »»

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